Clemson Crushes Notre Dame to Reach Its 3rd National Title Game in 4 Seasons
ARLINGTON, Tex. — With its veteran defense complementing a true freshman quarterback, second-ranked Clemson dominated third-ranked Notre Dame, 30-3, on Saturday in the Cotton Bowl, a College Football Playoff semifinal, to advance to its third national title game in four seasons and solidify its status as an elite program.
The Tigers will face No. 1 Alabama, which beat No. 4 Oklahoma in Saturday’s other semifinal, for the national championship on Jan. 7.
Clemson (14-0) and Alabama...