One of Clemson’s star players said something that a lot of Alabama’s opponents can relate to.
“Alabama is like a bully in middle school,” Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson told ESPN’s Sam Kahn, Jr. at Saturday’s media day for the national championship game.
The Crimson Tide is considered a “bully” by Las Vegas standards for college football’s the title match. Alabama is listed as nearly a touchdown-favorite over Clemson by oddsmakers.
The Tigers will likely need Lawson to pull off the upset. Lawson, who is struggling with a knee injury, told reporters there’s a “60-percent chance” he’ll play against Alabama.
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