What Time & TV Channel Is the Alabama-Clemson National Championship Game on Today?
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What Time & TV Channel Is the Alabama-Clemson National Championship Game on Today?

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Alabama takes on Clemson in the 2017 National Championship. (Getty)

Alabama and Clemson battle tonight for college football’s 2017 National Championship. The game kicks off on ESPN at 8 p.m. Eastern with several additional viewing options on the variety of ESPN channels.

Here’s the details for tonight’s game.


Date: Monday, January 9, 2017

Time: 8 p.m. Eastern

Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

TV Channel: ESPN

Line: Alabama by 7 (Line is courtesy of OddsShark and subject to change.)

Game Preview: This marks the second straight National Championship featuring Alabama and Clemson. The Tigers are looking for revenge against the Crimson Tide for their narrow loss in last season’s title game.

Football fans will have plenty of viewing options courtesy of ESPN’s MegaCast. The normal television broadcast with Kirk Herbstreit and Chris Fowler will be on ESPN. The Homer’s Broadcast will take place on ESPN2 with former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd and Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones. The former players will be on the field offering commentary as the game goes on.

Fans looking for more of a nuts and bolts approach should tune into ESPNEWS which features the Coaches Film Room with five coaches. The coaches include Syracuse’s Dino Babers, Minnesota’s P.J. Fleck, former Oregon coach Mark Helfrich, Colorado’s Mike MacIntrye and Baylor’s Matt Rhule. The coaches will break down the X’s and O’s in real time offering a coach’s perspective on the National Championship game.

Additional viewing options include ESPN Voices (ESPNU), Finebaum Film Room (SEC Network), Sounds of the Game (ESPN Classic and ESPN3), Command Center (Goal Line and ESPN3), Home Town Radio (ESPN3), Data Center (ESPN3) and SkyCam (ESPN3).

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