FIESTA BOWL: Clemson defeats Ohio State to advance to national title game

FIESTA BOWL: Clemson defeats Ohio State to advance to national title game
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Clemson during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (Source: Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (WIS) - After trailing 16-0, Clemson held off Ohio State to capture a 29-23 win in the Fiesta Bowl and to advance to the national championship game.

Ohio State regained the lead in the fourth quarter on a 4th-and-2 touchdown pass by Justin Fields. However, Travis Etienne recorded his second touchdown catch of the night with 1:49 to go. Clemson followed that with a 2-point conversion.

Travis Etienne has a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown for Clemson.

Clemson put up 417 yards against Ohio State in the win.

Here’s a look at the scoring summary:

FIRST QUARTER

OSU: 21-yard field goal by Blake Haubeil (12:03) - 3-0 Buckeyes

OSU: 68-yard run by JK Dobbins (8:35) - 10-0 Buckeyes

SECOND QUARTER

OSU: 22-yard field goal by Blake Haubeil (14:11) - 13-0 Buckeyes

OSU: 33-yard field goal by Blake Haubeil (7:20) - 16-0 Buckeyes

CU: 8-yard run by Travis Etienne (2:45) - 16-7 Buckeyes

CU: 67-yard by Trevor Lawrence (1:10) - 16-14 Buckeyes

THIRD QUARTER

CU: 53-yard pass from Trevor Lawrence to Travis Etienne (7:54) - 21-16 Tigers

FOURTH QUARTER

OSU: 23-yard pass from Justin Fields to Chris Olave (11:46) - 23-21 Buckeyes

CU: 34-yard touchdown pass from Trevor Lawrence to Travis Etienne; 2-point conversion from Lawrence to Tee Higgins (1:49) - 29-23 Tigers

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