No. 2 Clemson (10-1, No. 2 Faculty Soccer Playoff) vs. No. three Ohio State (6-0, No. three CFP), eight p.m. EST
Collection report: Clemson leads 4-0.
A berth within the Faculty Soccer Playoff nationwide championship recreation in Miami on Jan. 11. Clemson is searching for its fifth look within the title recreation for the reason that four-team CFP playoff debuted within the 2014 season. Ohio State is eyeing its first finals look since January 2015 when the Buckeyes received their final nationwide title.
Ohio State QB Justin Fields, an adept scrambler who’s averaging about 254 yards and higher than two TDs passing per recreation, towards a Clemson protection that ranks within the high 10 nationally in yards allowed per recreation (298.5), has had a number of sacks in each recreation and has three defensive touchdowns on fumble returns.
Ohio State: Fields has accomplished 72.6% of his passes for 1,521 yards and 15 TDs towards 5 INTs in six video games. He additionally has 274 yards and 5 TDs speeding; RB Trey Sermon has averaged 112 yards speeding, and is coming off a faculty record-breaking 331 towards Northwestern; WR Garrett Wilson has 38 catches for 621 yards and 5 TDs; WR Chris Olave has 36 catches for 528 yards and 5 TDs; All-America CB Shaun Wade has two INTs.
Clemson: QB Trevor Lawrence is extensively anticipated to be chosen first general within the 2021 NFL draft after passing for two,753 yards and 22 TDs towards simply 4 INTs in 9 video games — all victories. Lawrence has accomplished 69.2% of his passes and in addition has rushed for 211 yards and 7 TDs; RB Travis Etienne leads Clemson in speeding with 882 yards and 13 TDs to go along with 44 catches for 524 yards and two TDs; WR Amari Rodgers has 69 catches for 966 yards and 7 TDs. LB Baylon Spector has 9 ½ tackles for loss and three ½ sacks.
Clemson is making its sixth straight playoff look. The Tigers received CFP titles within the 2016 and 2018 seasons and misplaced the championship recreation within the 2015 and 2019 seasons. … Ohio State is making its second straight playoff look and fourth general. … Clemson beat Ohio State 29-23 in a Fiesta Bowl CFP semifinal final season. Clemson additionally beat Ohio State 31-Zero in a 2016 Fiesta Bowl semifinal. … All of Clemson’s victories over Ohio State have are available bowl video games, together with the Orange Bowl on the finish of the 2013 season and the 1978 Peach Bowl. … Clemson misplaced 42-25 to LSU in final yr’s CFP championship recreation on the Superdome in New Orleans. … Clemson is making its third Sugar Bowl look and is searching for its first Sugar Bowl win. … Ohio State is making its sixth Sugar Bowl look and has received its final three, together with a 42-35 overcome Alabama within the first CFP semifinal on Jan. 1, 2015.
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