10 Biggest Blowouts in College Football Playoff History (Updated)

By David Hayes
Here's a look at the ten biggest blowouts in College Football Playoff history.
Here's a look at the ten biggest blowouts in College Football Playoff history. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs completed their perfect season and second straight national championship in thrilling fashion on Monday night. Georgia beat down the No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs by a score of 65-7.

This blowout marks a new record in college football playoff (CFP) history, marking the most lopsided score in the CFP's brief history. Georgia's 58 point win stands tall above the other blowouts on this list, with the second matchup on this list coming in at 39 points.

10. 2015 CFP National Championship Game (22 Points)

Matchup: No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes (13-1) vs. No. 2 Oregon Ducks (13-1)
Final: Ohio State 42 | Oregon 20
Date: Jan. 12, 2015

9. 2022 Orange Bowl (23 Points)

Matchup: No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs (12-1) vs. No. 2 Michigan Wolverines (12-1)
Final: Georgia 34 | Michigan 11
Date: Dec. 31, 2021

8. 2018 Cotton Bowl (27 Points)

Matchup: No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (12-0) vs. No. 2 Clemson Tigers (13-0)
Final: Notre Dame 3 | Clemson 30
Date: Dec. 29, 2018

7. 2021 CFP National Championship (28 Points)

Matchup: No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0) vs. No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-0)
Final: Ohio State 24 | Alabama 52
Date: Jan. 11, 2021

6. 2019 CFP National Championship Game (28 Points)

Matchup: No. 2 Clemson Tigers (14-0) vs. No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (14-0)
Final: Clemson 44 | Alabama 16
Date: Jan. 7, 2019

5. 2016 Fiesta Bowl (31 Points)

Matchup: No. 3 Clemson Tigers (12-1) vs. No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1)
Final: Clemson 31 | Ohio State 0
Date: Dec. 31, 2016

4. 2019 Peach Bowl (35 Points)

Matchup: No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners (12-1) vs. No. 1 LSU Tigers (13-0)
Final: Oklahoma 28 | LSU 63
Date: Dec. 28, 2019

3. 2015 Cotton Bowl (38 Points)

Matchup: No. 3 Michigan State Spartans (12-1) vs. No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-1)
Final: Michigan State 0 | Alabama 38
Date: Dec. 31, 2015

2. 2015 Rose Bowl (39 Points)

Matchup: No. 3 Florida State Seminoles (13-0) vs. No. 2 Oregon Ducks (12-1)
Final: Florida State 20 | Oregon 59
Date: Jan. 1, 2015

1. 2023 CFP National Championship (58 Points)

Matchup: No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs (13-1) vs. No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (14-0)
Final: TCU 7 | Georgia 65
Date: Jan. 9, 2023


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