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FAU stuns Ohio State on go-ahead shot with a second left (0:58)

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

From our invaluable ESPN researcher Jacob Emert: Ohio State 122-8 at home in nonconference games under Thad Matta but check this: 108-3 first 11 seasons and now after FAU loss 14-5 the last two seasons.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

There are no "Beat Clemson" signs posted like had become common for Ohio State opponents for each game as the focus was narrowed late in the year after the loss at Penn State. But this day-specific message was in a spotlight on the practice field for the Buckeyes as they had their first full practice for the College Football Playoff.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State center Pat Elflein: "This is why you train so hard. You train to be ready for overtime games, challenges on the road and opportunities like this" in the College Football Playoff.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State once again is getting ready to face a Heisman Trophy candidate, which has been nothing new since Raekwon McMillan arrived on campus. This time it's Clemson QB Deshaun Watson. "It doesn't make us scared or anything like that."

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State has returned to the practice field to get ready for the College Football Playoff. The workout is over, and the reminder of "25 days" is looming over the Buckeyes in the Woody.

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