Clemson knocked off Alabama in thrilling fashion, with a little bit of the bizarre mixed in.
After Deshaun Watson found Hunter Renfrow for the game-winning touchdown with one second left, the Tigers still had to decide what to do with the ensuing kickoff.
Dabo Swinney elected to have his kicker Greg Huegel kick a dribbling onside attempt, which he himself recovered. Game over, right?
Not yet, as the clock didn’t start. After a review, it was determined Clemson still had to kneel on the ball to end the contest.
Watson took the snap and killed the clock without incident, but this game wouldn’t have been anything without some extra drama.
Some people wondered if Swinney’s decision could have backfired with the Tide getting great field position or an upback returning the kick for a touchdown, but it ended up working out.