Alabama in record 5th CFP title game vs 1st champ Ohio State

National Championship set for Jan. 11
Alabama rolls into College Football Playoff Championship
Alabama rolls into College Football Playoff Championship(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth (Custom credit) | AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
Published: Jan. 1, 2021 at 10:59 PM MST
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Alabama is in the College Football Playoff championship game for a record fifth time.

The 12-0 Crimson Tide will play Ohio State, which won the inaugural title in the CFP’s four-team format at the end of the 2014 season.

This is the first time the Buckeyes have gotten back to the CFP title game. Alabama advanced with a win over Notre Dame in the relocated Rose Bowl. No. 3 Ohio State beat Clemson in the Sugar Bowl. The Tide and Buckeyes meet January 11 in suburban Miami. Both are undefeated. 

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