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:
now THIS is how you celebrate a national championship pic.twitter.com/mRljlgirM8
— SI Extra Mustard (@SI_ExtraMustard) January 10, 2017
For good measure, Wilkins took his shirt off on the podium during the trophy presentation.
(AP Photo/John Bazemore)