The 2015 College Football Playoff culminates this evening with the Oregon Ducks facing the Ohio State Buckeyes in the NCAA championship game. Oregon is about a 6.5-point favorite as of now but I'm hoping we have a very close game that comes down to the wire. We'll probably see a lot of points scored too.
Oregon got here by beating Jameis Winston and the Florida State Seminoles in the semifinal game while Ohio State is here after beating the Alabama Crimson Tide.
The Kansas City Chiefs have three players with ties to tonight's two teams. Safety Kurt Coleman and quarterback Terrelle Pryor both played football at Ohio State while running back / wide receiver / whatever we're calling him De'Anthony Thomas played at Oregon.
The game will be played in Jerry World, the Dallas Cowboys stadium. It begins at 7:30 p.m. (Arrowhead Time) and can be seen on ESPN, who will have a bunch of different ways to watch the game.
How to Watch
College Football Playoff National Championship: Oregon Ducks vs. Ohio State Buckeyes
When: Monday, January 12, 2015
Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Time: 8:30 p.m. EST
TV Announcers: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit
Online Streaming: WatchESPN
Radio: ESPN Radio.
Odds: Ohio State +6.5 (+180), Oregon -6.5 (-210)
Over/under: 74 points
OddsShark Computer Prediction: Oregon 44, Ohio State 36
Potential 2015 NFL Draft prospects: OREGON - quarterback Marcus Mariota efensive lineman Arik Armstead, offensive lineman Jake Fisher, center Hroniss Grasu, linebackerTony Washington ... OHIO STATE - defensive lineman Michael Bennett, offensive lineman Taylor Decker, tight end Jeff Heuerman, wide receive Devin Smith, cornerback Doran Grant. (....Terez Paylor has a great post on draft-able players too).