Ranking potential College Football Playoff championship games
Which College Football Playoff championship game would be the best one? Sporting News takes a look at those possibilities and ranks them 1-4.The College Football Playoff semifinals on Jan. 1 between Oklahoma (12-1) and Georgia (12-1) in the Rose Bowl Game and Clemson (12-1) and Alabama (11-1) in the Sugar Bowl will determine who plays in the College Football Playoff championship game on Jan. 8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Fresh off its dominant win over in the Sugar Bowl, has been installed as a four-point favorite over in the national championship game by .
It marks the third straight season that the Crimson Tide have appeared in the championship contest, with Alabama favored in the previous two as well. Clemson was the opponent in each of the previous two contests with both teams splitting one win apiece.
The matchup with Georgia means Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban will face his longtime assistant, Kirby Smart. The legendary coach is a perfect 11-0 against his former Alabama assistants with each win coming via double digits.
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