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Ranking Every College Football National Champion Over the Last 50 Years

By Aaron Tallent, 4 days 15 hours ago
Every college football team that won a national championship team was great, but I have attempted to rank every title-winning squad over the past 50 years by asking the following questions:   How strong was their schedule? What was their record? How dominant were their wins? Did they win their conference? Did they win their bowl game? How many elite players did they have?  ...

10 Greatest Ohio State Football Teams of All Time

By Aaron Tallent, 4 days 16 hours ago
Ohio State fell short of winning its ninth national championship in this year's College Football Playoff. Since the Buckeyes didn't win it all, they merely join a long list of teams in the program's rich history that came close to greatness. Here are the 10 greatest Ohio State teams of all time.   10. 1970 Record: 9-1 Finished: Lost to Stanford 27-17...

Ohio State Football: Can the Buckeyes Return to the National Championship Game in 2021?

By Chip Minnich, 4 days 17 hours ago
Ohio State lost to Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday, concluding a 2020 campaign full of challenges. With a season that was originally canceled, then restarted in late October, the loss to the Crimson Tide will always be remembered as one of the many obstacles the team endured as they reflect upon 2020 with all of its shares of coronavirus-related challenges...

Ohio State Football Schedule 2020

By Athlon Sports, 4 days 18 hours ago
Here's the 2020 Ohio State football schedule with a full list of the Buckeyes' opponents, game locations, with game times, TV channels coming as they're announced. Updated results with final scores will be added throughout the season.   Ohio State Buckeyes 2020 Schedule   Date: Opponent (Location) Oct. 24: Ohio State 52, Nebraska 17 Oct. 31: Ohio State 38, Penn State...

Way-Too-Early Top 25 College Football Rankings for 2021

By Steven Lassan, 5 days 15 hours ago
It’s never too early to think about next season, so with college football’s 2020 season complete after the Ohio State-Alabama showdown in the national championship, Athlon Sports is here with its way-too-early top 25 preseason rankings for 2021. Alabama ranks as the No. 1 team in the very early top 25, followed by Clemson at No. 2. Oklahoma is poised for a run at the...

National Championship Prediction and Preview: Ohio State vs. Alabama

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 17 hours ago
The 2020-21 college football season is down to its final game, as Ohio State meets Alabama on Monday, Jan. 11 in Miami to determine the national championship. This matchup in Hard Rock Stadium is the culmination of an unusual and challenging 2020-21 season, as COVID-19 forced the cancellation of several games and altered the overall calendar from the start. The Buckeyes and Crimson Tide are two...

Ohio State Football: 5 X-Factors from the Buckeyes that Could Determine the National Championship

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 1 day ago
Ohio State is one win away from the program's first national championship since the 2014 season. Coach Ryan Day's team dominated Clemson on Jan. 1 to book a trip to the national title game behind a complete team effort. Quarterback Justin Fields had a monster game throwing to Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson, while the offense got another huge game from running back Trey Sermon...

10 Stats You Need to Know for the National Championship (Ohio State vs. Alabama)

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 1 week 2 days ago
Despite being two of the most successful programs in the history of the sport, the College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama Crimson Tide and Ohio State Buckeyes will be just the fifth-ever meeting between the teams. Alabama won each of the first three: the 1978 Sugar Bowl, the Kickoff Classic in East Rutherford, New Jersey, in 1986, and the 1995 Citrus Bowl. But Ohio State...

College Football: 15 Players With Big Bowl Games Who Could Break Out in 2021

By Steven Lassan, 1 week 3 days ago
Just one game remains in the 2020-21 college football season, as the bowl slate wrapped up on Saturday, Jan. 2. It’s hard to read too much into bowl games due to opt outs and the unusual nature of the 2020 season. However, several players had big performances that could carry into the ’21 campaign. The definition of breakout players can vary from analysts and fanbases across the...

A Brief History of Alabama vs. Ohio State Matchups

By Aaron Tallent, 1 week 3 days ago
Alabama and Ohio State will meet for the fifth time in Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship. The Crimson Tide and Buckeyes first met in 1978 and have never played each other at home. Here is a brief history of the series.   Alabama 35, Ohio State 6 (Sugar Bowl) Jan. 2, 1978 – New Orleans In the first and only meeting between Bear Bryant and Woody Hayes, the...