It's official. The Sooners are going to Miami.
The final Bowl Championship Series standings, released 4 p.m. Sunday on ABC, have No. 1 USC (12-0) and No. 2 Oklahoma (12-0) set to play for the ADT National Championship Trophy on Jan. 4 at the Orange Bowl in Miami.
"We're very excited about the matchup — two good coaching staffs, two good football teams going at it in the Orange Bowl," said Oklahoma Offensive Coordinator Chuck Long during ABC's BCS selection show on Sunday. "I think it will be great for America, great for television.
"I think you have a coaching staff on both sides of the ball at USC that know their schemes, they've been on every level. With Coach (Norm) Chow on offense and Coach (Pete) Carroll leading the way on defense, it's a big challenge for us."
"This is a fantastic matchup in the Orange Bowl with Oklahoma," said USC Head Coach Pete Carroll. "As Chuck said, it's a great matchup in all the areas. We'll prepare with great excitement and enthusiasm about this game."
The bid marks the first time USC will play for the BCS title. Oklahoma has played in the BCS title game three of the last five years.
Kick-off for the Orange Bowl is set for 7 p.m. (CST) on Jan. 4.
It's official: Sooners, Trojans are going to Miami
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