Alabama had to hold on to the final play of the game to clinch a narrow 24-20 victory over Texas A&M at home. On the field he missed two goals and had four turnovers, but No. 1 Crimson Tide persevered and he found a way to improve to 6-0. Alabama quarterback and reigning Heisman champion Bryce Young was sidelined with a shoulder injury, while backup Jalen Milroe had an up-and-down game in his absence.
Young’s status will be crucial in next week’s road game against Alabama’s No. 8 Tennessee.
Meanwhile, UCLA suddenly looked like one of the Pac-12 favorites after beating No. 11 Utah State 42-32 at home on Saturday. Led by quarterback Dorian Thompson Robinson (299 yards, 4 TD, 1 INT) and running back Zach Charbonnet (198 yards, 1 TD), the Bruins scored at will against the Utes. , 6-0 and he improved to 3-0. conference play. Beware of UCLA.
Across town, USC also improved to 6-0 with an impressive 30-14 victory over Washington State. His two schools in Los Angeles are doing great in the early stages of conference play.