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Clemson Expected To Have More Fans Than Alabama At National Title Game

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David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

Clemson fans will pack Levi’s Stadium tonight in Santa Clara, California, when the Tigers take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in the national title game.

According to a release from Vivid Seats, 54 percent of people in attendance tonight are expected to be cheering for Dabo Swinney’s crew.

 

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I must admit that these numbers are a little surprising to me. Haven’t we been taught since birth that nobody is a more dedicated fanbase than Alabama? Aren’t they supposed to be the best at everything, including traveling to big games? (RELATED: Who Will Win The College Football National Championship? One Team Is A Heavy Favorite)

Are the Crimson Tide faithful really going to let Clemson fans embarrass them like this?

 

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Winning the crowd battle is a major part of the war that is football. If you don’t own the crowd, then it’s hard to own the stadium.

It’s hard to explain just how important crowd noise is on the football, especially in the red zone.

If the quarterback can’t hear over the crowd, then that is a massive advantage.

 

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I simply can’t wait for this game to begin. I’ve been thinking about it every day since the semi-finals game wrapped up.

It’s two powerhouses getting on the gridiron to find out which one is better. We don’t know who will win, but we do now know that Clemson isn’t playing around when it comes to showing up and showing out in force.

Let the game begin!

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