The game-winning score came on a 4-yard play-action pass from McElroy to senior running back Roy Upchurch. Then freshman sensation, Richardson touched the ball on the three prior plays for the Tide, one on screen and two rushes out of the backfield.
During his time at Alabama, Nick Saban has shown that if an Alabama commit follows the "Process," then they can eventually make it to the NFL. In fact, since he took over in 2007, the Crimson Tide has had 33 players drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft.
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Nick Saban led AJ McCarron, Trent Richardson and Dont'a Hightower into the Super Dome in New Orleans dead set on redemption. The Tide rolled over the Tigers 21-0 in one of the most physical defensive efforts Alabama has had under Saban.