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The moment we’ve been waiting for all year is almost here. New Year’s Day Bowl games to determine which teams will play for the national championship!

The headlines in college football…

Associated Press – Alabama, Clemson back in playoffs after mass talent exodus

Associated Press – Oklahoma, Georgia want focus and balance before Rose Bowl

Associated Press – Auburn RB Kamryn Pettway won’t play in the Peach Bowl

Associated Press – USC, Ohio State much different memories of Cotton Bowl home

Associated Press – Florida State beats Southern Miss 42-13 in Independence

USAToday – Tom Herman Appeared to Mock Mizzou QB’s TD Celebration in Texas Bowl

NBC Sports – Jeremy Pruitt reportedly adding Florida State DC to Tennessee staff

Yahoo! Sports – Could Dabo Swinney succeed Nick Saban as Alabama’s next head coach?

Yahoo! Sports – Road to the College Football Playoff: Georgia Bulldogs

Bleacher Report – Rose Bowl Odds: Georgia vs Oklahoma Betting Pick, Analysis

AL.com – Sugar Bowl: Phil Savage points to keys in Alabama-Clemson, compares Kelly Bryant, Deshaun Watson

ESPN – College football’s brightest star hits the game’s biggest stage

ESPN – Scott Frost’s crazy month juggling Nebraska and UCF

ESPN – Postseason Power Rankings: Bama makes the top four

Curated by Steven Stiefel