Rejoice SEC fans: Your dreams have come true again
The chants of S-E-C started early at the Sugar Bowl, and after Alabama dominated Clemson, there is no doubt which is the No. 1 league in college football. As the Tide prepare for Georgia in an all-SEC CFP title game, the chorus will only grow louder.
Da'Ron Payne makes a big impact in Alabama's win
The defensive lineman enjoyed a college football rarity, with an interception and a big-man touchdown on offense as the Tide took care of Clemson.
Rested and ready, Alabama's defense smothers Clemson to set up all-SEC title game
The Crimson Tide defense shut down Clemson, and Alabama will head to Atlanta to face off against SEC rival Georgia in the title game.
Alabama rolls past Clemson in Sugar Bowl.
Alabama gets to play for its fifth national title in the past nine seasons as it holds Clemson without a TD for just the second time in 131 games under Dabo Swinney.
Recruit and return: Alabama Crimson Tide
The talent at Alabama is deeper than anywhere else in college football, but the experience returning will take a drop-off in 2018.
After disappointing loss, Clemson vows the best is yet to come
The optimistic Tigers, who exceeded expectations with a young roster, expect to be back in the championship hunt next season.
Bama's Brown rips Swinney for 'trash talk'
Alabama safety Tony Brown said Clemson coach Dabo Swinney disrespected the Tide by voting them at No. 5, behind Ohio State, in the final coaches' poll.
Tide LB Jennings to have MRI on sprained knee
Alabama head coach Nick Saban said linebacker Anfernee Jennings is scheduled to undergo an MRI after suffering a sprained knee in Monday's 24-6 Sugar Bowl win over Clemson.
Bama returns to the championship game.
For the third year in a row, Nick Saban is leading Alabama to the National Championship game. Will it end in a win?
Alabama advances to third straight CFP final.
Alabama dominates in the rubber match against Clemson as the Crimson Tide's defense stifles the Tigers in a 24-6 win.
McFarland: Bryant couldn't make plays.
Booger McFarland says Alabama's defensive line took the hype around Clemson's front seven to heart, came out and dominated against Clemson.
Saban: Third down success lifts Alabama.
Nick Saban joins SVP after Alabama's win vs. Clemson and says the key to beating the Tigers was getting off the field on third down.
Herbstreit's key plays in Georgia's thrilling Rose Bowl win.
Kirk Herbstreit joins SVP to point out the key plays that pushed Georgia past Oklahoma in a wild CFP semifinal.
Alabama favored over Georgia for CFP title
The Crimson Tide have been among the favorites to win the College Football Playoff championship all season, and now that they have reached the title game, they are a four-point favorite over Georgia.
Bama headed back to another title game.
Alabama's defense holds Clemson to six points, defensive tackle Da'Ron Payne comes up with a touchdown, and the Crimson Tide are headed toward a showdown with Georgia.
Recruit and return: Clemson Tigers
Clemson will lose plenty of talent from this season's College Football Playoff team, but the Tigers should reload quickly with another stellar class.
Did Nick Saban create the next Nick Saban?
Georgia is taking a page out of Alabama's playbook to build an SEC powerhouse. Don't bet against the Bulldogs, either. In Kirby Smart, they have the coach who has been closest to Nick Saban.
Wilson's pick-6 keeps Tide rolling.
Alabama LB Mack Wilson catches a deflected pass for an interception and returns it to the house for a touchdown, extending Alabama's lead over Clemson in the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
Bama's win over Clemson ... as a nature film.
Take an outside-the-box look with a literal matchup between the Sugar Bowl participants' mascots: the elephant and the tiger.
Payne dazzles with pick and TD catch.
Alabama DL Da'Ron Payne comes up with an interception off a deflection on defense, then corrals a TD catch moments later as the Tide pull away from Clemson in the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
Clemson starts 2nd half with fumble recovery.
Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts fumbles on the hand-off exchange and Kendall Joseph falls on the ball for the Tigers. The turnover leads to a field goal.
Hurts, Alabama in lead at half.
Jalen Hurts' connection with Calvin Ridley is the only touchdown in a defensive half that Alabama leads 10-3.
Dabo sprinkles grass on field pregame.
Dabo Swinney drops pieces of grass on the field before the game and calls it his "secret mojo."
Hurts escapes rush for an early TD.
Jalen Hurts sparks Alabama out to a quick lead as he gets out of the pocket and throws a strike to Calvin Ridley for the 12-yard touchdown.
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