SB Nation's coverage of the College Football Playoff National Championship game. How Clemson got away with 2 crucial rub/pick plays against Bama. College Football Playoff Schedule and Championship Game Schedule for the through seasons. ESPN will broadcast the college football national championship. However, Alabama is unique in the way it can produce game-changing plays while also. The College Football Playoff National Championship game is set for Monday Championship What time, what channel, who is playing. Alabama and Clemson met for the College Football Playoff national championship on Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Clemson won the second national title in school history by ensuring the Tigers won the College Football Playoff National Championship. The biggest plays for Alabama came on defense, mostly early in the game.