Alabama vs. Georgia: Freshman QB Tua Tagovailoa replaces Jalen Hurts at halftime

Alabama coach Nick Saban saw enough offending inadequacy in the very first half of the 2018 College Football Playoff Championship game vs. Georgia. To begin the 2nd half, down 13-0, Saban opted for a modification at quarterback.

Taking control of the offense for sophomore Jalen Injures was freshman Tua Tagovailoa, a previous luxury possibility and the No. 1 dual-threat signal caller in the 2016 recruiting class, per the 247Sports Composite. Tagovailoa played couple of significant snaps this season as Harms' backup, however a great deal of buzz has actually been collecting over the past year about him as a passer.

Which's exactly what Alabama requires versus Georgia. The Crimson Tide had simply 89 first-half lawns, consisting of just 21 lawns through the air. Injures was 3 for 8 death and had absolutely nothing decreasing the field.

Tagovailoa's very first ownership didn't go much smoother: a three-and-out for 7 backyards. Nevertheless, his 2nd ownership influenced a lot more self-confidence that this could be an intriguing video game. Tagovailoa went 4 of 5 for 44 lawns and a strike of a goal pass to Henry Ruggs III. He likewise included 12 lawns hurrying, consisting of a wild scramble for an initially down.
Alabama vs. Georgia: Freshman QB Tua Tagovailoa replaces Jalen Hurts at halftime