More than 85,000 fans packed into AT&T Stadium on Monday for the College Football Playoff national championship game. But now, many of those fans are returning home.
Ohio State wins 1st national title in college football’s playoff era.
Marcus Mariota’s season ended without the honor that mattered to him most. Now Oregon waits to see if he will be back for another try.
In addition to Arlington police, officers from Fort Worth to Dallas are lending manpower at the College Football National Championship game, which is expected to draw more than 90,000 Duck and Buckeye fans to North Texas.
Ohio State and Oregon will meet in a game that has never been played for a trophy that has never been raised. The winner can be called the truest champion in college football history.
When Michael Bennett makes a tackle, he wants people to think of someone else. The guy whose jersey he’ll be wearing in the national championship game.
There’s one thing that Marcus Mariota would trade for his Heisman Trophy: A national championship. That’s just like Mariota. Team first.
Oregon’s Jeff Lockie has heard the question a million times. “What’s it like to be Marcus Mariota’s backup?” He doesn’t mind.
Thomas Tyner’s struggles this season are largely inconsequential to him now that Oregon is in the national championship game.
Quick, name the kickers at Oregon and Ohio State. Stumped? You’re not alone.
The first College Football Playoff national championship game to be played in Arlington on Monday night will be all about the O — as in Oregon, Ohio State, and offense.
The final chapter of a new era in college football will be written Monday night in Arlington, Texas. The first year of the College Football Playoff will come to a close with Pac-12 champion Oregon squaring off against Big Ten champion Ohio State with the first, truly definitive, outright national championship on the line in the history of major college football.