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Posted on March 3rd, 2019 in 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, Student Work by rgeneral

By Justin Byers | @Justin_A_Byers Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Jonah Williams has set out to prove that a measurement doesn’t indicate his ability to make plays on the football field. Williams, a unanimous first-team All-American offensive tackle for the University of Alabama team that reached the championship game of the College Football Playoff …

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Posted on January 8th, 2019 in 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by rgeneral

Watching the first five minutes of the 2019 College Football National Championship produce 21 combined points, I sat back in awe. I’ve been lucky enough to cover college football for the past five years, but I’d never seen a game start, or finish, quite like this one. After the roller-coaster-like first several drives my advisor, …

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Posted on January 6th, 2019 in 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship, Student Work by rgeneral

Josh Roller | @Roller_01 Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Josh Roller, writing for Newsday, discusses the familiarity Alabama and Clemson share as they prepare to meet in the national championship for the third time in four years at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Read the full story here.  

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Posted on December 2nd, 2018 in 2018 Big Ten Championship, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio State’s controversial football season, which involved the university community in a contentious national conversation about domestic abuse, ended with the celebration of a 37thBig Ten conference championship, and third in five seasons, after a 45-24 victory over Northwestern Saturday night at Lucas Oil …

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By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7 Sports Capital Journalism Program ATLANTA — Nick Saban walked off the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium as the coach of a national champion for the sixth time. Before Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide completed their come-from-behind, 26-23 overtime victory over the Georgia Bulldogs, only one coach in the modern history of college …

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By Jon Sauber | @JonSauber Sports Capital Journalism Program ATLANTA – With his Alabama Crimson Tide trailing, 13-0, at halftime of the College Football Playoff National Championship and the Georgia Bulldogs in position to take control of the game, many successful college coaches would not have had the conviction to make the decision that Alabama’s …

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By Jon Sauber | @JonSauber Sports Capital Journalism Program ATLANTA — DeVonta Smith hauled in a 41-yard strike from Tua Tagovailoa, just before his body crossed the goal line, to complete one of the most remarkable comebacks in the history of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Smith threw a hand in the air as he sprinted, …

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Posted on January 8th, 2018 by Jonathan Sauber

By Jon Sauber | @JonSauber Sports Capital Journalism Program ATLANTA – Taking in the weekend of a College Football Playoff National Championship can be an intense experience. Consuming it to try to improve it? That’s exactly what Susan Baughman was here to do. Baughman is the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations for Indiana …

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By Jon Sauber and Joe Spears | @JonSauber @joe_spears7 ATLANTA – The fourth championship game of the College Football Playoff era will be the first to feature teams from the same conference. When the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs meet in Mercedes-Benz Stadium Monday night, in the middle of Southeastern Conference territory, a …

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