Alabama wins the SEC, gets a chance to play Notre Dame for the National Championship
T.J. Yeldon and Eddie Lacy rushed for a combined 334 yards on 45 carries, and that helped Alabama stay within striking distance the entire game.
The key play, however, was a 45-yard TD pass from A.J. McCarron to Amari Cooper with 3:15 left in the game. That gave Alabama the lead, and their defense was able to stop Georgia inside the 10-yard line as time expired, giving Alabama the win.
Alabama, whose only loss this year was to Texas A&M, will play undefeated Notre Dame for the BCS Championship.
Alabama was ranked #1 from the beginning of the year, but their title hopes looked to be in peril after the loss to A&M. After back-to-back wins against Western Carolina and Auburn, both by a score of 49-0, they ended up back in title contention heading into the SEC Championship, ranked #2 after losses by Kansas State and Oregon.
Georgia was ranked #3, so the winner of this game was guaranteed a chance to play in the BCS Championship game.
Congratulations to Alabama, who has a chance for a 3rd championship in 4 years, and a 7th straight championship for the SEC conference as a whole.
Good luck to Notre Dame, who definitely has their hands full against this loaded Alabama team.