In this episode of the Buckeye Weekly podcast, Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr revisit the Michigan game and wonder why the Wolverines were so darn helpful. They also have a discussion about Urban Meyer’s future. The show eventually gets to Northwestern and the B1G Championship Game before closing with listener questions.
+ The over/under on Michigan game rewatches.
+ The Michigan radio call of the highlights is a popular thing.
+ We pretty much predicted Ohio State’s blowout win.
+ One more touchdown would have been nice.
+ OSU took a knee, which may drive Michigan crazy.
+ Michigan’s offense did the Buckeyes a huge favor.
+ The Wolverines had success where other teams had success, but didn’t go that route nearly enough.
+ Michigan limited their offensive explosiveness willingly. Willingly!
+ Michigan fans believed in Jim Harbaugh, but were also worried he would get tight.
+ So now what for Michigan?
+ Dwayne Haskins is just better than anybody else at OSU ever.
+ If you give him time, you may as well help him stab you in the heart.
+ The offensive line exceeded every expectation.
+ The annual metamorphosis of Michigan fans turning into Notre Dame fans.
+ Ohio State cares too much about such a silly sport, not like Michigan who keeps perspective on things.
+ The best thing we saw.
+ Some other great things besides the offensive line.
+ Chris Olave is the real deal, real quick.
+ The inside scoop on the punt block call.
+ The worst thing we saw.
+ Malcolm Pridgeon’s violent, violent shove could have killed somebody!
+ The penalties are still bad.
+ Greg Schiano said OSU is committing pass interference and they don’t need to, which is frustrating.
+ Urban Meyer dodging the question about his future.
+ He doesn’t need to deflect the question if the answer is that he is returning.
+ Let’s talk Northwestern.
+ Explaining to Michigan fans what a Big Ten Championship Game is.
+ Not ALL winners of the Big Ten East get to play in the game.
+ What does ‘tiebreaker’ mean?
+ Blowing Michigan fans’ minds by describing a stadium with more than two exits.
+ There’s no need to explain the playoffs to Michigan fans.
+ Do not rate or review the show if you are a Michigan fan.
+ Breaking down Northwestern.
+ This is a team that has been just good enough.
+ Northwestern reminds OSU of Iowa.
+ Uh oh?
+ Let’s talk the College Football Playoffs.
+ ESPN is talking about Georgia losing and still remaining in the playoffs.
+ Oklahoma is on the inside looking out.
+ OSU can’t win a game like they did against Wisconsin last year.
+ If the Buckeyes just hadn’t collapsed at the end of the Purdue game.
+ Listener Questions.
+ Why is Urban Meyer pushing the Tate Martell packages?
+ Shouldn’t Ohio State be ahead of Notre Dame with a more convincing victory over Northwestern.
+ How much of the improved LB play was not being so close to the line versus UM not having speed guys like Purdue, Maryland and Nebraska?
+ Is a Michigan-like performance more likely than OSU’s typical B1G performances this season?
+ How big will the loss of Demetrius Knox be?
+ Is Northwestern a bad matchup for Ohio State?
+ Congratulating Jim Harbaugh on his first ever share of a conference division title.
+ What kind of margin of victory will OSU need compared to Oklahoma’s margin of victory?
+ Is Tate Martell more likely to throw the ball or is OSU more likely to hold NU under 20 points.
+ Is it time to give the backup cornerbacks a shot?
+ Who is redshirting this year and who has played?
+ Has Brown Thunder jumped the shark? [Hint: No, it has not jumped the shark, you monster!]
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