Alabama Crimson Tide, Clemson Tigers, College Football Playoff, Fiesta Bowl, Ohio State Buckeyes, Peach Bowl, Washington Huskies College Football Playoff semifinals set to close 2016 December 31, 2016 Brian Tynes The teams who will play for the national championship will be decided in the final hours of 2016 as No. 1 Alabama faces No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl and No. 2 Ohio State meets No. 3 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.