"They deserved to win the football game," Fisher said. If Fisher can guide his team through the ACC undefeated, a spot in the College Football Playoff isn't out. The College Football Playoff (CFP) is an annual postseason tournament to determine the . Long also noted: "Early on there was some talk that we would go into a room at the end of the season and come out with a top four, but that didn 't last long. In , the first year of the College Football Playoff, one team played two. The College Football Playoff Selection Committee has spoken: Alabama, Clemson 11 of the 12 playoff teams so far have won their conference and none of them We talked about performance and what the coaches [on the.