CFP National Championship – Clemson v Alabama (Jan 7)

CFP National Championship Clemson Clemson has been one of the great teams under Dabo Swinney in the CFP playoff. They’ve made it to the vast majority of them, but have come up short much more than they would like. This is Clemson’s fourth appearance in the CFP Playoffs and their third visit to the Championship … Read moreCFP National Championship – Clemson v Alabama (Jan 7)

Cotton Bowl Classic – #2 Clemson Tigers v #3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Dec 29)

This game is one of two College Football Playoff national semifinals. The other is the Orange Bowl between #1 Alabama and #4 Oklahoma.

Cotton Bowl

#2 Clemson Tigers

Clemson has become a frequent participant in the CFB Playoffs, and they won the National Championship two years ago (over Alabama). They also made it last season, though they lost in the semifinal to eventual champion Alabama despite being the #1 seed. This year, they went 13-0 (9-0 ACC), and have again settled into the playoff again.

Offense

Clemson is perhaps the most balanced offensive squad in this year’s playoff, with their 529.9 total yards per game divided nearly equally between rushing (259.8 ypg) and passing (270.1 ypg). They’ve scored an average of 45.4 points per game (5th nationally), with a low output of 27, which they scored twice this season.

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