ESPN's Finebaum not sold Clemson makes rematch with Alabama


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We know where ESPN analyst Paul Finebaum stands on Clemson fans. He said over the weekend he is "so sick" of the Tiger faithful and Clemson's claim for the No. 1 spot.

Projecting forward, Finebaum said Tuesday on ESPN's "First Take" that he would take the field instead of picking a Clemson-Alabama rematch come the postseason.

"I’m a contrarian as you know," Finebaum said. "If you told me, could I take Clemson and Alabama to meet or the field, I would take the field. I think Alabama will be there. I’m still not sure Clemson will be."

What will keep the Tigers from a third-straight title game? A loss that he doesn't see tripping up Alabama at this point.

"At some point you run into someone. It happened last year to Clemson," Finebaum said. "They lost at home to Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh. They should’ve lost to NC State. The kicker missed a chip shot. And they have to go to NC State. I’m not trying to make that into some all-world game.

"At some point you do lose. We saw it last week with Oklahoma and saw it with Michigan. It will happen. I don’t think it will happen to Alabama, but I do think it could happen to Clemson."

ESPN's Football Power Index measure gives Alabama a 44.4 percent chance of winning out, while Clemson is given the next-best shot at an undefeated run at 28.7.

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FB Update: ESPN's Finebaum not sold Clemson makes rematch with Alabama
TigerNet News
I'm not sold Bama makes a rematch with Clemson***
xtiger
My first thought...***
SOLOS®
Mine as well. I would not be surprised
ggordon
Re: Mine as well. I would not be surprised
ancientorange
Re: Mine as well. I would not be surprised
p6fuller
BOOM***
camdentiger09
Re: I'm not sold Bama makes a rematch with Clemson***
HunterClemsonTigers
Re: FB Update: ESPN's Finebaum not sold Clemson makes rematch with Alabama
CU_Kobe_24®
Without falling prey to Finebaum's clickbait I'll just read the headline and say
CootSmackdown16
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treeclimber
Re: I am not sold on Bama making a rematch.***
peanut
Re: I am not sold on Bama making a rematch.***
Dugatiger®
Re: FB Update: ESPN's Finebaum not sold Clemson makes rematch with Alabama
wmatkovich®
He has lost all credibility with his Bama Esecpn bias, quit
tigeron®
Finebaum had credibility??
goclemsontigs
Re: Finebaum had credibility??
Dugatiger®
Re: FB Update: ESPN's Finebaum not sold Clemson makes rematch with Alabama
jbwhiteside84
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Tigerdug23®
Re: FB Update: ESPN's Finebaum not sold Clemson makes rematch with Alabama
Tigerman1978
I'm not sold on ol bama jama making it to the title game...
TigerClause123
He is scared of a Clemson vs Bama rematch because deep down
tabbyplague®
Click bait***
THS Athlete 50®
Talk is cheap.
ClemsonTiger1988®
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Sharp2377
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CU_Kobe_24®
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Sharp2377
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92TigerJohn
Re: FB Update: ESPN's Finebaum not sold Clemson makes rematch with Alabama
JayTheHitManHart
statistically I'd take the field as well . .
PetesPonies
Yea! More Finebaum obsession!! Yea!!!!
ninetytwotiger®
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NC_Tiger_
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Eagle03®
Whise he thank Bama won't make it?***
Spud
Can anyone else say butthurt?
tigersincepell®
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Tiger_tK
why does he keep showing up on here??
under11par®
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Dugatiger®
just a sad pathetic little man***
tigerking79®
If I Were Him -
Dugatiger®
and Bama lost to Clemson. CLEMSON.***
ColaTownTiger
Re: and Bama lost to Clemson. CLEMSON.***
ddclemson
I'm taking a knee in protest on all Whine-Bum headlines
Knuck
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tmac9wr
of course it can't happen to Alabama
97TigerPaw
I'm not sold Finebum isn't living in Saban's basement rent free***
97TigerPaw

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