Clemson's Win Over Alabama In Tweet Form
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Clemson's Win Over Alabama In Tweet Form

The celebrating and heartbreak didn't just stick to the field.

Last night was more than deserving of all the hype as Clemson and Alabama faced each other for the second year in a row for the College Football Playoff National Championship. The game was a mindblowing nail biter, as Clemson dethroned Bama with a touchdown with one second left on the clock.

Oh, but the celebrating and heartbreak didn't just stick to the field. Fans went absolutely wild on Twitter last night. There were times when I truly didn't know what was more exciting to follow.

As always, ESPN was ready to set the tone of this long-anticipated rematch where no mercy would be shown.
During the game, Bama fans were pretty confident about a victory with plays like O.J. Howard's 68-yard touchdown that absolutely burned the Clemson defense.
But the reigning champs couldn't stop the Tigers, or should I say Deshaun Watson, who was by far the driving force last night, totaling 443 yards when it counted. And he knew he'd be bringing this A-game, as fans flocked to his twitter and pulled up this beauty BACK FROM 2012.
And when sportscasters noted this stat.
He might've made it look easy, but Watson still got tossed up a bit.
Even Pro Players weighed in on their opinions and admiration for these insanely talented athletes like Bo Scarbrough, whose third quarter injury definitely had an impact on the game.
The fanbase immediately tanked.
But for the Clemson fans, this victory was long-awaited, and the team busted out some hamstring poppin' moves to celebrate.
Who am I kidding, the whole South is pretty damn happy about this victory.
As for what the future will bring, well...
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Top Seven NCAA Home-Field Advantages

Good luck winning in these seven stadiums.

7. Notre Dame Stadium (Notre Dame)
If you're a fan of football -- or just a sports fan in general -- you've probably seen the movie Rudy. If you haven't, I suggest you get out from whatever rock you're under. Anyway, the movie depicts Notre Dame Stadium as somewhat of a heaven on earth, and that's exactly what it is. Outside of the SEC, you won't find a fanbase more passionate than Irish fans, and they roar for 60 solid minutes on Saturdays in the Fall.

6. Jordan-Hare Stadium (Auburn)
I probably shouldn't write this in a public outlet, but I actually snuck onto this field once. It was in the offseason, and I was touring Auburn University. I've never been inside of a more cavernous venue in my life. During my tour, Auburn locals and students raved about the atmosphere for football games. If you're a college football junkie, I suggest you make your way down to the "loveliest village on the plains" sometime soon.

5. Bryant-Denny Stadium (Alabama)
Auburn fans won't be too happy that I picked this stadium one notch higher than theirs, but you can't argue with fact. Head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide have won the national title four of the last eight years, and their tremendous play at home has a lot to do with it. And when Bama wins, their fans make sure you know it. A long-standing tradition is to sing "Rammer Jammer," a song with the lyrics "we just beat the hell outta you" among others.

4. Ohio Stadium (Ohio State)
It's really hard to imagine the sight of the sea of red at Ohio Stadium. Over 100,000 fans who live and breathe college football. Over 100,000 fans who feel that championships are in their birthright. The Buckeyes have played well here in recent years, and the only Big Ten team that has beaten them since Urban Meyer's inception has been Michigan State.

3. Michigan Stadium (Michigan)
The Big House. The Maize and Blue. Jim Harbaugh. The winningest program in the history of college football. The pageantry and tradition associated with a Michigan home game rank this stadium in my top five.

2. Tiger Stadium (LSU)
They call this stadium Death Valley because it's where good teams go to die. Saturday nights in Baton Rouge are by far one of the best atmospheres in the SEC. A capacity of 102,000 makes this the fifth-largest stadium in the United States and an experience that is second to none. In fact, the Tigers are 62-8 in home games since 2004.

1. Kyle Field (Texas A&M)
I read once that the fans in this cavernous venue are so loud, it is commonplace for the upper deck to physically sway back and forth. If that's not a home-field advantage, I don't know what is. The Aggies haven't had much success since the departure of Johnny Football, but this stadium shouldn't fall under the radar.

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Deshaun Watson Got Kicked Out Of An Alabama Bar

Needs some pretzels with that salt, Tide fans?


Deshaun Watson, National Championship winning quarterback and top NFL prospect was kicked out of a Tuscaloosa bar on Friday.

Someone is salty. The guy beats your hillbilly school in the National Championship game so obviously you have to get back at him. Alabama logic is to kick the National Champion quarterback out of this toothless, Alabama dive bar. Roll Tide, am I right?

They are doing Deshaun a favor. Why would you want to associate with these backwoods folk? 'Bama football baby.

