Instead of worrying about proms and SAT scores (and breaking all of Deshaun Watson's state records in Georgia), the Clemson quarterback is shredding Nick Saban's defense and leading the Tigers to their second national title in the last three years. Clemson also finished No. 1 in 2016 and 1981.
The Clemson football team improved to 14-0 on the season with a win over Notre Dame in the CFB Playoff semifinal.
With the Crimson Tide down 31-16 in the third quarter, Alabama sent its field-goal unit out for a 40-yard attempt. Another missed extra point was the least of Alabama's concerns.
Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers looks on during warm ups prior to the CFP National Championship against the Alabama Crimson Tide presented by AT&T at Levi's Stadium on January 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, California.
Clemson's head coach, Dabo Swinney, was going absolutely insane on the sideline during the play. The Tide's Tuscaloosa campus is about 2,280 miles from Santa Clara.
The Tigers made history with the victory, as it had been 121 years since a major college football team won 15 games. ESPN video shows her running on to the field shortly after Clemson scored the game's first touchdown on a pick-six of Tua Tagovailoa.