When not hosting semifinals, the matchups for the Cotton, Fiesta and Peach bowls are determined by the 13-member playoff selection committee, which consists of five former coaches, four athletic directors, two former administrators, a college president and a former sports reporter.
In 2014, the first season of the four-team CFP, Ohio State made it to the national championship game and beat OR 42-20 at AT&T Stadium, the home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys that has hosted the Cotton Bowl since the 2009 season. "They're probably devastated. But that's one thing families do, how do you handle devastation, get around those you love and let's go back to work".
USC's stumbles came on the road at then-No.
Despite the loss to USC, Stanford remaining highly ranked at No. 13, just in front of No. 14 Notre Dame.
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Ohio State (11-2) narrowly missed the playoff, getting edged out by Alabama.
No. 9 Penn State will face No. 12 Washington in the Fiesta Bowl.
While Meyer knows USC coach Clay Helton "a little bit" and realizes that the Buckeyes and Trojans are both traditional programs, the Ohio State coach hasn't studied his Cotton Bowl opponent yet.
In the Peach Bowl on December 30, No. 12 UCF (13-0) will play its final game under Scott Frost, who's headed to Nebraska as its new head coach, against No. 7 Auburn.
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OSU won the Big Ten Championship game against the University of Wisconsin and is now 11-2. As in the CFP rankings, Auburn stayed ahead of the Trojans at No. 7.
Both teams will arrive on Saturday, Dec. 23.
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