Ospreys pave way for 2017 National Championship game

A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing performs a flyover during the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The flyover was performed by two Ospreys and occurred during the playing of the National Anthem. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing performs a flyover during the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The flyover was performed by two Ospreys and occurred during the playing of the National Anthem. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing performs a flyover during the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The flyover was performed by two Ospreys and occurred during the playing of the National Anthem. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing performs a flyover during the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The flyover was performed by two Ospreys and occurred during the playing of the National Anthem. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft performs a routine formation flight while en route to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Wing conducted a flyover for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game featuring the Clemson Tigers versus Alabama Crimson Tide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft performs a routine formation flight while en route to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Wing conducted a flyover for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game featuring the Clemson Tigers versus Alabama Crimson Tide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft performs a routine formation flight while en route to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Wing conducted a flyover for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game featuring the Clemson Tigers versus Alabama Crimson Tide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft performs a routine formation flight while en route to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Wing conducted a flyover for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game featuring the Clemson Tigers versus Alabama Crimson Tide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

Two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft perform a routine formation flight while en route to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017.  The 1st Special Operations Wing conducted a flyover during the playing of the National Anthem for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game featuring the Clemson Tigers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

Two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft perform a routine formation flight while en route to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017. The 1st Special Operations Wing conducted a flyover during the playing of the National Anthem for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game featuring the Clemson Tigers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Callaway)

TAMPA, Fla., -- Two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing perform a flyover Jan. 9, 2017, during the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

The flyover coincided with the final notes of the National Anthem, sung by the group Little Big Town.