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Clemson wins Fiesta Bowl, advances to take on Alabama in National Championship game

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 31: Parris Campbell #21 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs during the first half of the 2016 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

GLENDALE, AZ. (al.com) – Alabama vs. Clemson, Take 2.

For the first time in the modern era, there will be a rematch for the national title when the Crimson Tide meets the Tigers for the second straight January.

The two will meet Jan. 9 in Tampa after both scored comfortable semifinal wins Saturday. No. 1 Alabama whipped Washington 24-7 in the Peach Bowl before Clemson crushed Ohio State, 31-0 in the Fiesta Bowl.

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