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National Championship Preview and Prediction: Alabama vs. Clemson

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
The 2015 college football season is down to its final game, as Clemson and Alabama are set to meet on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. to decide the national championship. The Tigers handled Oklahoma 37-17 in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 31 to clinch a spot in this game, while the Crimson Tide thoroughly dominated Michigan State 38-0 in the Cotton Bowl. These two programs are separated by over 300...

10 X-Factors for Alabama and Clemson in the National Championship

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Alabama and Clemson will meet on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. to decide the 2015-16 college football national championship. Both teams earned convincing wins in the playoffs, setting the stage for an intriguing matchup at University of Phoenix Stadium. There’s no shortage of star power for the Tigers and Crimson Tide in this game. Alabama running back Derrick Henry won the Heisman...

A Very Early College Football Top 25 for 2016

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
College football’s 2016 season is still several months away, but it’s never too early to predict next year’s top 25 teams. It’s no secret a lot will change in terms of the personnel, coaching or outlooks for teams once all of the key returners or departures are settled for all 128 teams.   Needless to say, expect several tweaks to this top 25 ranking between...

Top 10 Moments in College Football National Championship Game History

By Aaron Tallent, 1 year 1 month ago
We have come to take No. 1 versus No. 2 matchups to determine college football’s national championship for granted with the BCS and now the College Football Playoff and that’s a good thing. Prior to 1998, the top two ranked teams met in bowl games only 11 times. Now, a national title game is the end to every college football season. In some years, the national title game is one...

10 Stats You Need to Know for the National Championship (Alabama vs. Clemson)

By Elton Hayes, 1 year 1 month ago
Shortly after Alabama’s 38-0 annihilation of Michigan State in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic College Football Playoff semifinal last Thursday, Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban, a man of few words, broke protocol to comment about his team’s mindset regarding this year’s chances. In typical Saban fashion, his remark remained frank. "I think last year when we...

Outrageous Predictions for the College Football Playoff National Championship Game

By J.P. Scott, 1 year 1 month ago
The national championship game is set, and somehow, it feels like we always knew it would come down to this. The undefeated, top-ranked Clemson Tigers will square off against the perennial favorite Alabama Crimson Tide on Jan. 11 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Both turned in impressive performances during the College Football Playoff semifinals, but don't be fooled...

5 Reasons Why Clemson Will Beat Alabama in the National Championship

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Clemson is 60 minutes away from the second national championship in program history. Under coach Dabo Swinney’s direction, Clemson has emerged as one of the nation’s top programs, winning at least 10 games in each of the last five years. 2015 has been a historic season for coach Dabo Swinney’s squad. The Tigers are college football’s only remaining unbeaten team, won the...

5 Plays That Shaped Clemson's Dominant 37-17 Orange Bowl Win Over Oklahoma

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Clemson booked a trip to the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. with a 37-17 victory over Oklahoma on Thursday night. The Tigers won the battle at the line of scrimmage, got huge performances from quarterback Deshaun Watson and running back Wayne Gallman, and overcame a few problems in the red zone in the first half to score a convincing victory in the Orange Bowl. Miss the...