Alabama vs. Oklahoma: Orange Bowl semifinal time, TV channel, preview, prediction The second College Football Playoff semifinal features No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Oklahoma in the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on Dec. 29 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Returning national champion Alabama (13-0) is in the Playoff for the fifth consecutive season. The Crimson Tide ranked second in the FBS in scoring offense (47.9) and fourth in scoring defense (14.8). Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa helped transform the offense into the best version yet under coach Nick Saban.