"The Peach Bowl peaked at 23.9 million, averaging 22.1 million, while the Fiesta Bowl peaked at 26.4 million and averaged 21.4 million."
"The replays, the officiating, it's just insufferable."
"The traditional telecast of each College Football Playoff semifinal game will air on ESPN."
"Maybe I'm being a little too snarky with this," Dan Patrick added, "but it is a TV show that they're producing."
CBS announced that the game averaged 15.277 million viewers, peaking at 17.884 million watching at home.
The increased stakes for "The Game" lead to even bigger ratings for FOX, as they delivered a 9.1 overnight rating for the game.
"The triple-header started with Michigan’s win over Penn State, which is the most-watched noon game of the season for ABC."
"The Big Noon Kickoff show also boosted its viewership from two years ago, the last time full crowds were allowed into stadiums."
"Carpenter was a linebacker at Ohio State and a 2006 first-round pick by the Dallas Cowboys."
"Glory Days: Dreams and Nightmares is an 11-part podcast series that chronicles the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes team led by Urban Meyer."