The CFP Selection Committee has already spoken. The 2nd Clemson Tigers and the 3rd Irish Battle of Notre Dame will arrive in northern Texas to take part in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic in the semifinals of the college football playoffs. Competitions will be held at the AT & T stadium at 15:00. CT
For the first time, Clemson and Notre Dame will take part in a bowl competition in the legendary history of two universities. The last meeting between them took place in Death Valley in 2015, when the Tigers defeated Ireland by 24-22.
“For the 83-year history of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, we only have one invincible team game,” said Carl Bing, chairman of the Carnival Cotton Bowl. “Undoubtedly, we are very pleased that Clemson and Notre Dame should be an extraordinary classic. To pay tribute to coach Kane and coach Kelly, this is an extraordinary season, please be sure we will have a wonderful event for two teams. ” performances. “
The Irish will make their eighth appearance on a cotton bowl. Notre Dame played for two years in a row in 1993 and 1994, defeating Texas A & M twice. It will be the 40th anniversary of the famous Ice Bowl in which Joe Montana from Notre Dame contacted Chris Haynes to return to Houston 1979 in the “Classic” with an amazing 23 points and the fourth quarter.
Clemson went to North Texas and just took part in a cotton bowl. In 1940, the head coach Jess Neely led the Tigers to victory with a score of 6: 3 over Boston College. In 1950, in 1954 and 1958, Neely continued to train Rice three times, and in 2001, Neely was sent to the Classic Hall of Fame.
In 1948, when Doak Walker led SMU to the University of Pennsylvania, the only other classic battle between the two invincible teams took place, but the Broncos entered with a draw. Nittany Lyon, running back Wallace Triplett scored a draw, but the points failed, and the game led 13-13. Triplet was selected to the Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame in April and died last month. Walker was chosen as the first Hall of Fame Classical Hall of Fame.
“Two extraordinary teams will play a different game,” said Rick Baker, President and CEO of Goodyear Cotton Bowl. “That is, Clemson and student athletes from the University of Notre Dame, band members, brass bands and fans should be rewarded for their great achievements this season. Our employees, the board of directors and North Texas. All players will meet both teams with open arms. ” Clemson and the University of Notre Dame this season have four regular rivals from the Atlantic Coast League. Both played in Vikkers, Syracuse, Florida and Pete against ordinary rivals, the Tigers scored 191 points and scored 46 points, and the Irish team scored 153 points and 57 points.
The Tigers defeated Pete 42-10 in the Dr Pepper ACC Championship. Notre Dame defeated the University of Southern California at 24-17 to beat the regular season.
Classic tickets sold through the Cotton Bowl office are sold out. Fans were instructed to make a trip to the classic official resale market, Ticket Exchange. The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic College Football Semifinal will be aired on ESPN TV.
Defender Kelly Bryant moved after four games, but five-star Trevor Lawrence – the highest ranking recruit from any position since QB Matt Barkley in 2009 – intervened and developed a program plan. Efficient and reliable low-level throwers. One example of Travis Etienne is the best runner in the country, and if Clemson throws him more often, Ti Higgins-recipient may have the same situation in his position.
Despite the big violation, outstanding protection is real bread with Clemson butter. It all started with a hard line of four, which caused more confusion than any other line in sports. In this team it is difficult to run, and in this team it is difficult to avoid trouble. What can you do when these two things are so complex?
Clemson and Alabama seem to have been in the wreck class for some time. If the game appears in another championship, the Tigers will have a good chance.
Notre Dame de Paris (12-0)
The Irish team for the first time reached the playoffs for the entire five-year history of the competition, and they do not even need to attend the conference championship to achieve this goal. (They took the Power 5 scale and had the talent and size of the Power 5, so the selection committee considered them as a Power 5 team and would never stop them with unbeatable records.
Despite some flaws, Brian Kelly may be the best team. Jan Buk was a good answer for a quarterback that helps cover mediocre games. The defense is huge, it embraces a good but not very good offensive, and a special command squad is not even good. …