The stats show Alabama backup QB Ty Simpson had a 78-yard run against in a 66-10 win over Chattanooga on Saturday.
Ah, but they don’t tell you the jaunt should have been a 79-yard TD run.
Simpson decided to celebrate a yard early and instead of another six points, the Tide wound up with a first-and-goal.
Alabama QB Ty Simpson dropped the ball before crossing the goal-line on this 79-yd TD run.
Nick Saban did not look happy. 😡 pic.twitter.com/123yIbpTXe
— Alabama Crimson Tide | AL.com (@aldotcomTide) November 18, 2023
Oh, and that would be Simpson, Crimson-faced with embarrassment, near Nick Saban, whose face turned Crimson for a different reason. The coach was not pleased