President Trump congratulates Clemson on National Championship against ‘powerful Alabama’

Tigers react to national title win over Alabama

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - President Donald Trump is the lastest to celebrate the Clemson Tigers in their defeat of the Alabama Crimson Tide on Monday during the college football National Championship game.

“Congratulations to a truly great football team, the Clemson Tigers, on an incredible win last night against a powerful Alabama team. A big win also for the Great State of South Carolina. Look forward to seeing the team, and their brilliant coach, for the second time at the W.H.,” the president wrote on Twitter.

No. 2 Clemson defeated No.1-ranked Alabama 44-16 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. This is Clemson’s second championship in three years.

Governor Henry McMaster also shared his pride as the Clemson flag waved proudly over the Statehouse Tuesday morning.

“The excellence of South Carolina was on full display last night. Congratulations to Coach Dabo Swinney and the Clemson Tigers on bringing another national championship home to the Palmetto State,” the governor tweeted.

ALL IN: The Clemson Tigers flag is flying high over the Statehouse today after Clemson trounced Alabama 44-16 in the National Championship on Monday. RECAP >>> http://bit.ly/2Ca6mWD

Posted by WIS TV on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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