Alabama is a officially a dynasty as Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide took home their fourth national championship in the past seven years. To achieve that, they had to overcome the play of a very good Clemson team with quarterback who, even in losing, was the game’s biggest star. SB Nation has a wrap-up of college football’s championship game.

+ The Guardian: Lane Kiffin left behind by team bus after Alabama’s title victory.

+ Remember how the concussion issue and various scandals were going to put a dent in our insatiable appetite for NFL football? Well, that didn’t happen.

+ Schools are stockpiling new a product that promises to reduce the longterm impact of concussions: Chocolate Milk.