Big Ten Champion Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin have each been selected as participants in one of six College Football Playoff bowls this season.
The Buckeyes were ranked No. 5 by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee and have been selected to participate in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic against No. 8 USC at 8:30 p.m. ET on Dec. 29 in Arlington, Texas. Ohio State will make its second trip ever to the Cotton Bowl and first since the 1986 season. This will be the fifth visit by a Big Ten squad overall and the fourth in as many seasons.
The No. 6 Badgers will take part in the Capital One Orange Bowl against No. 10 Miami at 8 p.m. ET on Dec. 30 in Miami Gardens, Fla. This will mark Wisconsin’s first trip to the Orange Bowl and the ninth time that a Big Ten team has played in the contest overall.
The No. 9 Nittany Lions will play in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl against No. 11 Washington at 4 p.m. ET on Dec. 30 in Glendale, Ariz. Penn State will be making its seventh trip to the Fiesta Bowl and first since the 1996 season. The Nittany Lions are 6-0 all-time in the Fiesta Bowl.
The full Big Ten bowl lineup will be announced later on Sunday.