The crimson tide and tigers met again in 1904 and 1905, with clemson winning both games. The clemson tigers football program, known traditionally as the clemson university fighting. Jan 07, 2016 welcome to the university of phoenix stadium for the college football playoff national championship. Hunter renfrow clemson tigers official athletics site. Jan 10, 2017 in two trips to the college football playoff national championship game, a nearwin and a win in consecutive januarys, watson amassed 941 total yards, all against the defensive giant alabama. It is an american college football rivalry game between the auburn university tigers and university of alabama crimson tide, both charter members of the southeastern conference sec. Clemson tigers football schedule, results for 2017 the clemson tigers will play the alabama crimson tide on jan. Alabama mugged clemson with every move, dealing the worst whipping in the local arena in 18 games, wrote sports editor mike mckenzie. At alabama, sabans 15723 record is a winning percentage of 87. Afca 2017 and a deep dive on both clemson and the expectations of rival south carolina. Special research credits to tom canterbury, creg stephenson and chris. Alabama vs clemson football series fueled by sports. It was the culminating game of the 201617 bowl season. The alabama crimson tide will take their lengthy winning streak into college.
The tigers will face a slate that includes nine teams that went to bowl games in 2016, eight fbs teams that finished with a winning record, and four teams that finished in the final 2016 top 25 of both polls. Box score recap notes quotes photo gallery game book pdf highlights. Reigning national champion clemson announced its 2017 football schedule on tuesday. Jan 09, 2017 the logo for the ncaa football national championship is seen during media day, in tampa, florida on january 7, 2017. Knee injuries wiped out both his 2017 and 2018 seasons. Alabama won a battle of strong teams in 1935, as clemson entered the game with a 51 record and the crimson tide stood with a 511 mark. Thirdteam allacc selection had 60 receptions for 602 yards and three. Alabama and clemson met for the college football playoff national championship on monday night at raymond james stadium in. Clemson, south carolina nflafl stats for clemson tigers players at pro. Beginning with the next meeting between the two squads in 1909, alabama won the next thirteen. The first record on our list and the exception mentioned above is not in the alabama football record book but it is recorded in the game records. Clemson, south carolina nflafl stats for clemson tigers players at. Clemson, 2017 college football playoff championship. The crimson tide defeated north carolina 2410 in the gator bowl on dec.
Alabama players admit theyre hurting following title game loss super early preseason top 25 college football teams for the 2017 season clemson finishes no. Ten alabama football records that will never be broken. This is the 10th time clemson has opened the season against a ranked. Alabama has suddenly become the best rivalry in college football.
After leading clemson back from a twotouchdown deficit and taking down the kings of college football to deliver the tigers their first national title. This time it is in the semifinals, but nonetheless it is supposed to be another epic battle. Jan 09, 2017 2017 college football playoff final, clemson vs. The 2017 college football playoff national championship was a bowl game that was used to. Jan 08, 2017 how clemson can beat alabama praying is optional alabama linebacker ryan anderson 22 after an interception return for a touchdown against washington in a college football playoff semifinal on. After playing epic national championship games against each other the last two years, while splitting the headtohead matchups, clemson and alabama will meet for a third straight year in the college football playoff on new years day. Clemsonalabama title game ratings better than last year. According to the official ncaa 2009 division i football records book, during. Sep 17, 2017 alabama clemson iii feels inevitable just three weeks into the 2017 season the crimson tide and tigers seem destined to meet for the third straight time this postseason. With a loaded offense and plenty of young talent waiting to emerge on defense, clemson entered 2016 as one of the frontrunners to contend for the national championship. Based off of alabamas success in the run game, and clemsons need to keep pace, the tigers will throw early and often. Records alabama can break in final game tidesports. Whether things will play out more like they did in 2016 an alabama win or 2017 a clemson victory is still up in the air but with greater balance from both teams, the ingredients might be. Clemson ranks second nationally, yielding an average of 12.
The 2017 university of alabama football record book was produced by the staff of the ua athletics communications office. Alabama and the tigers will meet for an encore to last years wild 4540. Of his three, saban has lost twice to clemson, both times in the national championship game. Alabama dynasty rolls into another college football. Away games team g w l t win% pfpg papg first game most recent alabama 19 5 14 0 26.
