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Clemson upsets Alabama, 35-31, to win national championship

Mon Jan 09 19:51:13 EST 2017 | Los Angeles Times
Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson threw a two-yard touchdown pass to receiver Hunter Renfrow for the go-ahead score with one second left on the clock to give the Tigers a 35-31 victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff national championship on Monday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. SCORING SUMMARY First quarter: Second quarter: Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough scores on a 37-yard run ( Alabama 14, Clemson 0 ) Clemson QB Deshaun Watson scores on a eight-yard carry ( Alabam..

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Hunter Renfrow wasn't exactly a household name heading into Monday night's national championship game, but people surely will remember him after it. The 5-11, 180-pound former walk..
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