One reporter could be changing his Sugar Bowl pick after being around Alabama's players.
Two years ago, Alabama bested Clemson in the national title game. Last year, the Tigers returned the favor. This year, we get somewhat of a rubber match as the two schools will meet in one of the College Football Playoff semifinals - the Sugar Bowl.
At this point, most analysts have made their picks for both College Football Playoff games on Monday. But one seems to be wavering. Joseph Goodman, a columnist for AL.com, might be changing his pick.
Goodman says he was picking Clemson, but after spending some time around Alabama's players, he might have to change his mind. He says the Crimson Tide look "angry" ahead of the contest - presumably because they want to avenge last year's loss.
For what it's worth, Las Vegas has Alabama as a slight three-point favorite. If the past two contests were any indication, we should be treated to another awesome game on Monday.