Dabo Swinney will be the new ‘King of College Football’ if Clemson wins - Paul Finebaum | First Take

  • Published: 13 January 2020
  • Paul Finebaum joins First Take and teases Stephen A. Smith over his loyalty to the Alabama Crimson Tide and explains why Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney will unseat Nick Saban as the “King of College Football” with a win over the LSU Tigers in the CFP National Championship.
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Comments • 217

  • james justice
    james justice  4 days back

    Clemson played a two game season and got obliterated in one of them...........dabo king?.........orgeron just put a boot up his azz courtesy of the l s and u.....

    • Rob Roy
      Rob Roy  5 days back

      Come talk to us when you've won A. 3 for one and B. 4 for the other.

      • Joshua Hunter
        Joshua Hunter  5 days back

        Trevor Lawrence is 100% sunshine. Joe burrow is home alone: Mardi Gras. These facts are indisputable

        • D Nation of One
          D Nation of One  6 days back

          I just came back here to listen to this BS and 🤣. Talk about disrespect they seriously disrespected LSU and thought clemson had it in the bag. LSU had been ready all year long. Clemson barely got ready for OSU. That so called #1 defense of clemson looked like texas in week 2 of the season. Side note: Finebaum really took a shot at miles and players who played for him man is crazy.

            BRODI BARRINGER  6 days back

            Guess what, Dabo didnt make it, haha..Bama still king and next season will be a great!

            • Jan Nix
              Jan Nix  6 days back

              Bama is not the king. No team is now. Bama isn't the best anymore

          • E
            E  6 days back

            Burrow is the next Rodgers

            • Peter Adeyemi
              Peter Adeyemi  6 days back

              This didn't age well lol

              • Darryl Kirksey
                Darryl Kirksey  6 days back

                So much for the Clemson dynasty Clemson fans can be quite

                • A E
                  A E  6 days back

                  Darryl Kirksey I was just messing wit you. I knew what you meant. But u can edit it

                • Darryl Kirksey
                  Darryl Kirksey  6 days back

                  Quiet I meant to say

                • A E
                  A E  6 days back

                  Darryl Kirksey quite what? Or did you mean quiet?

              • Mr MVPS
                Mr MVPS  6 days back

                Jesus Christ is always our King

              • spiderpimp33
                spiderpimp33  6 days back

                Hmmmm.....I see that Shannon Sharpe and his props are making their way to ESPN...🤦🏾‍♂️

                • Theron Wright
                  Theron Wright  6 days back

                  TL overrated

                  • Theron Wright
                    Theron Wright  6 days back

                    Well until someone win 5 nattys in a decade. Saban still king

                    • dee see
                      dee see  6 days back

                      Lawrence isn’t gonna be a star in the NFL no 6’6 qbs are ever good

                      • LEHHGO
                        LEHHGO  6 days back

                        Heres after the blowout lol

                        • Rusty Yates
                          Rusty Yates  6 days back

                          So Dabo isn't the king of College football. Arguably LSU had the greatest season in college football history. Go tigers!

                          • Charles Marshall
                            Charles Marshall  6 days back

                            Why does the SEC Network give a lead role to a silly little Barney Fife character like Finebaum? We are the strongest conference by far and there are far better candidates to fill the roll he has. Several former coaches come to mind that would fit our profiles better. Steve Spurrier and Mark Richt come to mind. Also former players like Peyton Manning, Herchel Walker, Emmit Smith, Tim Tebo, etc...that would be far better than a silly little geek!

                            • Daniel Vidrine
                              Daniel Vidrine  6 days back

                              Paul always eating crow and sticking foot in his mouth. Bandwagon pro

                              • Brandale Carter
                                Brandale Carter  7 days back

                                Sorry Max..... But Clemson runningback looks amazing against the ACC. Buckeyes had him on lock. Besides a few catchs out the backfield.

                                • Johnny Beatmaker
                                  Johnny Beatmaker  7 days back

                                  Say what you want about the mad hatter, he won a national championship and loss one

                                  • Tyrone Marshall
                                    Tyrone Marshall  7 days back


                                    • Tyrone Marshall
                                      Tyrone Marshall  7 days back

                                      HIS NAME SHOULD BE IT BEAUTIFUL

                                      • Andrew wisa
                                        Andrew wisa  7 days back

                                        When most people at the table cry tonight I'll be satisfied.

                                        • jj watt
                                          jj watt  7 days back

                                          These dudes look like Imbecile's before and very much so after the game. Thanks max for that laugh [ your going to make trevor lawrence beat et e ete heeheheheheh us . Punk

                                          • NASTY WESSTT
                                            NASTY WESSTT  7 days back

                                            LSU won 😭🤣🤣🤣

                                            • Darryl Kirksey
                                              Darryl Kirksey  6 days back

                                              LSU fans savor your win one and done the Tide will Roll again

                                            • Garrett Hamilton
                                              Garrett Hamilton  7 days back

                                              Bruce Bradley always. Nobody replacing him until he retires

                                            • Bruce Bradley
                                              Bruce Bradley  7 days back

                                              Saint nick still the 👑

                                          • Chef Dre
                                            Chef Dre  7 days back

                                            We are just so dominate and great that everybody wants to be like us. They will never compare to us we been competing for a whole decade . Welcome to Alabama were legends are made ROLL TIDE we will be back

                                            • Takari Gillam
                                              Takari Gillam  7 days back

                                              Paul couldn’t wait to take a shot at Lamar Jackson

                                              • Chau Trinh
                                                Chau Trinh  7 days back

                                                Don't like listening to Finebaum. He's no better than my 9 yo daughter at predicting football games/teams/season. He's been dogging Clemson all season!

