Thursday, January 17, 2019

Processing the Tigers: Clemson puts up impressive numbers in title game

For the 2018 University of Alabama football season, The Tuscaloosa News' Terrin Waack has provided select stellar stats, obscure facts and notable quotes from the most recent game to show how the Crimson Tide uses “The Process” against its...

Dabo Swinney to Nick Saban: ‘See you next year’

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Perhaps no one in college football knows what it takes to beat Alabama better than Dabo Swinney. The Clemson coach is responsible for two of the last three losses for the Crimson Tide. His playing days...

CECIL HURT: Alabama not bad, but ‘good is not good enough’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The first order of business after a manhandling should be to congratulate the man who did the handling. So hats off to Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers, who handed a sound defeat to a very...

Alabama finishes imperfect with 44-16 national championship loss to Clemson

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The first quarter had wobbled back and forth. No. 1 Alabama had made mistakes and big plays but a field goal gave the Crimson Tide a two-point lead. A college football classic seemed possible. Instead, the walls came...

Alabama defense can’t execute as Clemson breaks big plays

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — It’s not that Alabama didn’t feel prepared on defense. Because it actually did. The execution just was not there. As a result, No. 1 Alabama lost to No. 2 Clemson, 44-16, in the 2019 College Football...

Alabama’s record-breaking offense can’t finish against Clemson

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Alabama's proud offense closed the season with no confetti. It finished with records, but not rings. A meteoric 2018 campaign crashed all at once in a 44-16 loss to Clemson in the national championship game. The...

Tight end touchdown among Alabama-Clemson notes

Someone on the Crimson Tide probably could have run the one yard it needed to sore on its third offensive drive against the Tigers. Instead, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa dropped back and threw it to tight end Hale Hentges, who...

Special teams take a toll on Alabama

It had been three games since Alabama missed an extra point, tying the longest stretch of games without a miss this season. But then the first half of the national championship happened. After UA tight end Hale Hentges caught a...

Christian Wilkins does it all for Clemson

By Eric Boynton / Spartanburg Herald-Journal If one is trying to track down Christian Wilkins around any part of Clemson’s sprawling football facilities, the best path is to simply look for the smiles and follow the sound of laughter. The All-American,...

‘Old-man’ Hunter Renfrow playing final game for Clemson

By Eric Boynton / Spartanburg Herald-Journal SAN JOSE, Calif. — The memes, the altered graphics and the one-liners make a constant loop around social media regarding the perceived advanced age of Clemson fifth-year grad student Hunter Renfrow. There’s the often-seen quip...
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