Clemson #1 seed in College Football Playoff, to face Alabama

ACC commissioner John Swofford, left, gives Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, left, the trophy after winning the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Miami in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

CLEMSON, S.C. (WSPA) – The Clemson Tigers have been selected as the number one seed in the fourth year of the College Football Playoff.

The Tigers will go on to face the number four seed Alabama in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, which will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana on Jan. 1.

Game time is set for 8:45 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN.

Third-ranked Georgia will take on second-ranked Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

The winners of the Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl will face off in Atlanta on Jan. 8, 2018 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium to determine this season’s college football champion.

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