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No. 1 Alabama routs struggling rival Tennessee, 45-7

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama went into halftime up by three touchdowns and not particularly happy.

The top-ranked Crimson Tide was in a better mood after finishing off a 45-7 victory over Tennessee on Saturday, setting off the rivalry's traditional lighting of celebratory cigars throughout Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Bo Scarbrough had two fourth-down touchdown runs and Alabama (8-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) improved to 11-0 in the Third Saturday in October game under coach Nick Saban. Being up ''only'' 21-0 at halftime didn't cost the Tide.

''Yeah, we scored 21 points but it wasn't our type of football,'' quarterback Jalen Hurts said. ''We kind of turned it up when we came back in the second half.''

The stat sheet indicated it was more of a wire-to-wire domination. Alabama outgained Tennessee 604-108 in total yards even with reserves manning the offensive backfield most of the second half.

The result was another blow to the slumping Volunteers (3-4, 0-4) and embattled coach Butch Jones, who said against `Bama ''every mistake you make is magnified.''

Alabama, meanwhile, converted twice on fourth down from the 1 with defensive linemen Da'Ron Payne and Quinnen Williams serving as Scarbrough's lead blockers.

''When the ball's inside the 1-yard line, I don't know that there's ever been a time when we didn't go for it,'' Saban said.

Hurts capped the opening second half drive with a 14-yard touchdown pass to tight end Irv Smith and then watched from the sideline the rest of the way.

The Vols did snap a streak of 12-plus quarters without a touchdown after that move. Linebacker Daniel Bituli intercepted Tua Tagovailoa's pass and raced 97 yards down the left sideline for a touchdown.

After the play, defensive back Rashaan Gaulden was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after flipping a double bird at Alabama's student section. Gaulden apologized after the game.

''Well that's unacceptable,'' Jones said. ''That's something that will be dealt with internally in our football program, but that's not who we are, that's not what we're about. But he knew that. We spoke about it, and he feels awful about it.''

Tagovailoa added big plays after his own mistake. He scored on a 23-yard run and then hit fellow freshman Henry Ruggs III for a 60-yard touchdown with 4:49 left. Ruggs has five catches this season, all going for scores.

''We stuck with (Tagovailoa) so he could see that we had confidence in him and he continued to play well,'' Saban said.

Alabama made a goal-line stand in the fourth quarter with the stands mostly still packed and fans celebrating almost like it was a game-saver. Tennessee helped with a penalty from the 1.

''The thing that's just - it's absolutely tearing me up - we have second-and-goal on the 1, and we jump offside,'' Jones said. ''Now it's second-and-goal on the 6.''

And Alabama was left with something else to celebrate.

THE TAKEAWAY

Tennessee: Has lost eight of its last 10 SEC games. Making his second career start, Jarrett Guarantano was held to 44 yards on 9-of-16 passing and sacked four times. Tailback John Kelly gained 63 yards on 12 carries.

Alabama: The defense was strong as ever, but the offense and special teams each had turnovers. Hurts was a solid 13-of-21 passing for 198 yards. Damien Harris ran for 72 yards and a touchdown.

BIG PENALTIES

Tennessee defensive end Jonathan Kongbo had two personal foul penalties that helped set up Alabama touchdowns. Then, Gaulden topped that after the Vols' pick-six, drawing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.

Gaulden apologized after the game, saying the behavior ''was very out of character.''

''That's not how my parents raised me,'' he said. ''That's not how a leader of the team should show their emotions on the field. I really, sincerely apologize to the student section at Alabama for disrespecting them.''

MEETING HOLLOWAY

Hurts got to visit with former Tennessee quarterback Condredge Holloway after the game. Holloway was the SEC's first black starting quarterback in 1972.

''He kind of set the (stage) for African-American quarterbacks, and it was a pleasure to meet him,'' Hurts said.

UP NEXT

Tennessee: Visits fellow SEC East team Kentucky seeking its first league win.

