Alabama vs. Clemson: Who Would Win A College Football Track Meet?

The 2019 College Football Playoff national championship game between Clemson and Alabama is tonight in Santa Clara, California. We decided to take a look at the starters from both schools and see which team would win a dual track meet based on their high school track personal bests.

Here are a list of starters who competed in track and field back in high school.

TEAM
POS
ATHLETE
100
200
400
DT
SP
LJ
HJ
TJ
BAMA
OL
Jonah Williams



169-5.25
60-10



BAMA
OLLester Cotton



46-2.5



BAMA
OL
Ross Pierschbacher




53-3.5



BAMA
RBDamien Harris
10.74
22.74






BAMA
WR
Jerry Jeudy11.1323.59



6-2
BAMA
WRHenry Ruggs III10.42






BAMA
WRDevonta Smith10.67
22.45
49.34



45-3.5
BAMA
DEIsaiah Buggs



35-0.25




BAMADTQuinnen Williams


84-147-0


BAMACBShyheim Carter
11.1422.69





BAMASDeionte Thompson




21-7.75
6-6
CLEMOLSean Pollard


123-045-11


CLEMWR
Amari Rodgers10.93
22.77






CLEMLBIsaiah Simmons12.1822.0256.18

24-5

CLEMLBTre Lamar


131-246-2.5


CLEMLBKendall Joseph12.83






CLEMCBA.J. Terrell10.9522.3249.84

16-8

CLEMCBTrayvon Mullen10.98






Our Virtual FloTrack CFP Track Meet Results:

Limitations:

- Eight events total (100/200/400/HJ/LJ/TJ/SP/DT)

- Team Scoring: 1st - 5 pts, 2nd - 3 pts, 3rd - 1 pt

100m Dash (Alabama 9 | Clemson 0)

1. 10.42 WR Henry Ruggs III (Alabama)

2. 10.67 WR Devonta Smith (Alabama)

3. 10.74 RB Damien Harris (Alabama)

200m Dash (Alabama 10 | Clemson 8)

1. 22.02 LB Isaiah Simmons (Clemson)

2. 22.32 CB A.J. Terrell (Clemson)

3. 22.45 DB Devonta Smith (Alabama)

400m Dash (Alabama 18 | Clemson 9)

1. 49.34 WR Devonta Smith (Alabama)

2. 49.84 CB A.J. Terrell (Alabama)

3. 56.18 LB Isaiah Simmons (Clemson)

High Jump (Alabama 26 | Clemson 9)

1. 6-6 S Deionte Thompson (Alabama)

2. 6-2 WR Jerry Jeudy (Alabama)

3. OPEN

Long Jump (Alabama 29 | Clemson 15)

1. 24-5 LB Isaiah Simmons (Clemson)

2. 21-7.75 S Deionte Thompson (Alabama)

3. 16-8 CB A.J. Terrell (Clemson)

Triple Jump (Alabama 34 | Clemson 15)

1. 45-3.5 WR Devonta Smith (Alabama)

2. OPEN

3. OPEN

Shot Put (Alabama 43 | Clemson 15)

1. 60-10 OL Jonah Williams (Alabama)

2. 53-3.5 OL Ross Pierschbacher (Alabama)

3. 47-0 DT Quinnen Williams (Alabama)

Discus Throw (Alabama 48 | Clemson 19)

1. 169-5.25 OL Jonah Williams (Alabama)

2. 131-2 LB Tre Lamar (Clemson)

3. 123-0 OL Sean Pollard (Clemson)

Based on this virtual track meet alone, Alabama should dominate the Tigers tonight in Santa Clara. 

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