Clemson beat Alabama on Monday night in a game for the ages, and it won the College Football Playoff National Championship. College Football Playoff Schedule and Championship Game Schedule for the through Host Bowl or Semifinal; 01/09/23 - National Championship. Alabama will face Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Monday, Jan. 9. It's a rematch of last season's title game — a. Get the latest NCAA college football news, scores, stats, standings, and more from ESPN. Onside kicks. There's glamour and glory in playing special teams at Alabama. It's all part of Saban's master plan. of Florida State. Meanwhile, the Big Ten lands three teams among the nation's top seven. . Championship Drive. Alabama opened the game with a three-and-out, and Clemson failed to capitalize, turning the ball over on downs after failing to Background · Teams · College Football. Alabama and Clemson met for the College Football Playoff national championship on Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.