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Dec. 2, 2008

 

Alabama will be making it second appearance in the Georgia Dome this season when the Crimson Tide meets Florida on Saturday in the SEC Championship Game.  Can you name the seven stadia the Crimson Tide has played in twice during the same season?
The 2008 SEC Championship Game will mark the Tide's second game in the Georgia Dome this season. Alabama opened the season with a 34-10 win over Clemson in the Chick-Fil-A College Kickoff and returns to Atlanta this weekend for the SEC Championship Game. The two Georgia Dome appearances mark the seventh time in school history that Alabama has played two games in the same stadium in the same season. Alabama has also played two games in the same season at Grant Field (1942), Tulane Stadium (1947), Orange Bowl (1952), Astrodome (1970), Mississippi Memorial Stadium (1982), Superdome (1992) and Georgia Dome (2008).

Date

Result

Site

Oct. 24, 1970

Alabama 30, Houston 21

Astrodome

Dec. 31, 1970

Alabama 24, Oklahoma 24

Astrodome (Bluebonnet Bowl)

Dec. 31, 1975

Alabama 13, Penn State 6

Superdome (Sugar Bowl)

Jan. 2, 1978

Alabama 35, Ohio State 6

Superdome (Sugar Bowl)

Jan. 1, 1979

Alabama 14, Penn State 7

Superdome (Sugar Bowl)

Jan. 1, 1980

Alabama 24, Arkansas 9

Superdome (Sugar Bowl)

Jan. 1, 1990

Miami 33, Alabama 25

Superdome (Sugar Bowl)

Oct. 10, 1992

Alabama 37, Tulane 0

Superdome

Jan. 1, 1993

Alabama 34, Miami 13

Superdome (Sugar Bowl)

Dec. 3, 1994

Florida 24, Alabama 23

Georgia Dome (SEC Championship

Dec. 7, 1996

Florida 45, Alabama 30

Georgia Dome (SEC Championship)

Dec. 5, 1999

Alabama 34, Florida 7

Georgia Dome (SEC Championship)

Aug. 30, 2008

Alabama 34, Clemson 10

Georgia Dome

What is Alabama's all-time record in domed stadiums?
The Crimson Tide is 9-3-1 (.731) all-time in domed stadiums. Alabama is playing its second game of the 2008 season in a domed stadium after opening the year with Clemson in the Georgia Dome at the 2008 Chick-Fil-A College Kickoff. Alabama is 1-2 in SEC Championship Games played in the Georgia Dome, playing Florida in 1994, 1996 and 1999. In addition, Alabama is 6-1 (.857) in games played at the Louisiana Superdome, including a 5-1 (.833) mark in Sugar Bowl games. Alabama beat Penn State, 13-6, in the first Sugar Bowl game played in the Superdome on Dec. 31, 1975. The Tide also beat Tulane, 37-0, in the Superdome during the 1992 regular season.

Stadium

Result

Date

Grant Field

Georgia 21, Alabama 10

Oct. 31, 1942

 

Georgia Tech 7, Alabama 0

Nov. 14, 1942

Tulane Stadium

Tulane 21, Alabama 20

Sept. 28, 1947

 

Texas 27, Alabama 7

Jan. 1, 1948 (Sugar Bowl)

Orange Bowl

Alabama 21, Miami 7

Oct. 3, 1952

 

Alabama 61, Syracuse 6

Jan. 1, 1953 (Orange Bowl)

Astrodome

Alabama 30, Houston 21

Oct. 24, 1970

 

Alabama 24, Oklahoma 24

Dec. 31, 1970 (Bluebonnet)

Memorial Stadium

Alabama 42, Mississippi 14

Sept. 14, 1982

 

Alabama 20, Mississippi State 12

Oct. 30, 1982

Superdome

Alabama 37, Tulane 0

Oct. 10, 1992

 

Alabama 34, Miami 13

Jan. 1, 1993 (Sugar Bowl)

Georgia Dome

Alabama 34, Clemson 10

Aug. 30, 2008

 

Alabama vs. Florida

Dec. 6, 2008

Name the two Alabama players that have been named MVP of the SEC Championship Game?
Antonio Langham (1992) and Freddie Milons (1999) are the two Alabama players to earn MVP honors in the SEC Championship Game.  Langham's 21-yard interception return with 3:16 left in the game gave the Tide a 28-21 win over Florida in the 1992 SEC Championship Game at Legion Field.  Freddie Milons ran for 116 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, to seal the Tide's 34-7 win over Florida in 1999.

Name the two Alabama quarterbacks to lead the Tide to victory in the SEC Championship Game?
Jay Barker (1992) and Andrew Zow (1999) were the starting quarterbacks for Alabama during the Tide's two SEC Championship Game wins. 

Who holds the record for the longest pass play in Alabama history?
Freddie Kitchens' 95-yard pass to Michael Vaughn in the 1996 SEC Championship Game is the longest scoring pass play in Alabama and SEC Championship Game history.

 


 

 

     
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