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Barry Werner

Alabama QB Ty Simpson drops football before goal line on long run

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.

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

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