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Impact player

Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State

His 85-yard touchdown run gave the Buckeyes the cushion they needed. The sophomore finished with 230 yards on 20 carries with two scores.

By the numbers

12 Years since a Big Ten team (Ohio State) won a national championship.

7 Years since a Big Ten team (Ohio State) played for a national championship.

9 Years since an SEC team didn't play for a national championship (Texas-Southern California).

8-2 Urban Meyer's record coaching in bowl games.