NCAA GDT: 2019 CFP National Championship Game: (1) Alabama Crimson Tide vs (2) Clemson Tigers

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who ya got

Poll closed Jan 8, 2019.
  1. Alabama

    50.0%
  2. Clemson

    50.0%
  1. mymerlincat

    mymerlincat Moderator

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    Here we go again...
     
  2. ChrisK97

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    Even the Penguins-Red Wings back to back Cup Finals wasn’t THIS predictable
     
  3. HisIceness

    HisIceness Me when I watch Hurricanes Hockey

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    Rooting for no contest due to lightning a la the First Commander Bowl.

    But for real I hope Clemson wins, but I think Alabama either blows them out or beats them going away.
     
  4. Gene Parmesan

    Gene Parmesan Dedicated to babies who came feet first

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    Don't think either will happen. It's a toss up.
     
  5. PanthersPens62

    PanthersPens62 It's All About The U!!

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    Tricky Nicky gets #7
     
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    ESPN just blamed the lightning for not wanting to wait any longer to show the game since there were other games going on.
     
  7. Blackhawkswincup

    Blackhawkswincup RIP Fugu

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    Go Bama!

    Bama wins IMO
     
  8. mymerlincat

    mymerlincat Moderator

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    Starting to think clemson might take this
     
  9. swimmer77

    swimmer77 No 2nd guess, grind!

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    I have friends that live in Alabama so I will cheer for whomever they cheer for. So it will be Clemson because they are diehard Auburn fans and despise "Bama.

    I really wanted Georgia to be in this mix.
     
  10. HFBCommenter

    HFBCommenter Rick Ro$$

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    imagine having tickets to this game being sold at 150 dollars :laugh:
     
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    This one looks to be about as evenly matched as any title game could be. Even moreso than the first 2 title game matchups between these two. I would think Clemson only having a true freshman at QB gives Alabama the advantage, but obviously Trevor Lawrence isn't the regular true freshman QB. He's even better than Fromm was last year. Whoever can establish the run game first will win, IMO.
     
  12. Wrigley

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    Sweet Home AL,
    Where the skies are so blue,
    Sweet Home AL,
    Lord, I'm coming home to you
     
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    No Fun Shogun 34-38-61-10-13-15

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    Bama 31-17
     
  14. Hick Leafs Fan

    Hick Leafs Fan HickTown

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    Roll Tide #Bamababy
     
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    The only thing that can happen is a Clemson win to make this interesting.

    College Football is getting boring, if you arent a fan of like 5-10 teams these days theres almost no point. This is probably the same game next year.
     
  16. Blackhawkswincup

    Blackhawkswincup RIP Fugu

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    Go Bama
     
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    Hick Leafs Fan HickTown

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    First year I have really gotten into college football, does national championship always fall on a Monday?
     
  18. ChrisK97

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    College football needs a Clemson win.

    ANOTHER Bama win would just be the same old boring outcome
     
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    Yes now with the playoffs. It used to just be random days. Never a set weekday.
     
  20. Hick Leafs Fan

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    I see...thanks for the clarification
     
  21. McCupofOil

    McCupofOil Still Evaluating

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    I really want Clemson to win just like 90% of America but I just can't see it. Alabama had their scare against Georgia, don't see them letting that happen again and Lawrence hasn't seen anything like those Alabama beasts (not even close) so I think it'll be an eye opening experience for him.
    It'll probably be something like 34-17 with Alabama pulling away late.
     
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    yes
     
  23. ChrisK97

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    That trend started in January 2007 (Florida-Ohio State) And has occurred all but twice since then.
     
  24. ChrisK97

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    Go Not Bama
     
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    True but it was once random during the BCS days because it wasn't always a set game. Sometimes it was a new years game. Sometimes like in 04 2 games were in play. I think most of the other times it was just coincidence.
     

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