Tommy Togiai, Tyreke Smith Headline 13 Buckeyes Out for National Title Game

Tommy Togiai and Tyreke Smith highlight Buckeyes who are unavailable for the national championship game.
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Ohio State will be without 13 players tonight for the national championship game, including starting defensive linemen Tommy Togiai and Tyreke Smith. Starting kicker Blake Haubeil, offensive lineman Dawand Jones and running back Miyan Williams previously announced on their social media accounts that they were unavailable for tonight's game.

Good news for the Buckeyes - defensive ends Zach Harrison and Tyler Friday, who were unavailable for the Sugar Bowl, are available tonight.

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With backup kicker Dominic DiMaccio also out, freshman Jake Seibert will handle the kicking duties.

Here's the entire report:

Game 8 Status Report
College Football Playoff National Championship Game: No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 1 Alabama –
Jan. 11, 2021; Hard Rock Stadium; Miami, Fla.

Please note: individuals listed as unavailable this week may be unavailable because of injury, rehabilitation because of an injury or illness.

Game-Time Decision
N/A

Unavailable
CB Cam Brown
DL Jacolbe Cowan
K Dominic DiMaccio
DT Ty Hamilton
WR Jaylen Harris
K Blake Haubeil
OT Dawand Jones
LB Cade Kacherski
LB Mitchell Melton
DE Tyreke Smith
DT Tommy Togiai
SAF Kourt Williams
RB Miyan Williams

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