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Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown on a kick return against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual

Had the privilege to cover my sixth career NCAA Football National Championship this past week in Phoenix. Continue on to see all my favorite images from the thrilling game.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual A general view of the national championship trophy in the 2016 CFP National Championship between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual
A general view of the national championship trophy in the 2016 CFP National Championship between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/640, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker (14) walks out of the locker room with his teammates before the 2016 CFP National Championship against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/640, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker (14) walks out of the locker room with his teammates before the 2016 CFP National Championship against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/400, Aperture Priority Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban leads his players onto the field prior to the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/400, Aperture Priority
Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban leads his players onto the field prior to the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 5000iso, f4.5, 1/1250, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban leads his team to the field before the 2016 CFP National Championship against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 5000iso, f4.5, 1/1250, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban leads his team to the field before the 2016 CFP National Championship against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1600iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual Clemson Tigers warm up on the field before the 2016 CFP National Championship against the Alabama Crimson Tide at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1600iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual
Clemson Tigers warm up on the field before the 2016 CFP National Championship against the Alabama Crimson Tide at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/320, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide players wait in the tunnel as they prepare to the field before the 2016 CFP National Championship against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/320, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide players wait in the tunnel as they prepare to the field before the 2016 CFP National Championship against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Daylon Charlot (4) high fives a fan as he takes the field in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Daylon Charlot (4) high fives a fan as he takes the field in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) runs away from the Clemson Tigers defense to score a touchdown in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) runs away from the Clemson Tigers defense to score a touchdown in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) celebrates with quarterback Jake Coker (14) after scoring a touchdown against the Clemson Tigers in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) celebrates with quarterback Jake Coker (14) after scoring a touchdown against the Clemson Tigers in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Clemson Tigers in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Clemson Tigers in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) catches a touchdown pass over Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Eddie Jackson (4) and defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) catches a touchdown pass over Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Eddie Jackson (4) and defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) catches a touchdown pass over Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Eddie Jackson (4) and defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) catches a touchdown pass over Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Eddie Jackson (4) and defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual A Clemson Tigers cheerleader does flips in the end zone after a Clemson touchdown against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual
A Clemson Tigers cheerleader does flips in the end zone after a Clemson touchdown against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard (88) is upended by a Clemson Tigers defender in the first half of the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard (88) is upended by a Clemson Tigers defender in the first half of the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250, Manual
Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4.5, 1/1250, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Eddie Jackson (4) celebrates with defensive back Ronnie Harrison (15) after an interception against the Clemson Tigers in the second quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4.5, 1/1250, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Eddie Jackson (4) celebrates with defensive back Ronnie Harrison (15) after an interception against the Clemson Tigers in the second quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) runs the ball as offensive lineman Cam Robinson (74) dives to block against the Clemson Tigers in the first half in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) runs the ball as offensive lineman Cam Robinson (74) dives to block against the Clemson Tigers in the first half in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) dives in for a touchdown against the Clemson Tigers in the first half in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) dives in for a touchdown against the Clemson Tigers in the first half in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide offensive lineman Dominick Jackson (76) blocks for running back Derrick Henry (2) against the Clemson Tigers in the second quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide offensive lineman Dominick Jackson (76) blocks for running back Derrick Henry (2) against the Clemson Tigers in the second quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual Clemson Tigers wide receiver Charone Peake (19) leaps to catch a pass against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual
Clemson Tigers wide receiver Charone Peake (19) leaps to catch a pass against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard (88) celebrates with wide receiver Calvin Ridley (3) after scoring a touchdown against the Clemson Tigers in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard (88) celebrates with wide receiver Calvin Ridley (3) after scoring a touchdown against the Clemson Tigers in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers players line up before a snap in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers players line up before a snap in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Geno Matias-Smith (24) dives to tackle a Clemson Tigers player in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Geno Matias-Smith (24) dives to tackle a Clemson Tigers player in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 5000iso, f4.5, 1/1250, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) leaps over Clemson Tigers defenders in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 5000iso, f4.5, 1/1250, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) leaps over Clemson Tigers defenders in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1600, Manual Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) runs the ball against Alabama in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1600, Manual
Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) runs the ball against Alabama in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250, Manual Clemson Tigers tight end Jordan Leggett (16) attempts to catch a pass against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250, Manual
Clemson Tigers tight end Jordan Leggett (16) attempts to catch a pass against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard is upended as he runs with the ball against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard is upended as he runs with the ball against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) breaks up a pass intended for Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) breaks up a pass intended for Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) in the third quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide dancers hold up four fingers to signify the start of the fourth quarter against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide dancers hold up four fingers to signify the start of the fourth quarter against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott (3) attemps to catch a pass against Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Marlon Humphrey (26) in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual
Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott (3) attemps to catch a pass against Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Marlon Humphrey (26) in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual Clemson Tigers cornerback Adrian Baker (21) breaks up a pass intended for Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Calvin Ridley (3) in the second half in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000, Manual
Clemson Tigers cornerback Adrian Baker (21) breaks up a pass intended for Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Calvin Ridley (3) in the second half in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) throws a pass under pressure from Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Reggie Ragland (19) in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) throws a pass under pressure from Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Reggie Ragland (19) in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) loses the ball as he's hit along the sidelines against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) loses the ball as he’s hit along the sidelines against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott (3) celebrates a touchdown catch alongside teammate Hunter Renfrow (13) against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott (3) celebrates a touchdown catch alongside teammate Hunter Renfrow (13) against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1600, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) leaps to avoid the tackle attempt by diving Clemson Tigers kicker Greg Huegel on his way to returning the kick for a touchdown in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1600, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) leaps to avoid the tackle attempt by diving Clemson Tigers kicker Greg Huegel on his way to returning the kick for a touchdown in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) gets past Clemson Tigers safety T.J. Green (15) as he prepares to dive into the end zone for a touchdown on a kick return during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) gets past Clemson Tigers safety T.J. Green (15) as he prepares to dive into the end zone for a touchdown on a kick return during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown on a kick return against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown on a kick return against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown on a kick return against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown on a kick return against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown on a kick return against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown on a kick return against the Clemson Tigers during the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) celebrates with linebacker Dillon Lee (25) against the as Clemson Tigers safety T.J. Green (right) reacts after allowing Drake to return the kick off for a touchdown in the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake (17) celebrates with linebacker Dillon Lee (25) against the as Clemson Tigers safety T.J. Green (right) reacts after allowing Drake to return the kick off for a touchdown in the fourth quarter in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker (14) celebrates in the fourth quarter against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker (14) celebrates in the fourth quarter against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f3.5, 1/1250, Manual Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) greets Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) after the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f3.5, 1/1250, Manual
Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) greets Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) after the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker (14) celebrates on the field after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker (14) celebrates on the field after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) kisses the national championship trophy after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry (2) kisses the national championship trophy after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual Confetti falls as Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker (14) celebrates on the field after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual
Confetti falls as Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker (14) celebrates on the field after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Hootie Jones (6) slides through the confetti on the field prior to taking me out after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Hootie Jones (6) slides through the confetti on the field prior to taking me out after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/640, Manual Clemson Tigers defensive tackle Scott Pagano (56) and a teammate react in the locker room following the loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/640, Manual
Clemson Tigers defensive tackle Scott Pagano (56) and a teammate react in the locker room following the loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f2.8, 1/500, Manual Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) removes his equipment in the locker room after the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f2.8, 1/500, Manual
Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) removes his equipment in the locker room after the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/640, Manual Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry celebrates in the locker room following the game against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/640, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry celebrates in the locker room following the game against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

I still have two more Best of 2015 blogs to post so hopefully those will be posted in the next couple days!


 
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