AJC in Tampa: Coverage of Clemson’s win over Alabama

For the first time in 35 years, the Clemson Tigers are college football’s national champion.

Clemson scored on a 2-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Deshaun Watson to wide receiver Hunter Renfrow with one second remaining to defeat Alabama 35-31 in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night.

Watson, a native of Gainesville, Ga., passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another as the Tigers recovered from an early 14-point deficit for the victory.

Here’s more from the national championship game: