According to expense reports obtained by CBSSports.com,
Alabama spent $2.56 million on its trip to the College Football Playoff semifinals in New Orleans.
Ohio State spent $4.4 million and Oregon $3.8 million on two CFB Playoff trips.
No school spent more money on a single playoff game than Alabama, which accumulated almost $2.6 million in expenses for its semifinal loss to Ohio State in nearby New Orleans. The Buckeyes spent about $558,000 less than Alabama despite traveling from a farther distance.