Avenging an opponent is always the best way to seal a revenge game. It’s better when that opponent is the powerhouse of college football and when you serve the head coach his first loss in a national championship. The Clemson Tigers avenged the Alabama Crimson Tide in a rematch from last years national championship to take home their first championship since 1981. Deshaun Watson found receiver Hunter Renfrow for a 2 yard td strike with 1 second left on the clock to secure the win. It was a great game against the best defense in college football as Watson completed 64% of his passes and threw for 420 yards and 3 tds with no interceptions – a stat line not many quarterbacks in the nation could reach against Alabama. His starting 4 receivers all had over 90 yards receiving. Watson also scored a touchdown on the ground, showing his versatility much like he did in last years championship game. As for their rivals, the Crimson Tide, this loss has to hurt. Letting up a touchdown with 1 second to go hurts, as does letting up 21 points in the fourth quarter, something unheard of from a Nick Saban led squad. They led by 10 points going into the 4th quarter, were 96-0 under Saban with a double digit lead entering the 4th. All that vanished as Clemson came back ferociously and won the game. All these numbers are pretty staggering, it also bodes well for Alabama since they will more than likely take home the top recruting class and will likely return to the championship game. While Clemson loses their signal caller and top receiver in Mike Williams, Alabama has their starting quarter back, 18 year old Jalen Hurts returning. They also have one of the greatest college coaches of all time in Nick Saban. Clemson fans enjoy this win! Alabama fans, dont hold your heads, you guys will be back soon. Great game and one of the all time classics in NCAA history.