[embedded content] COLUMBUS, Ohio – The big ten champion stays locked in the Rose Bowl, unless the big ten champion…
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The big ten champion stays locked in the Rose Bowl, unless the big ten champion is part of the College Football Playoff.
Ohio State Buckeyes should not count on a playoff trip after their 45-24 victory over Northwestern claimed their second straight Big Ten title on Saturday. So they should think Rose.
The Pac-12 Representative becomes No. 1
1 Washington. 10-3 Huskies beat Utah 10-3 on Friday night in the Pac-12 Championship to claim a Rose spot. Ohio State will find out if it is heading to Pasadena after the playoff reveals at noon on Sunday. If Buckeyes is not one of the four teams, they will know their bowling plans.
“It’s amazing. I’ve never practiced in that game, Urban Meyer said Saturday night.” So if that’s where we end up, we’d be so proud to be there. And I know our players would feel the same. “
Before the Ohio State-Michigan game, it seemed as if Rose Bowl could console the loser of that game. If the Big Ten champion is in the playoff, Rose is the second highest ranked team in the final game. But now the Big Ten champion probably to take his traditional late season home.
Ohio State has appeared in Rose Bowl only twice in the last 33 years and hit Arizona State after the 1996 season and Oregon after the 2009 season. In total, Ohio State is 7-7 in Rose Bowls.
Rose Bowl retains its traditional Jan 1 status. Kickoff is set at 5 o’clock in the East. Watch the video at the top of this post to see Stephen Means and explain what a Rose Bowl would mean for Buckeyes.