Texas A&M delivered the most important upset of the school soccer season on Saturday.
Aggies quarterback Zach Calzada gave a heroic efficiency and Seth Small kicked a 28-yard subject objective to offer Texas A&M the 41-38 victory over No. 1 Alabama.
Calzada was 21-for-31 with 285 passing yards, three landing passes and an interception. In his game-tying landing move to Ainias Smith, he went down with an obvious leg harm and needed to be helped off the sector. He finally shook that off and led the Aggies down the sector to arrange the Small kick.
The upset shocked the school soccer world.
Texas A&M had management all through the primary half. Calzada had two landing passes within the first quarter – one to Smith and the opposite to Jalen Wydermyer. Isaiah Spiller had a 15-yard landing run. The Aggies took a 24-10 lead into the half.
However you possibly can by no means depend out Alabama.
Alabama blocked a punt and recovered the ball ultimately zone in hopes of turning the tide. On the kick off, Aggies returner Devon Achane returned a kick 96 yards for a landing. Texas A&M was hanging powerful.
The Crimson Tide then scored 21 straight factors to take a 38-31 lead with 5 minutes remaining within the recreation. Calzada, who wasn’t even the beginning quarterback to begin the season, led a 6-play, 65-yard drive to tie the sport. He then led an 8-play, 54-yard drive to offer Small the game-winning subject objective.
It’s the primary time Nick Saban has ever misplaced to a former assistant coach – this one coming to Jimbo Fisher. It’s Alabama’s first loss since Nov. 30, 2019, after they misplaced by three to Auburn.
Bryce Younger made some nice throws in making an attempt to get the crew again within the recreation. He completed with 369 passing yards and three landing passes together with an early interception.
Brian Robinson Jr. ran for 147 yards however didn’t rating.
Jameson Williams had 10 receptions for 146 yards and two scores. Roydell Williams had the opposite landing catch.
There will certainly be a brand new No. 1 crew come Sunday afternoon. Georgia is prone to get the brand new No. 1 rating with probably Iowa being No. 2.