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11-1, 1st in Big Ten - East

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.

Ohio State looking to improve before facing Clemson (1:08)
Lewis the leader of Ohio State's defense (0:20)
Weber spearheading Ohio State's rushing attack (0:23)
Barrett ready to lead Ohio State in CFP (0:25)
An eight-team playoff would have worked this year (0:50)

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Team Stats

Passing Yards221.277th
Rushing Yards258.39th
Points For42.79th
Points Against14.23rd

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