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

Which under-the-radar players could be critical to deciding the national title?
10 X-Factors for Alabama and Clemson in the National Championship 2017

College football’s national championship game is all that remains of the 2016 season, and there’s no shortage of intrigue with Alabama and Clemson set for a rematch in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. These two teams traded punches for 60 minutes in Glendale, Ariz. last year, with the Crimson Tide edging the Tigers in a 45-40 thriller.

5 Reasons Why Clemson Will Beat Alabama in the National Championship

Here's why the Tigers will win it all on Jan. 9.
5 Reasons Why Clemson Will Beat Alabama in the National Championship 2017

Led by quarterback Deshaun Watson, Clemson is back in the national championship game for the second year in a row. The Tigers fell just short of a victory over Alabama last season, losing in a 45-40 thriller in Glendale, Ariz. With Watson and a loaded group of playmakers in place, Clemson is built to give Alabama another tough matchup on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla.

5 Reasons Why Alabama Will Beat Clemson in the National Championship

Here's why the Crimson Tide will win it all on Jan. 9.
5 Reasons Why Alabama Will Beat Clemson in the National Championship 2017

Alabama is 60 minutes away from another national championship. And just like last season, Clemson is the team that stands in the way of the Crimson Tide hoisting the trophy. If Alabama knocks off Clemson on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla., coach Nick Saban’s team will claim its fifth national title since 2009.

Seven-Step Drop: Alabama Only Thing Left for Clemson to Conquer

Deshaun Watson and the Tigers are back in the national championship game after shutting out Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl
Seven-Step Drop: Alabama Only Thing Left for Clemson to Conquer

GLENDALE, Ariz. — College football is such a finite, measurable sport. There are not 162 chances to make an impact like in baseball, or 82 games to showcase one’s skills like in the NBA, or even the 16 guaranteed games of the NFL.

 

Outrageous College Football Predictions for the New Year's Six Bowls and Playoff Games

After a wild regular season, the six biggest bowls of the 2016 slate have the potential to yield some outrageous outcomes
Outrageous College Football Predictions for the New Year's Six Bowls and Playoff Games

The 2016 college football season was one of the more exciting seasons the sport has had recently. With that being the case, it should come to the surprise of no one that the subsequent bowl season has been just as entertaining.

5 Reasons Why Alabama Will Win the Peach Bowl

It's Alabama's world and everyone else is just living in it
5 Reasons Why Alabama Will Win the Peach Bowl

Since 2009, Alabama has set the standard when it comes to winning championships in college football. The Crimson Tide are the only team to make the College Football Playoff in all three seasons since it began in 2014. It's no surprise to see Alabama back in the mix this year, but this team is different.

5 X-Factors for Washington and Alabama in the Peach Bowl

Which under-the-radar players could be crucial to deciding the Peach Bowl?
5 X-Factors for Washington and Alabama in the Peach Bowl 2016

Alabama needs two wins in order to claim back-to-back national titles, and coach Nick Saban’s team is a heavy favorite to take the first step of that journey in Saturday’s game in the Peach Bowl against Washington. While the Crimson Tide are nearly a two-touchdown favorite, the Huskies aren’t going to go away quietly.

College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in the Playoff Games

Clemson's Mike Williams and Artavis Scott need to come up with big plays against Ohio State's ball-hawking secondary
College Football's 12 Best Position Battles to Watch in the Playoff Games

The race for the national title is down to four as the College Football Playoff semifinal games are set. As fun as Alabama against Washington in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and Clemson vs. Ohio State in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl are, the one-on-ones between the names on the back of the jerseys are even juicier than the ones on the front this postseason.

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