Before the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship between the Oregon Ducks and Ohio State Buckeyes, read about the key players and matchups to watch for on Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas.
Kevin Danna's daily link roundup focuses on the rolling start of Utah and Colorado men's basketball, and how Oregon has already beaten Ohio State— in the 1939 NCAA Basketball Tournament.
The Colorado men's basketball hosted Cason Turkaly and his family on Sunday as the Buffs took on the USC Trojans at the Coors event center in Boulder.
Oregon and Ohio State decided the first NCAA men's basketball championship in 1939 and will meet again in the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship.
Washington's John Ross got his third career kick return for a touchdown in the 2015 TicketCity Cactus Bowl.
Jaydon Mickens got Washington on the board in the 2015 TicketCity Cactus Bowl with a 31-yard reverse.
Washington freshman safety Budda Baker grabs his first career interception with one hand in the TicketCity Cactus Bowl.
Oregon convincingly advanced to the College Football Playoff National Championship with a 59-20 win over Florida State in the 2015 Rose Bowl Thursday.
Florida State ran out of magic Thursday in the 101st Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, and it was the Oregon Ducks who punched their ticket to the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship in Arlington, Texas on Jan. 12.
Oregon defeated Florida State 59-20 in Thursday's Rose Bowl, handing the Seminoles their first loss in 29 games and sending the Ducks to the College Football Playoff National Championship.