“‘When did you feel that you had broken their will?’ … ‘When did you feel that you guys had complete and total control of the game?’ These are the types of questions you would like to ask a boa constrictor about the small mammal it just strangled and ate. For a decade, Alabama has been the boa constrictor; Monday, the most dominant college football program of the century was relegated to the role of the deceased mouse.'” A few freshmen rebels who were in high school this time last year led Clemson to a crushing win over Darth ‘Bama. The Ringer: How an Alabama Rout for the Ages Ushered in a New Day in College Football.