                                              • Timothy Allen
                                                Timothy Allen  7 days back

                                                Keep Lamar Jackson name out your mouth Paul👊

                                                • Nick B
                                                  Nick B  7 days back

                                                  He has been called sunshine for a minute I know that name doesn’t bother him

                                                  • Sleep WeaselR55
                                                    Sleep WeaselR55  7 days back

                                                    Well fournette has to run through 11 defenders against bama every attempt cause miles wouldn’t ever try to pass except on 3rd and long so it’s kind of hard to run for a lot of yards against the stout defenses of bama a few years ago

                                                    • KING CHARLES
                                                      KING CHARLES  7 days back

                                                      The King of College Football will always be Nick Saban. BUT IS TIME FOR JOE BURROW TO CEMENT HIS LEGACY AMONG GODS. TODAY YALL WILL NEVER FORGET THE NAME OF JOE BURROW. Swinney and Saban are Kings BURROW AINT A GOD. HE IS GOD.

                                                      • allidoiswin9891
                                                        allidoiswin9891  7 days back

                                                        Uh did he just call LF and Odell trash...? Lol

                                                        • Shelby Pearson
                                                          Shelby Pearson  7 days back

                                                          45-0 with 3 back/back/back titles.
                                                          clemsons undefeated next year to!

                                                          • Shelby Pearson
                                                            Shelby Pearson  6 days back

                                                            @RC Headhuncho trevor couldnt hit the broad side of a barn last night. it happens, had tons of chances.... just couldnt throw the ball. sunshine is the only reason we lost.

                                                          • RC Headhuncho
                                                            RC Headhuncho  7 days back

                                                            😂 What About 45-0? Try 29-1 On For Size & Hold This L Gee!

                                                          • Bruce Bradley
                                                            Bruce Bradley  7 days back

                                                            Thank u lsu now as a Alabama fan i could sleep peaceful

                                                          • Bruce Bradley
                                                            Bruce Bradley  7 days back

                                                            They lost tho u mad 😆

                                                          • Maurice Hill
                                                            Maurice Hill  7 days back

                                                            If they get crazy calls like they did with my Bucks

                                                        • Blake None
                                                          Blake None  1 weeks back

                                                          2 out of the last 7? How about 5 of the last 10? Use the stats as you see fit though.

                                                        • White Tiger
                                                          White Tiger  1 weeks back

                                                          Watch LSU LOSE , go ahead and put ya money on em.

                                                        • WD Foster
                                                          WD Foster  1 weeks back


                                                          • Lee Weisbecker
                                                            Lee Weisbecker  1 weeks back

                                                            Finebaum is over exposed

                                                            • joenicedj
                                                              joenicedj  1 weeks back

                                                              0:33 - strange laugh from Stephen A.

                                                              • Assuntay Cleaver
                                                                Assuntay Cleaver  1 weeks back

                                                                No one likes Paul, he's a laughable guest who harps on black QBs like they're not good at all. He sucks, I feel like he shouldn't be on these big time shows just like Ryan Hollins

                                                                • Eliminator
                                                                  Eliminator  1 weeks back

                                                                  King Finebaum. Awesome crown.

                                                                  • Physics
                                                                    Physics  1 weeks back

                                                                    Wasn’t Paul talking down on the Tigers earlier this season?

                                                                    • kneil41
                                                                      kneil41  4 days back

                                                                      @Shelby Pearson
                                                                      How does that crow taste? Would you like some bread with that?

                                                                    • kneil41
                                                                      kneil41  7 days back

                                                                      @Shelby Pearson

                                                                    • Maurice Hill
                                                                      Maurice Hill  7 days back

                                                                      @Shelby Pearson what?

                                                                    • Shelby Pearson
                                                                      Shelby Pearson  7 days back

                                                                      yeah, he has picked clemson to beat lsu, he knows the osu vs clemson game was the championship game.
                                                                      lsu is about to find out..... they aint played chit all year... havoc is coming.

                                                                  • caper087
                                                                    caper087  1 weeks back

                                                                    Why is he wear jerry “the king” lawlers outfit 👑

                                                                    • Knicks Fan
                                                                      Knicks Fan  1 weeks back

                                                                      quite the turnaround by Finebaum with Clemson lol

                                                                      • Joey Carello
                                                                        Joey Carello  1 weeks back

                                                                        I don’t get the 33 yard joke can someone explain that to me

                                                                        • Joey Carello
                                                                          Joey Carello  1 weeks back

                                                                          Tj Arrington thank

                                                                        • Tj Arrington
                                                                          Tj Arrington  1 weeks back

                                                                          That’s how much he rushed for in all the games combined against Alabama

                                                                      • Sabio Da Great
                                                                        Sabio Da Great  1 weeks back

                                                                        "Stephen A has Alabama tonight!" 😂😂 max got him on that 1 tho

                                                                        • Thomas Purtzer
                                                                          Thomas Purtzer  1 weeks back

                                                                          Stephen A. Is interesting but his continual screaming gets old. He should fake out people by speaking and acting like a gentleman, if that is possible. Of course he probably yells all the time. I have met folks that are always very vocal.

                                                                          • Diogo Padrao
                                                                            Diogo Padrao  1 weeks back

                                                                            Who has more pressura the guy that is older than Lamar Jackson and is in college or the guy who is 3 years younger and on his second year in college? You make the call on this one. Both are probably gonna be no.1 picks in their drafts.

                                                                            • Dean Caputa
                                                                              Dean Caputa  1 weeks back

                                                                              Stephen A. hates LSU. Always has.