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Deshaun Watson’s big night not enough to win national championship

Clemson Tigers sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson waves to Tigers fans as he leaves the field following the 45-40 loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 11 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Glendale, Ariz. – […]

Onside kick keys Alabama’s national championship victory

 By Zach Wagner | @zachwagner22

Sports Capital Journalism Program

GLENDALE, Ariz. – With 10 minutes, 34 seconds left in the College Football Playoff National Championship, Nick Saban knew his Alabama Crimson Tide needed a spark. Clemson’s Deshaun Watson was unstoppable, Alabama’s defense was approaching exhaustion, and a season was headed for its unforgettable, decisive moments.

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College Football Playoff halftime update: Clemson, Alabama tied 14-14

By Frank Gogola & Zach Wagner | @FrankGogola & @zachwagner22

Sports Capital Journalism Program

Frank Gogola on Clemson…

Watson’s Hot Start: Will He Fade?

After a punt on the first drive, Clemson scored on back-to-back drives as Deshaun Watson heated up. Watson completed seven of 11 pass attempts for 108 yards and two touchdowns, and […]

From the Parking Lot: One fan’s spontaneous journey to Glendale

By Zach Wagner | @zachwagner22

Sports Capital Journalism Program

GLENDALE, Ariz. – When Fred Huff woke up on Sunday morning he was just trying to get the motivation to get out of bed to go back to work.

Fred Huff awaits entrance into the College Football Playoff National Championship

From the Parking Lot: Grasping the tailgating expereince

By Zach Wagner | @zachwager22

Sports Capital Journalism Program

With under three hours to go until the start of the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Sports Capital Journalism Program sent graduate student Zach Wagner out to the parking lot with the hope of finding a good tailgate or two.

He found one for […]