Topics

Georgia Bulldogs
Blake Sims, Alabama pull away from Missouri to win SEC championship
Blake Sims, Alabama pull away from Missouri to win SEC championship

Blake Sims went out for one more snap, then trotted off the field to a standing ovation from the Alabama fans. When he got to the sideline, there was a long embrace with offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. The wait was sure worth it. Sims, the fifth-year senior who finally got a chance to start this season, threw a pair of touchdown passes in a most-valuable-player performance that carried top-ranked Alabama to a spot in college football's inaugural playoff. The Crimson Tide routed No. 16 Missouri, 42-13, to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship on Saturday. "You love to see a guy who's gone through what he's gone through, who's worked so hard...

Loading