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Numbers To Know: Nick Saban's Alabama dynasty reaches title No. 5

From FOX Sports - January 8, 2018

Nick Saban had won titles with Matt Mauck and Greg McElroy (juniors), A.J. McCarron (sophomore, junior) and Jake Coker (senior) being the primary option behind center in a national game, butTua Tagovailoa providedsomething different.

The former five-star recruit, who replaced struggling starter Jalen Hurts in the second half against Georgia, isthe first true freshman quarterback to propel Saban to a title, and his blend of speed and throwing ability makes him a dangerouslong-term threat in Tuscaloosa.

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