BCS National Championship | The Road to Miami

Reviewing Alabama’s road to the BCS National Championship Game

 

mnavarro@MiamiHerald.com

Sept. 1: No. 2 Alabama 41, No. 8 Michigan 14

• Held Heisman hopeful Denard Robinson to 27 yards rushing.

Sept. 8: No. 1 Alabama 35, Western Kentucky 0

• Alabama posted its fourth shutout in past two seasons.

Sept. 15: No. 1 Alabama 52, No. 21 Arkansas 0

• Biggest margin of victory in SEC win for Bama since 1948.

Sept. 22: No. 1 Alabama 40, Florida Atlantic 7

• Bama held FAU to 110 yards total offense.

Sept. 29: No. 1 Alabama 33, Mississippi 14

• Freshman Amari Cooper caught eight passes for 84 yards, 2 TDs.

Oct. 13: No. 1 Alabama 42, Missouri 10

• RBs Eddie Lacy, T.J. Yates combined for 320 yards, 5 TDs.

Oct. 20: No. 1 Alabama 44, Tennessee 10

• QB AJ McCarron threw for a career-high 306 yards, 4 TDs.

Oct. 27: No. 1 Alabama 38, No. 12 Mississippi St. 7

• The Bulldogs finally scored with 4:39 to play.

Nov. 3: No. 1 Alabama 21, No. 5 LSU 17

• McCarron rallied Bama with 72-yard scoring drive with under 2 minutes.

Nov. 10: No. 14 Texas A&M 29, No. 1 Alabama 24

• Heisman winner Johnny Manziel, three turnovers doom Bama.

Nov. 17: No. 5 Alabama 49, Western Carolina 0

• Tide led 42-0 at halftime.

Nov. 24: No. 2 Alabama 49, Auburn 0

• Tide led 42-0 at halftime for the second week in a row.

Dec. 1: No. 2 Alabama 32, No. 3 Georgia 28

• Cooper hauled in a 45-yard TD pass with 3:15 left to rally Bama.

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