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Clemson the choice in third title meeting with Alabama

By Robby General and Josh Roller | @rgeneraljr @Roller_01

SAN JOSE, Calif. – For the third time in four years, Alabama and Clemson will meet in the College Football Playoff National Championship game. The teams split their previous two championship meetings, with Alabama winning in 2016 and Clemson in 2017. Alabama holds a 2-1 advantage […]

Postcard from Dallas: The grind of being a professional media member

Entering the College Football Playoff Semifinal as a student media member covering a national event, I didn’t know what to expect. While I have always been treated well as a member of student media, the ‘student’ title has often meant I didn’t get quite all the bells and whistles that professional media members are accustomed […]

Postcard from Dallas: An ‘experience like no other’

The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic was still several hours away when colleague Jessica Wimsatt and I headed from the press box at the top of AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, to the artificial surface for a pre-game video analysis. When we were finished, we returned to the elevator to make the discovery that here was […]

Alabama rides ‘The Process’ to College Football Playoff National Championship

By Jessica Wimsatt | @Jessica_Wimsatt

Sports Capital Journalism Program

ARLINGTON, Texas — After Alabama’s overwhelming victory in the 80th annual Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, a tractor-trailer with a defining message sat parked in a corridor in AT&T Stadium just outside the Alabama locker room. The back doors were open, ready for loading for the trip […]

Michigan State unable to solve Alabama in season-ending Cotton Bowl loss

Michigan State center Jack Allen reacts in the final minutes of the Cotton Bowl loss to Alabama on Dec. 31 in Arlington, Texas. Alabama won 38-0 to advance to the championship game. (AP Photo | Tony Gutierrez)

By Elizabeth Cotter | @ekcotter18

Sports Capital Journalism Program

ARLINGTON, Texas – They thought they knew the […]