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Clemson defeats Crimson Tide to win title

Clemson Tigers players pose for a photo after the College Football Playoff Championship game. No. 2 Clemson defeats No. 1 Alabama 44-16 in the College Football Playoff national championship game.   

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Clemson Tigers players pose for a photo after the College Football Playoff Championship game. No. 2 Clemson defeats No. 1 Alabama 44-16 in the College Football Playoff national championship game. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers players pose for a photo after the College Football Playoff Championship game. No. 2 Clemson defeats No. 1 Alabama 44-16 in the College Football Playoff national championship game. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers running back Adam Choice (26) celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide.     Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers running back Adam Choice (26) celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers running back Adam Choice (26) celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers linebacker Kendall Joseph celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide.    Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers linebacker Kendall Joseph celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers linebacker Kendall Joseph celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide.    Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with the national championship trophy after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates. 
    Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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A Clemson Tigers fan holds a sign after the game.    Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

A Clemson Tigers fan holds a sign after the game. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

A Clemson Tigers fan holds a sign after the game. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers cornerback Trayvon Mullen (1) celebrates.    Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers cornerback Trayvon Mullen (1) celebrates. Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers cornerback Trayvon Mullen (1) celebrates. Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers defensive lineman Christian Wilkins (42) licks the national championship trophy.    Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers defensive lineman Christian Wilkins (42) licks the national championship trophy. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers defensive lineman Christian Wilkins (42) licks the national championship trophy. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne (9) celebrates.     
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Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne (9) celebrates. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne (9) celebrates. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers cheerleaders celebrates.     Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers cheerleaders celebrates. Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers cheerleaders celebrates. Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates.  Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates. Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates. Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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A general view after Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide.  James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

A general view after Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

A general view after Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports
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Alabama Crimson Tide running back Damien Harris dives for the end zone against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter.  Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama Crimson Tide running back Damien Harris dives for the end zone against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter. Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama Crimson Tide running back Damien Harris dives for the end zone against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter. Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers wide receiver Tee Higgins celebrates with wide receiver Justyn Ross (8) after a scoring touchdown.    Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers wide receiver Tee Higgins celebrates with wide receiver Justyn Ross (8) after a scoring touchdown. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers wide receiver Tee Higgins celebrates with wide receiver Justyn Ross (8) after a scoring touchdown. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne (9) celebrates his touchdown with defensive lineman Christian Wilkins (42) during the second quarter.   Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne (9) celebrates his touchdown with defensive lineman Christian Wilkins (42) during the second quarter. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne (9) celebrates his touchdown with defensive lineman Christian Wilkins (42) during the second quarter. Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers wide receiver Justyn Ross (8) celebrates a touchdown during the third quarter.   Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers wide receiver Justyn Ross (8) celebrates a touchdown during the third quarter. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers wide receiver Justyn Ross (8) celebrates a touchdown during the third quarter. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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The singing of the national anthem before the game.   Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The singing of the national anthem before the game. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The singing of the national anthem before the game. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Alabama Crimson Tide players take the field.  Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama Crimson Tide players take the field. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama Crimson Tide players take the field. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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Clemson Tigers players raise their helmets before the game.   Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers players raise their helmets before the game. Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers players raise their helmets before the game. Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
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A general view at Levi's Stadium before the start.    James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

A general view at Levi's Stadium before the start. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

A general view at Levi's Stadium before the start. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports
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