staff, January 12, 2015

Ohio State will be representing the Big Ten Conference tonight when the Buckeyes take on the Oregon Ducks in the long-anticipated College Football Playoff Championship Game. The team overcame key injuries throughout this season and finished strong to get into the first-ever college football playoff, and surprised many - including experts writing for this site - with its 42-35 victory over top-ranked Alabama in the first-round game on New Year?s Day.

But the football players aren?t the only ones ?living big? these days in Columbus. From autism treatment to auto manufacturing, the Buckeyes had a banner year. Here are recent examples of teams - athletic and otherwise - on the university?s campus that have excelled in some way:

Ohio State freshman pitcher battles leukemia with ?brothers? by his side

Buckeye Bullet gives an electrifying performance

Buckeyes take out the trash at the Horseshoe

Ohio State national champions on the road

Buckeyes kicking it to fight kids? cancer

En route to the championship game
En route to the championship game