The number one in the ranking, Alabama, beat number four 31-14, Our Lady, to advance to the national championship game.
This in the framework of the now untraditional Rose Bowl, that due to issues of the coronavirus pandemic, he was relocated from California to Texas, where the Irish seemed that they could take the pass to the grand final, but they returned to stay on the shore.
DeVonta Smith He caught three of four touchdown passes from Heisman Trophy finalist Mac Jones and Najee Harris rushed for 125 yards for Alabama, which will now seek the NCAA title in the game scheduled for Jan. 11 in Miami.
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CFP officials transferred the Rose Bowl about 2,250 kilometers away from Pasadena, due to Covid-19 restrictions in California. There was a limited capacity of 18,373 at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, just slightly more than the attendance for the Cotton Bowl game played there two days earlier, when Oklahoma beat Florida 55-20.
This result was another final blow for the Fighting Irish, who despite winning 10 games of the regular season, including a home victory over Clemson, were again left with the desire to have a chance to fight for the championship NCAA, which Alabama will do.
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