Clemson fulfills its promise by beating its model, Alabama

TAMPA, Fla. -- Really, a team coached by Dabo Swinney couldn't have won a national championship any other way. The Clemson coach's life story could have been written by Horatio Alger, the guy who invented the classic American success story, if Alger had a drawl and ever said, "Bring your own guts." Swinney, the former walk-on wide receiver, won his first national championship against his alma mater -- the team that denied him a year ago, the monolithic defending national champion Alabama -- with 1 second to play, on a...
6 Published By - ABC News: Sports - 2017.01.10. 18:31
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