Inglewood selected for 2023 College Football Playoff title game

  • Inglewood selected for 2023 College Football Playoff title game

Inglewood selected for 2023 College Football Playoff title game

Los Angeles was selected to host the 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship, the College Football Playoff (CFP) announced today. Volunteers coach Butch Jones didn't specify the nature of the injury that knocked Kendrick out of the Kentucky game.

The playoff began in the 2014 season, and the first three championship games were held in Arlington, Texas; Glendale, Ariz.; and Tampa, Fla.

Under the new playoff system in college football, two semifinal games (tentatively scheduled to be the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl that season) will be played around New Year's Day - with the winners meeting inside Hard Rock Stadium the following week.

"Los Angeles is a world-class city with a great record as sensational hosts to college football championships, Olympics, Super Bowls and other top events", College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said on Wednesday, per the LA Times. "Los Angeles has always been where the world's best athletes come to make history on the biggest stage, and we can't wait to welcome the College Football Playoff National Championship to town in 2023". And Houston is the nation's fourth-largest city and successfully hosted Super Bowl LI earlier this year at NRG Stadium.

"We are thrilled to be able to bring the national championship game back to this area", said Don Slesnick, president and chair of the Orange Bowl Committee. "We have done that." said Hancock. "We are thankful that the College Football Playoff valued everything that the area has to offer and awarded us this prestigious event". "Also, the community provides a state-of-the-art stadium, top-flight convention center and a centralized, "walkable" downtown that our fans will love". It will play played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara in 2019 and New Orleans in 2020.