No. 3 Ohio State Throttles No. 2 Clemson 49-28 to Advance National Championship Game Against No. 1 Alabama

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OSU QB Justin Fields Throws 6 TDs in win

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – With pure determination and toughness, the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes advanced to their second College Football Playoff National Championship game with a 49-28 victory over the No. 2 Clemson Tigers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Friday evening in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Justin Fields tied the OSU school record for touchdown passes with six scores for 385 yards, while running back Trey Sermon also had another monster game, registering 252 total yards, including 191 on the ground.

Wide receiver Chris Olave returned to action in elite fashion with six catches for 132 yards and two touchdowns.

With the win, the Buckeyes (7-0) face No. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game set for Monday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m. ET at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.