College Football Playoff 2014 lineup, semifinal rotation (Photos)

Oct 16, 2013; Irving, TX, USA; New chairman of the playoff committee Jeff Long speaks to the media at the College Football Playoff Headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

This year in college football, the change will be coming that many have been clamoring for for years as the national champion will be decided in a playoff system involving the top four teams battling it out in three different bowl games.

The semifinal games will be played in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. In deciding the 2014 national champion, the winners of those two outings will battle it out inside AT&T Stadium in Dallas.

Monday, ESPN released this chart, detailing the upcoming journey next January:

Also, this will not be the set schedule for every year as the sites will rotate, and you can view that rotation in the chart below:


It should be exciting this season to see how the initial playoff process plays out as college football finally will have its version of the Final Four. Some are for it while some, surprisingly, were okay with the old system, but like it or not, the playoff is coming.

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