Alabama Beats Clemson, 45-40, To Win National ChampionshipThe Crimson Tide (14-1) became the second team in college football's poll era, dating back to 1936, to win four titles in seven seasons.
Alabama Routs Michigan State In Cotton Bowl; Will Play Clemson For Nat'l TitleAlabama is going to play for its fourth national championship in the past seven seasons, after winning the Cotton Bowl 38-0 over Michigan State in the College Football Playoff semifinal.
Clemson Surges Past Oklahoma In Orange Bowl; Earns Spot In CFB PlayoffDeshaun Watson turned in another stellar two-way performance, running for one touchdown, passing for another and accounting for 332 yards to lead top-ranked Clemson to a 37-17 victory over Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl national semifinal game Thursday.
Clemson vs. Oklahoma, Alabama vs. Michigan State In College Football PlayoffTop-seeded Clemson will play No. 4 Oklahoma at the Orange Bowl and No. 2 Alabama gets No. 3 Michigan State at the Cotton Bowl in the New Year's Eve semifinals of the College Football Playoff.
Heisman Watch: FSU's Jameis Winston Not A Victim Of Freshman MistakesIt takes a truly special year by a freshman to deserve the kind of Heisman respect that leads to an invite to New York. Fortunately for Florida State, freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is having just that kind of season so far.
College Football Spotlight: Clemson, FSU Ready To Showcase The ACC's BestThis weekend, college football will shift its attention to the ACC. Playing in the shadows of the SEC the last few years, the ACC will offer this week’s game of the week when Clemson hosts Florida State.
Heisman Watch: Clemson's Tajh Boyd Takes Center Stage Vs NC StateClemson quarterback Tajh Boyd passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more in a season-opening victory over Georgia, confirming Boyd as one of the top Heisman contenders this season.
SEC Doesn't Invite Texas A&M To Join Conference The SEC has just finished its scheduled meeting of its presidents and chancellors, and unfortunately for secession-minded Texas A&M fans, the conference is staying put at 12 teams (for now). Here's the full statement just released by SEC presidents and chancellors chair (and Florida president) Bernie Manchen:
Chargers Select DB Gilchrist, OLB MoutonThe San Diego Chargers selected Marcus Gilchrist, a defensive back out of Clemson, on Friday in the second round of the NFL draft.