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Ohio State vs. Clemson Sugar Bowl halftime thoughts: Buckeyes’ offense doing everything right

Ohio State vs. Clemson Sugar Bowl halftime thoughts: Buckeyes’ offense doing everything right
Doug Lesmerises on what he's thinking at halftime of the College Football Playoff semifinal between Ohio State and Clemson.

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Thoughts as the Ohio State Buckeyes lead the Clemson Tigers 35-14 at halftime of the Sugar Bowl: * Ohio State’s top two running backs had 12 catches for 79 yards in six games coming in.Sermon had three catches for 47 yards, including a 34-yard catch and run that set up Ohio State’s first touchdown.Ohio State’s top two tight ends had 12 catches for 86 yards coming in.* Ohio State’s linebackers have been incredibly active and quick to the ball.

* Ohio State defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs had a plan for getting pressure on Lawrence.* Ohio State hadn’t yet played its best during the first six games.

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