College Football Playoff

The College Football Playoff is an annual postseason knockout invitational tournament to determine a national champion for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, the highest... Wikipedia

  • In operation:  2014–present
  • Preceded by:  Bowl Championship Series (1998–2013), Bowl Alliance (1995–1997), Bowl Coalition (1992–1994) National polls (1869–1991)
  • Number of playoff games:  3 (championship game, 2 semifinal games)
  • Championship trophy:  College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy
  • Television partner(s):  ESPN (2014–present)
  • Most playoff appearances:  Alabama, Clemson (6)
  • Most playoff wins:  Alabama (8)
  • Most playoff championships:  Alabama (3)
  • Conference with most appearances:  SEC, ACC (8)
  • Conference with most game wins:  SEC (11)
  • Conference with most championships:  SEC (4)
  • Last championship game:  2021 College Football Playoff National Championship
  • Current champion:  Alabama
  • Executive director:  Bill Hancock
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  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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