College Football Playoff: Alabama join Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia

  • Tigers will play Alabama in Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day
  • Oklahoma and Georgia will meet in the Rose Bowl

The Crimson Tide got the nod over Ohio State and will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff on 1 January in the Sugar Bowl. Oklahoma and Georgia will meet in the Rose Bowl semi-final a few hours earlier.

Tide or Buckeyes was the question facing the selection committee, the toughest call in the four-year history of the playoff. The Tide had been more consistent and lost just once. The Buckeyes lost twice, including an embarrassing 31-point beating at unranked Iowa, but have the more impressive set of victories. Ohio State won the Big Ten while Alabama did not even win their Southeastern Conference division.

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