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Arenas Says Tide Did Job On Block

Javier Arenas was back for big game

On the Alabama sidelines late Saturday afternoon, no one was worried about the details. As delirium gave way to mere rapture, the question began to be asked: "Who got it?" A crush of crimson had just delivered a blocked field goal and with it had preserved Bama victory over Tennessee.

Alabama cornerback Javier Arenas was one of the last to know what had happened, even though Arenas was about as close to the action as one could be. And even though he found out later than most (by a few seconds), Arenas had a firm understanding of what had happened. More than that, he understood why. Here are the facts: Tennessee had driven to near the Alabama 25-yard line as time was running... Recommended Stories