As we enjoy the festive season, a new year approaches, one with exciting opportunities both in sports and the real world. One of the headlining sports events in January, 2017 is the college football playoffs.
Let’s delve into the matchups between the top 4 teams:
#1 Alabama Crimson Tide vs #4 Washington Huskies
- Boasts a 13-0 record (one of two undefeated records in college football)
- Coached by Nick Saban for 10 years
- Quarterback Jalen Hurts passed for 2563 yards/21 touchdowns and rushed for 841 yards/12 touchdowns this year. He represents a formidable task to opponents with his ability to both run and pass
- The best defense in the league allowing opponents only 3.94 yards per play and 15 touchdowns (both best in college football). Additionally, they have kept the opposition to 63.4 rushing yards per game, 33.5 less yards than the second strongest team!
- Winner of 16 national championships…enough said