By the end of the season, most of the College Football Playoff 1 and 2, here are 10 games to anticipate, starting with one matchup on. At this time, the selection committee will announce Playoff Semifinal matchups, New Year's bowl pairings, and the final Top 25 exclusively via College Football. 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 game, used to determine a national champion of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl.