TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — No. 1 Alabama will face Missouri this evening at Bryant-Denny Stadium in its 2018 Homecoming game. The Crimson Tide and Tigers will square off at 6:05 p.m. CT (ESPN).
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— Missouri wins the toss and elects to defer to the second half. Alabama will receive the opening kickoff.
TOUCHDOWN — Alabama 7, Mizzou 0 (14:37)
— After throwing an incompletion on Alabama’s first play from scrimmage, Tua Tagovailoa hit Jerry Jeudy for an 81-yard score on the second play.
— Saivion Smith and Patrick Surtain II start the game at cornerback. Shyheim Carter is the Star.
— Saivion Smith intercepts Drew Lock’s first pass of the game. It’s Alabama’s ball at the Mizzou 14. Smith returned it 33 yards.
FIELD GOAL — Alabama 10, Mizzou 0 (13:07)
— Joseph Bulovas puts a 30-yarder through the uprights.
— Jared Mayden is playing safety in Alabama’s dime defense with Xavier McKinney moving down to play Money.
— Anfernee Jennings bats the ball down at the line on third down. Jaylen Waddle calls for the fair catch on the punt, so Alabama will take over at its own 11.
— Holding penalty negates an 83-yard touchdown for Henry Ruggs III.
— Tua’s third-down pass is complete to Jerry Jeudy for 22 yards. Ball is now at the UA 35.
— Tua Tagovailoa is sacked and fumbles the football. Missouri recovers it and will take over at the Alabama 48-yard line.
FIELD GOAL — Alabama 10, Mizzou 3 (5:31)
— Missouri kicks a 43-yard field goal for its first points.
— Tua moves the chains with a 21-yard pass to DeVonta Smith. Ball is at the Alabama 42-yard line.
— Damien Harris with back-to-back first downs (10 and 20 yards).
— Tua hands off to Jalen Hurts, who passes the ball to Damien Harris for the first down.
— Tua throws to Jalen for a 7-yard pickup. Ball is at the Mizzou 10.
FIELD GOAL — Alabama 13, Mizzou 3 (2:13)
— Bulovas with his second field goal of the game — this time a 28-yarder.
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