Tigers freshman quarterback, Trevor Lawrence, won offensive MVP, finishing with 20-32, 347 yards, three touchdowns.
The Clemson Tigers are enjoying a national title, but they are faced with losing three of their players that contributed to their success this season.
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Meghan Markle crossed off another royal milestone when she visited Smart Works on Thursday, marking her first patronage outing. Rufus Norris, director of the National Theatre said: "It is a privilege to welcome The Duchess of Sussex as our new patron".
The two teams exchanged blows early with Clemson holding a 14-13 lead after the first quarter, but it was all Tigers after that.
Alabama was seeking its sixth national championship in the last 10 seasons.
Bad news is that Alabama will likely offer Swinney a blank check to coach his alma mater when 67-year-old Nick Laban retires. Justyn Ross caught six balls for 153 yards and a score for Clemson, which shut out 'Bama after leading 31-16 at the half. He built Clemson in Alabama's image, and now his team has emerged as the primary challenger for the crimson throne.
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An airline security official reported seeing her dragged out of the airport with her mouth, hands, and feet bound with duct tape. He appealed to Saudi and Thai officials not to follow through with their initial plan to send Aqunun back to Kuwait on Monday.
The College Football Playoff pivoted away from its original plan to play semifinal games on New Year's Eve, moving several sets of games off weeknights to Saturdays instead.
Coaches and fans have long awaited the fall of the Saban dynasty in Tuscaloosa, and many were happy to see Clemson's rout of Alabama. The Crimson Tide return Heisman Trophy runner-up Tua Tagovailoa under center and are listed as the +250 second choice to win it all.
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Day is joined at four under by four-time major victor Rory McIlroy , Bryson DeChambeau and three others. He tried to whack it out and reached only the rough and wound up with a double bogey.