Notre Dame Makes The CFP For First Time

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Notre Dame Makes The CFP For First Time

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Notre Dame Makes The CFP For First Time

The Irish finished third in the rankings.

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It finally happened. 

Notre Dame is in the College Football Playoff, despite how badly the college football world didn't want them to be. 

12-0 is 12-0. The Irish eliminated all doubts by going undefeated. Slip up in any of those games, and they're out. Way out. But they didn't, so now they'll get the chance to prove themselves. 

Win against Clemson? Silence all the critics like Peter Burns. 

Get blown out like you did against Bama in 2012 and Ohio State in 2015? Same old Notre Dame to the delight of people like Peter Burns. 

Notre Dame will take on Dabo and the Tigers at Jerry's World in the evening slot of Semifinal Saturday on December 29th.  Clemson opened as a 12 point favorite. 

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