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Oregon vs. Ohio State in College Football Playoff

Ezekiell Elliott
Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott catches confetti on his tongue during the postgame celebration at AT&T Stadium. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Urban Meyer
Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer raises the College Football Playoff championship trophy after the Buckeyes’ 42-20 victory over Oregon on Monday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
Oregon players
Oregon players leave the field at AT&T Stadium after their 42-20 loss to Ohio State in the College Football Playoff championship game.  (Brandon Wade / Associated Press)
Ohio State celebration
Ohio State players celebrate after defeating Oregon, 42-20, in the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Sarah Glenn / Getty Images)
Marcus Mariota
Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota walks off the field at AT&T Stadium after the loss to Ohio State. It was perhaps the Heisman Trophy winner’s final game if he opts to forgo his senior season and turn pro. (Brandon Wade / Associated Press)
Mark Helfrich, Urban Meyer
Oregon Coach Mark Helfrich, left, congratulates Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer after the Buckeyes’ 42-20 victory over the Ducks. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Urban Meyer, Ezekiel Elliott
Buckeyes Coach Urban Meyer and running back Ezekiel Elliott prepare to be interviewed following their victory over Oregon in the College Football Playoff championship game. (Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Urban Meyer, Nick Vannett
Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer is doused by tight end Nick Vannett in the final seconds of the Buckeyes’ 42-20 victory over Oregon. (Sarah Glenn / Getty Images)
Urban Meyer, Cardale Jones
Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer embraces quarterback Cardale Jones in the final moments of their victory in the College Football Playoff championship game.  (Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Evan Baylis, Marshon Lattimore
Oregon tight end Evan Baylis is brought down by Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore in the second half.  (Brandon Wade / Associated Press)
Marcus Mariota
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota takes a moment to gather himself after he was injured when driven into the turf following a pass in the fourth quarter. He missed two plays before returning to the game.  (Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Ezekiel Elliott
Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott powers his way across the goal line against Oregon on a two-yard run for his third touchdown of the game. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
Ezekiel Elliott
Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott picks up big yards against Oregon in the second half.  (LM Otero / Associated Press)
Ezekiel Elliott
Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott scores on a nine-yard run against the Ducks in the third quarter for a 28-20 lead.  (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Cardale Jones, Tyson Coleman
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones fumbles the ball as he tries to make a pass while scrambling from Oregon linebacker Tyson Coleman in the third quarter. The Ducks recovered the ball. (Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Byron Marshall
Ducks receiver Byron Marshall begins to release the football as he cross the goal line on a 70-yard scoring pass play against the Buckeyes in the third quarter. (Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Jalin Marshall, Danny Mattingly
Oregon linebacker Danny Mattingly intercepts a pass that was bobbled by Ohio State receiver Jalin Marshall in the third quarter.  (Eric Gay / Associated Press)
Jalin Marshall, Danny Manning
Ducks linebacker Danny Mattingly reaches to make an interception after Buckeyes receiver Jalin Marshall had it bounce off his hands in the third quarter.  (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Cardale Jones
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones leaps over Oregon defenders to earn a first down in the third quarter. (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Royce Freeman
Oregon running back Royce Freeman flips over Ohio State defenders during a run in the first half.  (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Marcus Mariota, Adolphus Washington
Ohio State defensive lineman Adolphus Washington sacks Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota in the second quarter.  (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Marcus Mariota
Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota heads to the sideline after the Buckeyes made a fourth-down stop at the one-yard line in the second quarter.  (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Urban Meyer
Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer gives his Buckeyes some direction during the national championship game against Oregon. (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Corey Smith, Troy Hill
Ohio State receiver Corey Smith fumbles the ball as he’s hit by Oregon defensive back Troy Hill after a long pass completion in the second quarter. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Corey Smith, Reggie Daniels
Buckeyes receiver Corey Smith fends off Ducks defensive back Reggie Daniels after a reception in the second quarter. He would fumble moments later. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Cardale Jones
