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Alabama wins 27-6 over Cincinnati

Published: Dec. 31, 2021 at 2:49 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 31, 2021 at 5:59 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Watch tonight’s news at 9 p.m. for a full recap from WAFF’s Carl Prather and Georgia Chambers.

FIRST-QUARTER

Cincy wins the toss and defers. The opening kick went for a touchback at 2:41 p.m. central.

Slade Bolden scores the first touchdown of the game on an 8-yard reception thrown by Heisman winner Bryce Young.

Tide leads 7-0 with 9:51 to go in the First Quarter

After nearly a five-minute drive, Cincinnati stalls out in the red zone. 33-yard field goal is good for Cincy’s Cole Smith.

Tide leads 7-3 with 4:52 to go in the First Quarter

The quarter ends with Bama driving into the red zone. It will be fourth down for the Tide when the Second Quarter begins.

END OF QUARTER: Tide leads 7-3

SECOND-QUARTER

Tide opens the quarter with a successful 26-yard field goal from Will Reichard.

Tide leads 10-3 with 14:56 to go in the half.

Cincy punts for the first time. Alabama takes over with 12:50 to go in the half.

Alabama punts right back to the Bearcats. Just over 11:00 to go in the half.

With 9:44 to go until halftime, Cincy punts again. Alabama takes over inside the 10.

With 4:47 to go in the half, Will Reichard missed a field goal attempt keeping the score 10-3 in favor of Alabama.

The Tide strikes deep. Bryce Young goes 44-yards to Brooks for the TD.

Tide leads 17-3 with 1:36 to go in the half.

Alabama takes the 17-3 lead to the half.

THIRD-QUARTER

The Bearcats open the half with the ball on the 25.

After a 5 minute drive, Cincy kicker Cole Smith’s FG is good.

Tide holds the lead 17-6 with under 10 to go in the Third Quarter.

Alabama stalls and punts it away. Bearcats take over with just over 7 mins to go in the Third Quarter.

Bearcats punt it back to Alabama, but Bryce Young throws an interception on the next drive.

Cincy has it on the 44-yard line with 4:46 to go in the Third.

The interception results in no momentum for the Bearcats. Cincy punts again. Alabama has it with 2:54 to go in the Third.

Alabama has the ball as the quarter ends.

Tide takes the 17-6 lead to Fourth.

FOURTH-QUARTER

Bryce Young to Latu for a 9-yard Touchdown.

Tide extends the lead 24-6.

Bryce Young breaks the single-season passing record. He now has over 4,500 yards.

With 6:20 to go, Will Reichard is successful with another Field Goal.

Tide leads 27-6.

FINAL: 27-6 Alabama wins!

Tide will take on tonight’s winner of the UGA vs Michigan game.

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