The College Football Playoff National Championship was a bowl game that was used to determine a national champion of college football in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision for the season. The game was played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on Clemson quarterback and Heisman Finalist Deshaun Watson set the record. South Florida Bulls college football news, scores, stats and standings provided by itcmedia.info. Jameis Winston, Florida State's historic runs ends with a loss to Oregon in the Rose Bowl semifinal of the College Football Playoff. first-ever College Football Playoff game and, yes, it was that ugly, after Oregon scored.