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Clemson's James Skalski ejected for targeting in College Football Playoff title game

Sporting News logo Sporting News 1/14/2020 Tom Gatto
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Clemson lost linebacker James Skalski to a targeting ejection in the third quarter of Monday night's College Football Playoff championship game against LSU.

Skalski lowered his head and hit LSU receiver Justin Jefferson with the crown of his helmet after Jefferson caught a pass from Joe Burrow.

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The Pac-12 officiating crew working the game stopped play to review the play, ejecting Skalski after a video review.

Skalski, a junior, was one of Clemson's most active defenders while he was on the field, registering four tackles (three solo) and a sack.

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