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Craig Thomas | NCAA.com | September 3, 2017

No. 1 Alabama beats No. 3 Florida State 24-7 in Chick-fil-a Kickoff Game

College Football Playoff Party Crashers for 2017

ATLANTA --  The Alabama defense turned in a dominating performance, the Florida State special teams endured a terrible night, and one of the most anticipated opening games in college football history went to the top-ranked Crimson Tide.

Damien Harris ran for a touchdown and blocked a punt, and Jalen Hurts chipped in with a scoring pass on a night that basically required the sophomore quarterback to make no major mistakes, leading Alabama to a 24-7 beatdown of No. 3 Florida State on Saturday at Atlanta's new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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