GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff.
Alabama is the top seed and will play Ohio State in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Oregon is the second seed and will play Florida State in the other semifinal at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Both games will be played New Year’s Day.READ MORE: Wanted For Homicide, Florida Man Leads Deputies On Chase, Breaks Into Home Before Placed Under Arrest
The winners will advance to the national championship game to be played Jan. 12 at the home of the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas.
The Big 12 co-champs, TCU and Baylor, were left out.READ MORE: Florida Man, Family Torches His Impounded Vehicle To Destroy Evidence
A 12-member selection committee set the field, revealing its selections Sunday morning.
The College Football Playoff is replacing the Bowl Championship Series this season. The BCS matched the top two teams in the country in a national championship game.MORE NEWS: Florida Man Faces Life In Prison For Forced Prostitution
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