Glendale, AZ - December 31, 2016 - University of Phoenix Stadium: Lee Corso on the set of College GameDay during the 2016 Playstation Fiesta Bowl.
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Glendale, AZ - December 31, 2016 - University of Phoenix Stadium: Desmond Howard, Rece Davis, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit on the set of College GameDay during the 2016 Playstation Fiesta Bowl.
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PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
Raekwon  McMillan (5)
J.T.  Barrett (16)
Malik  Hooker (24)
Jalyn  Holmes (11)
Urban Meyer
Urban Meyer
Urban Meyer
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
Urban Meyer
Urban Meyer
Tyquan  Lewis (59)
The Ohio State University Marching Band
Urban Meyer
The Ohio State University Marching Band
The Ohio State University Marching Band
The Ohio State University Marching Band
Ohio State Buckeyes arrive to the stadium prior to the College Football Playoff semifinal Fiesta Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Dec. 31, 2016.
Malik  Hooker (24)
Malik  Hooker (24)
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
Huddle
PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer before the game. Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  A general view of the Championship logo on the field prior to the game with the Ohio State Buckeyes playing against Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium.  Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes marching band performs outside the University of Phoenix Stadium before the game against the Clemson Tigers. Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer greets players before the game against the Clemson Tigers in the the 2016 CFP Semifinal at University of Phoenix Stadium. Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer (center) looks on during warm ups. Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer greets players before the game. Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) warms up prior to a 2016 CFP semifinal. Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer speaks with quarterback J.T. Barrett (16). Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
J.T.  Barrett (16)
J.T.  Barrett (16)
Parris  Campbell (21)
Brutus Buckeye getting ready for the College Football Playoff Semi-Final between Ohio State University and Clemson University
Buckeye fans are ready for the Playstation Fiesta Bowl between Ohio State and Clemson
Noah  Brown (80)
The Ohio State Band performs Script Ohio before the Playstation Fiesta Bowl.
Dotting the I
The Best Fans in the Land
Marshon  Lattimore (2),  Urban Meyer
Brutus Buckeye gets ready to lead the Buckeyes onto the field.
J.T.  Barrett (16)
Robert  Landers (67)
Urban Meyer,  Malik  Hooker (24)
Urban Meyer
Mike  Weber (25)
Brutus leads the Buckeyes in quick cals.
Raekwon  McMillan (5)
Malik  Hooker (24),  Damon  Webb (7)
A young fan who knows his Buckeyes history.
Parris  Campbell (21)
Parris  Campbell (21)
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes fan in attendance cheers against the Clemson Tigers before the 2016 CFP semifinal at University of Phoenix Stadium. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes mascot Brutus before the game against the Clemson Tigers in the the 2016 CFP semifinal at University of Phoenix Stadium.  Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Parris Campbell (21) is brought down by Clemson Tigers linebacker Chad Smith (43) and cornerback Cordrea Tankersley (25). Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Parris Campbell (21) runs the ball. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Malik  Hooker (24)
Malik  Hooker (24)
J.T.  Barrett (16)
Nick  Bosa (97),  Tyquan  Lewis (59)
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Parris Campbell (21) runs the ball against Clemson Tigers cornerback Cordrea Tankersley (25). Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer during a stoppage in play. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) looks to pass as offensive lineman Pat Elflein (65) provides coverage. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) passes the ball against Clemson. Rob Schumacher - USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley (8) intercepts the ball intended for Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams (7). Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) gets tackled by Clemson linebacker J.D. Davis (33) and Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell (99). Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell (99) tackles Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16). Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Clemson Tigers cornerback Cordrea Tankersley (25) and linebacker Ben Boulware (10) tackle Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Terry McLaurin (83). Cheryl Evans/The Arizona Republic via USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer watches game action. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) throws the ball. Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) scrambles out to pass. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) throws against the Clemson Tigers. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes running back Mike Weber (25) runs the ball against Clemson Tigers cornerback Cordrea Tankersley (25). Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) is brought down by the Clemson defense. David Kadlubowski - USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes safety Malik Hooker (24) intercepts a pass intended for Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13). Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes safety Malik Hooker (24) intercepts a pass. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer adjusts his headset.: David Kadlubowski-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley (8) intercepts a pass intended for Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams (bottom). Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes take the field during the 2016 CFP semifinal against Clemson at University of Phoenix Stadium. Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic via USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer watches game action. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) throws under pressure against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Clemson Tigers running back Wayne Gallman (9) runs the ball against the defense of Ohio State Buckeyes defensive lineman Dre'Mont Jones (86). Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; The Ohio State Buckeyes' fans cheer prior to the game against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP semifinal at University of Phoenix Stadium.  Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State wide receiver Parris Campbell (21) runs the ball. Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer reacts. David Kadlubowsk - USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Parris Campbell (21) runs the ball. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) runs to avoid a tackle from Clemson Tigers defensive end Clelin Ferrell (99). Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Sam Hubbard (6) and  linebacker Chris Worley (35) tackle Clemson Tigers running back Wayne Gallman (9).  Rob Schumacher - USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Parris Campbell (21) escapes the Clemson Tigers defense. Rob Schumacher - USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Parris Campbell (21) looks to run by Clemson Tigers place kicker Greg Huegel (92). Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic via USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Binjimen Victor (9) reacts after a catch. Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Binjimen Victor (9) catches a pass. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott (right) runs the ball past Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Gareon Conley (8). Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes safety Malik Hooker (24) intercepts a pass intended for Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13). Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Gareon Conley (8) makes an interception in front of Clemson Tigers wide receiver Mike Williams (7) in the 1st half of the College Football Playoff semifinal Fiesta Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Dec. 31, 2016.
Ohio State Buckeyes linebacker Raekwon McMillan (5) and Ohio State Buckeyes defensive lineman Robert Landers (67) make a tackle of Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) in the 1st half of the College Football Playoff semifinal Fiesta Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Dec. 31, 2016.
Raekwon  McMillan (5)
Raekwon  McMillan (5),  Sam  Hubbard (6)
J.T.  Barrett (16) Walt Middleton
Malik  Hooker (24),  Dre'Mont  Jones (86), Walt Middleton
Michael  Hill (77),  Jalyn  Holmes (11),  Raekwon  McMillan (5), Walt Middleton
Sam  Hubbard (6),  Michael  Hill (77), Walt Middleton
Curtis  Samuel (4), Walt Middleton
Photo by Walt Middleton
Curtis  Samuel (4),  J.T.  Barrett (16), Walt Middleton
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Clemson Tigers wide receiver Mike Williams (7) is brought down by the Ohio State Buckeyes defense. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes band performs at halftime. Cheryl Evans-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Clemson Tigers wide receiver Mike Williams (7) is brought down by the Ohio State defense. Cheryl Evans-USA TODAY Sports
December 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA;  Clemson Tigers running back Wayne Gallman (9) runs the ball against the Ohio State Buckeyes. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) is brought down by the Ohio State defense. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State running back Curtis Samuel (4) runs the ball while being tackled by Clemson wide receiver Artavis Scott (3). Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes band performs at halftime. Cheryl Evans-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) is tackled by Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Tyquan Lewis (left) and defensive end Sam Hubbard (right). Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Nick  Bosa (97)
The Best Fans in the Land
Sam  Hubbard (6),  Raekwon  McMillan (5)
Curtis  Samuel (4)
Curtis  Samuel (4), Walt Middleton
Billy  Price (54),  Jamarco  Jones (74),  Pat  Elflein (65), Walt Middleton
J.T.  Barrett (16),  Curtis  Samuel (4), Walt Middleton
Binjimen  Victor (9), Walt Middleton
Curtis  Samuel (4)
The Buckeyes players and coaches thank the Best Fans in the Land after the Playstation Fiesta Bowl.
The Buckeyes thank their fans after the Playstation Fiesta Bowl.