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College Football Playoff National Championship: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 1 Clemson GameThread

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The college football season will come to an end tonight when SEC Champion No. 2 Alabama (13-1) takes on ACC Champion No. 1 Clemson (14-0) tonight at 6:30 p.m. MT on ESPN at University of Phoenix Stadium for the second College Football Playoff National Championship. Clemson defeated Oklahoma 37-17 in the Orange Bowl semi final game. Alabama beat Michigan State 38-0 in the Cotton Bowl semi final game.

If Clemson wins, it would be the Tigers' first national title since 1981, and Clemson would become the first team to go 15-0. An Alabama win would give head coach Nick Saban his fourth national championship at Alabama (fifth overall) and his first since 2012. Alabama is led by Heisman Trophy winning running back Derrick Henry and a stellar defense. Clemson is led by Davie O'Brien Award winning quarterback DeShaun Watson. Alabama is favored by 7 despite Clemson's perfect season. Clemson was also an underdog against Oklahoma. After a disappointing semi final round, here is to hoping for a more competitive championship game. Join us here at BlockU to discuss the game.

How to Watch

College Football Playoff National Championship game: No. 1 Clemson Tigers (14-0) vs. No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (13-1)

When: Monday, January 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. MT

TV: ESPN

TV Announcers: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit

Online Streaming: WatchESPN

Radio: ESPN Radio

Odds: Clemson +7 (-105), Alabama -7 (-115)

Over/under: 51 points