SEC Football by the Numbers: Alabama top 10 for 2022

Alabama posted an 11-2 document throughout the 2022 season, together with a 6-2 mark in SEC play. Here are 10 numbers that illustrate the Crimson Tide’s most up-to-date marketing campaign:

1 Alabama participant has been a unanimous All-American greater than as soon as — LB Will Anderson Jr., who adopted his 2021 unanimous choice with one other in 2022. Georgia RB Herschel Walker in 1980, 1981 and 1982, and Tennessee S Eric Berry in 2008 and 2009 are the solely different SEC gamers to attain the feat. Anderson additionally repeated as the winner of the Nagurski Trophy in 2022. Anderson joined Northwestern LB Pat Fitzgerald in 1995 and 1996 as the solely two-time winners of the award, which has been introduced yearly since 1993 to the nation’s defensive participant of the 12 months.

1 Loss for Alabama when it has scored a minimum of 46 factors in a sport – a 52-49 setback towards Tennessee on Oct. 15. Before the Volunteers posted their victory on a final-snap discipline aim, the Crimson Tide had a 161-0 document when scoring greater than 45 factors. Alabama turned the fourth SEC group to lose when scoring a minimum of 49 factors in a non-overtime sport. Mississippi State defeated Arkansas 51-50 on Nov. 21, 2015, Wake Forest defeated Texas A&M 55-52 in the Belk Bowl on Dec. 29, 2017, and Ole Miss defeated Arkansas 52-51 on Oct. 9, 2021. Tennessee turned the third opponent to attain a minimum of 52 factors towards Alabama in a non-overtime sport. Sewanee defeated the Tide 54-4 on Oct. 21, 1907, and Vanderbilt defeated Alabama 78-0 on Oct. 20, 1906.

2 SEC gamers have scored extra factors than Alabama Okay Will Reichard. In the Crimson Tide’s 32-31 extra time loss to LSU on Nov. 5, Reichard broke the faculty document of 385 factors established by Okay Leigh Tiffin from 2006 via 2009. Reichard accomplished his fourth season at Alabama with 426 factors. The solely SEC gamers who’ve scored extra factors are Daniel Carlson, with 480 at Auburn from 2014 via 2017, and Rodrigo Blankenship, with 440 at Georgia from 2016 via 2019.

(*10*)2 Players in the nation had a minimum of 900 dashing yards and 400 receiving yards throughout the 2022 season, together with Alabama RB Jahmyr Gibbs. Gibbs ran for 926 yards and 7 TDs on 151 carries and set a Crimson Tide single-season document for receptions by a operating again with 44, which went for 444 yards and three TDs. Gibbs turned the second Alabama participant with 900 dashing yards and 400 receiving yards in the identical season, following RB Najee Harris in 2020. The solely different participant in the nation in the 900/400 membership this season was Northwestern RB Evan Hull, who had 913 yards and 5 TDs on 221 carries and 55 receptions for 546 yards and two TDs.

5 TD passes by QB Bryce Young in Alabama’s 55-0 victory over Utah State to start out the season and in the Crimson Tide’s 45-20 victory over Kansas State in the Sugar Bowl to finish it. With a TD run towards Utah State, too, Young turned the second Alabama participant accountable for a minimum of six TDs in a sport, becoming a member of Tua Tagovailoa, who did so twice. In the Sugar Bowl, Young tied the Tide bowl document for TD passes set by Mac Jones in the CFP championship sport for the 2020 season. Young additionally prolonged his streak of video games with a TD cross to 27 and recorded his fifth five-TD efficiency throughout that streak. That allowed him to maneuver one forward of Tagovailoa for the most video games with a minimum of 5 TD passes in class historical past.

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7 Consecutive Alabama-Arkansas video games have featured a minimum of 40 factors for the Crimson Tide, the faculty’s solely such streak towards an SEC rival. Alabama defeated Arkansas 49-26 on Oct. 1 after downing the Razorbacks 49-30 in 2016, 41-9 in 2017, 65-31 in 2018, 48-7 in 2019, 52-3 in 2020 and 42-35 in 2021.

8 Alabama video games this century have included fewer than 325 yards for the Crimson Tide offense and a minimum of 400 yards for the opponent’s offense. Alabama misplaced the first seven, however the Tide defeated Ole Miss 30-24 on Nov. 12 with these stats. Against the Rebels, Alabama gained 317 yards whereas Ole Miss gained 403. The different Alabama video games since 2000 that met these numbers embody losses to Auburn in 2017, LSU in 2007, Oklahoma State in 2006, LSU and Auburn in 2003 and LSU and Mississippi State in 2000.

15 Consecutive seasons with a minimum of 10 victories for Alabama, the major-college document. By going 11-2 in 2022, Alabama broke the document for consecutive 10-win seasons that Florida State established from 1987 via 2000 and prolonged its document of consecutive 11-win seasons to 12. Alabama most lately didn’t win 10 video games in a season in 2007, when the Tide went 7-6. Alabama received 12 video games in 2008, 14 in 2009, 10 in 2010, 12 in 2011, 13 in 2012, 11 in 2013, 12 in 2014, 14 in 2015, 14 in 2016, 13 in 2017, 14 in 2018, 11 in 2019 , 13 in 2020 and 13 in 2021.

16 Years since Alabama misplaced to a group that completed the season with a shedding document. The Crimson Tide owns the longest such streak in the nation. Alabama misplaced to Mississippi State 24-16 on Nov. 4, 2006, a season wherein the Bulldogs posted a 3-9 document. Since that defeat, Alabama has misplaced 30 video games, and the Tide’s opponent in every of these setbacks went on to have a minimum of a .500 document in the season wherein it beat Alabama. In 2022, the Tide misplaced to Tennessee 52-49 on Oct. 15 and 32-31 in extra time to LSU on Nov. 5. The Volunteers completed with an 11-2 document, and the Tigers went 10-4 in 2022.

56 Consecutive non-conference regular-season video games have been received by Alabama — the longest streak in the nation throughout the SEC period. The Crimson Tide’s most up-to-date loss in a non-conference regular-season sport got here on Nov. 17, 2007, when Alabama fell to Louisiana-Monroe 21-14. The Tide surpassed LSU’s mark of 52 consecutive non-conference regular-season victories, which ran from 2002 via the 2015 marketing campaign, when it defeated Utah State 55-0 on Sept. 3. During the 2022 common season, Alabama additionally defeated Texas 20-19, Louisiana-Monroe 63-7 and Austin Peavy 34-0 in non-conference contests.

Mark Inabinett is a sports activities reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter at @AMarkG1.

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