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Sugar Bowl 2021: Start time, live stream, TV schedule and Game thread

The Buckeyes are in the College Football Playoff again and, for the second-straight season, are ready to face off against Clemson.

ACC Championship - Clemson v Notre Dame Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

The regular season is over. Conference championships have been decided. And now, the third-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes (6-0) are facing the No. 2 Clemson Tigers (10-1) in the Allstate Sugar Bowl with a berth in the College Football Playoff finals hanging in the balance.

The Tigers are seven-point favorites over the Buckeyes in a rematch of last year’s College Football Playoff semi-final. Ryan Day, Justin Fields and the rest of the squad look to avenge 2019’s heartbreaking loss.

Let’s jump in.

When is the game and how can I watch?

Game Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 1, 8 p.m.

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

TV: ESPN

Online: WatchESPN

Radio: 97.1 FM/1460 AM

Where is GameDay this weekend?

The crew is in the Big Easy ahead of the Buckeyes’ matchup with the Tigers tonight. Kirk Herbstreit, Chris Fowler and Maria Taylor have the call this evening, though Herbstreit will be commenting virtually after testing positive for COVID-19.

What’s the rest of the Big Ten up to today?

Well, Bowl Season is wrapping up, so it’s just No. 14 Northwestern in action today against Auburn in the Vrbo Citrus Bowl at 1 p.m. ET on ABC.

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Below is your Ohio State - Clemson GameThread. Be respectful, be kind and as always, keep it classy. If you like GIFs, lay ‘em on us. In all, be good fans, cheer for your teams, be cool to each other (even if somebody else isn’t) and everyone wins. Let’s finish the season strong!