49ers Bid To Host College Football Championship At New Stadium
The San Francisco 49ers, fresh off landing the Super Bowl at the team's new South Bay stadium, are now going after the country's second-biggest sports spectacle: the college football national championship.
The team is submitting a bid this week for Levi's Stadium to host the third-ever title game of the new College Football Playoff format in 2017, one year after hosting the 50th Super Bowl. At least a few other cities are competing, and the NCAA will pick a winner in six weeks.
For the Super Bowl, the NFL controls tickets and a bulk of the events are set for San Francisco. But for non-NFL events, Niners season ticket holders should have an early shot at buying tickets, while the fanfest and other