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Auburn, Florida State to meet in National Championship game

Auburn, Florida State to meet in National Championship game

Jameis Winston Jameis Winston and Florida State will take on Auburn Jan. 6. Credit: Getty Images

It took until college football’s final week to find a suitable BCS National Championship game, but Sunday night it was learned that No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn will meet Jan. 6 in Pasadena, Calif. in the title game.

Ohio State was set to take on the Seminoles but fell to Michigan State in the Big Ten championship game Saturday, allowing Auburn to leap ahead.

Ohio State will take on Clemson in the Discover Orange Bowl, according to ESPN. Auburn took down Missouri in the SEC title game Saturday, a week after upsetting Alabama in the Iron Bowl. The Crimson Tide will take on Oklahoma in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, according to reports. Michigan State and Stanford will meet in the Rose Bowl.


In 2014, the BCS format will be no longer as the College Football Playoff, involving the NCAA’s top four teams, will compete for the national championship.

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