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Crimson Tide rolls over Tennessee 45-10

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TUSCALOOSA, AL (WSFA) -

The Alabama Crimson Tide rolled over Tennessee with a 45-10 victory Saturday in Tuscaloosa.

Alabama didn't waste time putting points on the board with A.J. McCarron throwing a 55-yard touchdown pass to Amari Cooper on the opening drive. Cade Foster's kick put the score at 7-0.

Alabama scored again in the first quarter with a 1-yard carry into the end zone by T.J. Yeldon.

Alabama's third touchdown also came in the first quarter with a 22-yard touchdown pass from McCarron to Kevin Norwood.

At the end of the first quarter, Alabama led Tennessee 21-0.

Yeldon scored his second touchdown of the game with a 1-yard carry in the 2nd quarter to give the Tide a 28-0 lead.

Alabama scored again in the 2nd quarter with an 89-yard interception return for a touchdown by Landon Collins – the fifth longest in school history.

Alabama led 35-0 going into the half with Alabama scoring 104 unanswered points dating back to the University of Kentucky game.

Tennessee got on the board in the third quarter with a 37-yard field goal.

Yeldon scored his third touchdown of the game – the most in a single game in his career -- to give the Tide a 42-3 lead.

Tennessee scored its first touchdown of the game in the fourth quarter bringing the score to 42-10.

Alabama scored its first field goal of the game with 6:50 left in the fourth.

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