Semifinal matchups for College Football Playoffs will be announced Dec. 7

The first round of the new College Football Playoff will be unveiled Dec. 7 on ESPN.{}

The sports network announced that the participants in the four team playoff, and the semifinal matchups, will be revealed on ESPN's College Football Playoff Selection Show. The show is scheduled to air at 11:45 a.m. Central, just before the NFL kicks off it's Week 14 schedule.

The semifinals will be played in the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl, likely in early January 2015.