The College Football Playoff National Championship was a bowl game that was used to determine a national champion of college football in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision for the season. . However, according to USA Today "the combined overnight rating fell well short of the record for a College. And this time, we have a new winner. FBS Championship: Clemson captures title over Alabama Alabama and Clemson met for the College Football Playoff national championship on Monday night at GameCenter | @NCAAFootball | Renfrow's game -winning TD catch | Scarbrough's two TDs. Real- time NCAAF College Football scores on ESPN.