ESPN replays 2017 National Championship featuring Watson, Watkins | As Seen on Social

With the world of sports currently paused, ESPN has turned to replaying classic games from years' past. On Thursday, they showed one of the greatest college football games of all-time in the 2017 College Football Playoff Championship Game between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide.

That game was highlighted by future Texans' quarterback Deshaun Watson's heroic performance as he powered the Tigers to victory by throwing for 420 passing yards and 3 touchdowns to go along with 43-yards rushing and a touchdown. Future Texan Carlos Watkins was a standout on the other side of the ball as he finished second in tackles (6) for Clemson that night.

Watson was tuned in for the replay, frequently chiming in on Twitter.

Current Texans teammates J.J. Watt and Charles Omenihu were taking in the action as well.

Watson appreciated the love from Watt.

While also showing love to his former Clemson teammates.

With Clemson trailing 31-28 late in the fourth quarter, Watson led the Tigers on a game-winning drive to give Clemson their first national title since 1981. The win also avenged a loss in the previous year's title game against Alabama. 

Watson said on Twitter that he knew it was going to be a touchdown.

Clemson's football account tweeted what Texans fans think every gameday.

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