Game trailer: Ohio State relishes in 'opportunity' ahead of CFP matchup with UGA football
Heading into the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Peach Bowl against No. 1 Georgia, all Ohio State wide receiver Kamryn Babb needed to describe the Buckeyes' mentality was one word.
𝐜𝐡.𝐗𝐈𝐈𝐈 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 🎥🔥🍿 pic.twitter.com/934CqlfcRt
— Ohio State Football (@OhioStateFB) December 29, 2022
"We have an opportunity to tell our story the way we want to tell it," Babb said to open the Buckeyes' game trailer. "Every team has a different story. And the best of those stories are the ones with a tougher route."
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Ohio State has played in six College Football Playoff games
Ohio State's opportunity in the CFP semifinal is one the program has had before
Since its inception in 2014, the Buckeyes have played in six Playoff games, and have won three games: the Sugar Bowl against Alabama and the national championship against Oregon to end the 2014 season, and the Sugar Bowl against Clemson in 2020 before falling to Alabama in the national championship.
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The only SEC team Ohio State has faced in the Playoff is Alabama, while also facing Clemson three times and the Ducks once.
However, Ohio State is coming off a 45-23 loss to Michigan in the final game of the regular season, keeping the Buckeyes out of the Big Ten championship.
Ohio State will kick off against Georgia in the Peach Bowl at 8 p.m. Saturday on ESPN.
Here's a look at Georgia hype video
Georgia is ready for its opportunity against the Buckeyes too.
𝐒𝐢𝐱𝐭𝐲 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐬 | Game Fourteen
🎙: @Goldberg #GoDawgs | #CFBPlayoff pic.twitter.com/txlr6V6Tvw
— Georgia Football (@GeorgiaFootball) December 30, 2022
"Every champion started as a contender that refused to give up," Bill Goldberg, a former Georgia defensive lineman-turned-professional wrestler, began. "When the bell rings, that clock starts. For 60 minutes, it's going to be a dogfight.
Ohio State football 2022 schedule
Sept. 3: Ohio State 21, Notre Dame 10
Sept. 10: Ohio State 45, Arkansas State 12
Sept. 17: Ohio State 77, Toledo 21
Sept. 24: Ohio State 52, Wisconsin 21
Oct. 1: Ohio State 49, Rutgers 10
Oct. 8: Ohio State 49, Michigan State 20
Oct. 22: Ohio State 54, Iowa 10
Oct. 29: Ohio State 44, Penn State 31
Nov. 5: Ohio State 21, Northwestern 7
Nov. 12: Ohio State 56, Indiana 14
Nov. 19: Ohio State 43, Maryland 30
Nov. 26: Michigan 45, Ohio State 23
Georgia football 2022 schedule
Sept. 3: Georgia 49, Oregon 3
Sept. 10: Georgia 33, Samford 0
Sept. 17: Georgia 48, South Carolina 7
Sept. 24: Georgia 39, Kent State 22
Oct. 1: Georgia 26, Missouri 22
Oct. 8: Georgia 42, Auburn 10
Oct. 15: Georgia 55, Vanderbilt 0
Oct. 29: Georgia 42, Florida 20
Nov. 5: Georgia 27, Tennessee 13
Nov. 12: Georgia 45, Mississippi 19
Nov. 19: Georgia 16, Kentucky 6
Nov. 26: Georgia 37, Georgia Tech 14
Dec. 3: Georgia 50, LSU 30
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This article originally appeared on The Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State hype video before playing Georgia in Peach Bowl