It's a rematch from the 2016 College Football Playoffs Championship! #1 Alabama beat #4 Washington to advance while #2 Clemson handled #3 Ohio State.
CFP Championship Preview via CampusInsiders.com:
Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide (14-0, 8-0 SEC) endured an early scare from Washington in the Peach Bowl on New Year’s Eve, as they spotted the Huskies a 7-0 lead. But the dominant Tide defense clamped down on Chris Petersen’s offense, and Tide running back Bo Scarbrough took over. Alabama advanced to the College Football Playoff national title game with a convincing 24-7 win over Washington.
Meanwhile, Dabo Swinney’s Tigers (13-1, 7-1 ACC) will be the title-game opponent for Alabama for the second straight season after they crushed Ohio State, 31-0, in the Fiesta Bowl. After claiming consecutive ACC titles for the first time in 28 years, Deshaun Watson and Co. are trying to bring home a national championship to Clemson for the first time since 1981.
Alabama will be trying to win its second straight national title and its fifth in eight years—which is ridiculous no matter how many four and five-star recruits come through Tuscaloosa.