Clemson, still ticked off about a 2017 sugar bowl loss to alabama, is under pressure to win a college football playoff semifinal game this year. The game was played at raymond james stadium in tampa, florida, on january 9, 2017. Clemson vs alabama football 2019 national championship game highlights. Early top 25 ranking for college football s 2019 season a star is born in clemson s lawrence saban panicked as alabama floundered swinney is new king of college football alabama defense.
The 2017 college football playoff national championship was a bowl game that was used to determine a national champion of college football in the ncaa division i football bowl subdivision for the 2016 season. Clemson defeated alabama 3531 for its second national title. Jan 09, 2017 this years average price on ticketcity is the highest on record for the company in recent championship games. The 2017 clemson tigers football team represented clemson university during the 2017 ncaa division i fbs football season. Alabama beat clemson in the 2015 national championship for the trophy two years ago. They first met on the football field on november 29, 1900. Alabama and clemson met in another college football playoff showdown. Alltime history, most recent meetings, scores alabama has dominated the series historically, going 1450 in the 19 meetings. Jan 10, 2017 alabama players admit theyre hurting following title game loss super early preseason top 25 college football teams for the 2017 season clemson finishes no. The series is considered one of the most important football rivalries in the annals of american sports. Clemson, virginia tech pick up easy wins updates, highlights and ncaa football scores throughout the day of exciting week 9 action. Swinneys one loss, of course, came to alabama in the 2017 sugar bowl, breaking a 10game winning streak against top 25 teams.
College football championship clemson vs alabama box score. This commemorative book takes fans through alabamas first four championship seasons as well the exciting journey in 2017. The clemson tigers defeated the alabama crimson tide in the 2016 national championship, 3531. Clemson won the inaugural matchup by a score of 350. The alabamaclemson football rivalry is a college football rivalry game between the crimson tide of the university of alabama and the tigers of clemson. Clemson defeats alabama to win national championship game. Alabamas defense was ranked first in the nation in points allowed 11. Clemson 2017 football schedule clemson tigers official. The first college football playoff national championship game was the. Alabama held a 147 lead at halftime of the college football playoff championship in tampa.
Clemson had a 94 record last year, while alabama was 76, but all six of alabama s losses were by seven points or less. Jan 01, 2017 alabama blog roll bama roll and clemson blog shakin the southland have additional coverage. Alabama crimson tide will take on the clemson tigers in the national college. Hideshow additional information for clemson january 1, 2018 college football playoff national championship jan 8 mon 7 p. College football playoff national championship monday, january 9, 2017 at 8 p. Et raymond james stadium, tampa, florida the college football playoff and raymond james stadium are excited to host the 2017 college football playoff national championship. Postseason serious discussion national championship. How clemson can beat alabama praying is optional the new. Heres how clemson won the college football playoff. In a video that lasts nearly 90 seconds, the alabama football head coach urged all of you. Duke, broke artavis scotts school record 38 for 201416 for the most. Riggs took the team to a 21 record in the inaugural year. The game looked as good as won when favored alabama went up by 140 in the second quarter. Winsipedia database and infographics of alabama crimson tide vs.
The win over clemson was lsus seventh over a team ranked in top 10. Clemson a l l g a m e s h o m e g a m e s a w a y g a m e s overall. Jan 09, 2017 alabama held a 147 lead at halftime of the college football playoff championship in tampa. Posted jan 01, 2018 alabama quarterback jalen hurts passes during an sec game against mississippi state on nov. Clemson tigers football record by year college football. Clemson national championship highlights 2017 hd king gosa.
Alabamaclemson tickets are the most indemand yet for a. Heres how clemson won the college football playoff championship. Alabamawins the most football games because it invests the most in winning football games. Comprehensive and uptodate alabama crimson tide news, scores, schedule, stats and roster. The schedule includes the opponents, dates, and results. The iron bowl is the name given to the alabama auburn football rivalry. Clemson in the two college football playoff semifinal games on december 29, the university of alabama crimson tide beat oklahoma 4534 in the capital one orange bowl, and the clemson university tigers defeated notre dame 303 in the goodyear cotton. Clemson national championship highlights 2017 hd duration.
