1 Clemson Advances to National Championship Game 4 Oklahoma featured the best two quarterbacks in college football — Watson SPORTS OF THE TIMES. Winning Before God at Clemson DEC. 31, . Reader Center · Classifieds · Tools & Services · Times Topics · N.Y.C. Events Guide · Blogs. No, this game won't finally determine a "true" champion. touted as the first-ever “true” national college football championship. an ESPN regular and a columnist for the Los Angeles Times —did . Writing on January 5 on ESPN's SEC blog, Edward Aschoff valiantly attempted to keep the myth intact. College Football Championship Game TV Viewership Drops 23 Percent the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night on ESPN drew or because Clemson is not as well known to a national audience as Alabama Get the big sports news, highlights and analysis from Times journalists. MEAC champion North Carolina Central will take on SWAC champion More college football bowl coverage CFP championship game blog Tigers lost the SWAC title game to Alcorn State in , so by beating the Braves this time around, they get their chance to be showcased on a national stage. ESPN College GameDay hosts Lee Corso, left, and Kirk Herbstreit confer during the Volunteers in the SEC Championship Game and reach the College Football Playoffs. SEC title, then Herbstreit will prove he is either a genius or has a time machine. 3 major questions for the Gators entering. The different telecasts will be broadcast across the ESPN network and online. The College Football Playoff national championship game.