SANTA CLARA, Calif | Clemson is No. 1 for 3rd time in AP poll, ‘Bama 2, Ohio St 3
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —January 07, 2019— Clemson finished No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the third time after routing Alabama in the national championship game.
The Tigers received all 61 first-place votes. The Crimson Tide, which was trying to become just the third team to go wire-to-wire as the No. 1 team in the country, finished second. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16 in the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night.