COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - It used to be that Ohio State players despised their longtime enemies to the north, Michigan, and abided everyone else on their schedule.
Now the Buckeyes also have a special level of dislike for the Wisconsin Badgers.
"I don't want to go on record saying that I hate Wisconsin more than Michigan," Buckeyes wide receiver Corey Brown said, "but I hate Wisconsin just as much as Michigan."
A lot of that enmity will likely bubble to the surface when the sixth-ranked and unbeaten Buckeyes travel to play the Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday.
Blame the antagonism on chippy, close, contentious games the past few years. Each side says the other's fans are obnoxious. Both have accused each other of grandstanding after victories, such as dancing on the opposing team's logo at midfield after a rare road win.
Along the way, they've worked up a heated little rivalry where once there was none.
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