The Clemson Tigers utterly annihilated the Alabama Crimson Tide within the College National Championships. With their 44-16 blowout win over the Crimson Tide, the Tigers have secured their second nationwide championship in three years. According to Yahoo! Sports, it’s the primary time an Alabama workforce coached by Nick Saban misplaced by greater than 14 factors. It’s additionally the primary time in faculty soccer historical past a workforce has completed a season 15-Zero since 1897.
Clemson’s freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns. He was named the offensive MVP. Lawrence is the primary freshman quarterback to start out for a championship workforce since Oklahoma’s Jamelle Holieway in 1985. Clemson’s Justyn Ross was additionally an offensive star in the course of the blowout. He caught a cross from Lawrence for a 74-yard landing within the third quarter. Ross completed the sport with 153 yards receiving. Clemon’s protection held robust in opposition to the Crimson Tide within the crimson zone, stifling them on a number of events. Alabama determined to go for a pretend subject purpose, which was a questionable play that did not work. Saban’s management wasn’t on level, and Clemson simply seemed extra ready and hungry for the win than Alabama. Star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw a pick-six on Alabam’s first possession, and the dangerous power appeared to stay with him all evening. He did end the sport 22-of-34 passing for 295 yards and two touchdowns, however was benched for Jalen Hurts within the fourth quarter.