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Alabama Football: 5 Plays That Helped Bryce Young Win the Heisman Trophy

Bryce Young, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, becoming the 86th player to do so in college football history. Young is the fourth player from Alabama to win the prestigious award, but he's the first quarterback in school history to claim the Heisman. The California native's victory also marks the second year in a row a Crimson Tide player won the trophy after receiver DeVonta Smith took home the award in 2020.

Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson finished second, followed by Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett at third and Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud fourth. Young was joined by teammate Will Anderson Jr. at No. 5. Michigan State running back Kenneth Walker III, Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral, Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder, Georgia defensive lineman Jordan Davis and Iowa State running back Breece Hall rounded out the rest of the top 10 in voting.

Young finished the regular season with 4,322 yards and 43 touchdowns to four interceptions and added three more scores on the ground. He will lead the Crimson Tide into the CFB Playoff as the No. 1 overall team and a matchup against Cincinnati in the Cotton Bowl.

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Young was outstanding all year for Alabama, so it's tough to narrow the best plays of the season for the sophomore quarterback. However, here are five that showcase Young's talent, along with helping the California native win the Heisman Trophy in 2021:

Alabama Football: 5 Plays That Helped Bryce Young Win the Heisman Trophy

And of course, we couldn't forget this nifty pitch to running back Brian Robinson in the SEC Championship Game: