UCF to face LSU in Fiesta Bowl after latest playoff snub

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On Sunday, the College Football Playoff committee made its decision regarding what four teams would make it to the Playoff on December 29.

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney raises the trophy after Clemson won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in Charlotte, N.C., on Saturday.

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.


Notre Dame is in the College Football Playoff for the first time in its brief five-year history, while the Tigers will play in their fourth straight after winning the ACC championship the last four years.

With everything going to chalk, one spot opens up in the top four of the College Football Playoff Top 25 after Alabama's come-from-behind victory over Georgia in the SEC championship game.

We'll know before 1PM if Georgia is joining the playoff party or not.


Another instant classic meeting between the Dawgs and the Tide went down to the final seconds but ended with No. 4 Georgia's second loss and No. 1 Alabama's unbeaten record unblemished.

Selection committee protocol states conference championships work as a virtually tiebreaker when teams are close. The team's other loss on the season with by 20 points at LSU.

The committee didn't buy it.


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