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Frosted Flakes: What A Lousy National Title Game (Kind of)

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Was it enjoyable? Yes. It was enjoyable.

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented By AT&T - Alabama v Clemson Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

What an unexpected shock to end football season. Alabama looked lost after the first quarter, even though at that point the game was still close with Clemson clinging to a 14-13 lead.

When I say it was a lousy game, I don’t mean that it was unenjoyable. Watching the Crimson Tide wander around waiting for the end to come was very enjoyable. The unbelievably bad fake field goal call was the icing on the cake.

Tua Tagovailoa was as ineffective as Trevor Lawrence was masterful. After hearing about Tua’s greatness all year, it was Lawrence who looked like a 10-year NFL veteran. It’s hard to think Clemson won’t be back in the same game next year with him at the helm.

Odds have been released for next year’s National Title winner, and Nebraska is included in the mix.

2020 NCAA Championship - Odds to Win

  • Clemson 2/1
  • Alabama 5/2
  • Georgia 12/1
  • Michigan 12/1
  • Ohio State 12/1
  • Oklahoma 14/1
  • Florida 25/1
  • Nebraska 25/1
  • Notre Dame 25/1
  • Texas 25/1
  • Washington 25/1
  • Oregon 33/1
  • Auburn 50/1
  • LSU 50/1
  • Mississippi State 50/1
  • Wisconsin 50/1
  • Iowa 80/1
  • Miami FL 80/1
  • Penn State 80/1
  • Texas A&M 80/1
  • USC 80/1
  • Utah 80/1
  • Virginia Tech 80/1
  • Central Florida 250/1

NEWS

Clemson vs. Alabama: Tigers Crush the Tide to Bring Home the Championship - Shakin The Southland
Clemson demolishes Alabama with smothering defense and explosive offense to win the national championship.

Initial Impressions from the CFP Championship game - Roll 'Bama Roll
Turnovers, mental mistakes and poor red zone efficiency doomed the Tide in a 28 point defeat.

How 2018 Clemson fits into the Best Team Ever debate(s) - SBNation.com

This is college football, so a TON of teams have claims to the title. The Tigers should be considered a new option.

Clemson is compared to 71 and 95 Nebraska.


Alabama’s fake field goal was so bad that ESPN broadcast predicted it
Everyone expected it.

What the absolute hell was this Alabama fake field goal vs. Clemson? - SBNation.com
This catastrophe was ill-advised on multiple fronts.

How Clemson outcoached and outplayed Bama - SBNation.com
The Tigers taught the Tide some valuable lessons about modern spread football.

Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins declares for NFL Draft - Land-Grant Holy Land
After a record breaking season in Columbus, the Dwayne Train is heading to the NFL.

Report: Ohio State hires Al Washington away from Michigan - Land-Grant Holy Land
The Buckeyes can’t stop beating Michigan.

Report: Two assistant football coaches expected to leave Minnesota - The Daily Gopher
Reports have offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca and defensive line coach Marcus West headed elsewhere

Assessing Wisconsin basketball heading back into Big Ten play - Bucky's 5th Quarter
Another roundtable, this time talking about the past two weeks and what’s ahead.

Greg Schiano will not return to Ohio State, Michigan’s Greg Mattison joining Ohio State staff per reports - Land-Grant Holy Land
Well this is rather shocking news.

A glimmer of hope at Michigan State as Nancy Schlichting joins the Board of Trustees - The Only Colors
When Nancy Schlichting arrives in East Lansing tomorrow for her orientation as the newest member of the Michigan State Board of Trustees, it will be the second time she’s ever stepped foot on the...