Alabama, Auburn players help South take Senior Bowl victory

When the North scored a touchdown with 1:51 left in the Reese’s Senior Bowl¬†on Saturday, an exhibition featuring collegiate all-stars had built up to real-game intensity. Trailing the South 16-15, Chicago Bears coach John Fox directed the North to try for a 2-point conversion to take the lead on Saturday.

The South forced an incomplete pass and held on for the one-point victory at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile.

“Just don’t let them score,” Auburn defensive tackle Montravius Adams said of his mindset at that moment. “From high school to college to now, a lot of defenses will be ‘bend but don’t break.’ So when it gets down to that goal-line time, definitely everybody’s got to bow their neck. That should be the best play of the game.”

Adams was one of the 12 players from Alabama high schools and colleges who were invited to the 68th annual Senior Bowl.

Safety Rudy Ford and offensive tackle Robert Leff joined their Auburn teammate on the South, as did Alabama outside linebacker Ryan Anderson, tight end O.J. Howard, long snapper Cole Mazza and defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson, Troy offensive tackle Antonio Garcia, South Alabama tight end Gerald Everett and former state high school stars Marquez White of Northview in Dothan, who is a Florida State safety; and Justin Thomas of Prattville, who

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