Alabama: Has an open date before hosting No. 24 LSU.

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Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 4:49
12-A.Pappanastos extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
7
45
Touchdown 4:49
13-T.Tagovailoa complete to 11-H.Ruggs. 11-H.Ruggs runs 60 yards for a touchdown.
5
plays
77
yds
02:34
pos
7
44
Point After TD 12:59
12-A.Pappanastos extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
7
38
Touchdown 12:59
13-T.Tagovailoa runs 23 yards for a touchdown.
7
plays
77
yds
00:00
pos
7
37
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 3:16
12-A.Pappanastos 25 yards Field Goal is Good.
7
plays
52
yds
02:37
pos
7
31
Point After TD 6:03
30-B.Cimaglia extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
7
28
Touchdown 6:21
13-T.Tagovailoa incomplete. Intended for 3-C.Ridley INTERCEPTED by 35-D.Bituli at TEN 3. 35-D.Bituli runs 97 yards for a touchdown.
1
plays
97
yds
0:00
pos
6
28
Point After TD 12:39
12-A.Pappanastos extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
28
Touchdown 12:39
2-J.Hurts complete to 82-I.Smith. 82-I.Smith runs 14 yards for a touchdown.
8
plays
76
yds
02:15
pos
0
27
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 1:18
12-A.Pappanastos extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
21
Touchdown 1:18
34-D.Harris runs 11 yards for a touchdown.
7
plays
92
yds
02:01
pos
0
20
Point After TD 4:48
12-A.Pappanastos extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
14
Touchdown 4:48
9-B.Scarbrough runs 1 yard for a touchdown.
18
plays
105
yds
04:35
pos
0
13
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 8:21
12-A.Pappanastos extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 8:21
9-B.Scarbrough runs 1 yard for a touchdown.
13
plays
63
yds
05:35
pos
0
6
Team Stats
1st Downs 7 35
Rushing 3 16
Passing 2 16
Penalty 2 3
3rd Down Conv 1-12 7-13
4th Down Conv 0-1 2-2
Total Net Yards 74 601
Total Plays 46 86
Avg Gain 1.6 7.0
Net Yards Rushing 64 272
Rush Attempts 30 53
Avg Rush Yards 2.1 5.1
Net Yards Passing 10 329
Comp. - Att. 9-16 22-33
Yards Per Pass 0.6 10.0
Sacked - Yards Lost 4-34 2-3
Penalties - Yards 9-81 7-56
Touchdowns 1 6
Rushing TDs 0 4
Passing TDs 0 2
Other 1 0
Turnovers 2 2
Fumbles - Lost 1-1 1-1
Int. Thrown 1 1
Punts - Avg 9-45.8 2-42.0
Return Yards 191 82
Punts - Returns 0-0 5-25
Kickoffs - Returns 4-94 2-36
Int. - Returns 1-97 1-21
Kicking 1/1 7/7
Extra Points 1/1 6/6
Field Goals 0/0 1/1
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Tennessee 3-4 00707
1 Alabama 8-0 714101445
10 PASS YDS 329
64 RUSH YDS 272
74 TOTAL YDS 601
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Guarantano 2 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
56.3% 44 0 1 66.9
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
55.2% 231 1 1 90.9
J. Guarantano 9/16 44 0 1
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
J. Kelly 4 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
12 63 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
125 615 6
J. Kelly 12 63 0 18
T. Jordan 9 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 7 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
7 36 0
T. Jordan 2 7 0 7
M. Callaway 1 WR
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 4 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 4 0
M. Callaway 1 4 0 4
T. Chandler 3 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 2 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
27 118 0
T. Chandler 4 2 0 2
J. Guarantano 2 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
11 -12 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
38 -8 0
J. Guarantano 11 -12 0 9
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
M. Callaway 1 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 14 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
15 249 3
M. Callaway 3 14 0 9
Et. Wolf 82 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 11 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
12 101 1
Et. Wolf 2 11 0 12
T. Jordan 9 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 8 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
3 16 0
T. Jordan 1 8 0 8
B. Johnson 7 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 6 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
22 265 1
B. Johnson 1 6 0 6
J. Kelly 4 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 5 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
26 255 0
J. Kelly 2 5 0 8
J. Smith 25 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 30 0
J. Smith 0 0 0 0
T. Byrd 10 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
2 21 1
T. Byrd 0 0 0 0
J. Palmer 5 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
