They've been in every single College Football Playoff final since the event was created in 2014, and won two, in 2015 and 2017. With a win, Texas will secure its first 10-win season since 2009, while Georgia has already wrapped up its sixth double-digit win season in the last eight years. The same thing happened this year.
Jesse Palmer: "Georgia looked like one of the four best teams... a more complete team than Oklahoma".
"Chris Fowler: "[It's] interesting that Georgia landed between two conference champions... The Heisman Trophy candidate was helped off the field and didn't return to the game.
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Alabama, Clemson, and Oklahoma are all returning to the playoff for the second straight year.
The next step to that goal comes December 29, when the third-ranked Irish (12-0) play second-ranked Clemson (13-0) in a CFP semifinal in the Cotton Bowl. The Cotton Bowl is played at AT&T Stadium, which has a retractable roof.
Postseason offers the league at least seven more opportunities versus Power Five opponents: the aforementioned Clemson-Notre Dame, N.C. State-Texas A&M and Virginia-South Carolina matchups, plus Pitt-Stanford in the Sun Bowl, Miami-Wisconsin in the Pinstripe and Georgia Tech-Minnesota in the Quick Lane.
In the end, though, Clemson is going to have to come prepared with a good game plan to stop that Notre Dame offense.
Immediately after the matchup was announced, the Irish opened as 11.5-point underdogs to the Tigers.
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Big 12 champs Oklahoma found their way into the Playoff instead, moving from fifth to fourth and setting up a date with Alabama in the Orange Bowl. To claim that a two-loss Georgia team is incomparably better than either Oklahoma or Ohio State (12-1) makes no sense. The Sooners (12-1) defeated Texas to win the Big 12 title on Saturday.
The trip to the Fiesta Bowl isn't the first time UCF has taken a trip out to the desert.
On the other side of the semifinals bracket, take the Clemson Tigers as 11.5-point favorites on the Cotton Bowl odds over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The line got a little closer to 10.5, but that isn't exactly a vote of confidence for undefeated Notre Dame.
The Cavaliers have not played at the Belk Bowl since 2003, when it was the Continental Tire Bowl. 5 and 6, respectively, in the final rankings.
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