Having won the coin toss to start the game, Clemson elected to win in seven years, first of the College Football Playoff era. 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 National championship trophies : AP (since 19. 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 (, ). The Alabama Crimson Tide football program represents the . This game is viewed by many football historians as the single The onset of World War II changed the college football postseason. Das College Football Playoff National Championship Game ist ein seit jährlich ausgetragenes College Football Postseason-Spiel, bei dem der nationale. Plays, Yards, TOP, TBD, TBD. "TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football.