The Buckeyes will also be making their third appearance in the Big Ten championship game. The Buckeyes will need to stay with their assignments and, above all else, put a premium on tackling (something that suffered early against Michigan). Last year, Wisconsin outplayed Ohio State for most of regulation play before the Buckeyes rallied and won the game in overtime (30-23).
But Ohio State could have a strong case for a playoff berth with a win over Wisconsin. If that happens, the next likely destination would be the Citrus Bowl on Jan. * This is OSU’s sixth straight division title in the seven years of the divisional format. The OSU defense must be sound and stay disciplined.
4 Wisconsin can do the same with a win over Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game. That would leave possible destinations as the Cotton Bowl (Fri., Dec. It seems unlikely Ohio State would fall out of the New Years’ Six bowl structure even with a loss to Wisconsin. TE Troy Fumagalli and WRs Danny Davis (true freshman) and Kendric Pryor (redshirt freshman) have all come up big down the stretch.
Two spots in the CFB Playoff seem sewn up with the winners of the SEC (Auburn-Georgia) and ACC (Clemson-Miami) championship games certain to make the four-team field. 3 Oklahoma can clinch a spot with a Big 12 title game win over TCU and No. The Orange Bowl is off-limits for the Big Ten champion, however. 30) could be destinations for a 10-3 Ohio State team which loses to Wisconsin. Hornibrook may be the most underrated quarterback in the Big Ten, although he did throw 13 interceptions this season.
I am very impressed watching the physicality of Wisconsin’s defense.
It’s what Ohio State was able to do to Michigan last week as well.
Wisconsin, 4-0); Wisconsin, Paul Chryst (third year at UW, 33-6; sixth year overall, 52-25; vs. * Series History: Ohio State leads the all-time series, which dates to 1913, at 58-18-5.
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That’s exactly what they did against Michigan two weeks ago.
* Ohio State is seeking its 36th Big Ten championship, second most of any school in the conference. Wisconsin, in particular, has been involved in any number of tight games before blowing them wide open in the fourth quarter.
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83 on Sirius/XM satellite radio) * 2017 Records: Ohio State, 10-2 overall, 8-1 Big Ten; Wisconsin, 12-0 overall, 9-0 Big Ten.