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ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 01: Head coach Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 35-28 in the 2018 SEC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

ATLANTA, Ga. – The top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide and fourth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs battled in the SEC Championship game on Saturday.

WHNT News 19’s Britton Lynn, Rocco DiSangro, and Olivia Whitmire were in Atlanta to bring you the latest coverage. You can view our archived blog here:

 

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A Georgia elementary school student got a little payback from her Alabama-loving teacher leading up to Saturday’s SEC Championship game. Click here to read more.


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We are under 1 hour until kick off of the SEC Championship game. Alabama (12-0, 8-0 SEC) is the Western Division Champion and the visiting team. Georgia (11-1, 7-1 SEC) is the Eastern Division Champion and the home team.


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Alabama comes into the game as the No. 1-ranked team in the nation in the Associated Press and USA Today polls. Georgia is the No. 4-ranked team in the nation. This is the first top five match up in the SEC Championship Game since 2013.


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SEC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The game, which started in 1992, is in its 27th year. It was a result of conference expansion, which saw Arkansas and South Carolina become the first members added in SEC history. Over 1.8 million fans have witnessed the pageantry of the game first-hand, with 24 sellouts in its history, including the last 22 consecutive contests. (Only 1993 and 1995 were not). The first two games were played at Legion Field in Birmingham and the game was played at the Georgia Dome from 1994-2016. This will mark the second SEC Championship Game played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.


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SEC CHAMPIONS: Georgia will be vying for its 14th SEC Championship and second consecutive. Alabama is aiming for its 27th SEC Championship and first since 2016.


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IN THE SEC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: This will be the second meeting between Alabama and Georgia in the SEC Championship Game, with the other occurring in 2012. It is widely considered one of the greatest SEC Championship Games in history as the contest came down to the final play.


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Alabama wins the toss and defers to the second half.


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During Alabama’s first possession, Tua Tagovailoa’s pass was intercepted by Richard LeCounte, Georgia currently in Alabama territory.


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Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa went under the injury tent, but is able to return.

Georgia could not convert points on Alabama’s turnover. Alabama’s offense is back on the field with Tagovailoa.


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Alabama is three and out on their second possession. Georgia fields the punt around their 40 yard line.


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The Georgia Bulldogs are ahead of Alabama 21-14 at halftime.


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Alabama will receive the ball to start the second half


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Georgia’s Rodrigo Blankenship field goal attempt from 30 MISSED – wide left. Bama takes over at the 20 yard line


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Hurts rallies No. 1 Alabama to 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


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