Ohio State edged out of College Football Playoff

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Alabama is in the playoff for the fifth consecutive time, making the Crimson Tide the only team to make the field in every year since the four-team playoff was implemented. But after a raucous SEC Championship, the fourth team was anybody's guess. Sooner Nation may be sweating it out Sunday morning.

As players tuned into the selection show, they saw Oklahoma's name appear on the bracket in the No. 4 spot.

ESPN announced the game times for the December 29 playoff semifinals Sunday afternoon and the Tigers (13-0) will take on No. 3 Notre Dame (12-0) at 4 p.m. on ESPN.

Conference championship weekend offered the opportunity for some major upsets to transpire, and for a while it looked like we might see several undefeated teams tumble on Saturday.

The Sooners closed out their season with a 39-27 season over Texas, the only team that beat them during the regular season, in the Big 12 Championship.

The Huskies (10-3) are in the Rose Bowl for the first time in 18 years after overcoming a disappointing start to the season with four straight wins in November, including a Pac-12 title game victory over Utah on Friday. It was the closest game Alabama played all season. The Bulldogs dropped from No. 4 to No. 5 after squandering a 14-point lead to top-ranked Alabama in the SEC Championship. The Crimson Tide is the only team to advance to all five College Football Playoffs since the inaugural tournament in 2014.

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Backup Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts had a comeback in mind, however.

Of course, the status of Tua Tagovailoa will be worth monitoring for this semifinal.

The Bulldogs also did their part to help Bama.

The four teams chosen to compete in the College Football Playoff have been revealed.

Georgia has two losses and no team has made the playoff yet with more than one. "In the end, what we decided was amongst the group of three, Oklahoma, Georgia, Ohio State, the committee voted that no one was unequivocally better than the other so then we leaned on the protocol". The LSU Tigers beat the Bulldogs by 20 in October.

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