Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Tua Tagovailoa. Tagovailoa’s 6 TD, 469 yard passing game included four 4th quarter touchdowns and a game-winner with 0:19 left to secure a 42-38 victory. Miami is the first team in 12 years to erase a 21-point 4th quarter deficit to win a game. Tagovailoa posted career highs in touchdown passes, passing yards, completions, and QBR.
Others of note:
In the same game, Jaylen Waddle had a career-best 171 yards receiving and 2 TD receptions.
Jerry Jeudy had 102 receiving yards and a TD in Week 1’s Monday night game.
Amari Cooper had 101 yards receiving and a touchdown for Cleveland.
CJ Mosley had 7 tackles and a tackle for loss.
Daron Payne had 4 tackles, a tackle for loss, and a sack.
Mark Ingram rushed for 60 yards to go over the 10,000 yards from scrimmage mark for his career.
Xavier McKinney had 5 tackles and defended 2 passes.
Damien Harris had 87 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown.
Minkah Fitzpatrick had 6 tackles and an interception.
Kareem Jackson had 6 tackles.
Tyler Gentry was named Northwest Arkansas Player of the Year by the Kansas City Royals.
Brett Auerbach came off the injured list and started at 4 different positions in four days.
Pia Rijsdijk scored the game-deciding goal in Feyenoord Rotterdam’s season opener.
Kirani James finished 2nd in the Men’s 400 Meter at a meet in Switzerland.
Frankie Capan was the medalist at the Korn Ferry Tour Stage 1 qualifier in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
Dru Love advanced to the second stage of Korn Ferry Tour qualifying with a T-13th finish at a qualifier in Rockwall, Texas.
Nick King had 20 pionts and 6 rebounds in his first game with Soles de Mexicali.