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National Championship Game will feature Ohio State and Oregon

The first ever College Football Playoff semifinal games are complete, setting up the National Championship game.

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The first edition of the College Football Playoffs is underway, with the semifinal games now complete, setting up the National Championship game later this month. Below is all of the information about when, where, and who will be playing for the title this year.

College Football Playoff National Championship Game

Who: (4) Ohio State vs. (2) Oregon
Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
When: January 12, 2015 - 7:30pm ET
TV Coverage: ESPN
Online Stream: WatchESPN

Semifinal Results:

(3) Florida State vs. (2) Oregon - Rose Bowl - Oregon throttled Florida State in the second half of the first semifinal game, held in the Rose Bowl game. When the first half ended, Oregon led 18-13 in a close contest, and seemed to be setting up for a great finish, especially with FSU's ability to comeback from behind this year in the second half of games. Turnovers would be the story of the second half, however, as FSU lost four fumbles and Jameis Winston threw an interception, leading to a 59-20 final and Oregon moving into the National Championship game.

(4) Ohio State vs. (1) Alabama - Sugar Bowl - The SEC's dominance was once again represented with the top ranking in the country as Alabama came into the Sugar Bowl looking to once again have a shot at the National Championship. Someone forgot to tell Ohio State, however, as they would score first, then score often. Working with their third string quarterback, Cardale Jones, Ohio State was able to put the game on the shoulders of running back Ezekiel Elliott, who ran for 230 yards on 20 carries with two touchdowns. The Alabama defense continued to allow teams to run all over them, with Ohio State tallying 537 yards of offense in route to a 42-35 win, capped by a Tyvis Powell interception in the endzone as time ran out.