Playoff pairings: LSU vs. Oklahoma; Ohio State vs. Clemson

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LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. (24) celebrates with teammates his interception against Georgia during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

LSU will play Oklahoma and Ohio State will face defending national champion Clemson in the College Football Playoff. The selection committee revealed the pairings for the national semifinal. The 13-member committee chose SEC champion LSU as the top seed. The Tigers will head back to Atlanta for its playoff game to face the Big 12 champion Sooners in the Peach Bowl on Dec. 28.  Big Ten champion Ohio State will ACC and defending champion Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl in suburban Phoenix that same day. The national championship game is set for Jan. 13 in New Orleans.