2017 CFP National Championship: (1)Alabama vs. (2)Clemson

Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by J.R., Dec 31, 2016.

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(1)Alabama vs. (2)Clemson

Poll closed Jan 8, 2017.
  1. Alabama

    55.0%
  2. Clemson

    45.0%
  1. J.R.

    J.R. Contributing Member

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    Rematch of last year!

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    Monday, January 9th @ 7:00pm (ESPN)
     
  2. tinman

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    Dabo is a more entertaining interview than Saban
     
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  3. TheRealist137

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    The team with the real QB (Watson) will win.
     
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  4. Bear_Bryant

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    Just like last year?
     
  5. MystikArkitect

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    Hope Bama crushes Clemson and wins again next year so the CFP gets expanded.
     
  6. J.R.

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    Saban fired errr "agreed to part ways" with Lane Kiffin. Steve Sarkisian will take over as OC.
     
  7. Brando2101

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    I've been saying that they wanted to get rid of him since his name came up in the UH job. They couldn't even wait 1 more game.
     
  8. Newlin

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    Yes, they couldn't even wait one more game. And it's not just any little ole game. It's the championship game. I mean this really looks bad for Kiffin.
     
  9. Bear_Bryant

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    There's no need to expand the CFP. 4 is good enough.
     
  10. J Sizzle

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    How does Bama crushing Clemson imply the playoff needs to be expanded? If anything that implies that adding lesser teams to the field has no real effect.
     
  11. JayZ750

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    Somehow college football has managed to make the playoffs not that exciting. They're going to have to do something. Ratings and word of mouth is just way not there.
     
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  12. Brando2101

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    Having more 3rd or 4th seed wins is how you get the playoffs expanded.
     
  13. JayZ750

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    I'm not even saying expansion - though I like everyone would be for that.

    I'm just pointing out that the bowl "season" has seemed to lose a bit of its luster the last few years. Their scheduling of games for example makes no sense.

    The USC/Penn St. game was the only one that really kept me interested in any way.
     
  14. Ziggy

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    They should have just given Bama the title at season's end and let 4 other teams play for something.
     
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  15. gucci888

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    Think most were expecting new and exciting match ups between the blue bloods rather than 3 of the 4 teams being back for the 2nd time in 3 years.
     
  16. PhiSlammaJamma

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    Clemson 27 Alabama 16.
     
  17. MadMax

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    I said this in another thread...agree entirely. I am a huge sports fan, and I have enjoyed watching college football most of my life. From week to week we remark on the crazy games that happen...and then it gets to this time of year, and I could not care less what happens. Been that way for a few years now.
     
  18. justtxyank

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    Is that because of the CFP though? Or are just getting older and jaded about college football bowl games?

    I just find myself more jaded about them because I know too much about the business of them and the "unfairness" of the system.
     
  19. MadMax

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    That's fair...but I don't think it's about being jaded, generally. I just don't find the games all that entertaining at this stage. And I don't feel compelled to watch as I do with college hoops championship...or Super Bowl..or World Series..or NBA Finals. I enjoy the regular season of college football.
     
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