watch ##clemson vs alabama## national championship game: Kick time, TV channel, live stream info: No. 1 Clemson takes on No. 2 Alabama in tonight’s College Football Playoff national championship game. Both teams opened their playoff runs with convincing victories to reach this point, leaving few doubts that the nation’s two best teams will be competing for a national title.
ESPN’s family of networks will all play in part televising tonight’s action from every angle. Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox and Tom Rinaldi are on the coverage for ESPN, while ESPN Radio will air the traditional broadcast. Additional coverage can be found on ESPN2, ESPN News, ESPNU, the SEC Network, ESPN Classic, ESPN3, ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Deportes.
More on ESPN’s “Megacast” can be found below. Here are the must-know details for tonight, including the kickoff time, live streaming information and the pre-game betting line.
Clemson vs Alabama – College Football Playoff national championship
Kickoff time: 8:30 p.m. EST
Site: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz.
TV channel: ESPN
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Broadcast crew: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Heather Cox and Tom Rinaldi
Betting line: Alabama by 7.
From ESPN’s media relations, here’s what to expect on the network tonight:
01. Film Room (ESPN2): ESPN analysts Brian Griese and Chris Spielman, along with Florida head coach Jim McElwain and other additional guests, will provide in-depth analysis of the game as it happens from a film room equipped with multiple camera angles, clicker technology and telestration at ESPN’s Bristol, Conn., headquarters.
02. ESPN Voices (ESPNEWS): Live from Los Angeles, ESPN personalities watch the Crimson Tide-Tigers matchup unfold in a living room-type atmosphere. Participants include Teddy Atlas, Michelle Beadle, Jay Bilas, Taylor Twellman and Marcellus Wiley. Additional guests could be added.
03. Homer Telecast (ESPNU): An alternate version of the traditional game telecast — Joe Tessitore will host the interplay between Clemson’s all-time leading passer Tajh Boyd and former Alabama center and three-time national champion Barrett Jones as they serve as quasi-‘game analysts’ with a decidedly partisan view towards their alma maters. Other partisan guests and ESPN personalities will join the commentary which will be conducted primarily from field level.
04. Finebaum Film Room (SEC Network): Paul Finebaum and his in-studio guests – SEC Network analysts Greg McElroy, and Booger McFarland and Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema – will watch the game and provide their instant analysis and reaction. The show, which will be produced at a location near University of Phoenix Stadium, will also take live calls throughout the game and fans can interact by tagging their tweets with #FinebaumFilmRoom. SEC Network will have on-site coverage all weekend leading up to the game, with full details released tomorrow.
05. Sounds of the Game (ESPN Classic and ESPN3): ESPN’s game telecast — sans commentators – will be amplified with dozens of microphones positioned throughout the stadium in addition to the public address announcer and referee calls to recreate the in-stadium fan experience of being seated at the game. This will include full coverage of the pregame on-field entertainment and halftime band performances.
06. Command Center (ESPN Goal Line): Features a full-time split screen application showing the live game action, along with immediate replays of every play, isolated camera feeds of both head coaches, enhanced statistics, real time drive charts and the ESPN Radio broadcast call of Mike Tirico, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe and Joe Schad.
07. Spanish-Language Call (ESPN Deportes): Lalo Varela, Pablo Viruega, Bernardo Osuna, and Carlos Nava call the game in Spanish, available throughout the United States.
08. Mock Replay Booth (ESPN3): An authentic recreation of the replay booth experience will give an inside look at the review process in which replay officials review every play of the game, determine which plays are subject to further review and then what happens during an official replay stoppage. Current ACC Replay Official Ralph Pickett and current SEC Replay Communicator Ben Oldham will take viewers through the full process of reviewing every play from their recreated replay booth set up in Bristol. They will be joined by former ACC Coordinator of Officials and current ESPN Rules Expert Doug Rhoads.
09. Pylon Cam (ESPN3): A continuous stream of the cameras being fed from the eight pylons surrounding the field, both at the goal lines and for the first time from the backlines of the end zones. The position of the ball on the field will determine which 12 of the 24 available camera feeds will be displayed live along with a featured replay box offering the best pylon camera angle available of any key plays.
10. Home Town Radio (ESPN3): In cooperation with Learfield Sports, the ESPN telecast will be available with the Alabama and Clemson home radio broadcasts serving as the commentary (separate feeds) along with a customized viewing experience that includes full time isolated shots of head coaches and star players. Alabama’s radio team is Eli Gold, Phil Savage, and Chris Stewart; the Clemson radio team is Don Munson, Rodney Williams and Patrick Sapp.
11. Data Center (ESPN3): Will include significant on-screen graphic content ranging from analytics, real time drive charts, win probability updates, curated social media reaction and more.
12. Spider Cam (ESPN3): A continuous feed of the camera that maneuvers above the field of play and often provides a behind-the-offense look at the game action.
13. Taco Bell Student Section (ESPN3): Cameras in the Taco Bell student sections – focusing on students, bands, mascots and cheerleaders of each team – to showcase how the most enthusiastic fans in the building are reacting with every play. #clemson vs alabama#