Monday night's College Football Playoff national championship game drew a 14.6 TV rating nationally across ESPN's networks. Clemson's blowout win over Alabama was down from the 16.7 rating in last year's title game between the Crimson Tide and Georgia.
Tampa-St. Petersburg was the 21st market with a 16.8 rating. That's higher than the local rating for Florida's Peach Bowl romp of Michigan (10.7) and the Lightning's appearance in the Eastern Conference Final (10.3).
Birmingham, naturally, was the top market with a 56.6.