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2020 CFP National Championship Live: Ohio State vs. Alabama

Ohio State and Alabama play for the whole enchilada.

NCAA Football: Sugar Bowl-Ohio State vs Clemson Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

It all comes down to this.

After a college football season with twists, turns and controversies up the wazoo, the Ohio State Buckeyes will face the Alabama Crimson Tide for the College Football Playoff National Championship.

After a late start to the Big Ten season, Ohio State finished the year just 7-0 and look to be the first national champion with eight wins or less since the Buckeyes accomplished the feat back in 1961, nearly 60 years ago. The team’s abbreviated schedule and sketchy performance against Northwestern in the Big Ten title game made them major underdogs for the Sugar Bowl against Clemson, but the Buckeyes silenced the doubters with a convincing 49-28 victory.

Meanwhile, Alabama is returning to the title game after missing out on the festivities last year. It’s the school’s fifth title game appearance in the last six seasons. Alabama has made easy work of their schedule and come into tonight’s game with an unblemished 12-0 record. The Crimson Tide have been ranked in the top two all year long.

Can they cap off a perfect season with a win tonight?

BRB, this is your National Championship thread. Enjoy!