Alabama is the No. 1 seed in the first-ever College Football Playoff. They will play No. 4 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl on January 1st in New Orleans.
When the playoff field was unveiled, ESPN had a camera on coach Nick Saban and his team at their $US9-million facility. When Alabama got the No. 1 seed, Saban — a notorious curmudgeon — had the most Saban reaction.
The team was even less enthused:
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