The state of Ohio will play Northwestern 19 in the 2020 Big Ten Championship game on Saturday, December, The Buckeyes won their division 5-0 after the Big Ten voted to meet the minimum game requirements eliminate what was originally required to maintain eligibility for competition Now OSU has a chance to win its fourth straight title

Ohio State Starts 2020 College Football Season With an ongoing deal After an undefeated regular season, the Buckeyes were stunned in the final minutes of their semi-final loss to Clemson in the college football playoffs, OSU started at No. 2 in the AP -Pre-season 2020 poll before bailing out ahead of Big Ten’s decision to bring football back in the fall, with eight games in eight weeks, Ohio state will try to get back to the top of the rankings as it holds the fourth CFP offer the program executes

The Buckeyes went 13-1 last season and won a third straight Big Ten title. The Buckeyes went undefeated to the College Football Playoffs and won their first 13 games averaging 362 points, all double-digit wins in Clemson State of Ohio in the 2019 Fiesta Bowl in a 29:23 thriller

The Buckeyes were a top 5 team in overall defense and overall attack last season before losing three players in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft Defensive End Chase Young was moved to second overall by the Washington Football team elected while defensemen Jeff Okudah and Damon Arnette of the Detroit Lions and Las Vegas Raiders on the third and 19th Overall, a total of 10 players (seven defenders) were drafted in the Ohio state of April, which will likely open the door to some new faces that will be instrumental in helping in 2020

Quarterback Justin Fields played his first season at Columbus after leaving Georgia. He was a sophomore Heisman Trophy finalist, throwing over 3200 yards and 41 touchdowns on just three interceptions fields also demonstrated his versatility as a double threat option by taking in another 484 yards and 10 touchdowns with his legs. Should Fields repeat his success from a year ago, he will likely be in for some vital hardware His race

The floor game could look different with JK Dobbins Gone Replacing a Three Year Starter Is Hard Enough It gets harder after the junior more than 2000 yards and a total of 23 touchdowns one season ago.The main role could be the Redshirt in the sophomore year, Master Teague III (789 yards, four touchdowns in 2019) or the transfer of Trey Sermon through Oklahoma (13 touchdowns in 2018 ) be due

While the running game could see some staffing changes this year, Fields will have one of his top targets in Chris Olave His 49 receptions finished second at the Buckeyes, despite Olave’s team in yards (849) and touchdowns (12th place) ) cited With KJ Hill and Binjimen Victor go to the NFL, there will be additional goals to be won Don’t be too surprised if Olave is # 1 this season000 yard mark with a significantly higher usage rate exceeds

The horse chestnuts do not have a JK Dobbins more, but OSU will continue to have strong ground play (Master Teague) and dynamic QB at Justin Fields (51 total touchdowns in 2019) The defense will lose Star Chase Young and others, but CB Shaun Wade is among those who return

The era of college football playoffs begins its seventh season in the 2020-21 season, with LSU winning a national championship on their first appearance, while the state of Ohio received its third bid in six seasons, while the Buckeyes won their first CFP in the 2014 season with wins against Alabama and Oregon The state of Ohio has never played CFP in a row

Here are the dates and locations for the 2020 College Football Playoffs semi-finals and the CFP National Championship

The CFP semi-final is scheduled for January 1, 2021 One semi-final is the Rose Bowl at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California The other semi-final is the Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans

The GFP’s national championship is a little later in 2021.The two semi-finals winners will meet on the second Monday of January 11, 2020 at Hard Rock Stadium on Miami on January 11, 2020

2021: Miami-South Florida (Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida) – Jan 112022: Indianapolis (Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana) – Jan 102023: Los Angeles (Los Angeles Stadium in Hollywood Park, Inglewood, California) – Jan 92024: Houston (NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas) – Jan 8

Zach Pekale is a graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in sports journalism. He has worked for Arizona PBS, Arizona Sports 987 FM, and the Cape Cod Baseball League. His writing has also appeared on FOX Sports, Bleacher Report, and the Associated Press Follow Him on Twitter @ZachPekale

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