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Strong performances by Derrick Henry, Deshaun Watson highlight title game

Strong performances by Derrick Henry, Deshaun Watson highlight title game

Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry rushed for three touchdowns and became Alabama's all-time leading rusher in the Crimson Tide's 45-40 victory over Clemson in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Henry, a junior, rushed for 158 yards in 36 carries. He scored on runs of 50, one and one yard.

Henry finished the season with 2,219 yards and 28 touchdowns.

He has rushed for 3,692 yards and 42 touchdowns, surpassing Shaun Alexander on the all-time list.

Henry became the 15th player to win the Heisman while playing for a national championship team. Former Florida State quarterback...

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