BY THE NUMBERS From the Fiesta Bowl



77,502: Attendance at Sun Devil Stadium, the third largest Fiesta Bowl crowd.
2010: Next time Miami and Ohio State are scheduled to meet.
120: Plays Chris Gamble participated in, including all 77 on defense, 32 on offense and 11 on special teams. Gamble was a central figure in one of the key plays of the game, when Miami cornerback Glenn Sharpe was called for pass interference on an incompletion on fourth and 3 at the Miami 5 in the first overtime.
81: Yards rushing for Ohio State quarterback Craig Krenzel, a career best.
70: Temperature at game time.
47.7: Andy Groom's punting average.
34: Years since Ohio State last won a national championship, beating Southern Cal and Heisman Trophy winner O.J. Simpson in the 1969 Rose Bowl; number of games Miami had won in a row.
26: Consecutive games in which Gamble has a reception.
25: In yards, longest scoring drive of the game for Ohio State (once in each overtime).
18: Touchdowns for tailback Maurice Clarett this season after scoring two in the Fiesta Bowl, extending his own Ohio State freshman record.
17: Consecutive road games Miami had won coming in.
15: Consecutive plays Ohio State ran in Miami territory to end the first half.
14: Tackles by Miami linebacker Jonathan Vilma, a game high; victories by Ohio State this season, a school high.
13: Seniors on the Ohio State roster playing their final game.
12:17: Eastern Standard Time when game ended in Columbus; start time of one of biggest celebrations in the city.
11: Catches for Miami tight end Kellen Winslow, a Fiesta Bowl record.
7: Miami points in the first half, the Hurricanes' fewest in the opening two quarters since the last time they lost, 34-29 to Washington on Sept. 9, 2000.
6: National championships for the Tressel family, with father Lee winning one at Baldwin-Wallace and son Jim previously winning four I-AA crowns at Youngstown State.
4: Losses, in as many starts, for Miami in the Fiesta Bowl. Ohio State's consensus national championships, following titles in 1942, 1954, and 1968.
3:56: Length of game in hours, minutes.
3: Fourth-down conversions for the Buckeyes, including two in the first overtime.
2: Uniform number of strong safety Mike Doss, who intercepted a pass and returned it 35 yards to set up first Ohio State touchdown.
1: Ranking of Ohio State in final AP poll, unanimous on all 71 ballots.

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