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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Alabama, not Balouvas, lost Iron Bowl


December 5, 2019

The only thing Joseph Balouvas did wrong Saturday was going to social media to apologize to the Alabama nation after he boinked a 30-yard field goal off the goal post at Jordan-Hare Stadium, which would have given Alabama a 48-48 tie with less than two minutes to play.

Many insensitive Alabama fans went to social media to criticize the sophomore backup kicker for costing Alabama the game and a possible shot at reaching the college football playoffs.

As an Alabama fan my stomach hurt when he missed what is basically a chip shot field goal. But Balouvas is not the reason Alabama lost the foot...

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