Ohio State, Texas still with plenty to prove in Fiesta Bowl

Updated: January 4, 2009, 8:17 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ohio State and Texas both had dreams of playing for a BCS National Championship this season.

The Longhorns were ranked No. 1 in the country for three weeks this season, until losing at Texas Tech 39-33 on Michael Crabtree's winning touchdown catch with one second to play Nov. 1 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Even after that loss, Texas believed it still deserved to play for the Big 12 championship because of its 45-35 victory over Big 12 South ...

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