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(81) 1988 USC - 23
(176) 1991 Penn State - 24
Rodney Peete and the Trojans were blindsided by Joe Paterno's Nittany Lions.

(209) 1994 Miami - 17
(48) 1996 Ohio State - 24
Even the loaded Miami defense (Warren Sapp, Ray Lewis) couldn't prevent the explosive Buckeyes from advancing.


(176) 1991 Penn State - 20
(48) 1996 Ohio State - 26
The Penn State secondary got off to a rough start, digging a hole the Nittany Lions could never dig out of. Stanley Jackson found Dimitrious Stanley wide open on a blown coverage on the second drive of the game to give Ohio State a 7-0 lead. Two plays later Shawn Springs picked off a Tony Sacca pass. Ohio State capitalized on another Penn State blown coverage when Jackson found freshman receiver David Boston all alone along the sideline for a 52-yard touchdown.

From there, Orlando Pace took over and Pepe Pearson started milking the clock on the ground. Pearson finished off JoePa's Lions with an impressive 162-yards rushing. O.J. McDuffie had a highlight catch for Penn State down the stretch, but even that was overshadowed by a hit he took on a kick return.

1996 Ohio State (#48 overall seed) advances to the Bracket of Champions. The Buckeyes will face the winner of Bracket 17 in the first round.

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