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National Championship Game - Alabama v Clemson

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Jens1893, Dec 31, 2015.

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Who wins?

Poll closed Jan 10, 2016.
  1. Alabama 6.5

    37.8%
  2. Clemson +6.5

    62.2%
  1. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I´m reasonably certain your yet to be born grandchild will know that Dabo Swinney is an Alabama alum by kickoff.

    Vegas has it at Bama -6.5

    Also guess this is as close as you can get to an all SEC title game as I always have Clemson down as an SEC team in my head
     
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  2. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Based on tonight's performance, hard not to agree with Vegas.
     
  3. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    Go Clemson!
     
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  4. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Clemson was my pick in the preseason and I'll stick with them. Watson makes plays outside of scheme and that's what it takes to beat Bama.
     
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  5. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Clemson offense is a bad matchup for Bama. Clemson wins.
     
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  6. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    ABB...Anybody but Bama!
     
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  7. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    Hoping for a Clemson win. Those poor bastards have stepped on their dick so many times it's hard not to root for them. Clemson in a close one.
     
  8. lawdogg

    lawdogg Club Member Club Member

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    Sadly, Bama.
     
  9. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    I've liked Clemson ever since they took down the fuskers in the Orange Bowl. I'll be pulling for them.
     
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  10. BlackNGold

    BlackNGold Club Member Club Member

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    I am cheering for Clemson. The have the better QB which in these games is a big advantage. Alabama is a very tough defense.
     
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  11. Alfred91

    Alfred91 Club Member Club Member

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    Yuck.

    I'll be rooting for Clemson, but I think Bama's defensive front will dominate, and I don't know if Clemson's defense is physical enough to handle Bama for 60 minutes.

    Of course, you also have the ever present danger of Clemson Clemsoning. Wouldn't it be the ultimate Clemson if they were up 17-20 points in the second half and blew it?
     
  12. patebuff

    patebuff Downgraded to half a star Club Member

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    Clemson
     
  13. Highlander

    Highlander Club Member Club Member

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    I was wrong on both semi-final games, and will pick Clemson simply so I don't have to root for Bama.
     
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  14. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Clemson fans have been saying "this is the year" each preseason for the last 34 years. They might be right this time
     
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  15. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    Clemson is a bad matchup for Bama, but Bama has an incredible D. Tough call.
     
  16. MiamiBuffs

    MiamiBuffs Wᴉɐɯᴉ qnɟɟs Club Member

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    Hopefully in 2024 we will have our return shot too. :/
     
  17. onealcd

    onealcd Club Member Club Member

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    If bama doesn't turn the ball over they win by 10.
     
  18. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    Rootn for the tigers, but realistically that bama D is sick up front. Hopefully that bama Qb peaked this last game and clemson can make a couple of BIGplays.
     
  19. 96 Buff

    96 Buff Resident Commie Bastard Club Member Junta Member

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    Roll Tide!
     
  20. 4DemBuffs

    4DemBuffs Most admired poster Club Member

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    **** you.
     
  21. FlatironsBuff

    FlatironsBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Hey! I thought we banned 'Tini?
     
  22. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Yeah. Isn't 'bama his favorite team? Or is it Michigan? I can't keep track.
     
  23. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    Is there any way on God's green earth that BOTH teams could lose??? PUHLEEEEZE?
     
  24. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    I'd sacrifice Nick's left nut (If I could find his wife's purse) for that!
     
  25. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    C'mon clemson beat these cheaters!
     
  26. SJBuff

    SJBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Is it just me or does anyone else not give a crap about the NC game? It feels really anticlimactic to me.
    My lack of enthusiasm isn't really because I don't care about either team much, it's more about the fact that this game doesn't feel like the big finale of the season. For me my hype for the CFB season peaked with the New Years (ish) bowls and this NC game is played too long after and feels more like the dying gasp of the season rather than the big finish.

    We need to change the playoff system so that the NC game is played on New Years day
     
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  27. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

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    I wouldn't mind seeing the first round playoff games on the Saturday before Christmas.

    As for the low amount of energy around this game, it's been a crappy bowl season so far, and people are sick of bama.
     
  28. NWD Buff

    NWD Buff Club Sandwich Club Member

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    I am really starting to worry that the playoff is killing everything that was great about bowl season. It is more than just the fact that a lot of them were bad this year. It seems like we have gone from having a bunch of games that teams were excited to end their seasons on (and playing accordingly), to having a bunch of games that are on par with senior all-star games for excitement.
     
  29. BuffUp

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