With their first posession in overtime, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa completes a 41-yard touchdown pass to freshman Devonta Smith for a touchdown -- and the win. (Video by Ben Brasch / AJC)

LOOK: Alabama trolls Georgia during halftime show in season opener

The University of Alabama’s band spelled out 2-and-26 during the team’s season opener against Louisville Saturday in Orlando. 


On second and 26 during overtime in the National Championship game, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw the infamous 41-yard pass to wide receiver DeVonta Smith to claim the Crimson Tide’s 17th national title.  

Alabama won the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, 26-23, in an overtime victory over the Georgia Bulldogs. On Saturday, Alabama defeated Louisville 51-14.  Georgia blanked Austin Peay, 45-0, in its season opener.

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