Playoff Games
#1 SEED

Semi-Finals (2015-)

BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (1999-2014)
National Championship (2015-)

FACTS
  • This replaces the previous Bowl Championship Series that held a National Championship between the top 2 teams between 1998-2014.
  • The Semi-Finals are played in January (Rose and Sugar Bowls)/December (Cotton/Fiesta/Orange/Peach) with the year listed for both games as the season they represent followed by the year in which games both were played.
  • The National Championship logo represents the year in which the game took place, whereas the year listed in the result is for the season as the game is played following the close of the FBS season in December.
  • All Power 5 Conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, PAC-12 and SEC) plus Independent have had teams appear in the Playoff.
  • Ohio State Buckeyes (Big Ten) won the very first Playoff title in 2015.
  • Both Alabama Crimson Tide (SEC) & Clemson Tigers (ACC) are the most successful of the CFP era with 2 National Championship titles.
  • Alabama Crimson Tide (SEC) are the only team to play in the Playoff since it began in 2014 (2014-2018 or 5 seasons).
  • Both Alabama Crimson Tide (SEC) & Clemson Tigers have appeared in consecutive title games (2016-2017) and the most common matchup in the National Championship (2016-2017 & 2019).
  • Both Big 12 Conference, Oklahoma Sooners (2015), and PAC-12, Washington Huskies (2016), are the only conferences yet to win a Playoff title.
  • 2018 National Championship was the first time that two teams (Alabama and Georgia) from the same conference (Southeastern Conference) played for the title.
  • 2018 (Dec) became the first time that an Independent team (Notre Dame Fighting Irish) played in the playoff.

Hall of Fame (Teams)
NC = NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP / BOWL GAME = SEMI-FINAL
Rank Team Conf
Apps
Titles
Last App
1 Alabama Crimson Tide
SEC
5
2
2 Clemson Tigers
ACC
4
1
3 Oklahoma Sooners
BIG 12
3
0
4 Ohio State Buckeyes
BIG TEN
2
1
T5 Georgia Bulldogs
SEC
1
0
T5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
INDEPENDENT
1
0
T5 Oregon Ducks
PAC-12
1
0
T5 Florida State Seminoles
ACC
1
0
T5 Michigan State Spartans
BIG TEN
1
0
T5 Washington Huskies
PAC-12
1
0

Hall of Fame (Conferences)
Rank Conf
Titles
Apps
# of Teams
Teams
1
SEC
2
6
2
Alabama (5)
Georgia (1)
2
ACC
2
5
2
Clemson (4)
Florida State (1)
3
BIG TEN
1
3
2
Ohio State (2)
Michigan State (1)
T4
BIG 12
0
3
1
Oklahoma (3)
T4
INDEPENDENTS
0
1
1
Notre Dame (1)
T4
PAC-12
0
2
2
Oregon (1)
Washington (1)
Updated: 08 january 2019