Tua Tagovailoa Just Threw A Pick-6 On Alabama’s First Possession Against Clemson

first_imgTua Tagovailoa puts on his helmet at the national title game.SANTA CLARA, CA – JANUARY 07: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up prior to the CFP National Championship against the Clemson Tigers presented by AT&T at Levi’s Stadium on January 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)While tonight’s Alabama vs. Clemson national title game is expected to be an offensive affair, it was a huge defensive play that led to the first score of the game. Tigers defensive back A.J. Terrell has his team on the board early.Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who threw just four interceptions all season long, threw a pick-six on his team’s first possession. Terrell returned the interception 44 yards to give Clemson an early touchdown lead.The interception came on Alabama’s fifth play from scrimmage. Clemson went three-and-out on its first possession.Here’s video of the interception. As you can imagine, Clemson fans went crazy in celebration.#NationalChampionship #CFBPlayoff #ClemsonvsAlabama #CFBChampionship #RollTide #CFPNationalChampionship #TuaTagovailoa #TuasSuperAnkle #picksix pick six !!!!! pic.twitter.com/20TUGE8VKG— TheQueensElectricDually (@DuallyThe) January 8, 2019Obviously, this is the start that Dabo Swinney and the Tigers were looking for. The Crimson Tide are favored by about a touchdown in most sports books heading into the game.It’s now 7-0 with 12 minutes to play in the first quarter.You can catch the game on ESPN.last_img