Let Las Vegas tell it, and Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide should squeak past the Clemson Tigers for the second year in a row in Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship. If only it were that simple. Clemson gave Alabama...Show More Summary
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney pretty much summed up the College Football Playoff National Championship game in one quote. "I don't think another team has a chance of beating Alabama, and we have a chance," he said in the lead-up to...Show More Summary
Ohio State running back Curtis Samuel announced on Monday that he will enter the 2017 NFL draft: Samuel, a junior, was dynamic for Ohio State in 2016, rushing 97 times for 771 yards and eight touchdowns while (third on the team in each...Show More Summary
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish reportedly lost an important member of their 2017 recruiting class Monday. According to Pete Sampson of Scout's Irish Illustrated, Paulson Adebo decommitted from Notre Dame. Tom Loy of 247Sports cited a source who confirmed the report. Per Scout, the 6'1" and 180-pound Adebo is a 4-star prospect and the No. Show More Summary
The Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide are playing for college football's ultimate prize on Monday, which means bettors have only one game remaining before a long offseason of analyzing rosters and making early predictions for next...Show More Summary
Alabama vs. Clemson, Round 1, was an instant classic in last year's College Football Playoff championship game. Round 2 has all the makings of being a matchup to remember as well. Before we analyze the game in more detail, let's first...Show More Summary
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl headlined not only a weekend exhibition of some of the best football recruits in the 2017 class but also a weekend loaded with verbal commitments. Seven of those pledges came at the Army bowl. The Pac-12...Show More Summary
Former Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning and former college head coach Steve Spurrier headline the list of inductees into the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame, which was announced Monday, per Chris Low of ESPN.com. Other inductees...Show More Summary
Steve Spurrier's success as a both player and coach for the Florida Gators never will be duplicated. On Monday, the College Football Hall of Fame recognized Spurrier's singular achievement at the school by making him just the fourth person elected to the Hall as both a player and coach. Spurrier,...
The best college football players in the country will be on display when Alabama and Clemson battle for the national championship Monday night, but every program still needs to look toward the future. No matter how good a team is now,...Show More Summary
The Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers are only hours away from facing off for the second year in a row to determine the College Football Playoff national champion. Plenty of talent will be on display Monday night in Tampa, Florida;...Show More Summary
The Alabama Crimson Tide return to the College Football Playoff National Championship Game with perfection in mind. The Clemson Tigers hit the big stage with the intent to accomplish two goals in one swipe—avenge last year’s single loss...Show More Summary
TAMPA, Fla. — It goes against everything they believe and preach and fight for, day after day. At Clemson, football is all about the team, not the individual. It's all about earning it, not deserving it. Yet there's room for one sweet...Show More Summary
As No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson prepare to face off for the national title tonight, College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock talked with the Orlando Sentinel about this year’s final four, potential playoff expansion and committee changes. Question: The committee has been pretty...
College football is back in no-man's land when it comes to the national championship. Five years ago, Alabama's rematch with LSU in the BCS title game helped spark the change to the four-team College Football Playoff, in part to make it tougher for such a thing to occur. Show More Summary
A rematch for the ages will take place at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on Monday night between top-ranked Alabama and No. 2 Clemson—one year after the Tide topped the Tigers for the national title in Glendale, Arizona. Will...Show More Summary
Calvin Ridley is a part of something special at Alabama. Sure, he’s playing in the College Football National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on Monday night, but there’s something else; something that is beginning to be quite a pattern for the Crimson Tide. Ridley, the sophomore receiver...
Last March, Dabo Swinney told Nick Saban they would meet again in Tampa. Swinney was right and both teams made it back to college football’s biggest stage – No. 1 Alabama (14-0) to defend its title and No. 2 Clemson (13-1) for redemption – in a College Football Playoff national championship rematch Monday...
Many teams require linemen to take part in what is known as prophylactic bracing, despite players’ gripes and inconclusive evidence that it prevents injury.
Limiting scoring opportunities for the Crimson Tide’s opportunistic defense, throwing deep balls and rattling Alabama’s true freshman quarterback, Jalen Hurts, are key.