College Football Playoff
Dr. Pepper will be the presenting sponsor of the trophy awarded to the winner of the new College Football Playoff championship to be played on Jan. 12, 2015.
Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds believes the new College Football Playoff could use one more round.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says “all eyes are on” Cowboys Stadium after the $1.2 billion showplace was announced as the first venue for the national championship game in the new playoff format.
The BCS conference commissioners announced Wednesday that Arlington, Texas, edged Tampa, Fla., in the bidding to be the site of the first title game in the new playoff system.
The first championship game in the College Football Playoff will be held at Cowboys Stadium. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that Arlington won in the bidding.
The favorite to host the first championship game under the new format is Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas — home to not only an NFL team but also the Cotton Bowl.