19 to the College Football Playoff National Championship on Jan. 11, here's a look at the college football bowl lineup and playoff. The Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide square off in college football's championship game on Monday night. Get score updates, stats, highlights and more from the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship between Oregon and Ohio. Ohio State stymied Oregon's offense while blistering the Ducks' defense to claim the first-ever College Football Playoff Championship. Clemson played well. They did not play perfectly. Alabama outlasted the Tigers to win the National Championship. This was Nick. The College Football Playoff national championship is Monday, Jan. NCAA. com. Last Updated - Dec 7, EST The matchups, selected based on rankings by the College Football Playoff committee, were announced on Sunday.