The long wait is over. After 14 weeks we now know who is in the College Football Playoff, with the selection committee announcing the matchups on Sunday. Pac-12 champ Washington will face Alabama, while Ohio State gets Clemson.
Here are the start times for each of the semi-final games on New Year's Eve.
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Peach Bowl: Washington vs. Alabama (December 31st, 3:00 p.m.)
Start ringing in the new year early with the Alabama-Washington game, the early New Year's Eve matchup. The semi-finals will get underway with the SEC champ Crimson Tide taking on the Pac-12 champion Huskies in Atlanta.
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Fiesta Bowl: Ohio State vs. Clemson (December 31st, 7:00 p.m. ET)
The nightcap will come from Glendale, Arizona, where the ACC champion Clemson Tigers will face Ohio State, which got in as an at-large team. Incredibly, Urban Meyer has just two losses in the postseason as a head coach. One came to Dabo Swinney and the Tigers three years ago.