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OU football: Getting to know the Alabama Crimson Tide | National

OKLAHOMA VS. ALABAMA

7 p.m. Dec. 29 • Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida • TV: ESPN • Radio: KMOD fm97.5; KTBZ am1430

Tickets: Sooner Club members will be notified via email within 24 hours of the bowl announcement regarding the number of tickets they have qualified to receive, with a deadline of 2 p.m. Tuesday to cancel orders.

OU student football season ticket holders will be notified via email and social media regarding the process for student bowl ticket purchases within 72 hours of the bowl announcement.

Get to know the Crimson Tide

Season record: 13-0 overall, 8-0 in Southeastern

Conference

Coach: Nick Saban. 231-62-1 overall, 140-20 in 12 seasons at Alabama.

All-time series vs. OU: Trails 1-3-1 (last meeting: Oklahoma 45-31 in 2013 season’s Sugar Bowl)

Best win: The Crimson Tide’s best win came over the weekend when it captured a 35-28 victory over Georgia in the SEC championship game. Alabama trailed 28-14 early in the fourth quarter and scored 21 straight points to capture the victory. It was the first time this season that the program was threatened after beating everyone by at least 22 points during the regular season.

Worst loss: None.

Top players

QB Tua Tagovailoa

The favorite for the Heisman Trophy all season, the Alabama offense has already set single-season passing yardage and scoring records this year. He has 36 touchdown passes this season, which set a school record and has been battling OU’s Kyler Murray as the nation’s highest-rated passer.

WR Jerry Jeudy

The talented wide receiver is a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award, presented to the nation’s top wide receiver. Jeudy has 56 catches for 1,079 yards (19.3 yards per catch) and 11 touchdowns this season, which is second on the school’s single-season list.

NG Quinnen Williams

The redshirt sophomore (6-4, 295 pounds) causes havoc at the line of scrimmage and leads the Crimson Tide with 18.0 tackles for loss. He’s a finalist for the Bednarik Award (best defensive player) and the Outland Trophy (top interior lineman).

Alabama game-by-game

Sept. 1: Louisville W, 51-14

Sept. 8: Arkansas State W, 57-7

Sept. 15: at Ole Miss W, 62-7

Sept. 22: Texas A&M W, 45-23

Sept. 29: Louisiana W, 56-14

Oct. 6: at Arkansas W, 65-31

Oct. 13: Missouri W, 39-10

Oct. 20: at Tennessee W, 58-21

Nov. 3: at LSU W, 29-0

Nov. 10: Mississippi State W, 24-0

Nov. 17: Citadel W, 50-17

Nov. 24: Auburn W, 52-21

Dec. 1: Georgia W, 35-28

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