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    OHIO STATE BUCKEYES - 2014 NCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS

National Champions! Ohio State Wins First College Football Playoff

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ohio State can add the newest version of the national championship trophy to a case that already has a bunch of the old ones. The Buckeyes' third-stringer matched Oregon's Heisman winner as Cardale Jones led Ohio State past Marcus Mariota and the Ducks 42-20 in the first College Football Playoff national championship game Monday night at the $1.2 billion home of the Dallas Cowboys. Behind their bullish backup quarterback and the relentless running of Ezekiel Elliott, the Buckeyes (14-1) completed a remarkable in-season turnaround with a dominating performance against the Ducks (13-2). Full Recap

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