After a decision to place two SEC teams in the playoff, it has come to pay off. Georgia and Alabama will square off in the National Championship game Monday, January 8th.
The third ranked Georgia Bulldogs paved their way to the big game by defeating Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield and the No. 2 Oklahoma Sooners 54-48, in an overtime shoot out. The first overtime game in Rose Bowl history.
Fourth ranked Alabama comfortably reached the championship game with a 24-6 victory over No. 1 Clemson in a rematch of last years national championship.
This will be the second time two SEC teams face off in the National Championship. (Alabama defeated LSU in 2011.)