LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — USC will face Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl Dec. 29 in Arlington, Texas in the traditional Rose Bowl matchup of the Pac-12 and Big Ten champions, the College Football Playoff announced Sunday.
The game will be the second Cotton Bowl appearance for the Trojans, who defeated Texas Tech, 55-14, in 1995.
USC will be facing the Buckeyes for the 24th time, including seven Rose Bowl matchups. The Trojans lead the series, 13-9-1, winning each of the past seven games dating back to the 1975 Rose Bowl.
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