Found November 02, 2012 on
Three months ago, it seemed equal parts feasible and far-fetched. Today, it would be a disappointment if 12-0 didn’t happen.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are quietly putting together one of the most thrilling and confusing seasons in recent memory. The manner in which the Buckeyes are winning has been anything but predictable. Take two of the team’s recent games. We stomped a good Penn State team in their own house on a night that the Nittany Lions staked out as a statement of renewed relevance. Only weeks earlier, we needed last-second smooth jazz from Kenny G to eke out a win over a Purdue team that got blown out by the Golden Gophers last week. The common thread? They’re all wins. If you string enough of them together, you run out of games to play in and, suddenly, you’ve put together an undefeated season.
This outcome is hardly a foregone conclusion. Illinois doesn’t present much of a threat, but a road trip to Camp Randall to take on the subtly competitive Badgers looms...
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A quick look at Illinois' week ten opponent -- the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Ohio State will put its 9-0 record on the line Saturday against a flagging Illinois team that has yet to pick up a Big Ten win. But the Illini do have some talented players, which is outlined in this preview. We also take a look at the team's results and what the Buckeyes think of the upcoming challenge.
Another week of preparation is almost done, so we are here to recap a little bit of everything the Buckeyes and their coaches had to say as they prepared for Illinois.
The Ohio State football team got good performances from its offense and defense in a 52-22 thrashing of hapless Illinois Saturday afternoon at Ohio Stadium. One could argue the Buckeyes are playing their best heading into their open week.
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The combination of Carlos Hyde and Braxton Miller was more than enough for undfeated Ohio State.
Hyde rushed for 137 yards and three touchdowns and Miller burnished his Heisman credentials by passing for two scores and running for another in the Buckeyes' 52-22 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
The Buckeyes (10-0, 6-0 Big Ten) maintained the upper hand in the Leaders Division...
Ohio State’s 2013 football schedule has been finalized with the addition of a home game Sept. 7 against San Diego State University, director of athletics Gene Smith announced today.
The Aztecs are currently 6-3 on the season and 4-1 in the Mountain West with a game at Boise State this weekend. Next year, both San Diego State and Boise State will become a member of the Big East...
San Diego State has filled the spot on Ohio State's 2013 schedule left when Vanderbilt backed out of a scheduled game, with the date of home games against Buffalo and Florida A&M moved to accommodate the change.
The Buckeyes will host the Aztecs on Sept. 7.
Ohio State is 3-0 against San Diego State, with all three games played at Ohio Stadium.
Vanderbilt suddenly dropped...
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Fletcher Page answers five questions about this weekend's matchup with Ohio State.
A look at what went right and wrong for Illinois in Saturday's 52-22 loss to Ohio State.