College football: Top sights and sounds from championship week
Clemson’s pizza party reacts to College Football Playoff berth
Clemson football really knows how to host a pizza party. The Tigers packed a reported 20,000-plus fans into Death Valley on Sunday to eat, celebrate the team’s accomplishments this season and learn its bowl fate. As expected, the Tigers earned the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff and will play Dec. 31 for a chance at a national title game berth. The fans at the pizza party were more than pleased with the playoff committee's decision.
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio dances in the locker room
Out of all the marquee games from championship week, Michigan State-Iowa most lived up to the hype. The hard-fought, back-and-forth affair came right down to the wire, with the Spartans ultimately prevailing and winning the Big 10. The Spartans really lived it up in the locker room following the big win; coach Mark Dantonio even did the famous “Dab” dance in the midst of it all.
The confetti falls after Alabama earns SEC title
Surprise, surprise. Alabama is your SEC champion. The Crimson Tide easily handled Florida on Saturday, winning the conference for the second straight year and essentially punching its ticket to the College Football Playoff. Check out the team in the immediate aftermath of the win as the confetti rained on Alabama once again.
Alabama Football WINS!Posted by Southeastern Conference on Saturday, December 5, 2015
Stanford’s Pac-12 trophy presentation
Stanford cemented its status as the top team in the Pac-12 on Saturday with a huge 41-22 win over then-No. 20 USC. It was the Cardinal’s third conference championship in three years and helped them secure a place in the coveted Rose Bowl. Stanford posted an awesome video from the team’s Pac-12 title trophy presentation. Be sure to play around with the video’s addicting 360-degree features.
Time-lapse video of AAC title game
The AAC proved to be one of the more interesting conferences from college football this season. The conference saw a few surprise teams rise to national prominence, proving that it is home to some of the better teams in the country. Houston and Temple ultimately squared off on Saturday for the right to be conference champion, and the Cougars came out ahead 24-13. Following the win, Houston posted a time-lapse video from the game that is a must-watch.
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