Nick Saban's Post Game Press Conference after Alabama demolished #1 Clemson in their THIRD Championship caliber game in a row -- 2018. Alabama put up 24 Points and held Clemson to two field goals only.. Making the ultimate outcome Alabama 24 - Clemson 6.
The national media had Alabama as dramatic underdogs in this matchup and honestly many Alabama fans didn't believe in Alabama's ability to win this game much less dominate it like they did. Fans and people must start paying attention to history of Nick Saban. He doesn't often lose a rematch, he doesn't often lose with a month to prepare, and the man doesn't often lose period -- Especially at Alabama.
Alabama now continues on to face Georgia in the National Championship game at the Billion Dollar New Mercedes "Super Dome" in Atlanta Georgia in one week, January 8th, 2018.
This playoff showed the SEC's dominance as Four teams entered and the two SEC teams, Alabama and Georgia emerged victorious over Oklahoma and Baker Mayfield -- And Clemson and Dabo Swinney and the best Defense in the country, Kelly Bryant a very dangerous dual threat quarterback, and Dabo Swinney a head coach who is only second to Nick Saban and Alabama -- Who only lost a single game prior to this matchup and Clemson had Throttled Miami in their conference Championship game 38-3.
So , obviously, everyone gets to watch two teams from the same conference in the National Championship in the Playoff ERA! The very reason the Playoff was finally pushed on college football... because TWO teams from the SEC (specifically) played for the National Championship just before the Playoffs began (Alabama played and beat LSU).
Vegas has the line at Alabama (-4) already. We'll see. It's a win/win for the SEC Conference who didn't perform so great in many bowl games this season on the lower teams -- and it also shows what Alabama's defense could have been this year without the INSANE injuries. The Alabama defense certainly looked MUCH more like a protypical Nick Saban defense which is suffocating and utterly frustratingly dominating. However, even in this game one critical starter at.. of course.. Line Backer was injured -- Jennings. Saban addresses this injury and more in this Post Game Press conference.
Oh, the offensive MVP was Alabama Quarterback Jalen Hurts and the defensive MVP was Alabama D-Lineman Da'Ron Payne -- Both of these two players are interviewed WITH Nick Saban in this post game interview/media presser.