Alabama safety Xavier McKinney returns home this weekend to face off against Georgia ad will do so as a starter in the secondary.

The Roswell native will get his first full crack at the the home state school in the SEC Championship game after playing just a special teams role last January. McKinney is part of a defense that will hope to slow down Georgia's balanced offense and earn another spot in the College Football Playoff.

The sophomore got a chance to talk about this game and opportunity during a media appearance this week. Check out what he had to say by watching the video at the top of the page.