CFP: Bearcats break through and top-seeded Tide awaits


              Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. (31) and Alabama defensive lineman Phidarian Mathis (48) hold the Championship trophey after the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game between Georgia and Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Atlanta. Alabama won 41-24. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
            
              Alabama head coach Nick Saban waves to fans after the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game between Georgia and Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Atlanta. Alabama won 41-24. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
            
              A fan holds a sign during the second half of the American Athletic Conference championship NCAA college football game between Cincinnati and Houston Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)
            
              Cincinnati's Bryon Threats (10) celebrates after defeating Houston in the American Athletic Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)
CFP: Bearcats break through and top-seeded Tide awaits