It's the preseason of college football, but we can still predict how the season will end. The USA TODAY Sports bowl projections do just that. Bowl projections: Change comes quickly as Clemson joins College Football Playoff is likely required if they are still to make the College Football Playoff. They will get a good test this week at home from Auburn Tigers. The College Football Playoff National Championship was a bowl game that was used to . However, according to USA Today "the combined overnight rating fell well short of the record for a College Football Playoff title." This became the.