@CFBPlayoff to Announce Today Sites for 2016 and 2017 College Football National Championship Games


News Teleconference Call with Bill Hancock and Host Communities at 4 p.m. Eastern

Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the Bowl Championship Series, today announced that the final BCS National Championship Game will match No. 1 Florida State against No. 2 Auburn in Pasadena January 6.

"From the kickoff in August to the last whistle of the regular seasonand every week in betweenthis final season of the BCS will be a year to be remembered," Hancock said. "It produced some unbelievable must-see games. The VIZIO BCS National Championship Game will carry that excitement into the new year. In addition, we have a fascinating lineup of other BCS games and a great slate of other bowls throughout the holiday season."

The pairings are as follows (all times ET and all games will be televised on ESPN):

Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO
January 1, Pasadena, CA
Stanford vs. Michigan State

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
January 1, Glendale, AZ
Central Florida vs. Baylor

Allstate Sugar Bowl
January 2, New Orleans, LA
Oklahoma vs. Alabama

Discover Orange Bowl
January 3, Miami, FL
Clemson vs. Ohio State

VIZIO BCS National Championship
January 6, Pasadena, CA
Auburn vs. Florida State