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones lunges backward across the goal line for a one-yard touchdown run against Oregon in the second quarter.  (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Cardale Jones, Nick Vannett
Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones (12) celebrates with tight end Nick Vannett after scoring against the Ducks on a one-yard run.  (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Nick Vannett
Ohio State tight end Nick Vannett turns to cross the goal line for a one-yard touchdown reception against Oregon in the first quarter.  (Eric Gay / Associated Press)
Mark Helfrich
Oregon Coach Mark Helfrich is on the hot seat after the Ducks went 4-8 this season. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Troy Hill, Devin Smith
Oregon defensive back Troy Hill deflects a pass intended for Ohio State receiver Devin Smith, but Hill was called for pass interference on the play in the first quarter.  (Eric Gay / Associated Press)
Ezekiel Elliott
Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott is brought down by Oregon defenders after a short gain in the first quarter.  (Eric Gay / Associated Press)
Michael Thomas
Ohio State receiver Michael Thomas spins away from an Oregon defender after making a reception in the first quarter.  (Eric Gay / Associated Press)
Ezekiel Elliott, Chris Seisay
Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott gets past Oregon defensive back Chris Seisay for a 33-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.  (Eric Gay / Associated Press)
Ezekiell Elliott
Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) celebrates with teammates after a 33-yard touchdown run against Oregon in the first quarter.  (Brandon Wade / Associated Press)
Hroniss Grasu, Keanon Lowe
Oregon center Hroniss Grasu (55) celebrates with wide receiver Keanon Lowe after his seven-yard touchdown reception against Ohio State to open the scoring in the College Football Playoff national championship game.  (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images)
Keanon Lowe
Ducks receiver Keanon Lowe tumbles to the turf after making a seven-yard touchdown catch against the Buckeyes in the first quarter. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Cardale Jones, Rodney Hardrick
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones tries to slip the tackle attempt by Oregon linebacker Rodney Hardrick on a scramble in the first quarter. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
Cardale Jones
Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones looks for an open receiver as he scrambles from pressure in the first quarter.  (Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Marcus Mariota, Curtis Grant
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is brought down by Ohio State linebacker Curtis Grant in the first quarter. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Marcus Mariota
Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota unleashes a pass against the Buckeyes in the first quarter.  (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Thomas Tyner
Oregon running back Thomas Tyner scoops up his own fumble on a successful run against Ohio State in the first quarter. (LM Otero / Associated Press)
Oregon Ducks
The Oregon Ducks take the field at AT&T Stadium for the College Football Playoff national championship game.  (Brandon Wade / Associated Press)
AT&T Stadium
A view from the rafters at AT&T Stadium before the College Football Playoff title game. (Tony Gutierrez / Associated Press)
Video board
Oregon warms up for the College Football Playoff championship game below the giant video board at AT&T Stadium. (Morry Gash / Associated Press)
Oregon huddle
Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota huddles with teammates as they warm up for the College Football Playoff title game against Ohio State on Monday night at AT&T Stadium.  (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Cardale Jones
Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones loosens up his arm during pregame warmups for the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday night.  (Brandon Wade / Associated Press)
Buckeyes fans
Ohio State fans root for the Buckeyes as they warm up for the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday night at AT&T Stadium.  (Brandon Wade / Associated Press)
Ohio State band
Members of the Ohio State band perform before the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday night at AT&T Stadium. (Eric Gay / Associated Press)
College football fans
Oregon and Ohio State fans wait outside AT&T Stadium before the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday night. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
Ohio State fans
Ohio State fans arrive at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Monday evening for the College Football Playoff championship game. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Ducks fans
Oregon fans pose for a photo outside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, before the start of the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday evening. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Buckeyes fans
Ohio State fans show their allegiance outside AT&T Stadium before the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday evening in Arlington, Texas. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Oregon Ducks fans
Fans of the Oregon Ducks line up to enter AT&T Stadium before the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday night.  (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
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