FBS College Football Playoff

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016, file photo, Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens talks to the media in Eugene, Ore., after the firing NCAA college football head coach Mark Helfrich. Mullens will become the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee starting next season, and three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 7:50 pm
Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will become the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee starting next season, and three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel. Mullens will be the third chairman, replacing Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt, who has led the committee...
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Alabama players celebrate after overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. Alabama won 26-23. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 09, 2018 - 5:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The national championship showdown between Alabama and Georgia drew 28.443 million viewers for ESPN, making it the second-most watched title game in the four years of the College Football Playoff format. Alabama beat Georgia in overtime , rallying from 13 points down in the second...
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Alabama wide receiver Devonta Smith runs into the end zone for a touchdown after catching a pass past Georgia defensive back Malkom Parrish during overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game in Atlanta on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Alabama won, 26-23. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 5:45 am
ATLANTA (AP) — To add another championship to the greatest dynasty college football has ever seen, Alabama turned to its quarterback of the future, and Tua Tagovailoa proved that his time is now. The freshman quarterback, who had played mostly mop-up duty this season, came off the bench to spark a...
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President Donald Trump watches the NCAA National Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, between Alabama and Georgia. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 09, 2018 - 12:16 am
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump got his own national anthem moment Monday when he took the field before Alabama and Georgia faced off in the College Football Playoff National Championship. Months after wading into the culture war over protests during the anthem, the president was greeted by...
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Alabama's Raekwon Davis (99) celebrates his interception during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
January 09, 2018 - 12:15 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff national football championship game on Monday night (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Alabama has beaten Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win its fifth national championship since 2009 under Nick Saban. Freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw a 42...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers huddle during the first half of an NFL football game, in Atlanta. Atlanta’s new $1.5 billion stadium is about to be on perhaps its largest national stage for the Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, College Football Playoff title game, fans say the glitzy facility is living up to the hype despite a series of construction setbacks that delayed its opening. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
January 08, 2018 - 7:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A few dozen protesters took a knee in cold, light rain on a sidewalk near the venue of the College Football Playoff title game Monday evening, shouting slogans against President Donald Trump. A few police officers looked on at the small, peaceful protest as a leader with a bullhorn...
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FILE - This Nov. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta. Atlanta’s new $1.5 billion stadium is about to be on perhaps its largest national stage for the Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, College Football Playoff title game, fans say the glitzy facility is living up to the hype despite a series of construction setbacks that delayed its opening. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
January 08, 2018 - 1:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The College Football Playoff is here to stay. The national championship game is still trying to make its mark. The 4-year-old title game remains a bit of an afterthought compared to the well-entrenched bowl system, from its lack of a catchy name to its scattered timing to its scaled-...
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Central Florida football players celebrate during the a parade at Walt Disney World in the Magic Kingdom on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
January 07, 2018 - 9:59 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Unbeaten UCF celebrated its self-proclaimed national championship with a parade at Disney World on the eve of the College Football Playoff final. The Knights (13-0) finished with the only perfect season in the Football Bowl Subdivision with a Peach Bowl victory over...
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Alabama NCAA college football players arrive at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Atlanta. Alabama is to take on Georgia in the national championship game on Monday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 05, 2018 - 10:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The bus ride for No. 3 Georgia was about 75 minutes from its campus in Athens to the capital city. No. 4 Alabama spent less time than that in the air, flying from Tuscaloosa to what has become something of a home away from home for the Crimson Tide. The Bulldogs and Tide made...
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Georgia running back Sony Michel runs for a touchdown during overtime in the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. Georgia won 54-48. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 02, 2018 - 4:36 pm
With the semifinals back New Year's Day, ESPN viewership for the College Football Playoff was the highest it has been since the first season of the postseason system in 2015. The double overtime Rose Bowl thriller between Georgia and Oklahoma drew a 14.8 overnight Nielsen rating and average...
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