Ohio State's Performance Against Top-Ranked Opponents in Postseason Games: A Look at the History

Written by Robert Dexter December 30, 2022

The Ohio State Buckeyes prepare to face off against the Georgia Bulldogs in the College Football Playoff (CFP) Semifinal at the Peach Bowl

Ohio State has faced the top-ranked team four times in the past. This will be the fifth time the Buckeyes have faced NO 1 Team

On January 1, 1973, a record-breaking crowd of 106,869 people gathered at the Rose Bowl to watch the top-ranked Southern California Trojans with Ohio State Buckeyes

 In 2003, Ohio State Buckeyes entered the Fiesta Bowl BCS National Championship Game against the defending national champion Miami Hurricanes

In 2015,  after their victory over the top-ranked Miami Hurricanes in the Fiesta Bowl Buckeyes were the hot team coming off of the 59-0 thrashing of Wisconsin

 In 2021, Ohio State Buckeyes faced off against another top-ranked Alabama team. This was a highly anticipated matchup between two of the top teams in the nation

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