The Buckeyes and Tigers will meet for the second straight 12 months within the playoff.
After sitting within the No. four spot all season, the Buckeyes jumped up one spot after defeating Northwestern within the Large Ten Championship sport.
Ohio State will likely be matched up with Clemson, who gained the ACC Championship over Notre Dame.
The Buckeyes and Tigers met final season within the Fiesta Bowl. Clemson gained 29-23.