BetOnline has released their 2020 national championship and Heisman odds and the Ohio State Buckeyes are represented well in both. Ohio State has opened with 9/2 odds to win it all next season, behind Clemson at 9/4 and Alabama at 7/2. Clemson fell in last night’s title game 42-25 to LSU, who is fourth on next year’s list at 6/1.
The Big Ten football schedule is put together very differently than the SEC’s. Is the Big Ten hurting its teams chances at a championship?
In a defense that was anything but consistent over the past three seasons, Buckeye safety Jordan Fuller was the most consistent defender Ohio State has had since he stepped into the starting lineup in 2017. Fuller replaced Malik Hooker following one of the greatest individual seasons in OSU football history and did it without having people lament the loss of Hooker the entire way.
While the Big Ten uses computers to avoid the appearance of favoritism, the SEC football schedule is put together with a very different process.
In this episode of the Buckeye SloopCast, Jared and Kyle spend some time patiently waiting for Ohio State to hire a defensive backs coach. They also discuss the latest recruiting news. They wonder if there are depth issues in the secondary as well. The fellas also have a conversation about a loaded 2021 class in Ohio. There is talk of the national title game, the Buckeyes in 2020, and much, much more.
Eight of Ohio State’s 24 signees in the 2020 recruiting class are from Ohio. Ohio is always going to be the foundation for the Buckeyes and Ryan Day wants it to be even more of a focus than it was under Urban Meyer. Despite that desire, Day also knows it would be foolish to limit where the Buckeyes do their recruiting. One year ago, Day signed offensive lineman Enokk Vimahi…
Jonah Jackson came to Ohio State as a graduate transfer from Rutgers. He didn’t arrive on the OSU campus until the summer, but soon after his arrival he was running with the first team and before long became a team leader. His ability to integrate into the offensive line room spoke volumes of both Jackson and the rest of the linemen who welcomed him…
The No. 11 Ohio State Buckeyes (11-4, 1-3) travel to Bloomington, Indiana to take on the Indiana Hoosiers (12-3, 2-2) Saturday afternoon at 12:00 pm on FOX. The Buckeyes come into this game riding a three-game losing streak, which includes a most recent loss at Maryland on Tuesday. Indiana snapped a two-game losing streak with a 66-62 win over Northwestern on Wednesday.