Ohio: Senior RB A.J. Ouellette has rushed for 1,142 yards, ranking second in the MAC at 95.2 yards per game, with 12 TDs. He is only fourth player in school history with multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons.
San Diego State: 13-0-1 all-time against MAC schools. The Aztecs started this season 6-1 but have lost four of five games, including their last three.
Ohio: Making its 10th bowl appearance in 14 seasons under coach Frank Solich.