'Bama is basically saying you can take our National Championship trophy, but you damn sure better not step foot in our local watering hole. The $2 PBR draft is for locals and locals only. Roll damn tide.

The audacity that these simpleton have. That bar probably smells anyway. Really smells. If Copenhagen Wintergreen and WD-40 mixed smells, then that's probably what this bar smells like.

It's really pathetic how serious some people take collegiate sports. Leave Deshaun alone. Boo the shit out of professional athletes. At least they can get kicked out of bars and go back to their million dollar mansions.

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Five Best College Football Programs

Some schools just dominate on the gridiron.

Saturdays in the fall would not be what they are if it weren't for college football.

Loyal fan bases come out to support their teams and the top games are aired nationwide, creating national audiences for the top teams.

Who exactly are those top teams? Well, here's a look at five of the best.

Alabama
2016 Coaches Poll Ranking: No. 1

Alabama is the school everyone thinks of: one of the best sports colleges around. Let's face it: the Crimson Tide have to be the best. They're 72-10 this decade and without an NFL team in their state, they are the college football program to watch. Nick Saban is a coaching legend and all of the top recruits want to play for him.

Stanford
2016 Coaches Poll Ranking: No. 7

The Harvard of the west, Stanford gives its athletes a top-line education while giving them the opportunity to compete for an FBS school. It has made them quite an attractive option for young athletes and as such, they are 66-15 this decade.

Notre Dame
2016 Coaches Poll Ranking: No. 9

Yes, Notre Dame is one of the top college football programs in the nation this season. But for this school, history is key. They are tied with Alabama for 12 National Championships recognized by the NCAA. And Rudy Ruettiger played for them, so there's that too. They have also won 39 games in the past four seasons, keeping their winning tradition alive.

LSU
2016 Coaches Poll Ranking: No. 6

Every single year of this millennium, LSU has been in some sort of a bowl game. Sure, they don't have Nick Saban anymore, but Les Miles has kept the team to the same high standard, leading them to a BCS National Championship win in 2007. It also helps that their stadium is called "Death Valley" and their motto is "Where opponent's dreams come to die". Ruthless.

Oklahoma
2016 Coaches Poll Ranking: No. 3

Oklahoma runs the Big 12. Ever since Bob Stoops took over in 1999, they haven't had anything but winning seasons. And their history is quite remarkable with just five losing seasons since World War 2 ended. Plus they're probably the biggest attraction in their state, so there's that.

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Best College Sports Teams of 2016 (So Far)

What teams were the best so far this year?

College sports are so much more than just wins and losses. Sure you can hold up a trophy at the end of the year, but college sports are more than that. It's because of the tradition, fun, prestige, and unpredictability that we love college sports.

Here are five of the best teams of the year (so far), with a solid mix of Blue Bloods and underdogs.

5. Coastal Carolina Baseball Team
While I still can't name a single player on the team, I sure know that this team is special. A few months ago, anyone who watches college baseball would've scoffed at the idea of the Chanticleers winning the College World Series.

But, somehow Coastal defied expectations and actually made a run in the College World Series. On their way to their huge victory, they knocked off college baseball favorites such as LSU and Florida. It was an amazing underdog performance by this team and is now the best college baseball team in 2016.

4. University of North Carolina Basketball Team
One shot is all it took to crush the dreams of Tar Heel fans across the country. As a Heels fan myself, I still can't shake off that buzzer beater loss to Nova; it still haunts me and other Heel fans from across the country. UNC looked like the total package this year.

With Marcus Paige finally stepping up and a great supporting cast, UNC looked like a dominant force and was a lock to get to the Final Four. UNC may also be known as one of the college basketball Blue Bloods and they showed why this year. A great recruiting class year after year leads the Heels to March Madness every year along with a high ranking as well.

Finishing the year off 33-7 after losing in the finals of March Madness has proved that the Heels are one of the most dominant forces in all of college basketball. Even though Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige left, the Tar Heels should be able to rebound (pun intended) and make another run in March.

3. Clemson Football Team
The Tigers showed their doubters up this year, proving that they are one of the best football colleges out there. Clemson was ranked No. 1 most of the college football season and with good reason. Yes they do play in the ACC, but that shouldn't really take into the fact how impressive Clemson is. Led by Quarterback DeShaun Watson, Clemson was undefeated going into the National Championship against Alabama.

After destroying Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl, it looked like Clemson was going to win it all. However, after a breakdown in the National Championship, Clemson came up short by five points. But, losing to Alabama in the title game is far from alost season. Returning a lot of starters, including Watson, Clemson will be able to show the college football world why they're one of the top five colleges with football programs.

