ATLANTA, Sporting Alert – Watch live streaming coverage of the College Football Playoff National Championship game between SEC rivals Alabama and Georgia Live updates from at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
The live stream is available free on WatchESPN, starting at 8:00 pm ET, while ESPN will provide the live television broadcast.
12: 00 pm UPDATE: The national championship game needed overtime to decide the winner, as one hour of football was not enough to separate the SEC arch rivals.
11: 45 pm UPDATE: Here comes the Rolling Tides. Alabama has rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to tie the game at 20-20 against Georgia in the college football playoff championships game.
11:30 pm UPDATE: The Bulldogs still lead by a touchdown, 20-13 in the fourth quarter, but Alabama is not giving up on the winning the title and continue to stick around. Georgia is hoping to hand the Crimson Tide a second successive defeat in the college football playoff championship game.
Alabama enters this game seeking to win its fifth national title over the past nine years and start as the slight favorite to make for last season when Nick Saban’s men were stunned by Clemson.
The Crimson Tide got their revenge against the Tigers in the college football playoff semi-final game and are confident about playing with the same edge as they did when beating the defending champions.
Meanwhile, Georgia will be no pushovers in tonight’s game and quarterback Jake Fromm is determined to win a national title this year.
The Bulldogs, in the meantime, will be without backup tight end Charlie Woerner, who was on crutches when the team entered Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Monday night.
Woerner was listed as doubtful on Sunday after he suffered a leg injury in last week’s semi-final win over Oklahoma, but is unable to feature tonight.
Smart is hoping to become the of Saban’s assistant coaches to beat him.