The College Football Playoff National Championship will be played at NRG Stadium in 2024. Volunteers coach Butch Jones didn't specify the nature of the injury that knocked Kendrick out of the Kentucky game.
Every BCS championship game was held in either Florida, Louisiana, Arizona or California, while the start of the CFP title games have only added Texas and Georgia.
This is the completion of a goal that the committee set when it was formed, as the first 10 national championship games will be played in 10 different cities.
The exterior of Lucas Oil Stadium is shown before an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Baltimore Ravens in Indianapolis, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. Atlanta will host this season's championship game at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
By the time the College Football Playoff wraps up its first decade, its national championship game will have been played at 10 different sites.
The Rams' stadium, set to open in 2020, already has been tabbed to host the 2022 Super Bowl and be part of the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2028 Summer Olympics. Tampa hosted last season's game in January.
"In partnership with the City of Los Angeles, we are fully committed to making it the greatest fan experience in this event's history", Inglewood Mayor James Butts said.
The announcement of the hosts to the title game from 2021-2024 was made on Wednesday. The city has served as a renowned host to top collegiate events for many years-and, of course, to the Indianapolis 500, a great Super Bowl, Pan American Games and more. Miami is a traditional college football postseason site from hosting the Orange Bowl and a vacation destination close to beaches. The Los Angeles Host Committee will be responsible for hosting the event and will work closely with the CFP to deliver the most successful national championship game to date on January 9, 2023.