Russell Athletic Bowl

Thursday's Bowl Games

Thursday's Bowl Games


Orange Bowl (CFP semifinal)

OKLAHOMA (11-1) vs. CLEMSON (13-0)

When: 1 p.m. (ESPN). Where: Miami Gardens, Fla.

Line: Oklahoma by 4. Series: Tied 2-2.

Story line: Clemson is seeking its first national title since 1981 and trying to become the first team in Football Bowl Subdivision history to finish 15-0. None of that happens unless the Tigers can get past Oklahoma, a team they routed 40-6 last season in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The Sooners are perhaps the hottest team in the country —...