TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Clemson delivered a championship celebration that was worth the 35-year wait.

The Tigers provided dog-piling players, a screaming captain and an emotional coach.

Defensive end Christian Wilkins, a 310-pound sophomore, topped them all with his ballerina leg-lift that ended with a full split:

For good measure, Wilkins took his shirt off on the podium during the trophy presentation.

(AP Photo/John Bazemore)