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The highest-graded players from Alabama's win over LSU, 29-0

Nov 3, 2018; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) celebrates his 44-yard touchdown against the LSU Tigers during the third quarter at Tiger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

This highest-graded players recap is brought to you by Eckrich, the Official Smoked Sausage of the College Football Playoff.

Alabama proved their dominance once again – this time by breezing past LSU, 29-0, on Saturday evening. The win sets up the SEC Championship Game between Alabama and Georgia, in what will be a rematch of last season's College Football Playoff National Championship.

[Editor's Note: While we grade every player on every game, to qualify for an overall game grade for this recap's purpose, a player must have played at least 20 snaps to be considered a full-time contributor to the game.]

Top 5 overall

Alabama offense

Damien Harris, RB – 80.7 overall grade
Henry Ruggs III, WR – 79.5 overall grade
Josh Jacobs, RB – 79.5 overall grade
Jerry Jeudy, WR – 78.5 overall grade
Irv Smith Jr., TE – 75.8 overall grade

Alabama defense

Quinnen Williams, DI – 91.7 overall grade
Anfernee Jennings, EDGE – 80.8 overall grade
Christian Miller, EDGE – 79.4 overall grade
Shyheim Carter, CB – 77.2 overall grade
Mack Wilson, LB – 74.8 overall grade

LSU offense

Dee Anderson, WR – 66.7 overall grade
Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB – 66.5 overall grade
Nick Brossette, RB – 63.8 overall grade
Justin Jefferson, WR – 63.5 overall grade
Lloyd Cushenberry III, C – 58.9 overall grade

LSU defense

Rashard Lawrence, EDGE – 69.2 overall grade
Kristian Fulton, CB – 66.9 overall grade
Ed Alexander, DI – 66.7 overall grade
Devin White, LB – 66.0 overall grade
Glen Logan, EDGE – 65.3 overall grade

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