Lawrence talks about playing for the CFB title

Ruben Holloway
January 3, 2019

And past year, in a semifinal game, the Tide won and covered as 3.5-point favorites in a 24-6 victory.

While the Tide are favored by nearly a touchdown, Jim Stuckey believes the Tigers can win. Two of his nine touchdowns came against Oklahoma and he's a threat to snare passes in the screen game, with 20 for the season for an average of 10 yards a pop.

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Some suggested that perhaps this was a sign that the Fighting Irish were the real favorites to win the seminal game and take on the victor of the Alabama-Oklahoma matchup in the national championship game. Both he and sophomore running back Travis Etienne (1,572 rushing yards on 8.3 yards per carry this season) will enter next season among the favorites to win the 2019 Heisman Trophy. Clemson, ranked No. 2, and Alabama will face off in the playoffs for the fourth year in a row, and have split two title games.

The model has factored in that Alabama's prodigious offense starts with quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. They will be formidable if Lawrence plays like he did tonight.

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Anyway, Notre Dame's football team is participating in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday afternoon, a College Football Playoff matchup against Clemson.

The Tigers now have just one task in the way of winning a National Championship. Clemson may or may not be able to knock off the Tide outright, but is a strong bet to keep this game very close.

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