Notebook: Alabama struggled to turn red zone trips into TDs
APTOPIX CFP Championship Football Alabama place kicker Will Reichard has a field goal attempt blocked during the second half of the College Football Playoff championship football game against Georgia Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Indianapolis. A blocked field goal prevented Alabama from adding any points after a 17-play drive that took nearly eight minutes off the clock in the third quarter. Zamir White scored the go-ahead touchdown three plays later, and Alabama spent the rest of the game scrambling. After struggling to stop Alabama in the SEC championship game last month, he took a different approach. Instead, he saw an opening, raced up the field and scored on the longest interception return in championship game history.wftv.com
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The senior leads the nation and has already set the school season record for touchdown passes with 40, despite the shortened, SEC-only schedule. He also ranks second nationally in passing yards per game (360.3), one spot ahead of Jones at 345.9. FACTS & FIGURESThis will be the 10th time the teams have met in the SEC championship game, with Alabama holding a 5-4 edge. The tight end has been a big weapon in Florida's passing game with 16 TD receptions. ... Florida K Evan McPherson is a three-time Lou Groza Award semifinalist who has made 48 of 56 field goal attempts (85.7%) in his college career.