To the surprise of absolutely nobody, national champion Ohio State (14-1) sits atop the final AP Poll, released Tuesday morning. [ MORE: Dienhart: ‘This Ohio State team isn’t going anywhere’ ] The Buckeyes, who beat Oregon in the inaugural College Football Playoff Championship Game on Monday night, received all 59 first-place votes and moved up four spots. The Ducks finished No. 2. TCU, Alabama, Michigan State (11-2) and Florida State, which tied with 1,212 votes, round out the top 5. Wisconsin (11-3), the Big Ten’s third and final ranked team, comes in at No. 13. [ MORE: Buy your Ohio
Ohio State closed out a memorable season with a victory in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Tom Dienhart explains what an incredible run it was.
It's time to take a look at some of the best from Ohio State's national championship victory over Oregon on Monday. See Tom's Dienhart's picks inside.
@USATsportsImage caught an incredible image of Ohio State fan Jacob Jarvis on the field at AT&T Stadium as confetti dropped from the rafters following the national championship win.
Ohio State is the national champion for the eighth time, and the first time since 2002. Hop inside for 10 of our favorite facts about the Buckeyes' big win.
Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliot came up big on college football's biggest stage. See Twitter reaction to the sophomore star's national title game record 246 rushing yards.
Someone is bound to lose his footing or trip pretty much any time football teams sprint onto the field before a game. It happened Monday night.
Here is a look at what some former Buckeye players are saying in the opening half of tonight's game.
It's only the first year of the College Football Playoff Championship Game, but it will be no easy task to top Jalin Marshall's circus catch.
We’re collecting the best USA TODAY Sports photos from the inaugural College Football Playoff Championship Game right here. Track No. 4 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Oregon. See our favorite photos below.