5 51 0
J. Palmer 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT
S. Shamburger 15 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
12-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-0 0 1.0
S. Shamburger 12-0 1.0 0
Q. Sapp 14 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
9-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-2 0 0.0
Q. Sapp 9-2 0.0 0
M. Abernathy 22 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-2 0 0.0
M. Abernathy 6-2 0.0 0
D. Bituli 35 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-3 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-3 1 0.0
D. Bituli 6-3 0.0 1
K. Phillips 5 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-1 0 0.0
K. Phillips 5-1 0.0 0
N. Warrior 18 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-3 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-3 0 1.0
N. Warrior 5-3 1.0 0
C. Jumper 53 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
C. Jumper 3-0 0.0 0
J. Kongbo 1 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
J. Kongbo 3-0 0.0 0
S. Wiggins 6 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
S. Wiggins 3-0 0.0 0
E. Moseley 12 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
E. Moseley 2-0 0.0 0
R. Gaulden 7 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 1 0.0
R. Gaulden 2-0 0.0 0
R. McKenzie Jr. 99 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-3 0 0.0
R. McKenzie Jr. 2-3 0.0 0
A. Johnson 98 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
A. Johnson 1-1 0.0 0
M. Osborne 3 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
M. Osborne 1-0 0.0 0
S. Tuttle 2 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
S. Tuttle 1-2 0.0 0
D. Johnson 13 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
D. Johnson 1-0 0.0 0
B. Buchanan 28 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
B. Buchanan 1-0 0.0 0
W. Ignont 23 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
W. Ignont 1-1 0.0 0
T. Jackson 26 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
T. Jackson 1-0 0.0 0
El. Berry 41 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-3 0 0.0
El. Berry 0-3 0.0 0
K. Vickers 39 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
K. Vickers 0-2 0.0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
B. Cimaglia 30 K
IN-GAME FG XP
0/0 1/1
SEASON FG XP
4/7 1/1
B. Cimaglia 0/0 0 1/1 1
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
T. Daniel 93 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
9 45.8 3
SEASON NO AVG IN20
44 47.7 3
T. Daniel 9 45.8 3 60
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
T. Chandler 3 RB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
4 23.5 32 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
9 28.2 32 1
T. Chandler 4 23.5 32 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Hurts 2 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
61.9% 198 1 0 156.8
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
62.9% 1223 9 1 149.3
J. Hurts 13/21 198 1 0
T. Tagovailoa 13 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
75% 134 1 1 179.6
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
66.7% 385 5 1 178.2
T. Tagovailoa 9/12 134 1 1
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
D. Harris 34 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
13 72 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
81 697 10
D. Harris 13 72 1 11
N. Harris 22 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
7 50 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
49 282 2
N. Harris 7 50 0 18
J. Jacobs 8 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
8 47 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
24 171 0
J. Jacobs 8 47 0 22
T. Tagovailoa 13 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 36 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
12 95 2
T. Tagovailoa 4 36 1 23
B. Robinson Jr. 24 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 23 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
17 115 1
B. Robinson Jr. 3 23 0 13
B. Scarbrough 9 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 18 2
SEASON ATT YDS TD
81 377 6
B. Scarbrough 9 18 2 5
R. Clark 5 TE
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 16 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
17 86 1
R. Clark 2 16 0 12
J. Hurts 2 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
5 14 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
84 572 6
J. Hurts 5 14 0 7
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
C. Ridley 3 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
8 82 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
41 523 2
