Kirk Herbstreit weighs in on Clemson’s controversial game-winner Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Hunter Renfrow #13 of the Clemson Tigers makes a 2-yard game-winning touchdown reception during the fourth quarter against defensive back Tony Brown #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the fourth quarter of the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

The National Championship Game featured one of the most incredible comebacks in recent memory and a quarterback performance that left everyone with their mouths on the floor. However, it didn’t come without its controversy as Clemson beat Alabama on what a lot of Crimson Tide fans would call an illegal pick play. However, Kirk Herbstreit disagrees:

Here’s the play for you to experience again:

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Herbstreit did play quarterback back in his Ohio State days and might know a thing or two about illegal pick plays. Of course, he’s also been analyst for years and was probably ready for a play like that after having reviewed both teams’ seasons. It doesn’t hurt that the NCAA already came out and said the play was clean too.

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