Tagovailoa hurt his right ankle when an offensive lineman stepped on it in the fourth quarter of the Southeastern Conference championship game against No. 6 Georgia.
"I get that there are other great teams out there, but I feel very confident this team can go forward and continue to win", Riley said.
The Cotton Bowl berth brings Clemson's bowl history full circle, The game will be only the Tigers' second all-time appearance in the Cotton Bowl, dating back to the program's first ever bowl bid.
Clemson didn't make the first playoff in 2014, but has been in every year since.
Alabama, Clemson, and Oklahoma are all returning to the playoff for the second straight year.
On Oklahoma being ranked No. 4, ahead of Georgia and Ohio State, which were ranked No. 5 and No. 6, respectively. Sure, it would still likely be Alabama and Clemson in the end, but television executives will tell you that once fans become engaged with a playoff they are more likely to stick around after their teams are out. The bowl last served as a semifinal three years ago, when Alabama beat Michigan State 38-0. The game - played in Arlington, Texas, at AT&T Stadium - will determine who faces off against the victor of Alabama and Oklahoma, who will play on the same day in Miami in the Orange Bowl.
Georgia was No. 4 and had an opportunity to take the debate away from the committee by upsetting Alabama, but faltered down the stretch.
Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart made his opinion clear saying, "it boils down to one thing". To claim that a two-loss Georgia team is incomparably better than either Oklahoma or Ohio State (12-1) makes no sense. The Bulldogs made the playoff a year ago after beating Auburn in the SEC championship game and eventually lost to Alabama for the national title. They won the national championship two seasons ago.
Georgia (11-2) now awaits Sunday's announcement of the four-team playoff field.
The Tide are 14-point favorites in in the latest Alabama vs. Oklahoma odds, and the Tigers are laying 11.5 in the current Clemson vs. Notre Dame odds. The secondary did look a lot better against the Panthers, though, as they only gave up eight passing yards the entire game.
He has three national championships on his resume, including one with OSU in 2014 and two with Florida in 2006 and 2008. Meyer is 82-9 at in seven seasons at Ohio State , with a 7-0 record against MI and three Big Ten titles.
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Around 425,000 U.S. troops and 118,000 coalition forces were mobilized for weeks of aerial strikes and a 100-hour ground battle. Bush , twice won the presidency, only the second time in USA history that a father and son both became the US leaders.
With the earthquake's aftershocks, the National Weather Service issued a tsunami warning for Alaska's Cook Inlet region. Harper said the quake was "significant enough that the people who were outside were actively hugging each other".
The North Korean leader said he would visit Seoul "in the near future", during his third summit with Moon in September. A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea across the eastern land border on Saturday, the South's military said.
But some party members would lead Democrats on board. "This all puts the Democrats in a pretty good spot to make demands". Ultimately, Canada-U.S. trade could be governed by the rulebook of the World Trade Organization, Weekes said.
After reaching a four-year high in early October, crude has collapsed more than 30 per cent, marking the worst crash since 2015. The report from TRT World said that much of the country's economy depends greatly on the global oil market.
The development and improvement is obvious. "It will be a proper fight but we expect that in the derby". On Sunday we will be ready again. "I don't want our players to think, "This is the match", he said.
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