Heading into the NCAA football National Championship game on Monday night, the Alabama Crimson Tide were favored over the Clemson Tigers. Both teams were undefeated at 14-0, but Clemson was ranked second, while Alabama was first. Despite the rankings, Clemson proved everyone wrong and dominated, winning by a score of 44-16. Now Tigers head Dabo Swinney is saying that his team is one of the best of all time.

"There was a lot of talk about 'best ever' all year long," Swinney said, according to ESPN. "We were never in that conversation. But tonight, there's no doubt. First 15-0 team -- to beat Notre Dame and to beat Alabama to do it. This team won 13 games by 20 points or more ... led by an unbelievable group of seniors. Amazing group, and I'm just thankful to be a part of it."

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It was a historic season for Clemson, as according to ESPN, they were the first team to go undefeated and win the National Title, ever since the NCAA went to the playoff system five years ago.

Clemson dominated on defense, stopping a fake field goal attempt from the Crimson Tide, while also keeping Nick Saban's squad scoreless in the second half.