See Landon Dickerson carry Nick Saban after Alabama football wins 2021 CFP Championship

Erik Hall
The Tuscaloosa News

Alabama football head coach Nick Saban gave center Landon Dickerson a special moment when he allowed Dickerson to enter the final minute of the College Football Playoff Championship vs. Ohio State. 

Dickerson wasn't supposed to play after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during the Southeastern Conference Championship vs. Florida.

So when the game ended, Dickerson gave Saban a special moment. 

Dickerson lifted Saban on his shoulder and carried him. 

See Landon Dickerson carry Nick Saban

"I enjoyed the ride," Saban said after the game. 

Dickerson played the final minute as Alabama kneeled to end the game. 

Alabama defeated Ohio State 52-24.

The victory gave Saban his seventh national title as a college football head coach and his sixth at Alabama.

Alabama improved to 13-0 overall this season. Ohio State finished 7-1 overall.

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Players celebrate with Alabama head coach Nick Saban after their win against Ohio State in an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Alabama won 52-24. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

After Monday, Alabama leads the all-time series 4-1 against Ohio State.

Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.