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Tide Rolls over Utah State in Season Opener

By Nick Norris – WJLX Sports

TUSCALOOSA, AL – The top-ranked Crimson Tide started the 2022 season with a dominant 55-0 win over Utah State.

Alabama ran away with the game early on, putting up 41 on the Aggies in the first half.

Reigning Heisman winner and junior quarterback Bryce Young had an explosive performance, going 18-28 for 195 yards and 6 touchdowns.

Young also rushed for 100 on 5 carries and an additional score.

Traeshon Holden was the top target of the night, catching 5 passes for 70 yards and 2 touchdowns. Likewise, Jermaine Burton also accounted for 2 scores.

Running back Jahmyr Gibbs helped kept the ground game alive, rushing for 93 on 9 carries.

Kicker Will Reichard also made two field goals.

On the other side of the ball, the Bama defense held Utah State to just 57 passing yards and 37 on the ground.

Aggies quarterback Logan Bonner went 3-9 for 39 yards. Running back Robert Briggs rushed for 28 yards on 10 carries.

Linebacker Jaylen Moody led the Tide defense, accounting for 6 tackles. Linebacker Will Anderson had 5 tackles.

Coach Nick Saban and the Tide will travel next Saturday to Austin, TX to face the Texas Longhorns (1-0).