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The end of perfection, start of Alabama’s long trip home

By Josh Roller | @Roller_01

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The faces of dejection had just walked through a cloud of orange and blue confetti. There were Alabama players, at the end of a championship night that could have been a coronation for a decade-long dynasty, sitting in their uniforms staring at […]

CFP championship game: Clemson capitalizes on mistakes, dominates Alabama for second crown in three years

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Robby General, writing for Newsday, highlights how Clemson stunned Alabama 44-16 in the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship with the help of true freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

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Alabama, Clemson plenty familiar with each other ahead of third meeting in CFP title game

Josh Roller | @Roller_01

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Josh Roller, writing for Newsday, discusses the familiarity Alabama and Clemson share as they prepare to meet in the national championship for the third time in four years at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

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Tua vs. Trevor: Young guns face off in CFP Championship

Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Robby General, writing for Newsday, compares the young quarterback battle between Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Trevor Lawrence of Clemson that will face-off in the 2019 National Championship Game.

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Postcard from Atlanta: A Journey Ends, Another Begins

“How did I get here?”

The thought kept crossing my mind as the streamers fell and confetti pelted me from all sides. I was standing on the sideline as Alabama players celebrated following Tua Tagovailoa’s 41-yard, game-winning touchdown pass to DeVonta Smith in overtime of the College Football Playoff National Championship.

Alabama players and coaches […]