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Ohio State versus Alabama

January 11th is all that is left to decide college football's champion

In the Ohio State versus Alabama National Championship bowl game the Goliath of college football Alabama is heavily favorite. The storied franchise has many honors and championships to boast and is consistently the team to beat in college football. But I'm not convinced that Ohio State is out classed.  In fact it fell together the way I believed it would and Ohio State is the best team prepared to tackle the juggernaut program of Alabama football. Ohio State is poised to challenge the proven powerhouse of Alabama. Ohio State has a pretty rich tradition itself. The big advantage for Ohio State is its defense. There defense is a high octane machine that is simply built to win ball games. They proved that again when they went up against the powerful offense of Clemson and won by a pretty big margin. Alabama is a usually balanced program. But if a college defense is prepared to handle that steady and tested offense it is The Ohio State that has shown us time and again they want to be known for that. Ohio State will definitely have to lean heavy on its defense if it intends to win even though Alabama defense is no slouch. Ohio State does have a pretty explosive offense that can consistently put numbers on the board and it pulls those points together from everywhere. They can't leave any questions unawsered or lose the opportunity because now is the time. They have been building and building to this over the recent past to make this the moment. Will Ohio State pass Alabama in the 2021 National Championship? I believe they are the best suited to do so.  Alabama might be a little nervous here. They are undefeated again which bodes well as an argument in debate. There are also a few intangibles that are like a double edge sword in regard to the entire matchup that I simply won't mention here and now. All in all even though it may have gone unnoticed Ohio State's program is as good as Clemson and Alabama (there just aren't two or three slots to put a few teams at number two) and they have gone out there and proven that. If they remain focused they are in the driver seat. They aren't a smaller or thinner team. What I mean by that is they might have somehow slipped under the radar as a powerful program. They didn't get to the Champioship game by accident. They didn't just get  lucky. They were meant to be there. Make no mistake about it Alabama is not just going to give up or get caught on their heels, asleep on their feet. They are not a team that would overlook their opponent. They will be ready to play football and that means it will be one exciting college football National Championship game. College football fans should be particularly honored and excited to get to witness this meeting of two high class football programs. Alabama is finishing out another highly successful season and is right were we usually find them, at the top of the rankings of NCAA football. The rally cry of roll tide has marked collegiate football over the last decade. This will be there seventh National Championship game since 2011. They have won four and they also have a championship in 2009 to boast of as well. Dating back in recent collegiate sports history it has been Clemson and Alabama back and forth as title winners. The Crimson Tide beat the Tigers in 2015 and then lost to the Tigers in 2016 and 2018. The Tide beat Georgia in 2017 and Clemson lost to LSU last year. But just a little further back than that in 2014 we have an Ohio State victory over Oregon. In watching the collegiate circuit or at least looking it over even when unable to immerse yourself in the drama of college sports, I mean unable to devote enough time to watching most games, the Buckeyes were headed back for a title hunt. In seemed natural to me, even looked obvious. When I was asked about it I explained this exact sequence which is happening this year. It sometimes feels like I'm living a repeat, like I've already done this before because I reasoned out this exact scenario and then watched it unfold. The Clemson loss most likely means Trevor Lawrence will return to College football next season because he will be hungry for another title opportunity. I know I wouldn't want to leave another chance at that coveted title just sitting there after winning his first year and then the following years loss and then being left out this year. That will create some more exciting college football for fans. This year is one for the ages, one to watch and one to remember. Get out your memory chest and get ready to store a few momentos to take out and tell your grandkids about because all that is left is January 11th to decide who emerges as the best team of college football from 2020.In the Ohio State versus Alabama National Championship bowl game the Goliath of college football Alabama is heavily favorite. The storied franchise has many honors and championships to boast and is consistently the team to beat in college football. But I'm not convinced that Ohio State is out classed.  In fact it fell together the way I believed it would and Ohio State is the best team prepared to tackle the juggernaut program of Alabama football. Ohio State is poised to challenge the proven powerhouse of Alabama. Ohio State has a pretty rich tradition itself. The big advantage for Ohio State is its defense. There defense is a high octane machine that is simply built to win ball games. They proved that again when they went up against the powerful offense of Clemson and won by a pretty big margin. Alabama is a usually balanced program. But if a college defense is prepared to handle that steady and tested offense it is The Ohio State that has shown us time and again they want to be known for that. Ohio State will definitely have to lean heavy on its defense if it intends to win even though Alabama defense is no slouch. Ohio State does have a pretty explosive offense that can consistently put numbers on the board and it pulls those points together from everywhere. They can't leave any questions unawsered or lose the opportunity because now is the time. They have been building and building to this over the recent past to make this the moment. Will Ohio State pass Alabama in the 2021 National Championship? I believe they are the best suited to do so.  Alabama might be a little nervous here. They are undefeated again which bodes well as an argument in debate. There are also a few intangibles that are like a double edge sword in regard to the entire matchup that I simply won't mention here and now. All in all even though it may have gone unnoticed Ohio State's program is as good as Clemson and Alabama (there just aren't two or three slots to put a few teams at number two) and they have gone out there and proven that. If they remain focused they are in the driver seat. They aren't a smaller or thinner team. What I mean by that is they might have somehow slipped under the radar as a powerful program. They didn't get to the Champioship game by accident. They didn't just get  lucky. They were meant to be there. Make no mistake about it Alabama is not just going to give up or get caught on their heels, asleep on their feet. They are not a team that would overlook their opponent. They will be ready to play football and that means it will be one exciting college football National Championship game. College football fans should be particularly honored and excited to get to witness this meeting of two high class football programs. Alabama is finishing out another highly successful season and is right were we usually find them, at the top of the rankings of NCAA football. The rally cry of roll tide has marked collegiate football over the last decade quite steadily. This will be there seventh National Championship game since 2011. They have won four and they also have a championship in 2009 to boast of as well. Dating back in recent collegiate sports history it has been Clemson and Alabama back and forth as title winners. The Crimson Tide beat the Tigers in 2015 and then lost to the Tigers in 2016 and 2018. The Tide beat Georgia in 2017 and Clemson lost to LSU last year. But just a little further back than that in 2014 we have an Ohio State victory over Oregon. In watching the collegiate circuit or at least looking it over even when unable to immerse yourself in the drama of college sports, I mean unable to devote enough time to watching most games, the Buckeyes were headed back for a title hunt. In seemed natural to me, even looked obvious. When I was asked about it I explained this exact sequence which is happening this year. It sometimes feels like I'm living a repeat, like I've already done this before because I reasoned out this exact scenario and then watched it unfold. The Clemson loss most likely means Trevor Lawrence will return to College football next season because he will be hungry for another title opportunity. I know I wouldn't want to leave another chance at that coveted title just sitting there after winning his first year and then the following years loss and then being left out this year. That will create some more exciting college football for fans. This year is one for the ages, one to watch and one to remember. Get out your memory chest and get ready to store a few momentos to take out and tell your grandkids about because all that is left is January 11th to decide who emerges as the best team of college football from 2020.

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