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'Bama Lineman Could Be Suspended for Hit on Aaron Murray

4:47 PM, Dec 4, 2012   |    comments
Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray reacts after being hit by the Alabama Crimson Tide during the second quarter of the 2012 SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome. (Photo: Paul Abell-USA TODAY Sports)
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ATHENS, Ga. (WXIA) -- Alabama's Quinton Dial may miss the BCS Championship game due to a violent hit on Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray during the SEC Championship game.

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The 300-plus pound defensive lineman hit Murray helmet to helmet during the second quarter of Saturday's game at the Georgia Dome.

The University of Georgia asked the Southeastern Conference to look into the hit, but the league was already on it.

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The SEC coordinator of officials reviewed the play and determined that Saturday's crew missed the call.

Dial could now be suspended for the hit.

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