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College Football Playoff leadership to consider expansion discussion

By Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Members of the College Football Playoff administration are scheduled to meet on Monday to consider the possibility of discussing future expansion of the four-team event.

The playoff’s governance includes the board of managers, comprised of 11 university presidents and chancellors representing each […]

Postcard from Grapevine: The Pressure Of Picking Playoff Teams

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program graduate assistant Robby General served as chair of a College Football Playoff Mock Selection Exercise for student journalists. As the committee finalizes its decisions for the semifinal games, General reflects on his experience in the same room.

As the 13 of us sat back, staring at the final […]

Postcards from Tampa: When football history is this close

Tyler Fenwick (left) and Michael Whitlow (right) in the Raymond James Stadium auxiliary press box covering the 2016-17 College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama and Clemson.

Before Clemson’s Deshaun Watson stuck one final imaginary arrow in his bow, the signature celebration in a remarkable college career that ended with the last-second victory over […]

Last-second heroics give Clemson a national title

By Tyler Fenwick | @Ty_Fenwick

Sports Capital Journalism Program

TAMPA, Fla. — And they say sequels aren’t as good.

The 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T will be remembered as the game Deshaun Watson and the Clemson Tigers got back at the Alabama Crimson Tide for beating them in the same game […]

Minutes from history, Alabama’s lead slips away

By Michael Whitlow | @couldbelikemike

Sports Capital Journalism Program

TAMPA, Fla. — 106-6.

That was Alabama’s record under Nick Saban before Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game Presented by AT&T with a lead at halftime.

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