No celebration in T-Town after shocking loss in national title game

No celebration in T-Town after shocking loss in national title game
Alabama head coach Nick Saban reacts during the first half the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) (Source: Chris Carlson)

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WSFA) -It became clear mid-way through the third quarter Nick Saban would not earn his 7th title. The Crimson Tide simply got out-coached and out-played against Clemson.

“I was actually very surprised and very upset. I knew we had it in us but Clemson just out played us but I know we’ll get them next year. Roll Tide,” said one Bama freshman.

“I am surprised. We had a great year but you know no matter what, it’s still Roll Tide we’re proud of them. They put up a fight. We’ll get it going again," said another student.

“I also had faith in my team, the quarterback. Being a senior, I’ve been here all four years. It’s been a great season, great game,” said a bar patron.

“I’m not going to lie. I am little disappointed but I feel it’s.. we expect so much, so used to being on top, but we have next year,” according to a senior.

Clemson ends the season undefeated while Alabama suffered its only loss in the game that mattered. No celebration this time around in T-Town but training for the new season isn’t far away.

Had Alabama won, Nick Saban would have broken Bear Bryant’s overall record for national championship titles.

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