College Football Research


Playoff Recap and Championship Preview

by Big Al

Time to talk very little about playoff games and talk even less about the championship game.

As I said, it's been a boring year. Nothing all that interesting happened. Why change it now?

Okay, Texas beating Georgia was interesting. I'll give you that one.

Clemson 30 - Notre Dame 3

Brian Kelly did have a point: there wasn't really that great a talent gap between Clemson and Notre Dame. But there was a talent gap all the same. And a definite execution gap. And a preparation gap. Notre Dame was no less deserving of being there than Clemson. But they were not in the same league.

Alabama 45 - Oklahoma 34

If Oklahoma had a defense, they would have won that game. But they didn't. All the same, they were getting stops after the initial shock wore off. But I'm sure Alabama was also taking their foot off of Oklahoma's throat lest Oklahoma hurt Alabama's foot while they were thrashing around.

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T
Alabama vs. Clemson



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