Top-Ranked Alabama Blanks Chattanooga 49-0
(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- AJ McCarron can add a new accomplishment to his already impressive collegiate resume, winningest quarterback in Alabama history.
McCarron threw for 171 yards and two scores as No. 1 Alabama blanked Chattanooga on Saturday. He improved to 36-2 as a starter in his final home game, passing Jay Barker for the most wins in school history.
Alabama (11-0, 7-0 SEC) shut out its third opponent of the season and will now prepare to face No. 6 Auburn in the Iron Bowl to determine the Southeastern Conference Western Division champion.
T.J. Yeldon missed the game with a sprained ankle, but Kenyan Drake filled in and rushed for 77 yards with a touchdown.
The Tide outgained Chattanooga (8-4) 435-175 in total yards despite resting their starters for most of the second half.
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