The only reason the Hokies matched Alabama for three quarters is because the Crimson Tide kept hurting themselves. (Source - ESPN.com)
McElroy was 15 of 30 for 230 yards with 1 TD and 1 INT.
Ingram ran for a career-high 150 yards on 26 carries.
Upchurch added 90 yards on 7 carries.
Tide finished with 268 rushing yards.
"We actually played better than the score is," Saban said. "We made a lot of mistakes, but we responded better to adversity than maybe we ever have." (Source - ESPN.com)