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SEC Championship: Alabama tops Georgia 41-24 to win 2021 title

ATLANTA — The Alabama Crimson Tide topped the Georgia Bulldogs 41-24 on Saturday to win the 2021 SEC Championship Game in Atlanta.

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According to WSB-TV and The Associated Press, quarterback Bryce Young, the title game’s MVP, led the No. 3 Tide to victory over the No. 1 Bulldogs, throwing for three touchdowns and running for another. His 421 yards passing and 461 yards total offense set SEC Championship records, the AP reported.

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Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett threw for 340 yards and three touchdowns but also logged a pair of interceptions, the outlets reported. Meanwhile, teammate Brock Bowers made 10 catches for 139 yards, setting an SEC Championship record for yards and catches by a tight end, according to WSB-TV.

Both Alabama (12-1) and Georgia (12-1) likely will move on to the College Football Playoff, according to the AP. Playoff field announcements are slated for noon EST Sunday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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