Tua Tagovailoa threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns as the No. 1-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 ranked Oklahoma 45-34 on Saturday night in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl. Tagovailoa completed 24 of 27 passes, with scores to four receivers. Oklahoma (12-2) was no match for Alabama (14-0), who led 28-0 after only 17 minutes.
Alabama now advances to the national championship game for the fourth consecutive season and will play in Santa Clara, California on January 7 against Clemson — who beat Notre Dame 30-3 in the Cotton Bowl. Clemson, ranked No. 2, and Alabama will face off in the playoffs for the fourth year in a row, and have split two title games.
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