Former Oregon Quarterback Laments What He Lost JAN. 12, On National Stage, Coach Mark Helfrich Lets Oregon Roots Show JAN. run in the College Football Playoff championship game against Oregon in Arlington, Tex. the undefeated team and the Southeastern conference champion. Ohio State defeated Oregon Monday night in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship in Arlington, Texas. Get NCAA FBS College Football Championship History at darkrooms.info Year, Champion, Selecting Organization. , Clemson, CFP. , Alabama, CFP.