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Clemson Crushes Notre Dame to Reach Its 3rd National Title Game in 4 Seasons

Dec 29, 2018 - The New York Times

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...