Tua Tagovailoa burst onto the national stage with an incredible second-half performance during Alabama’s overtime victory against Georgia on Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The quarterback completed 14 of 24 passes for 166 yards with 3 touchdowns and 1 interception to lead the Crimson Tide back from two 13-point deficits during Alabama’s 26-23 win. To cap off his performance,

Tagovailoa threw a game-winning 41-yard touchdown pass to DeVonta Smith to silence the pro-Georgia crowd in Atlanta. Not surprisingly, the freshman received lots of attention after the Crimson Tide claimed another national title. Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde spoke to Tagovailoa and unearthed this fascinating nugget: the player spoke in tongues to keep calm during a high-pressure second half against the Bulldogs. FULL STORY