Path to the Playoff: Who’s in and who’s out for the CFP semifinal?

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COLUMBUS (NEXSTAR) — The conference championships are over. The top three teams in last week’s College Football Playoff ranking all won their games. Now, the rankings are set and the bowls are determined.

No. 1 LSU

The Louisiana State University Tigers won the SEC Championship and made a playoff appearance a certainty with a blowout 37-10 win over Georgia.

No. 2 Ohio State

The Buckeyes survived their first big scare of the season, coming back from a 21-7 halftime deficit.

No. 3 Clemson

Clemson made short work of No. 23 Virginia in the ACC Championship game, winning 62-17.

No. 4 Oklahoma

The Sooners defeated No. 7 Baylor in overtime 30-23 and took home the Big 12 title.

The University of Oklahoma will face Louisiana State University at the Peach Bowl in the CFB Playoff and the Buckeyes will face Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.

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