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Clemson defeats Alabama 35-31 to win national college football title

Mon Jan 09 19:29:51 EST 2017 | ABC-13
In a sequel as thrilling as the original, Clemson defeats 'Bama 35-31 to win its 1st college football title since 1981. Deshaun Watson's 2-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow with 1 second remaining gave Clemson a wild 35-31 win over Alabama in the College Football Playoff national championship game. Watson completed 36 of 56 passes for 420 yards and three scores in his last college game, as the Tigers (14-1) got their first national title since 1981. Renfrow caught two scoring passes for Clem..

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The Clemson Tigers are national champions, thanks to a late Deshaun Watson touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow.  Clemson took a 35–31 lead with just one second remaining aft..
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It was going to take a heroic performance to topple the Alabama dynasty in this year’s college football national championship game. And that’s exactly what Clemson got from Deshaun..
Clemson’s Deshaun Watson remembers watching Texas’ Vince Young win the 2006 Rose Bowl against USC. Watson described that feeling the day after leading the Tigers to a 35-31 victory..