What a game, the national college football championship! In an exciting back-and-forth game, Alabama beat Clemson to take the national title. I was rooting for Clemson, even though–or perhaps because–they beat my alma mater, Oklahoma, in the playoffs.
In honor of the game, I would like to post an account by David French of how Dabo Swinney, the Clemson coach, stood up to the Freedom from Religion Foundation, when that group threatened legal action to stop the team’s custom of providing rides to church services if players wanted one. And, unlike the usual practice in higher education, Clemson University supported him!