Oregon dominates the West Coast and also has representation on the other side of the country in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
Alabama has a firm grasp on the southeast and can also claim counties in California and Washington.
The inaugural College Football Playoff begins on Jan. 1 when No. 2 Oregon faces No. 3 Florida State in the Rose Bowl at 5:00 p.m. ET. The other semifinal pits No. 1 Alabama against No. 4 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl at 8:30 p.m. ET.
The winners of the semifinal games will play for the National Championship on Jan. 12 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas
- Paul Palladino