Yeah, this really happened.

The Clemson Tigers are preparing to play LSU tonight in the National Championship game in New Orleans and they elected to practice in a HOTEL BALLROOM.

Like LSU, Clemson was given the opportunity to practice at the Saints practice facility, but the coaching staff decided to practice in this room. Reason being, the Clemson coaches did not want to interrupt their schedule.

I should note here that during this time of the year most teams are not allowing contact in practices, they don't want to risk injury. But to practice in a hotel ballroom?

We'll see tonight if paid off.