Clemson beats Alabama to win 2017 CFP National Championship game (46 images)

In a rematch of last year's game, No. 1 Alabama (14-0) and No. 2 Clemson (13-1) meet up again in Tampa to claim the mantle of best college football program.
Updated: Jan. 10, 2017 at 7:06 AM
Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) celebrates after Clemson defeated Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 to win the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship, in Tampa, Florida on January 10, 2017. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates with the College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide at the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship in Tampa Florida on January 9, 2017. The Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31. Photo by Mark Wallheiser/UPI
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Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers celebrates after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide at the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship in Tampa Florida on January 9, 2017. The Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31. Photo by Mark Wallheiser/UPI
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Members of the Clemson Tigers celebrate after winning the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship, in Tampa, Florida on January 10, 2017. Clemson defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Clemson Tigers fans cheer after Clemson won the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship, in Tampa, Florida on January 10, 2017. Clemson defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Sabin congratulates Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney after Clemson defeated Alabama 35-31 in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship, in Tampa, Florida on January 10, 2017. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Members of the Clemson Tigers celebrate after winning the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship, in Tampa, Florida on January 10, 2017. Clemson defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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