MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The Tide got off to a slow start but by halftime, the tide had a 28-14 lead over Texas A&M.
Alabama began the game with AJ McCarron, C.J. Mosley and Ed Stinson as captains.
AJ McCarron had three touchdowns in the first half alone. In doing so, AJ McCarron passed former Alabama quarterback Brodie Croyle in total offense.
After a Johnny Manziel interception by Cyrus Jones, the tide seemed to connect on all cylinders to potentially put the game away.
Running back T.J. Yeldon has rushed for one touchdown in the last seven consecutive games.
With just under 9 minutes left in the 4th, Alabama lead, 42-28, but Johnny Manziel and the Aggies were not done.
Manziel would not be denied and lead the Aggies within 7, with only 15 seconds remaining. A failed Texas A&M onside kick would seal the deal for the tide, as they took a knee to end the game.
AJ McCarron passed for 334 yards and 4 touchdowns in the Alabama win.
Alabama will face Colorado State at Bryant Denny Stadium next week. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.
Nearly seven years ago, an Orange Beach man was tortured and robbed in his own home. As of Friday night, Shaun Cassidy, 65, is behind bars for a number of charges involving minors.
Tre Mason rushed for 304 yards and four touchdowns, leading No. 3 Auburn to a wild 59-42 victory over No. 5 Missouri in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday.
According to authorities, deputies and investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on South Bay Grove Drive in Freeport around 3:30 p.m. after a 4-year-old was shot in the chest with a BB gun.
A double dose of Tigers invade Atlanta for the 2013 SEC Championship.
Auburn and Missouri fans get decked out for the big showdown in Atlanta.
A.C. Hillman, 93, of Lucedale will be the Grand Marshall of the city’s Christmas parade Saturday, December 7, which coincides with the anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor.