Ohio State at Alabama

Matchup Details
Thu, Jan 1 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
KICK OFF - 8:30 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Ohio State 12-1-08-5-07-1-05-0-011-2-0
Alabama 12-1-05-8-08-0-04-1-06-6-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Ohio State
PPlayerStatusNotes
TEJ. Heuerman
Prob Mon
Foot
01/08/15
Heuerman is dealing with a sore foot but is expected to play in the BCS National Championship game on Monday against Oregon.
RBD. Wilson
Prob Mon
Foot
11/10/14
Wilson is expected to play in the BCS National Championship game on Monday against Oregon despite having been out since November with a broken foot.
OLK. Dodson
out for season
Neck
12/17/14
Dodson has been ruled medically ineligible to play football due to a neck condition.
QBJ. Barrett
out for season
Ankle
11/29/14
Barrett suffered a fractured ankle and will require season ending surgery.
DLN. Spence
Out indefinitely
Suspension
09/30/14
Spence was suspended indefinitely after failing a drug test in September.
WRJ. Dixon
out for season
Knee
09/25/14
Dixon will miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury.
CBM. Lattimore
out for season
Hamstring
08/28/14
Lattimore is dealing with a hamstring injury that will keep him out the rest of the season.
QBB. Miller
out for season
Shoulder
08/19/14
Miller will miss the entire season after injuring his surgically repaired shoulder.
Alabama
PPlayerStatusNotes
LBD. Devall
Ques Thurs
Foot
12/27/14
Devall is questionable to play Thursday against Ohio State after missing the last game with an injured foot.
TEK. Freitag
Out indefinitely
Toe
10/16/14
Freitag is dealing with legal issues and it is unclear when he will return to action.
DBR. Clark
out for season
Achilles
10/15/14
Clark will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon.
RBK. Drake
out for season
Ankle
10/05/14
Drake has a broken ankle and will miss the remainder of the season.
NEWS

Covers Preview - When No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Ohio State square off in a College Football Playoff semifinal in New Orleans, the matchup will feature two legendary programs with identical 12-1 records this season but not much else in common. For starters, the Crimson Tide have a trusted senior quarterback in Blake Sims, who has passed for 26 touchdowns against seven interceptions and is coming off a sparkling 23-of-27 performance for 262 yards with two touchdowns against Missouri in the SEC title game.

Ohio State Buckeyes
 
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