The powers-that-be in college football have known for several years that they wanted to bring their national championship game back to Los Angeles — now they have a venue and a date.
The $2.6-billion stadium that Rams owner Stan Kroenke is building in Inglewood will host the College Football Playoff final in 2023, officials announced Wednesday.
“We know what a tremendous destination it is,” said Bill Hancock, the CFP’s executive director. “The new stadium will just have so much to offer.”
Three other hosts were named in the announcement, with Miami-South Florida getting the championship in 2021, Indianapolis in 2022 and Houston in 2024.
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