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January 8, 2021

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Who will win College Football National Championship?

In a rematch from the first College Football Playoff semi-final in 2014, where #4 Ohio State defeated #1 Alabama, the two college powerhouses tangle again.  Ben Kercheval provides 4 ways that Ohio State’s offense can propel it past Alabama, while Bill Bender predicts a 37-34 victory for the Crimson Tide.

Who will win College Football National Championship?

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  • Four ways Ohio State's offense can keep up with Alabama in the national championship

    No. 3 Ohio State already shocked the college football world once by boat-racing No. 2 Clemson in the Sugar Bowl 49-28. Now, in the College Football Playoff National Championship against top-ranked Alabama, the Buckeyes can do it again. How they'll pull off two upsets lies in their ability to keep up with Alabama's prolific offense.

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  • Alabama vs. Ohio State odds, predictions, betting trends for College Football Playoff championship

    Alabama (12-0) is in its fifth CFP championship game under Nick Saban after beating No. 4 Notre Dame 31-14 in the semifinals. The Crimson Tide are also looking for a sixth national championship under Saban, and the offense averages 48.2 points per game. Ohio State (7-0) answered any doubts about its playoff credentials with a 49-28 victory against No. 3 Clemson in the semifinals. Justin Fields is coming off a six-touchdown performance despite taking a nasty hit in the second quarter.

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Key points:

Who will win College Football National Championship?

Justin Fields' mobility must be a factor

Take advantage of wide receiver speed

Lean on Trey Sermon

Use tempo wisely

Who will win College Football National Championship?

In the last meeting, Alabama was just 2-of-13 on third down. Jones will be more efficient than that

Crimson Tide will take a double-digit lead in the second quarter

Ohio State won't go away, however, and a Sermon TD before halftime will set up a thrilling second half.

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3 comments on this Post:

  • Lance Casual

    January 9, 2021 5:13 am

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    Ohio State depth of talent is just as good as Alabama. Should be a close one.

  • SamTheMan86

    January 8, 2021 2:13 pm

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    I'm pretty sure Bama is take this one fairly easy. OSU has Covid issues, and simply can't match up this year with our talent. I think it's a 14 point win.

  • NeverMore1

    January 8, 2021 2:11 pm

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    Ohio State dominates again! Tide goes down!

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