Monday December 29th, 2014

Twitter has revealed the most-followed College Football Playoff teams by county, and Oregon and Alabama appear to be the most popular teams.

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.

Defending national champion Florida State and Ohio State each have strong regional support, but much more sporadic followings across the country.

• THAMEL: Can Ohio State shock Alabama?

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

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