The Clemson Tigers are the 2016 National Champs! 

In a thrilling rematch of last season's title game between No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson, the Tigers came out on top. Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow secured the victory for Clemson with a game-winning touchdown in the final seconds to put the Tigers up 35-31. 

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Here are some of the best photos from the game

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A bald eagle stretches its wings on the field with its handler during pre game of the Championship game. The eagle flew after the singing of the National Anthem. 

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Clemson Tigers fans hold up signs before kickoff at the title game in Tampa, Florida.

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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney links arms with his team prior to kickoff before the championship game before the Tigers faced Alabama. 

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Alabama running back Bo Scarbrough opens up scoring in the title game on Monday night, rushing for a 25-yard touchdown. 

WATCH: Scarbrough rushes for two long touchdowns

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Clemson's safety Tanner Muse almost blocks a punt by JK Scott in the first quarter of the championship game.

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Clemson's Ben Boulware attempts to tackle Scarbrough as he runs for the Tide's second touchdown of the game to give Alabama a 14-0 lead in the second quarter.

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Clemson quarterback DeShuan Watson scores the Tigers' first touchdown of the game in the second quarter.

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Alabama's linebacker Ryan Anderson recovers his second fumble of the game, which gives the Tide excellent field position in the third quarter. 

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Newly appointed offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has a quick conversations on the sidelines with quarterback Jalen Hurts.

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Alabama's defense constantly pressured the Tigers' offense, as Watson is sacked for a loss of yards in the third quarter. 

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Alabama tight end O.J. Howard scored a 68-yard touchdown to help extend the Tide's lead to 24-14 in the third quarter. 

WATCH: Howard breaks free for 68-yard TD

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Boulware lays a hard hit on Hurts in the fourth quarter on the championship game on Monday night.

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Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams leaps in the air to make a crucial catch in the fourth quarter for the Tigers. 

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Hurts takes the lead back for the Tide when he rushes for a 30-yard touchdown. 

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Clemson's wide receiver Hunter Renfrow scored the game-winning touchdown in the final seconds of the game to earn the Tigers the national title over Alabama. 

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Clemson celebrates on the field with the national championship trophy. 

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Swinney and Watson embrace on the field after victory as media and cameras crowd the duo. 

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