Coming into Sunday’s final College Football Playoff rankings reveal show on ESPN the teams that would comprise the top four weren’t really in doubt. The suspense completely surrounded the order of seeding.
After spirited debates on Twitter into the wee hours of the morning, the committee put us all out of our misery and announced that Ohio State had been moved down a slot to the No. 2 team in the country, so they will face the No. 3 Clemson Tigers on Saturday, Dec. 28 in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. The LSU Tigers claimed the No. 1 seed and will face the No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners in Atlanta at the Peach Bowl.
So, with that information out of the way, let’s get to the details you’ll need to be ready for the semifinals in less than three weeks.
Playstation Fiesta Bowl
Official Website: https://www.fiestabowl.org/
When: Dec. 8, 8 p.m. ET
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Ga.
Tickets: Prices for official tickets range from $110-$1,000
Official Ohio State tickets (released soon) | Official Bowl Ticket Packages
No. 3 Clemson Tigers
Conference: ACC Champion
Top 25 Wins: No. 22 Virginia (62-17)
Total Offense: No. 3 nationally | 547.7 yards per game
Total Defense: No. 1 nationally | 244.7 yards per game allowed
Scoring Offense: No. 4 nationally | 46.5 points per game
Scoring Defense: No. 1 nationally | 10.6 points per game allowed
Quarterback: Trevor Lawrence
Season Passing Stats
|Yards Per Game||36||244|
Clemson Defensive Stats
|Total Yardsa Allowed Per Game||1||244.7|
|Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game||9||106.15|
|Passing Yards Allowed Per Game||1||139|
|Points Allowed Per Game||1||10.6|
|Passing TDs Allowed||3||8|
|Rushing TDs Allowed||6||8|
We will be adding more to this article as details about the bowl game become available and as we gather more information about Clemson.