The Clemson Tigers upset top-ranked Alabama, 35-31 to win college football's national championship game (Monday night) in Tampa, Florida. 

 

Clemson's DeShaun Watson threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Renfow with 1-second left to give the Tigers the national title.  Watson finished the game 36-for-56 for 420 yards and three touchdowns. 

 

The lead changed hands four times during the fourth quarter.  Alabama led 24-14 to start the fourth period.  Jalen Hurts' 30-yard TD run gave Alabama a 31-28 lead with 2:07 remaining.  Hurts was 13-for-31 for 131 yards with 1 rushing TD and 1 passing TD.  Bo Scarbrough rushed for 93 yards and 2-TD's for the Crimson Tide.  

 

Both teams finish the season 14-and-1.  It's Clemson's first national title since 1981.  

 

 

Alabama head coach Nick :

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Clemson head coach Swinney:

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