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ESPN offers multiple ways to watch the Alabama-Clemson game

Clemson takes on Alabama in college football's National Championship on Jan. 10 in Glendale, Ariz.
Clemson takes on Alabama in college football's National Championship on Jan. 10 in Glendale, Ariz. (Campus Insiders)

If you don't like Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit, ESPN has 13 other ways to watch tonight's College Football Playoff championship game, which features Alabama and Clemson.

Fowler and Herbstriet will be on ESPN for the game, which is set to kick off about 8:30 p.m.

ESPN 2 will give you the film room with Brian Griese and Chris Spielman. They'll be joined by five coaches: Jim McElwain (Florida), Larry Fedora (North Carolina), Will Muschamp (South Carolina), Pat Narduzzi (Pittsburgh) and Willie Taggart (South Florida). McElwain is a former Alabama assistant coach.

ESPN News will provide commentary from those outside college football, such as Michelle Beadl, Jay Bilas and others.

The SEC Network will have the Finebaum Film Room with Paul Finebaum, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema and SEC Network analysts Greg McElory and Booger McFarland. The show will also take phone calls during the game.

ESPN U will have the Homer Telecast with former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd and former Alabama center Barrett Jones joining Joe Tessitore, who will do play-by-play.

Sounds of the Game will be on ESPN Classic and This telecast will be without commentators, but it will have sound from doz

ens of microphones positioned throughout the stadium. This will include pregame on-field entertainment and halftime band performances.

Command Center will be on ESPN Goal Line, which will feature a fulltime split screen, including isolated camera feeds of both head caoches, enhanced statistics and the ESPN Radio call.

ESPN Deportes will have the Spanish language call.

Available online at will be the mock replay booth, the pylon cam, telecasts with hometown radio, data center, spider cam and student section.

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