Distance to CFP title game can be burden for some families

Alabama's Najee Harris answers questions during media day for the NCAA college football playoff championship game Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Joshua Casher had a couple of carloads of friends and family make the drive to the College Football Playoff championship last year in Atlanta, when it was only a few hours away from his hometown in Mobile, Alabama.