Sporting Alert – College Football championship week is now over after the scheduled games on Friday night and Saturday.
And with these conference championships now over, the attention now turns to the College Football Playoff selection committee to see the top four teams that will battle for the national championship.
Two games were played on Friday, December 2, with No. 4 Washington dominating No. 8 Colorado 41-10 to win the Pac-12 championships, while No. 17 Western Michigan held on for a 29-23 win over Ohio to secure the MAC championship title and finished the season undefeated.
On Saturday, No. 7 Penn State secured a come back 38-31 win over No. 6 Wisconsin to lift the Big Ten championships, No. 1 Alabama hammered No. 16 Florida 54-16 for the SEC title, while No. 3 Clemson strengthened its claim for a College Football spot with a 42-35 win over No. 23 Virginia Tech in the ACC conference championship.
With these results now in, the College Football Playoff committee will have its hands full to pick their top four in the final rankings on selection Sunday.
The is no question top ranked and defending national champion Alabama will return as the No. 1 team in the country, but there are some uncertainty over which team will join them.
Meanwhile, in other results in College Football Championships week, No. 9 Oklahoma defeated No. 10 Oklahoma State 38-20 to seal the Big Ten championships, even though this game was not a conference championships game.
The Conference USA title went to Western Kentucky after its 58-44 win over Louisiana Tech, while Temple scored an upset 34-10 win over No. 19 Navy to lift the American Athletic Conference title.
College Football Championship Week
Friday, Dec. 2
Saturday, Dec. 3
American Athletic Conference
Temple 34, No. 19 Navy 10
Western Kentucky 58, Louisiana Tech 44
Big 12 – Conference Title – Not A Championship Game
No. 9 Oklahoma 38, No. 10 Oklahoma State 20
San Diego State 27, Wyoming 24