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Clemson the choice in third title meeting with Alabama

By Robby General and Josh Roller | @rgeneraljr @Roller_01

SAN JOSE, Calif. – For the third time in four years, Alabama and Clemson will meet in the College Football Playoff National Championship game. The teams split their previous two championship meetings, with Alabama winning in 2016 and Clemson in 2017. Alabama holds a 2-1 advantage […]

Clemson All-American Lawrence remains suspended for CFP Championship

By Josh Roller | @Roller_01

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Clemson will be without All-American defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence for the College Football Playoff National Championship game against Alabama on Monday night. Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich said last Thursday that the NCAA confirmed that Lawrence and two other Tigers, Braden Galloway […]

Alabama, Clemson plenty familiar with each other ahead of third meeting in CFP title game

Josh Roller | @Roller_01

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Josh Roller, writing for Newsday, discusses the familiarity Alabama and Clemson share as they prepare to meet in the national championship for the third time in four years at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

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Postcards from Tampa: When football history is this close

Tyler Fenwick (left) and Michael Whitlow (right) in the Raymond James Stadium auxiliary press box covering the 2016-17 College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama and Clemson.

Before Clemson’s Deshaun Watson stuck one final imaginary arrow in his bow, the signature celebration in a remarkable college career that ended with the last-second victory over […]

Last-second heroics give Clemson a national title

By Tyler Fenwick | @Ty_Fenwick

Sports Capital Journalism Program

TAMPA, Fla. — And they say sequels aren’t as good.

The 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T will be remembered as the game Deshaun Watson and the Clemson Tigers got back at the Alabama Crimson Tide for beating them in the same game […]