For the fifth time in six years, the Alabama Crimson Tide (12-0) are appearing in the College Football Playoff National Championship. Bama's eyes are set on their matchup with the third-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0.) Here are the four keys to success for an 18th Crimson Tide national title.
The last edition of the College Football Playoff poll prior to the teams being selected for this year's playoff was revealed tonight and the Alabama Crimson Tide remained at No. 1. The biggest movement of playoff contenders came from the University of Florida, the Gators fell only one spot after its loss to unranked LSU.
The Alabama Crimson Tide takes the No. 1 spot as the first week of the College Football Playoff Poll was released tonight. This was the first of four iterations of the College Football Playoff Poll before the final edition is revealed on Dec. 20. The rest of the SEC was well represented as five teams from the conference were selected in the first edition of the playoff poll.