The Alabama Crimson Tide emerged atop the college football world once again when their quarterback Tua Tagovailoa connected to wide receiver DeVonta Smith for a game-winning 41-yard touchdown pass in overtime to defeat the Georgia Bulldogs 26-23 in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 8, 2018.
The game was televised on many of ESPN’s networks. Here are the different versions of the classic game-ending moment:
Chris Fowler on ESPN: “Tagovailoa trying to make up for it… fires to the end zone. TOUCHDOWN! ALABAMA WINS! The Crimson Tide will not be denied!”
Joe Tessitore on ESPN2: “Launches it down field. Wide open. HE DID IT! HE DID IT!”
ESPN Voices on ESPNU: “That was the ballsiest throw I have ever seen.”
Coaches Film Room on ESPNews: “Oh my lord.”
Paul Finebaum and co. on SEC Network: “Oh my gosh, that did not just happen.”