Capital One Orange Bowl: Clemson handles OU, advances to CFP National Championship

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College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl

Clemson 37, Oklahoma 17

Clemson crushes OU for CFP National Championship berth


After Dabo Swinney called for his punter to throw a pass to a defensive tackle in the biggest game of his coaching career, the Tigers became believers, Mark Schlabach.

Anatomy of a surprise: How 315-pound DT Christian Wilkins caught the biggest play of the Orange Bowl.

Oklahoma did all the talking early, but Clemson delivered the final word, writes Jake Trotter.

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Clemson Tigers

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Clemson's 2016 class is headlined by five-star defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence. It also features seven ESPN 300 recruits. For more, click here.

Here's how the Tigers current team was built and their recruiting blueprint.

Oklahoma's 2016 recruiting got off to a slow starts, but has gained some steam as the Sooners pushed for the playoff. The class is also headlined by a defensive tackle -- ESPN 300 Chris Danies. The Sooners also have ESPN 300 QB Austin Kendall among their seven four-star commits. For more, click here.

Here's how the current Sooners were built and their recruiting blueprint.