Question: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?
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    When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    I remember it vividly. It was this pass against UT last season:


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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    Quote Originally Posted by PA Tide Fan View Post
    I remember it vividly. It was this pass against UT last season:

    His first A-Day.

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    I will go with the Vandy game when he did the spin move and threw the ball on the money for a TD.

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    2017 A-Day game

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    When, in the NCG, after throwing the INT, he's on the sideline walking with his arm around Coach's shoulder and telling him it's going to be okay. No one does that, unless you have that special something.
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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    Vandy game.

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    Vandy game last year.
    "If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride--and never quit--you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high, but so are the rewards." Coach Paul Bryant

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    Quote Originally Posted by colbysullivan View Post
    2017 A-Day game
    This. His first throw of that spring game had everyone gasping. Just an electrifying player.

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    The Vandy spin cycle TD.

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    Quote Originally Posted by Con View Post
    I will go with the Vandy game when he did the spin move and threw the ball on the money for a TD.
    Agree -- Vandy game, but even before that particular TD.

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    All of those are great moments, but I think the NCG was his defining moment..................to come in down that many points and calmly lead the team to victory, and not look flustered at 2nd and 26, then throw the strike.............

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    I knew that he was better than Jalen early on, but I really didn't have an appreciation for just how special he might be until the CFPNCG.

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    Re: When was the moment you realized that Tua was something special?

    First practice video I saw of him and he never missed hitting the receivers in the hands. Thought he was really good then but then the Vandy game and the whirly move straight into throwing a perfect strike and I was SOLD!

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