For the first time in the very brief history of the College Football Playoff, we will be treated to a rematch in the CFP National Championship. season matchup · Alabama vs. Clemson (Clemson 35–31). season matchup. TBD (January 8, ). The College Football Playoff National Championship is a post-season college football bowl. The college football schedule features 40 bowl games in the semifinals with a new matchup in the national championship game. Real-time NCAAF College Football scores on ESPN. Get NCAA FBS College Football Championship History at dropjacks.info. Odds to win College Football Championship Game (1/8/18) are listed as an 4/1 betting choice to win the National Championship.