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Alabama vs. Clemson: Game Time, TV, Announcers, Online Streaming, Spread, Odds, Draft Prospects, and More

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight is the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between Alabama and Clemson. Nick Saban is going for his fifth National Championship as a college head coach, which would put him in rare company. Clemson is trying to win its first National Championship since 1981

National Championship Game

Who: Alabama vs. Clemson

When: January 11, 2016; 8:30 PM Eastern

Where: University of Phoenix Stadium; Glendale, Arizona

Spread: Alabama -7

Draft Prospects to Watch (With Links to GGN Profiles)


Reggie Ragland

Derrick Henry

Jarran Reed

OJ Howard

Jonathan Allen

A'Shawn Robinson


Mackensie Alexander

Jayron Kearse

Shaq Lawson


For the third straight year, ESPN is doing what it calls a MegaCast, providing viewers with 15 different ways to watch the game across ESPN's platforms.

ESPN: Traditional Broadcast Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit

ESPN 2: Film Room; A chance to watch the game from different angles, including the all 22 film; Brian Griese, Chris Speilman, Guests

ESPNews: ESPN Voices; Why wouldn't you want to see a college football game broken down by people whose specialty is not college football? Teddy Atlas, Michelle Beadle, Jay Bilas, Tyler Twellman, Marcellus Wiley

ESPN U: Homers Telecast; Contrived, over the top  analysis from intentionally biased analysts, one an alum from each team. Joe Tessitore, Tajh Boyd, Barrett Jones, Guests

SEC Network: Finebaum Film Room; SEC Network analysts break down the action; Paul Finebaum, Greg McElroy, Booger McFarland, Marcus Spears

ESPN Classic: Sounds of the Game; The regular telecast with no announcers so you can get the atmosphere in the stadium. This one actually sounds kind of cool.

ESPN Goal Line: Command Center; Split screen view with all sorts of camera angles.

ESPN Deportes: Spanish Language Call; Lalo Varela, Pablo Viruega, Bernardo Osuna, Carlos Nava


All of the options above are available on the Watch ESPN app. So are these.

Mock Replay Booth: A simulated replay booth to give fans an idea of the process that goes into replay decisions.

Pylon Cam: It is exactly what it sounds like. ESPN stuck a bunch of cameras in pylons. Watch the game from the view of the pylon cameras.

Alabama Radio Call: Alabama's radio team calls the game synced up with ESPN's video. Eli Gold, Phil Savage, Chris Stewart

Clemson Radio Call: Clemson's radio team calls the game synced up with ESPN's video. Dan Munson, Rodney Williams, Patrick Sapp

Data Center: All sorts of charts and graphics with game information.

Spider Cam: View from a camera hovering over the field.

Taco Bell Students Section: Cameras focusing on students from each school.