The Hokies trailed the Tigers 35-14 late in the third quarter, but responded by scoring touchdowns on three straight possessions. Lose, and the dream of resolving unfinished business in January is over for Deshaun Watson and Co. "We've been there before". "We were confident that we could come back and we could get the job done", said Jacksonville native Isaiah Ford, who became Tech's all-time leading receiver during the win.
No. 1 Alabama, No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Washington won their respective conference title games in decisive fashion, so it's unlikely any of those teams will fall. Alabama is the only team to be in all three editions of the CFP so far. Meyer acknowledged that hasn't been the case, and the next few weeks will give the team valuable time to work on it.
Ethiopian long-distance runner Almaz Ayana, who broke the 10,000m world record by over 14 seconds in winning Olympic gold in Rio this summer, won the female award. If Usain Bolt wouldn't have become a sprinter, he said he was certain that he would go play cricket as a pacer . "It was well done, you know what I mean", he explained.
He caught six passes for 110 yards and a touchdown on Sunday, the first 100-yard game of his National Football League career. "I want to be the person to uplift us, to get us going". Timmons' pick set up the Steelers' first touchdown drive of the game, a 22-yard pass from Roethlisberer to Brown which made it 11-0 Steelers. The two point conversion failed.
It was Barcelona that had the first real chance of the match in the 10th minute when Neymar drove past Dani Carvajal before picking out Sergi Roberto with a smart cross, but Ramos was on hand to block as Real Madrid survived their first unsafe moment.
Tomorrow the IAAF's 207 member associations will gather in Monaco at its first special congress in more than 20 years to vote on the package of reforms proposed by Coe, who took over from the now disgraced Lamine Diack as president last year.