Following the game, the AP Poll and Coaches' Poll also named Ohio State as their top team of the season, marking Ohio State's first national championship since 2002 and their 8th overall. The Buckeyes are returning to Columbus as national champions - a historic end to a historic season. It’s also unique among the items in the shop in its ability to keep you warm over the next two months. Ohio State, all-time, came into the game with an 8–0 record against Oregon. Those 2 games will feature different head coaches for each team than the ones that coached against each other in this game, with Ryan Day for Ohio State and Mario Cristobal for Oregon. Complete coverage of Ohio State's 42–20 win over Oregon in the National Championship. One small gripe: The shirt has the scores of both semifinal games, but not the title game. A desperate Oregon went for it on 4th and 11 at their own 14 with under 3 minutes to play, but failed. That is not cool. To the champions go the jokes, after all. On 3rd and 8, Cardale Jones completed a 26 yard pass to wideout Corey Smith for a 1st down. The students ran off the field carrying the flag. According to Eli Apple's mother, Buckeye fans are flooding her house with memorabilia for Eli to sign. The program has three Big Ten team titles – 1923, 1951, 2015 – and now a national championship. There are a handful of options for hoodies, and you can’t really go wrong with any of them. It was an unbelievable season for the Buckeyes, who persevered over injuries to two Heisman Trophy candidates and the heartbreaking loss of a teammate during the season. In 2015, without Mariota, the Ducks offense was depleted, as the team lost momentum going forward. Just over a year later, Elliott, who had entered the draft early following his junior season, was brought back to AT&T Stadium when the Dallas Cowboys selected him with the 4th overall pick. In 2016, Oregon regressed even further, finishing 4-8 and failing to reach a bowl for the first time since 2004, and Helfrich was fired. Your Buckeyes are national champions. Photos: Ohio State at the 2015 National Championship Game January 15, 2015 2:16 pm Brian Hendricks. 30 Jan 2015 by Vico Three Heisman finalists. Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page Send by Email. This was the first championship game since 2006 that did not feature at least one SEC team, and the teams' first meeting since the 2010 Rose Bowl, which the Buckeyes won 26–17. The Ducks capitalized on this turnover immediately, with Marcus Mariota finding wide receiver Byron Marshall for a 70-yard touchdown on the first play after the turnover, bringing the Ducks within 21-17. [13] On March 25, 2014, Dr Pepper was announced as the official championship partner and presenting sponsor of the new College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy. [9] Arlington and Tampa (Raymond James Stadium) were the only cities to submit hosting bids for the inaugural title game. Following the game, fans took to the streets of Columbus, Ohio, to celebrate. Urban Meyer gets doused with Gatorade after Ohio State’s win over Oregon. As an independent site, we're committed to delivering Buckeye fans the news and analysis they deserve, all while remaining free. Relive it here in this 23-minute Drive-Thru. That didn't take long. “I have never seen a team overcome more adversity and show more heart and perseverance than this team of destiny. (Getty). Columbus Underground serves millions of readers across Columbus and Central Ohio. "Never seen a story like this in college football history. Ohio State delivered again. The Ohio State Buckeyes won the game, 42–20, marking the first national championship awarded under the CFP system. Join our exciting effort to lead boldly into the future. The students then held out a large American Flag while country music band Lady Antebellum performed the "Star Spangled Banner." Through the 2019 season, the Pac-12 has the fewest playoff appearances out of all the power 5 conferences, with only 2. Oregon received the opening kickoff and drove down the field for a touchdown, earning an early 7-0 lead on a 7 yard TD pass from Marcus Mariota to Keanon Lowe. Relive it here in this 23-minute Drive-Thru. O-H!!!!!!!!!!! Oregon closed out the first half scoring with a field goal, leaving the Buckeyes ahead 21-10 at the break. Let's wear this gear forever. The 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship was a bowl game that determined a national champion of NCAA