Monday January 9th, 2017

One Clemson fan is ready to declare the Tigers national champions before the team even takes the field against Alabama. 

Josh Ruonala posted a photo of himself at the College Football Playoff National Championship wearing a Tigers jersey with "NTL CHAMPS" on the back, complete with the No. 17. 

Ready to bring home the 🏆 in #therematch #nationalchampionship #gotigers #CFBPLAYOFF

A photo posted by Josh Ruonala (@jruonala) on

If Clemson wins on Monday, technically the Tigers will be national champions of the year 2016. So maybe he's just making a bold declaration for next season. 

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