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The Christion Jones Show continues, Alabama leads 35-10 into fourth quarter

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Kevin C. Cox

Alabama 35, Virginia Tech 10--end of third quarter

Virginia Tech and Alabama swapped strong defensive performances for the majority of the third quarter. Kyshoen Jarrett left the game with cramping issues and forcing Desmond Frye into relief in the secondary. Christion Jones blew by Frye and hauled in a 38-yard pass from AJ McCarron to put Alabama up 35-10.

Logan Thomas hit Joshua Stanford on 2nd-and-13 and on the next series a crucial completion on third down moved the chains for a new set of downs as the third quarter ended.

Scoring plays

First quarter

13:21--Alabama--Christion Jones, 72 yds (punt return)

1:53--Alabama--T.J. Yeldon, 3 yds (run)

1:37--Virginia Tech--Trey Edmunds, 77 yds (run)

Second quarter

14:04--Alabama-- Logan Thomas pass intercepted by Vinnie Sunseri, 38 yds (interception)

3:39--Virginia Tech--Cody Journell, 39 yds (FG)

3:20--Alabama---Christion Jones, 94 yards (kick off return)

Third quarter

3:43--Alabama--Christion Jones, 38 yards (pass)

Stats

Virginia Tech Alabama
Total Yards 201 163
Passing Yards 59 110
Rushing Yards 142 53
Turnovers 1 1
Passing Leaders Logan Thomas--5/21, 59 yds, 0/1 INT AJ McCarron--10/21, 110 yds, 1/1 INT
Rushing Leaders Trey Edmunds--18, 132 yds, TD TJ Yeldon--15, 62, TD
3rd down conversion 5-13 3-13