Alabama and Clemson met for the College Football Playoff national championship on Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Check out the NCAA College Football Polls and Rankings for Week 2. Championship in Atlanta. More Playoff Premium. Experience the College Football Playoff National Championship in a VIP setting with Playoff Premium. Atlanta · Rose Bowl Game · Tickets · Sites & Schedules. Check out the NCAA College Football Polls and Rankings for Week 2. The College Football Playoff National Championship was a bowl game that was used to determine a national champion of college football in the NCAA. RANK, SCHOOL, RECORD, PREVIOUS. 1, Alabama, , 1. 2, Clemson, , 3. 3, Ohio State, , 2. 4, Washington, , 4. 5, Penn State.