The four coaches competing in the College Football Playoff (Alabama, Oklahoma, Clemson & Notre Dame) convened in Atlanta for a joint press conference to give a first look at the two CFP semifinal games.
Clemson’s Dabo Swinney & Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly will face off for the first time since 2015 in the Cotton Bowl on December 29th, and both talked about their preliminary preparations involving the opposition:
Clemson HC Dabo Swinney
Notre Dame HC Brian Kelly
The semifinal results could lead to a collision course for a fourth straight matchup between Clemson and Alabama. Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban was asked about the Tigers’ fourth straight berth in the CFP:
Alabama HC Nick Saban on Clemson
Clemson and Notre Dame meet in the Cotton Bowl at Arlington’s AT&T Stadium at 4 PM on December 29th, followed by Alabama facing Oklahoma at 8 PM at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.