Who Won the 2017 College Football Playoff?

Alabama Crimson Tide

DeVonta Smith
Date: 
Jan 8, 2018
Score: 
26-23 (OT)
Site: 
Mercedes-Benz Stadium - Atlanta, GA
Runner Up: 
Georgia Bulldogs

DeVonta Smith scored on a 41-yard touchdown pass from Tua Tagovailoa in overtime to give Alabama a 26-23 win over Georgia and the school's fifth national championship in the last nine years.

Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime to replace a struggling Jalen Hurts and proceeded to toss three touchdown passes. Alabama kicker Andy Pappanastos missed a 36-yard field goal that could have won the game in the final seconds of regulation.

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm had 232 passing yards, while Sony Michel chipped in 98 rushing yards for the Bulldogs.

Alabama 26
Georgia 23 (OT)

1ST QUARTER
  No Scoring
2ND QUARTER
UGAFGRodrigo Blankenship 41 yd, 14:14.
UGAFGRodrigo Blankenship 27 yd, 7:33.
UGATDMecole Hardman 1 yd run (Rodrigo Blankenship kick), 0:07.
3RD QUARTER
ALATDHenry Riggs III 6 yd pass from Tua Tagovailoa (Andy Pappanastos kick), 8:52.
UGATDMecole Hardman 80 yd pass from Jake Fromm (Rodrigo Blankenship kick), 6:52.
ALAFGAndy Pappanastos 43 yd, 5:15.
4TH QUARTER
ALAFGAndy Pappanastos 30 yd, 9:24.
ALATDCalvin Ridley 7 yd pass from Tua Tagovailoa (Andy Pappanastos kick), 3:49.
OVERTIME
UGAFGRodrigo Blankenship 51 yd.
ALATDDeVonta Smith 41 yd pass from Tua Tagovailoa.