C. Ridley 8 82 0 26
I. Smith Jr. 82 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 60 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
9 86 1
I. Smith Jr. 3 60 1 34
H. Ruggs 11 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 60 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
5 112 5
H. Ruggs 1 60 1 60
J. Jeudy 4 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 48 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
12 208 1
J. Jeudy 3 48 0 19
H. Hentges 84 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 34 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 60 2
H. Hentges 2 34 0 19
J. Jacobs 8 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 24 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
6 96 1
J. Jacobs 2 24 0 21
C. Sims 17 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 14 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
9 140 0
C. Sims 1 14 0 14
N. Harris 22 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 10 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
5 23 0
N. Harris 2 10 0 8
B. Robinson Jr. 24 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
0 0 0
B. Robinson Jr. 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT
I. Buggs 49 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-1 0 0.0
I. Buggs 6-1 0.0 0
L. Wallace 39 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-1 0 2.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-1 3 2.0
L. Wallace 5-1 2.0 0
R. Evans 32 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 1.0
R. Evans 4-2 1.0 0
H. Jones 6 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-1 1 0.0
H. Jones 4-1 0.0 0
R. Harrison 15 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 2 0.0
R. Harrison 3-0 0.0 0
R. Davis 99 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 1.0
R. Davis 3-1 1.0 0
T. Brown 2 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
T. Brown 2-0 0.0 0
S. Hamilton 20 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
S. Hamilton 2-1 0.0 0
D. Thompson 14 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
D. Thompson 2-0 0.0 0
J. Frazier 69 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
J. Frazier 1-1 0.0 0
M. Fitzpatrick 29 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-2 1 0.0
M. Fitzpatrick 1-2 0.0 0
A. Averett 28 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 1 0.0
A. Averett 1-0 0.0 0
D. Payne 94 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
D. Payne 1-0 0.0 0
A. Jennings 33 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-3 0 0.0
A. Jennings 1-3 0.0 0
M. Wilson 30 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 3 0.0
M. Wilson 1-0 0.0 1
L. Ray 89 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
L. Ray 1-0 0.0 0
D. Mosley 37 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
D. Mosley 0-1 0.0 0
J. Mosley 16 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
J. Mosley 0-1 0.0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
A. Pappanastos 12 K
IN-GAME FG XP
1/1 6/6
SEASON FG XP
13/16 42/42
A. Pappanastos 1/1 25 6/6 9
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
J. Scott 10 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
2 42.0 1
SEASON NO AVG IN20
24 39.4 1
J. Scott 2 42.0 1 50
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
H. Ruggs 11 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 18.0 21 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
8 19.4 21 0
H. Ruggs 2 18.0 21 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
X. Marks 19 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
5 5.0 12 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
5 5.0 12 0
X. Marks 5 5.0 12 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:53 TENN 24 0:51 3 7 Punt
8:21 TENN 25 3:20 6 30 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
1:11 TENN 20 0:39 3 5 Punt
12:30 TENN 15 3:02 5 23 Punt
4:42 TENN 23 1:11 3 -6 Punt
1:18 TENN 25 0:43 6 22
0:02 TENN 47 0:00 1 0 Halftime
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:32 TENN 10 2:02 3 8 Fumble
6:03 TENN 35 0:00 1 -15
3:13 TENN 25 2:37 5 14 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:59 TENN 25 5:23 10 70 INT
4:40 TENN 36 1:38 3 7 Punt
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:56 BAMA 37 5:35 13 63 TD
4:52 BAMA 2 3:31 7 28 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:13 BAMA 50 1:35 4 -4 Punt
9:23 BAMA 15 4:35 18 85 TD
3:19 BAMA 23 2:01 7 77 TD
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:54 BAMA 24 2:15 8 76 TD
10:17 BAMA 22 3:56 13 73 INT
5:53 BAMA 41 2:37 7 52 FG
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
0:22 BAMA 23 0:00 7 77 TD
7:23 BAMA 23 2:34 5 77 TD
2:54 BAMA 35 2:28 4 12 Game