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Live game updates: SEC Championship Game

ATLANTA — No. 1 Alabama will face No. 4 Georgia in the SEC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Crimson Tide and Bulldogs will square off at 3 p.m. CT on CBS.


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FIRST QUARTER

— Alabama wins the toss and elects to defer to the second half. Georgia will receive the opening kickoff. 

— Quinnen Williams sacks Jake Fromm, forcing UGA to punt.

— Jaylen Waddle returns the punt 36 yards to the Georgia 29. 

— Tua Tagovailoa can’t find an open receiver and is sacked for an 11-yard loss. It’ll be 3rd and Goal for Alabama at the UGA 17. 

— Tua Tagovailoa is picked near the goal line by Richard LeCounte. 

— After the INT, Tua Tagovailoa goes into the medical tent. 

— Per the CBS broadcast, Tua Tagovailoa had his ankle taped while in the medical tent. 

— Irv Smith Jr. dropped a deep ball from Tua. He was wide open. Alabama will punt. 

TOUCHDOWN: Jake Fromm to Isaac Nauta for the 20-yard TD.

Georgia 7, Alabama 0 (3:08)

— Tua to Henry Ruggs III for a 23-yard gain across midfield. Deandre Baker is down on the field for Georgia. 

— Najee Harris up to middle for a 17-yard gain to the Georgia 29. 

— Josh Jacobs carries it 13 yards down to the Georgia 1-yard line. 


SECOND QUARTER

TOUCHDOWN: Josh Jacobs with the 1-yard rushing score. The PAT is good.

Alabama 7, Georgia 7 (14:56) 

TOUCHDOWN: D’Andre Swift for the 9-yard rushing score for UGA.

Georgia 14, Alabama 7 (7:31)

— Jalen Hurts starts this series at QB with Tua Tagovailoa at QB.

— Now Tua is back at QB with Jalen in the slot. 

— Three plays and out for Alabama after a 13-play, 7:19 UGA drive. 

TOUCHDOWN: Jake Fromm to D’Andre Swift for the 11-yard TD.

Georgia 21, Alabama 7 (4:05)

— On Alabama’s first play of the drive, Josh Jacobs breaks free for a 59-yard gain down to the Georgia 16. 

TOUCHDOWN: Josh Jacobs with the 1-yard rushing score. The PAT is good.

Georgia 21, Alabama 14 (2:18)

— Timeout, Alabama. The Tide has one remaining with 1:22 left in the first half. Next play will be 3rd and 8 for Georgia.

— Swift can’t pick up the first, so Georgia will punt from its own 14-yard line with 1:11 left in 1H.

— Alabama runs into the punter. Penalty results in a first down for Georgia. 


THIRD QUARTER

— Lester Cotton starts the third quarter at left guard. Deonte Brown is on the sideline. 

— Tua called for intentional grounding, and Alabama starts the second half going three-and-out. 

TOUCHDOWN: Jake Fromm to Riley Ridley for the 23-yard TD.

Georgia 28, Alabama 14 (12:39)

— Alabama goes three-and-out again, will punt from its own 28. 

— Jake Fromm to Isaac Nauta for a 55-gain down to the Alabama 20. 

— Rodrigo Blankenship misses a 30-yard field goal for Georgia. 

— Tua Tagovailoa to Jaylen Waddle for a 23-yard gain to the UA 45. 

— J.R. Reed picks off Tua on a deep throw to Waddle. That’s the second INT of the day for Tua. 

TOUCHDOWN: Tua Tagovailoa to Jaylen Waddle for 51-yard TD. The PAT is good.

Georgia 28, Alabama 21 (3:02)

FOURTH QUARTER

— Tua Tagovailoa is down and holding his right ankle. 

— Jalen Hurts avoids pressure and hits Jaylen Waddle along the Alabama sideline for 23 yards. 

— Josh Jacobs takes the direct snap after Hurts leaves the backfield in motion. First down. 

TOUCHDOWN: Jalen Hurts to Jerry Jeudy for 10-yard score. The PAT is good.

Alabama 28, Georgia 28 (5:19)

— Fromm to Swift for a 26-yard gain down to the Alabama 49. 

— Shyheim Carter breaks up Jake Fromm’s pass on 3rd and 11. Georgia will punt with 3:11 to play. 

— Wow. Georgia goes for the fake on fourth down but can’t move the chains. Alabama takes over at its own 48-yard line. 

— Jalen Hurts to Irv Smith Jr. for 19 yards and first down down to the Georgia 31-yard line. 

— Hurts to Jaylen Waddle for 16 yards down to the Georgia 15. 

TOUCHDOWN: Jalen Hurts keeps it for the 15-yard rushing score. The PAT is good.

Alabama 35, Georgia 28 (1:04) 

Final: Alabama 35, Georgia 28

— The Crimson Tide wins its 27th SEC championship and earns a berth in the College Football Playoff.


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