The inaugural College Football Playoffs are finally here. While there will continue to be debate as to who the 4 most deserving programs are, you have to dance with the one you’ve got. So here are the match ups:
2 Oregon will face 3 Florida State in the Rose Bowl, starting at 5:00pm on January 1. The other semifinal will pair 1 Alabama and 4 Ohio State in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, starting at 8:30pm also on January 1. The winners will meet in the College Football Playoff championship at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on January 12th.
Here is how NCAA Football Zone sees the games shaping out:
ROSE BOWL: Oregon finally does what no other team has done over the last two seasons and defeat Florida State, 38-34
SUGAR BOWL: Alabama continues their pursuit of another National Championship and win an early defensive battle over Ohio State, 31-20
We will provide our prediction for the National Championship game after the semifinals on January 2nd.