Division I FBS college football for the 2014 season, which took place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on January 12, 2015. On the next Ohio State drive, Tyson Coleman sacked Jones, and recovered the resulting fumble, setting up an Oregon field goal. Ohio State beat Oregon 42-20 in Arlington to secure the 2014 national championship in the first College Football Playoff. We play it for an incredible university – The Ohio State University. Don't allow yourself to get swept up in the dynasty talk. It also marks the ninth straight year a Big Ten school has won the national championship. Barrett and Cardale Jones — Ohio State's "Magnificent Three" quarterbacks — perfectly defined the Buckeyes' national championship season. ESPN revived the Megacast coverage it had employed during the 2014 BCS National Championship Game: other ESPN networks (including ESPN2, ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic, ESPNU, and ESPN3) supplemented coverage with analysis and additional perspectives of the game. They finished the season 12–1, 7–1 in Big Ten play, to finish in a tie for the East Division championship with Michigan … The Buckeyes entered 2015 looking to repeat as national champions with the return of Cardale Jones and several other players. It also comes in sizes medium through extra extra large and has a small, scarlet and white championship logo. (Getty). The Ohio State Buckeyes are college football's national champions, and there's plenty of gear available to commemorate their title run. However, Jones threw an interception at the Oregon 30 yard line. Braxton Miller, J.T. [10], Each team received 20,000 tickets. Eleven Warriors is where Ohio State fans gather. ... Get Your Ohio State 2015 National Champions Gear . ... Ohio State National Championship Gear & Apparel 2015. Founded in 2001, our forward-thinking, editorial news platform grants readers 24/7 online access to current events and happenings in their ever-changing city. [11][12], College Football Playoff announced that 1,000 tickets will be made available for purchase to fans who have signed up for a random drawing by May 1, 2014. The semifinal participants were chosen and ranked 1–4 by the 13-member playoff selection committee, with 1 playing 4 and 2 playing 3.[16][17]. Though they'd put up 42 points in AT&T Stadium, the Buckeye offense didn't exactly come flying out of the gate. DeWine Allegedly Involves Former Write-In Candidate, Zoning Code Update Could Lead to Big Changes in Development Process, The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped these 10 Restaurants from Opening Their Doors, Mega Weekend – OSU Football, Haunted Carwash, Pumpkins & More, What to Know About Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Wex’s Virtual Unorthodocs Program Opens Friday. After another Oregon punt, the Buckeyes had a chance to stretch their lead, but a mishandled exchange between Jones and Elliott gave Oregon the ball back. By accounting for every aspect of the Ducks' spread option scheme, and attacking the Oregon 3-4 defense off-tackle. [23] 89 fires were reported, and members of the Columbus Police Department used tear gas to disperse crowds. Enjoy Ohio State's improbable national championship run for all that it is. College Football Championship - Oregon vs Ohio State Box Score, January 12, 2015 then helped him up off field. Head Coach Urban Meyer led the team to their first national championship win since 2002. By 11W Staff on January 13, 2015 at 12:10 am @11w. Fresh cotton and other wares at Eleven Warriors Dry Goods. With five All-Americans this year, the program’s total now improves to 87. This one, which is available in black or scarlet, features the words “national champions” in big letters across the chest, with the Buckeyes logo below. 3 Florida State 59–20 in the 2015 Rose Bowl. The Buckeyes raised their game at both in the playoffs. They also fell to 0-9 all time against Ohio State. The next season, the Ducks finished 9-4, which included a close loss to Michigan State in East Lansing (31-28). Locally, the game was broadcast on radio by the Oregon IMG Sports Network flagshiped by KUGN (NewsTalk 590) in Eugene, Oregon with Jerry Allen (play-by-play) and Mike Jorgensen (color commentator), and by the Ohio State IMG Sports Network flagshiped by WBNS-AM (1460 ESPN Columbus) and WBNS-FM (97.1 The Fan) in Columbus, Ohio with Paul Keels (play-by-play), Jim Lachey (color commentator) and Marty Bannister on the sidelines.