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The Various ESPN MegaCast Versions of the Dramatic Ending to the Alabama-Georgia College Football National Championship

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.

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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