Eight Point Seven Percent

This is the time of year when college football predictions and projections are flying. Favorites are written about, betting lines get talked about, and arguments ensue. In other words, it’s a great time to be alive. Sometimes, however, a projection comes along that is so baffling that it needs to be examined — or ridiculed — further.

Tony Alford, J.K. Dobbins Ohio State Football Buckeyes

Buckeyes Need Best Version of JK Dobbins This Year

Over JK Dobbins’ first 100 carries at Ohio State, no Buckeye had ever been as productive. Those first 100 rush attempts brought 775 yards rushing, which was 87 yards more than the next closest Buckeye in school history. Dobbins rushed for a freshman record 1,403 yards for Ohio State in 2017, averaging a Big Ten-best 7.23 yards per carry.