2. Villanova Basketball Team

I would be remiss if I did not mention the team to knock off the Tar Heels to win the March Madness Tournament. This pains me to say it, but Villanova is the best college basketball team in the U.S. right now. No matter what anyone says, whichever team holds up the title in April is the best college basketball team. Now if they can do that again is a different story for a different day.

The fact is that Nova outlasted 67 other teams in the tournament to crown themselves as the best college basketball team. Even though they play in a weak Big East conference, they still finished the season with a 35-5 record and were constantly ranked in the top 10, even the top five. It seems like a daunting task, but will Villanova be able to ride this momentum into next season a repeat as champions?

1. Alabama Football Team
Nick Saban is a terrible NFL coach. As a head coach for the Dolphins, Saban went 15-17 and missed the playoffs both years. But, as we know, the NFL is much different from college football. Saban is probably one of the best college football coaches of all time. He has over 150 wins all time and has led Alabama to four championships in seven years. If that isn't a dynastythen I don't know what is.

Since taking over as the head coach, Alabama has been one of the top colleges for football. This past year was no different. The Alabama football team held a record of 14-1 and won the National Championship against the number one ranked team, Clemson.

Besides winning the title, Alabama had seven of its players drafted in this past NFL draft. Even though Alabama lost a lot of talent, its recruiting class can definitely make up for lost ground. With such a dominant defense, it will be hard to see Alabama not repeating as the best college sports team in the country in 2017.

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Alabama Players To Watch

Watch out for these playmakers.

Nick Saban might be one of the greatest college football coaches of all time. He has led Alabama to four titles in seven years and built a dynasty. Last year they won the championship and had seven players drafted on a stacked team.

This year is no different. Alabama has many players on preseason award lists and there is no shortage of NFL talent on the Tide this year. While I may not be an NFL scout, I can still tell you what players you should watch on the Tide this year.

O.J. Howard, Tight End
Surprisingly, Howard stayed at Alabama for his senior year. A lot of scouts and teammates thought that he would leave for the NFL draft last year and be drafted within the first two rounds. However, Howard chose to stay for another year to improve his draft stock along with winning another title. Howard was considered the top tight end last year, along with Hunter Henry, but this year Howard is in his own class.

Howard's stats aren't the best in the world, only catching two TD's last year with 602 yards, but it's not his stats that catch the eyes of NFL scouts. It's his towering figure that everyone raves over.

Howard stands at 6-foot-6 and 242 pounds. With a figure like that and good hands, Howard should be a viable target in college this year and in the NFL. With the body like Travis Kelce, Howard should be drafted within the first two rounds next year and it wouldn't surprise me to see him win the Mackey Award.

Calvin Ridley, Wide Receiver
Calvin Ridley is not Amari Cooper. But while you might consider that a bad thing, it actually is a good thing. Ridley is only a sophomore and if last year was any indication of what could still come, it seems that Ridley could potentially become better than Amari Cooper.

After a very impressive freshmen year, posting over 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns, Ridley is in line for an even better season. With another year under his belt in the Alabama offense, expect Ridley to get over 1,000 yards again, with close to double the touchdowns.

Ridley only stands at 6-foot-1, but with incredible speed and great elusiveness, it seems that Ridley can be the best wide receiver of the 2016-2017 college football season. Even though be probably won't win the Heisman Trophy, winning the Biletnikoff Award or the Maxwell Award is a great consolation prize.

Eddie Jackson, Defensive Back
Jackson starts as the best defensive back on the Tide's defense as a senior. Like Jalen Ramsay of Florida State, Jackson is a versatile player and can either play safety or corner back. With his versatile skills and playmaking abilities, he cracked the preseason lists for a few awards, including the Walter Camp Award. This award is given to the best college football player of the year. Basically, it's a step down from the Heisman Trophy.

As a junior last season, Jackson had 46 tackles and six interceptions. He also recovered one fumble and had two defensive touchdowns. With a great skill set, he can potentially be a first round pick next year and go in the top 10 just like Ramsay did. His skills will be put to the test against some of the best quarterbacks in the country.

Alabama plays at Ole Miss this year, and it could be a great showcase game for Jackson to see how he bodes against one of the SEC's best quarterbacks, Chad Kelly. Jackson is only 6-feet tall, but he has the speed and toughness to hang in there with the best wideouts and quarterbacks. Jackson is not someone who I'd want to throw on if I was a quarterback, so you should watch out for him this year in the Alabama secondary.

Alabama has a bunch of great players this season, but these three players are probably the top three on the team. Even though, Alabama doesn't have a starting QB yet, look for them to make another run to the National Championship this year.