No. 1 Clemson won’t be as limited in its preparation for Monday’s College Football Playoff championship against No. 2 Alabama as originally believed.

The NCAA on Wednesday granted the Tigers relief in regard to limits on practice time and rules about players missing classes, the school announced Thursday.

Clemson would have been restrained by NCAA rules preventing in-session schools from practicing or holding team meetings for more than four hours per day or 20 hours per week. Clemson’s spring semester began Wednesday.

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