Main article: College Football Playoff National Championship large sporting events, such as the Super Bowl or NCAA Final Four. RANK, SCHOOL, POINTS, RECORD, PREVIOUS. 1, Alabama (60), , , 1. 2, Ohio State (1), , , 2. 3, Clemson, , , 5. 4, Penn State, , 1-. The College Football Playoff issued its final rankings Sunday morning, naming the top four teams that will vie for the national championship. For more information on rankings, the selection committee protocol and voting process, The final rankings and Playoff Semifinal teams were announced on. College football polls and rankings at bodiesofwork.info include the AP Top 25 College Football Poll, Coaches Poll, BCS Rankings and bodiesofwork.info's own college football poll. 4. -. Southern California Trojans (). The College Football Playoff National Championship is a post-season college football bowl game, used to determine a national champion of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), which began play in the college football season. The game serves as the final of the College Football Playoff, a bracket by prospective host cities (similarly to the Super Bowl and NCAA Final Four).