Minneapolis puts in bid to host 2017 NCAA football title game

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The host city for the 2017 College Football Playoff championship game could be Minneapolis.

The Star Tribune reports that Minneapolis has placed a bid with the hopes of hosting the game at the new Vikings stadium.

Five other cities also placed a bid: Jacksonville, Tampa, Miami, San Antonio and Santa Clara.

The winner will be announced in November.

NCAA football is doing away with the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) after this season. The switch to a more conventional playoff format will debut at the end of the 2014 season.

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