The College Football Playoff national title game is set to kick off in a couple of hours. No. 1 Michigan is taking on No. 2 Washington. Both programs are coming off thrilling, close wins in the College Football Playoff semifinal games.
The Wolverines are favored on Monday, but don’t discount the Huskies’ chances of pulling off an upset.
Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. has been, arguably, the best player in the country when it mattered. He was electric in the Sugar Bowl win over Texas. Monday night, Penix’s girlfriend, Olivia Carter, is ready for kickoff in Houston.
Michael and Olivia have had a pretty great start to 2024, welcoming in the new year with a win in the Sugar Bowl. They’re hoping to keep it rolling on Monday night.
The last two undefeated teams in college football meet on the same field with everything possible on the line. Michigan, ranked No. 1 and champions of the Rose Bowl semifinal after a thrilling win over Alabama, meet No. 2 Washington, Pac-12 champions and fresh off winning the Sugar Bowl against Texas, giving us a matchup of a potent passing offense and a physical defense in the College Football Playoff national championship game to cap off the 2023 season.
Michigan and Washington are scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T. on Monday evening. The national title game will air on ESPN.