The title marks their fifth in nine seasons.
Turns out, that storyline had to wait a year.
Hurts completed just 3 of 8 passes in the first half for 21 yards. In his first drive, Tagovailoa threw a touchdown pass to Henry Ruggs III. Then they added a 27-yard field goal by Blankenship for a 6-0 lead with 7:33 left in the second quarter after a 70-play drive in 13 plays.
Loretta Lynn suffers another serious injury in fall
The Hall of Fame singer is also known for "You Ain't Woman Enough", "The Pill", and "One's on the Way". Loretta has also been keeping up her singing, as you can see from these pictures from September 2017.
At 20-20, the Alabama defense came up with a huge stop, and Tagovailoa drove the Tide down to the 19-yard line, where kicker Andy Pappanastos missed the potential game-winning 36-yard field goal to send the game to overtime.
The story was a familiar one for the most part up until those final few minutes for the Bulldogs.
Lena Dunham & Jack Antonoff Are No Longer A Couple!
In 2014, the musician told New York Magazine the two were set up on a blind date by comedian Mike Birbiglia . In October of 2017, Dunham wrote an essay about her former boyfriend in an article for Variety .
The normally reliable UGA run game found things much harder to get going than it did against Oklahoma in their semifinal win out at the Rose Bowl.
It will be interesting to see if Tagovailoa can continue to lead the Tide on scoring drives.
Alabama decided to make a quarterback change at halftime of the College Football Playoff national championship game and the early returns paid off.
Mountain West school set to hire Alabama's Derrick Ansley
Ansley will coach No. 4 Alabama Monday night as it plays No. 3 Georgia in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. For the entire season, Alabama gave up seven passing touchdowns, two of which were scored by CSU's Warren Jackson in September.