45-9 - Oklahoma5. Alabama running back Derrick Henry ran for a 25-yard touchdown to put the Crimson Tide up 7-3 over Ohio State. And the teams that could exploit those losses are pretty much those listed above because they can hold up on the lines of scrimmage, forcing Alabama to work for points on offense and get out of its two-deep shell on defense. (2:31), Blake Sims pass complete to Amari Cooper for 6 yds for a TD (0:34). In the six seasons that Meyer has been at the helm in Columbus, he has a 73-8 overall record, including a 47-3 mark in the Big Ten Conference. Saban, however, has only had one undefeated conference season since 2012— the Tide went 8-0 in the SEC in 2016. The Bears’ wide receiver was ejected after throwing two punches at the head of a New Orleans Saints’ defensive back. October 3, 2015 Clemson survived a huge comeback from Notre Dame. Meyer’s Buckeyes have the best conference record of any team in in the country during his time leading the Buckeyes. Patrick Ewing never won an NBA championship. 47-3 - Ohio State 2. Iowa starting receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette had a blood alcohol level of 0.130 after he was stopped by Iowa City Police for going 70 mph in a 30 mph zone. For full coverage of the Alabama-Ohio State matchup in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, ... Why West Virginia could have college football’s top offense in 2018 (4/3, 2:00 AM ET) it’s likely that the Tide will have some weakness exposed at some point, Here’s how many elite CFB teams each season usually has, 2007: The inside story of the greatest CFB season ever, The all-time ‘consensus’ national championships list, The evolutionary history of option football. College Football Playoff National Championship, Right now, Alabama is favored by double digits over any team it could possibly play, Soccer match ruined when AI-controlled camera mistakes ref’s bald head for ball, Bears-Saints fight erupted after Javon Wims threw a helmet punch. But it’s likely that the Tide will have some weakness exposed at some point, even if it does not result in a loss. 43-5 - Alabama 3. Here’s what left him empty-handed. Clemson is still the No. The Fighting Irish and the Tigers face off again in Week 10. Ohio State defensive lineman Steve Miller intercepted a pass from Alabama quarterback Blake Sims and returned it 41 yards to the house to give Ohio State a 34-21 lead. 42-6 - Clemson4. Ohio State tight end target sets up commitment date. But, in recent years, the Big Ten has been just as good, if not better than, any conference in the country at the top and in terms of depth; a fact that is due in no small part to Meyer’s arrival in Columbus. Future Football Schedules COLUMBUS, Ohio – College football heavyweights Ohio State and Alabama, who gave the country one of the great games in post-season history the last time they met in the 2014 College Football Playoff semifinals at the Sugar Bowl, have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the first time with games set for the 2027 and 2028 seasons. If you place a bet on these, know that only the actual National Championship matchup will have action, and all others will be voided and refunded. 1 in the AP poll, but a narrow win without star Trevor Lawrence has Alabama closing the gap on the top-ranked Tigers. The rich could get even richer this week. Penn State coach James Franklin discusses the unusual circumstances of this season and focusing on facing Ohio State after a loss to Indiana. Is the tide turning in the Buckeyes’ direction? 39-11 - Wisconsin. Derrick Henry 25 Yd Run (Adam Griffith Kick), Amari Cooper 15 Yd pass from Blake Sims (Adam Griffith Kick), T.J. Yeldon 2 Yd Run (Adam Griffith Kick), Ezekiel Elliott 3 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger Kick), Michael Thomas 13 Yd pass from Evan Spencer (Sean Nuernberger Kick), Devin Smith 47 Yd pass from Cardale Jones (Sean Nuernberger Kick), Steve Miller 41 Yd Interception Return (Sean Nuernberger Kick), Ezekiel Elliott 85 Yd Run (Cardale Jones Pass to Michael Thomas for Two-Point Conversion), Amari Cooper 6 Yd pass from Blake Sims (Adam Griffith Kick), 1Q OSU Sean Nuernberger 22 Yd Field Goal (0:20), 1Q OSU S. Nuernberger 21 yd FG GOOD (0:15), 2Q ALA T.J. Yeldon 2 Yd Run (Adam Griffith Kick) (0:34), 2Q OSU E. Elliott run for 3 yds for a TD (0:33), 2Q OSU E. Spencer pass,to M. Thomas for 13 yds for a TD (1:46), Miller's Pick-Six Extends Ohio State's Lead (0:55), 3Q ALA B. Sims run for 5 yds for a TD, (A. Griffith KICK) (0:37), 4Q ALA B. Sims pass,to A. Cooper for 6 yds for a TD (0:34). (0:37), Alabama quarterback Blake Sims threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Amari Cooper to put the Tide up 14-6. If Alabama keeps playing like this, it might smash everyone it plays. Saban’s Crimson Tide come in second, followed by Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. Billy Bowman, the ESPN 300 WR who decommitted from Texas earlier this month, announced his pledge to play for Oklahoma on Sunday. We’ll find out when the teams get back on the gridiron this September. Barrett’s legendary fourth quarter paved the way for a massive comeback by the Buckeyes in this 2017 throwback. While OSU won the inaugural College Football Playoff— beating the Tide in the semifinals— Nick Saban and company have won two of the three titles since. In his first three years back at Ohio State, Meyer did not lose in conference, and his teams have claimed at least a share of their division title every year he’s been on the job. Here are the lines: Alabama -9.5 vs. Ohio State On Wednesday, the Golden Nugget Sportsbook in Las Vegas released four college football National Championship game lines.