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Fiesta Bowl could be a QB showdown

Ohio State did not play in the Big Ten championship game a year ago and ended up in the Fiesta Bowl instead of the College Football Playoff.

The Buckeyes again missed out on the conference title game this season and are headed back to the Fiesta Bowl. This time, it's for a spot in the national championship game.

Ohio State finished third in the final CFP rankings on Sunday and will face No. 2 Clemson in the Dec. 31 Fiesta Bowl, setting up a matchup of marquee teams with dynamic quarterbacks.

"It's great to be here," said Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, who also became a grandfather for the first time on Sunday. "We understand how hard it is to make the...