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The College Football Playoffs conclude tonight with the National Championship Game between Alabama and Clemson. We have everything you need to know to watch the game.

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The College Football Playoff culminates tonight with the (2) Alabama Crimson Tide taking on the (1) Clemson Tigers in Phoenix, Arizona.

Everything you need to watch the title game is below:

College Football Playoff Championship

(2) Alabama vs. (1) Clemson

Kickoff: 8:30pm ET
Stadium: University of Phoenix Stadium, Gelndale, Arizona
TV Channel: ESPN family of channels (MegaCast explained below)
TV Announcers: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit
Online Stream: WatchESPN
Radio: ESPN
Radio Announcers: Mike Tirico, Todd Blackledge
Spanish Broadcast: ESPN Deportes
Announcers: Lalo Varela, Pablo Viruega
Favorite: Alabama -7
Over/Under: 51
Weather: 51°F, Clear (Retractable roof)

ESPN Megacast Information: The entire ESPN family of networks will be involved in the broadcast, bringing back the ESPN Megacast production the network used for last year's title game. While the regular television broadcast will be on ESPN and the readio broadcast will be on ESPNRadio, there will be a host of other options to fully cover the game:

  • Film Room (ESPN2) - Florida coach Jim McElwain, Brian Griese, and CHris Spielman will break down the game from multiple angles as it happens.
  • ESPN Voices (ESPNews) - Teddy Atlas, Michelle Beadle, Jay Bilas, Taylor Twellman, and Marcellus Wiley comment on the game from a "living-room" type of environment.
  • Homer Telecast (ESPNU) -
  • Off the Ball (ESPNEWS) - Bob Wischusen, Kevin Carter, Matt Millen, Jason Sehorn,Matt Stinchcomb, and Amani Toomer provide in-depth analysis of the game.
  • Sounds of the Game (ESPN Classic) - 100 microphones throughout the stadium bring the natural sound sof the game without analysts. Will include pre-game and halftime ceremonies/entertainment.
  • Home Team Radio (ESPN3/WatchESPN) - The Oregon and Ohio State radio calls will be streamed over the telecast.
  • Command Center (ESPN Goal Line) - Commercial-free coverage, with split-screen instant replays, multiple angles, and isolated views on the coaches.
  • SpiderCam (ESPN3/WatchESPN) - Overhead coverage of the game.
  • Taco Bell Student Section (ESPN3/WatchESPN) - Coverage of the fans for both teams.
  • Data Center (ESPN3/WatchESPN) - Analytical data and social media content throughout the game.