Ohio State drew the No. 2 seed in the College Football Playoff and will face Clemson in a semifinal matchup at the Fiesta Bowl in Arizona on Dec. 28.
The Buckeyes entered the weekend No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings after back-to-back wins over top-15 opponents, but struggled early against Wisconsin in Saturday night's Big Ten Championship game.
Meanwhile, LSU cruised to a 37-10 win over Georgia in Saturday afternoon's SEC Championship game and overtook the Buckeyes for the playoff's top seed. LSU will now face Oklahoma in the semifinal at the Peach Bowl in Atlanta.