Star Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has gained recognition as one of the best quarterbacks in college football. He was a Heisman finalist, who has accomplished a lot of notable things so far in his career.
Tua buries other teams defenses, except for when the defense is actually good. Tua's stats against top-30 ranked defenses are significantly worse than against his other opponents. This raises the question of whether or not Tua
Is there now some doubt about Alabama star QB Tua Tagovailoa? pic.twitter.com/mReusxOj9G— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) January 8, 2019
Don't get me wrong, Tua's stats in the "everyone else" column are amazing. He is truly electric most of the time. However, when it matters, he struggles to get the job done. His tendency to play poorly against good defenses hurt him in the National Championship game. He threw two devastating picks against the Tigers, which led to 14 points for Clemson.
Fact: Kyler Murray has played 2 defenses (Iowa State and TCU) rated higher than the highest rated defense Tua Tagovailoa has played (Mizzou).— S. Alexandre (@SethOliveras) October 28, 2018
Fact: Tua has played 3 defenses (Louisiana, Ole Miss and Louisville) rated lower than the lowest rated defense Kyler has played (Baylor).
Tua will need to overcome this barrier if he wants to solidify himself as one of the best in the