Ohio State was the final No. 4 seed coming into the four team playoff, having not been ranked in the top 4 all season leading up the final rankings.The win is OSU’s 6th title since the poll era began in 1936.OSU head coach Urban Meyer is now just the second coach (during championship era) to win a title at two different schools (two at Florida). He matches Nick Saban as the only other active coach that has 3 championships to his resume.
This is Oregon’s 2nd national championship loss in four years. They lost in 2010 to Auburn.Oregon has never won a national title. Ohio State is 9-0 against Oregon, its best record against any school in program history.Ohio State joins Alabama, Notre Dame, USC, and Oklahoma as the only schools with six national titles.