Clemson championship parade set for Saturday

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

CLEMSON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Clemson city officials have said a parade and stadium celebration is set for Saturday morning.

The parade will begin between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. It will start on College Avenue (Highway 123) and end at Memorial Stadium.

The Tigers (14-1) upset No. 1 Alabama (14-1) on Monday night with a 35-31 victory in Tampa, Florida. Clemson overcame a 14-point deficit to win the championship rematch with the Crimson Tide. Deshaun Watson connected threw a 2-yard TD pass to Hunter Renfrow with one second left for the winning score.

It was Clemson's second national title and first since 1981.

Gov. Nikki Haley, a Clemson graduate, ordered a Clemson flag to fly on the Statehouse pole Tuesday below the U.S. and state flags.

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