Alabama vs. Clemson: Live Score, Highlights for CFP National Championship Game
Mon Jan 09 14:01:02 EST 2017 | Bleacher Report
The Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers will square off Monday night in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship. Last season, the programs wrapped up the campaign in thrilling fashion. Nick Saban's squad used a pair of special teams plays to upend Deshaun Watson and Clemson 45-40. In the rematch, Alabama (14-0) is a six-point favorite, according to OddsShark. But Clemson (13-1) has the Heisman Trophy runner-up in Watson and a feisty defense prepared to test the Tide. Kickoff ..
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