What channel is Ohio State vs. Clemson on today? Time, TV schedule for College Football Playoff semifinal game
In addition to the main broadcast on ESPN, viewers have a few alternative options to watch the CFP games via ESPN’s “Megacast,” shown across its sister stations. That includes Command Center (ESPN2), Film Room (ESPNU), Skycast (ESPNews), DataCenter (ESPN Goal Line) and All-22 (ESPN App).Ohio State vs. Clemson: What time is kickoff?Date: Saturday, Dec. 28Start time: 8 p.m. ETThe College Football Playoff semifinal between Ohio State vs. Clemson starts at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 28.Clemson is 3-0 in its meetings with Ohio State. The teams first met in the 1978 Gator Bowl, a 17-15 win for the Tigers that is more known as coach Woody Hayes’ final game (he was fired after punching an opposing Clemson player). Swinney is responsible for the next two wins in this series, which came in the 2014 Orange Bowl (40-35) and 2016 Fiesta Bowl (31-0).College Football Playoff, New Year’s 6 scheduleSaturday, Dec. 28BowlTeamsTime (ET)TVCotton Bowl ClassicPenn State vs. MemphisNoonESPNPeach Bowl (CFP semifinal)LSU vs. Oklahoma4 p.m.ESPNFiesta Bowl (CFP semifinal)Ohio State vs. Clemson8 p.m.ESPNMonday, Dec. 30BowlTeamsTime (ET)TVOrange BowlFlorida vs. Virginia8 p.m.ESPNWednesday, Jan. 1BowlTeamsTime (ET)TVRose Bowl GameWisconsin vs. Oregon5 p.m.ESPNSugar BowlGeorgia vs. Baylor8:45 p.m.ESPNMonday, Jan. 13BowlTeamsTime (ET)TVCollege Football Playoff championshipTBD vs. TBD8 p.m.ESPN MORE: Ohio State vs. Clemson odds, predictions, betting trendsThe Tigers (13-0, 9-0 ACC) enter this game as the defending national champion and riding a 28-game winning streak. That said, Clemson is arguably the least-tested Playoff team, considering it hails from the generally subpar ACC. Clemson has only two victories over ranked opponents and nearly lost to upstart North Carolina in Chapel Hill. But expect coach Dabo Swinney to use the Tigers’ seed as a motivational tactic. A team as talented as Clemson playing with a chip on its shoulder is a dangerous thing.A win in the Fiesta Bowl would be the first for Ohio State since it beat Oregon in the 2014 College Football Playoff championship. A win for Clemson would be its fifth since 2016, and second over the Buckeyes.Here’s a guide to everything to need to watch the second College Football Playoff semifinal matchup between Ohio State and Clemson, including start time, TV channels and a full New Year’s Six bowl schedule.What channel is Ohio State vs. Clemson on today?TV channel (national): ESPNLive stream: WatchESPNOhio State vs. Clemson is televised nationally on ESPN, the second of two Playoff games on Saturday. Chris Fowler will do play-by-play, Kirk Herbstreit will serve as the analyst and Maria Taylor and Tom Rinaldi will be the sideline reporters. No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson face off in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday, the second semifinal matchup of the College Football Playoff. It is the teams’ first meeting since the 2016 Playoff, which the Tigers won handily 31-0.The Buckeyes (13-0, 10-0 Big Ten) very nearly earned the top Playoff seed had it not been for a slow start against Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game. That said, Ohio State has looked like one of the most complete teams in the country, featuring starpower on both offense and defense with players such as quarterback Justin Fields, running back J.K. Dobbins, defensive end Chase Young and cornerback Jeff Okudah.