DID YOU KNOW
We’re down to two. And, boy, they both look impressive. Top-ranked Clemson and No. 2 Alabama will face off in the desert for the national championship after dominating wins in the College Football Playoff semifinals Thursday. The Tigers romped in the second half for a 37-17 win over No. 4 Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl, followed by an even more dominating performance in which the Crimson Tide thumped Michigan State 38-0 in the Cotton Bowl. The Jan. 11 title game in Glendale, Arizona, matches a high-scoring Clemson offence led by quarterback Deshaun Watson against Nick Saban’s latest dominating defence at Alabama, which limited the Spartans to 239 yards.