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The six other teams that could win next year's College Football Playoff

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Texas' Ehlinger decrees 'we're back' after Sugar Bowl win (1:34)

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger discusses beating Georgia in the Sugar Bowl before riling up the crowd with a short message about the Longhorns' future. (1:34)

College football's national championship will come down to -- surprise, surprise -- Alabama and Clemson.

The two preseason favorites backed up the forecast and blitzed through 14 opponents each, setting up their fourth College Football Playoff meeting -- third in the title game -- in the past four seasons. Those tired of seeing the Crimson Tide and the Tigers on the biggest stage might be disappointed to learn there's an excellent chance they'll be back after the 2019 season. Both teams return superstar quarterbacks Tua Tagovailoa and Trevor Lawrence and plenty of talent on both sides of the ball.