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310-pound Clemson lineman nails a perfect split during championship celebration

Tue Jan 10 04:17:02 EST 2017 | Fox Sports
The Clemson Tigers became national champions on Monday night (or early Tuesday morning) thanks to a last-second touchdown pass from Deshaun Watson to Hunter Renfrow, lifting the Tigers to a 35-31 win over top-ranked Alabama. It’s sweet redemption for the Tigers, who met the Crimson Tide in last year’s College Football Playoff title game and fell 45-40. How are the Clemson players feeling? Pretty much this, starring 310-pound defensive sophomore lineman Christian Wilkins: If that one’s a bit..


The Alabama Crimson Tide had the Clemson Tigers right where they wanted them, taking a 14-point lead into the fourth quarter of Monday night’s College Football Playoff championship..
TAMPA, Fla. — Deshaun Watson threw a two-yard touchdown to Hunter Renfrow with one second remaining to give No. 2 Clemson a thrilling 34-31 victory against No. 1 Alabama in the Col..
TAMPA — Deshaun Watson had been battling Alabama for a collective 117 minutes and 53 seconds over two meetings, and yet again, his team was behind. Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts had..
For the first time since 1983, Clemson captured a national championship with an incredible 35-31 win over top-ranked Alabama in the College Football Playoff finale Monday..
Deshaun Watson did it. Clemson did it, too. Watson did it. He provided that Vince Young-like moment everybody was waiting for and knocked off the defending national champion on the..
The Clemson Tigers took a late lead over the Alabama Crimson Tide with a Deshaun Watson touchdown pass with just seconds remaining, giving the Tigers a 35–31 lead after the extra p..
TAMPA, Fla. — The easy-to-spot-comparisons between Clemson’s Deshaun Watson and former Texas legend Vince Young heading into the College Football Playoff National Championship..
Defensive lineman Jonathan Allen #93 of the Alabama Crimson Tide attempts to tackle running back Wayne Gallman #9 of the Clemson Tigers during the second half of the 2017 College F..
TAMPA — Monday night's College Football Playoff national title game was the rare sequel that surpassed the original. Last year's Alabama-Clemson showdown was great. This one, befor..
TAMPA — As a taut national title game see-sawed into the fourth quarter for the second consecutive year, so much felt the same for Clemson. There was star junior quarterback Deshau..
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..
TAMPA, Fla. -- Despite being almost a touchdown favorite over No. 2 Clemson entering Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship presented by AT&T, some Alabama pla..
They weren’t supposed to win, and waited 55 minutes before taking their first lead, but the Clemson Tigers got it done in a rematch against the Alabama Crimson Tide to win the nati..
It’s already 2017, but the College Football Playoff championship game between Clemson and Alabama, a repeat from a year ago, is a fitting conclusion to the 2016 season in Division ..
Grading out one of the best national title games in history is going to result in some serious inflation. Oh well. Here are your grades for Clemson’s stunning 35–31 win over Alabam..
Last year’s College Football Playoff championship game was a classic. This year’s was even better.  And in the end, Clemson got its revenge over Alabama. Deshaun Watson hit Hu..
A look at who will be the 2017 College Football Playoff champion The College Football Playoff semifinal was as anti-climatic as anyone could have imagined. Washington played Alabam..
TAMPA, Fla. -- College football’s first national championship rematch was fitting sequel to the original, with an unusual twist at the end. Deshaun Watson and Clemson dethroned the..
TAMPA, Fla. -- In order to win this one, Clemson couldn't forget the last one. There is a video of quarterback Deshaun Watson walking off the field in Arizona following last year's..
Well, that was fun, wasn’t it? I’m writing this Mailbag on a long Southwest flight back from Tampa. It’s making two stops, and frankly I’m not even sure where. Houston? San Antonio..
Clemson probably can’t run the ball effectively against Alabama. So in Monday’s National Championship (8 p.m. ET, ESPN), the Tigers will have to throw it. Clemson’s running game is..
Tampa Bay Times staff writers offer up their predictions for tonight's College Football Playoff national championship game between Alabama and Clemson. Clemson, 21-20: If there's a..
CLEMSON, S.C. — Ben Boulware recalls two things specifically about his reaction to losing the national championship game a year ago: crying and being a jerk to anyone who wanted to..
Last year’s College Football Playoff championship game was a classic. This year’s was even better.  And in the end, Clemson got its revenge over Alabama. Deshaun Watson hit Hu..
Last year’s College Football Playoff championship game was a classic. This year’s was even better.  And in the end, Clemson got its revenge over Alabama. Deshaun Watson hit Hu..
Ding dong, the big bad wolf of College Football is down for the count. Clemson stunned Alabama with a last-second touchdown pass by Deshaun Watson to kick off a slew of memes makin..
Clemson was in the middle of a brawl with Alabama in the 2015 season's College Football Playoff championship game. Deshaun Watson had a pair of really nice touchdown passes, w..
The 2015 season ended with a classic game between Clemson and Alabama. That, of course, caused the 2016 preseason to begin with lots of anticipation about Clemson-Alabama, Classic ..
TAMPA — As Clemson’s coaches discussed what to do with the ball at Alabama’s 2-yard line with six seconds remaining, head Tiger Dabo Swinney’s voice crackled through the headsets. ..
TAMPA, Fla. — No. 2 Clemson’s 35-31 victory against No. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship game tells an incredible story. Not a viral story. Not ..
TAMPA — They were behind again. In one of the greatest college football championship games (at least the second half), the Clemson Tigers were behind Alabama again, 31-28. There we..
The defense remains stout against the run Entering last season’s national title game, Alabama’s opponents gained 2.3 yards a carry. This season, Alabama’s opponents are gaining jus..
The Crimson Tide were rolling toward a second consecutive national championship Monday before the momentum shifted in the fourth quarter. And it certainly didn’t help that Alabama ..
Christian Wilkins may weigh over 300 pounds, but he has the graceful moves of a gymnast. After the sophomore defensive lineman and the rest of the Clemson Tigers completed the..
With a national championship trophy in tow, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is ready to take his game to the next level. After leading the Tigers to a thrilling 35-31 win over A..