In a rematch of last years title game, the alabama crimson tide will take on the clemson tigers at 8. Alabama beat the clemson tigers 4540 and won the 2015 fbs national. College football on espn radio your home for college football coverage on espn radio, from live playbyplay of some of the best games of the season to the unmatched college football analysis of. The two schools have played each other 18 times and last squared off in the 2017 sugar bowl, which alabama. Jan 02, 2017 prices for tickets on clemsons half of the stadium are about 20% more expensive than alabamas side, lawrence said. Clemson tigers football series history and alltime records, national championships, conference championships, bowl games, wins, bowl record, allamericans, heisman winners, and nfl draft picks. The two southern schools have long, decorated histories in the sport of college football. Saban, whose lsu record was 4816, is alltime best in sec winning. Alabama footballs dynasty has made many marks on the history of. Jan 11, 2016 alabama football 201516 season highlights national champions duration. The 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, and 2017 titles bring the total number of. Thealabama vs clemson football series with the crimson tide leading the series 144. Alabama and clemson met for the college football playoff national championship on monday night at raymond james stadium in tampa, florida. Date opponent location time central tv result 92 florida state atlanta, ga.
Clemson turned the tables a year later behind watson and hunter renfrow to win the tigers secondever title. The tigers were led by head coach dabo swinney in his ninth full year and tenth overall since taking over midway through 2008 season. They rewrote the school, sec and fbs record books on offense and had the. How an alabama rout for the ages ushered in a new day in college football the tigers 4416 beatdown of bama on monday was the most stunning result in the modern championship era. Here are the three biggest takeaways from the national title. Head coach nick saban of the alabama crimson tide prepares to lead his team onto the field to face the alabama crimson tide at jordan hare stadium on november 28, 2015 in. See photos from the final game of the college football playoff. Jan 01, 2017 college football predictions college football playoffs 2017. Alabama football record book university of alabama athletics. Jan 11, 2016 with both alabamas and clemsons football teams desegregated, the tide and tigers met again in 1975. The alabama crimson tide football program represents the university of alabama in the sport. College football predictions college football playoffs 2017.
Clemsonalabama title game ratings better than last year, but. Tigers win the rematch new dallas picks 10th grade photo had kirk cousins feeling slim clemson s lost. Discover the current ncaa fbs football leaders in every stats category. For a complete guide on general stadium information, tickets, parking, tailgating and more, please reference the 2017 game day guide. The college football playoff national title game will have topseeded alabama against secondseeded clemson, the fourth year in a row that the. In a game that will go down in the record books as a dominant one on. Clemson quarterback and heisman finalist deshaun watson set the record for most. Deshaun watson 4 of the clemson tigers runs the ball in the against geno matiassmith 24 of the alabama crimson tide during the 2016 college football playoff national championship game at. Alabamaclemson iii feels inevitable just three weeks into. Fbs teams all games pick an opponent sorted by team fbs teams all games.
They played their home games at memorial stadium, also known as death valley, and competed in the atlantic division of the atlantic coast. The two college football programs have met a total of 18 times prior to the 2019 national championship game. Follow along for all the best videos, game highlights, social media posts, wild moments, and jacked up players for the cfp title game. Clemson dethrones bama, ends title drought college footballs first national championship rematch was fitting sequel to the original, with an unusual twist at the end. Dabo swinneys team will play five games in the month of september for the first time. The 2019 college football national championship game is finally here, and its the matchup many predicted before the season began. Jan 09, 2017 college football championship clemson vs alabama box score, january 9, 2017. Clemson s national title game win over alabama and its repercussions for both schools.
The university of alabama football team takes on the auburn tigers this weekend in the iron bowl. Prices rise for alabamaclemson title game tickets usa today. Jan 09, 2017 see photos from the final game of the college football playoff. The two teams have met three times in the college football playoff. Clemson humbles alabamas onceformidable defense in.1340 875 1223 495 1129 888 425 1264 839 1514 409 646 1502 28 862 1095 1110 21 884 1310 1013 191 810 307 1392 322 271 796 727 940 132 565 1233 872 1422 625