Clemson overpowers Alabama in championship game, wins 44-16

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — The Clemson Tigers dominated the Alabama Crimson Tide in Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game.

Clemson beat Alabama 44-16 to take home its second national championship in the past three seasons. Alabama, ranked No. 1, had been the favorite to win.

With the victory, Clemson finished its season 15-0, becoming the first Division I/FBS team to end with a perfect record since Penn in 1897, according to ESPN.

The Tigers will celebrate their win at home on Saturday with a victory parade beginning at 9 a.m. ET followed by a celebration at Clemson Memorial Stadium at 10:30 a.m.

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