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Sugar Bowl 2015 scores and Updates: Ohio State beats Alabama

Ohio State defeated Alabama 42-35 in the Sugar Bowl in a thrilling battle that was filled with errors and interceptions. Ohio State made the big plays through quarterback Cardale Jones. Ohio State will meet Oregon in the National title game on January 12.

Steve Miller 41-yard Interception Return has put the Ohio State into a 34-28 lead after three quarters. The Buckeyes have found their groove by scoring 28 unanswered points until Alabama scored a touchdown.

Ohio State recaptures the lead, 27-21, after Cardale Jones threw a 47 yard touchdown pass to Devin Smith with 12:44 in the 3rd.

Evan Spencer threw a 13 yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas to get back into the ball game 21-20 at the half. Ohio State went for a trick play that caught the defense in surprise. The Buckeyes scores 14 consecutive points to stay afloat in the Sugar Bowl.

Alabama defense was the key in the first 22 minutes as it forced two turnovers, a fumble and an interception, which resulted into two touchdowns to lead 21-6 over Ohio State with 8:22 left in the second quarter.

Ezekiel Elliott run for 17 yds to the Ohio St 37 and fumbled, forced by Eddie Jackson, recovered by Alab Landon Collins , return for 4 yds to the Ohio St 33 at 9:53 in the first quarter. Also, Cardale Jones pass’ intercepted by Cyrus Jones, returned for 32 yds to the Ohio St 15.

Black Sims has completed 10 of 14 passes for 60 yards and a touchdown. Amari Cooper has six receptions for 39 yards and a touchdown.

The rushing offense of the Crimson Tide is being led by Derrick Henry with 56 yards and a touchdown in seven attempts.

The Ohio State Buckeyes have three trips on the red zone but failed to capitalize it. The Buckeyes offense centers on the rushing attacks of Elliott who already had 117 yards and a touchdown in 12 carries.

Jones has completed 10 of 20 passes for 131 yards with 2:55 left in the second.

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