Ohio State vs Clemson Live Stream
Ohio State vs Clemson will face off in a College Football Playoff semifinal in the Chick-fil-A Fiesta Bowl 2016-2017 on New Year’s Eve.
The 2016 Fiesta Bowl will pit the No. 2 Clemson Tigers against the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes. A berth in the College Football Playoff National Championship will be at stake in the December 31 semifinal.
Ohio State vs Clemson – College Football Playoff Semifinal
The Tigers (12-1) were No. 3 in the next-to-last College Football Playoff rankings and leapfrogged the Buckeyes after beating No. 18 Virginia Tech 42-35 in the ACC championship game.
What: Fiesta Bowl, No. 2 Clemson (12-1) vs. No. 3 Ohio State (11-1)
When: 4 p.m. PT Saturday, December 31
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona. Capacity: 63,400.
TV channel: ESPN (In Portland area: Comcast 35/735, CenturyLink 602/1602; DirecTV 206; Dish 140)
Commentators: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Samantha Ponder, Tom Rinaldi
Live stream: Watch ESPN / Watch ESPN app
Line: Ohio State by 3
Series history: Clemson leads 2-0
Last meeting: Clemson 40-35 (2014 Orange Bowl)
Clemson finished No. 3 in the AP Top 25, a spot behind Ohio State (11-1). Led by dynamic quarterback Deshaun Watson, Clemson lost to Alabama 45-40 in the national championship game last season.
Ohio State lost to Penn State on Oct. 22 but closed the season with a double-overtime victory over then-No. 3 Michigan. The Buckeyes’ backfield of Curtis Samuel, Mike Weber, and J.T. Barrett average more than 250 rushing yards per game.