Listen: Clemson, Alabama And Tigers discussed on First Light
"Hundred customers still without power in the Sacramento area in Oregon and Washington state thousands of people remain without power after those windstorm struck parts of the northwest over the late week. And we're coming up on seventeen minutes past the hour now on your first light as Robert workman joins us. So it's the end of another season. Is that right? Robert another sport drops, by the way, sign this sort of quietly moving away in the college football world that was a pretty nice game last night. The college football playoff national championship in Santa Clara, California, number two. Clemson absolutely annihilated. Number one, Alabama. Forty four sixteen to take home the big trophy. Alabama got the opening kickoff. But it was the Tigers who drew first blood AJ tyrel with a forty four yard pick six off of Tonga via Loa and one hundred seconds after kick-off. It was seven nothing. Clemson it took the tide all of a minute and fifteen to get even Jerry Judy caught a sixty two yard pass from two to make it seven seven. And then the Tigers answered with a four play seventy five yard drive of their own Travis NTN toward the rock the last seventeen yards. It was fourteen seven Clemson the Thomson tied or crimson tide. Rather than went on a template seventy five yard drive the last pass to to a hill inches for the final yard that made it fourteen thirteen after the missed the extra point pages of bullets made up for that. A few minutes later with a twenty five yard field goal to start the second quarter. And it was Alabama sixteen Clemson fourteen now when these two teams met in the Sugar Bowl last year in the semi finals. The final score was twenty four to six thirty points. This time a minute. Into the second quarter. They had scored thirty points. What we also didn't know was that that was the last points for Alabama on the night. Because Clemson just went wild Travis at his second touchdown run. A few minutes later to put the Tigers back on top. And then Trevor Lawrence the freshman quarterback went into action. He found at the end with a five yard pass decapa forty seven yard drive, and it was thirty one sixteen Clemson at the half Lawrence attitu- more touchdown passes in the second half a seventy four yarder to Justin Rosina five yarder to t- Higgins, and the route was on Obama stopped inside the one yard line on one. They also try to fake field goal that didn't work nothing were Alabama from about the second quarter on. So Clemson is your national champion. The pro football playoffs will resume this weekend at Saturday in the AFC the top-seeded chiefs host the colts in Kansas City. And in the NFC the second-seeded Rams welcomed the Cowboys to Los Angeles Sunday. It'll be the AFC to seed New England facing the chargers in Foxborough and the weekend concludes with. The number one seed in the NFC the saints hosting the eagles in New Orleans looks as if the first of the coaching vacancies in the NFL is about to be filled. The Packers said to be set to hire titans. Offensive coordinator that is Matt leflore. There's also coached the quarterbacks like Jared Goff with the Rams and Matt Ryan when they went to the Super Bowl with the falcons, they looking to get Aaron Rodgers back in his MVP form their eight NFL coaching openings, this could be the first one to be filled NBA on Monday, the bucks rack the jazz one fourteen one oh to Milwaukee with the best record in the league rockets. Roll the nuggets one twenty-five one thirteen Celtics rip the nets won sixteen. Ninety-five Spurs Bank. The pistons one thousand nine hundred zero seven blazers toasted the next one eleven one to one Lakers over the Mavericks won seven ninety seven just their second win without LeBron James still that groin injury kings over the magic one eleven ninety five in the pelicans pelted the grizzlies one fourteen to ninety five three shutouts in the NHL on Monday. Predators took care of the Maple Leafs. Four nothing blues blank the flyers three nothing and the wilds Canadians. One nothing flames Scott by the Blackhawks four three. And the sharks want the kings by count of three to one college basketball. Latest polls around AP writer say the top four still the same from last week, Duke, Michigan Tennessee, Virginia each getting some first place. Love with Kansas living from fifth to seventh behind Gonzaga. Michigan state the USA today. Coach is also split their top votes. Among four teams. They have undefeated Virginia slipping past Duke into the number one spot with Tennessee third and Michigan fourth rains also unbeaten."