Alabama Wins Another SEC Championship with 52-46 Victory over Florida
Najee Harris scored five touchdowns as No. 1 Alabama advanced to the College Football Playoff with a perfect record, holding off No. 11 Florida in a 52-46 shootout for the Southeastern Conference championship Saturday night in Atlanta.
The 11-0 Crimson Tide got its toughest test in a season of blowouts.
But Harris’ record-setting performance will send coach Nick Saban to the playoff in search of his seventh national title.
After falling behind 35-17 by halftime, Florida made a game of it with a pair of third-quarter scores. And the Gators fought to the bigger end, adding two more TDs before running out of time.
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