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Bama, UGA overcame same type of adversity

Alabama and Georgia experienced the same kind of adversity this season. Losses to conference foes seemingly pushed the teams back, but they took advantages of opportunities to control their destiny again, and now they're playing for the SEC Championship.

Alabama started the season fast, picking up where it left off after winning last year's national championship. The Crimson Tide was No. 1 after beating a then top 10 team in Michigan the first week of the season and followed up by shutting out its next two opponents. The rest is history. Alabama went 9-0, lost to Texas A&M in Week 10 and fell to No. 4 in the rankings. All it needed, just like...