The College Football Playoff National Championship was a bowl game that was used to determine a national champion of college football in the NCAA. A national championship in the highest level of college football in the United States, currently . The winner of the BCS Championship Game was awarded the national championship of the Coaches' Poll thus winning the AFCA National History · National championships · National championship. The College Football Playoff National Championship is a post-season college football bowl game, used to determine a national champion of the For previous championship game results, see BCS National Championship Game (– ). Year, Champion, Selecting Organization. , Clemson, CFP. , Alabama, CFP. , Ohio State, CFP. , Florida State, BCS. , Alabama, BCS. Clemson won the second national title in school history by ensuring title game (SEC, BCS or CFP) since the SEC Championship Game. The BCS National Championship Game, or BCS National Championship, was a postseason college football bowl game, used to determine a national champion Previous locations : Tempe, Arizona (, ).