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The Rundown: Penn State at No. 4 Ohio State

THE RUNNING START TV: Saturday, 8:00 (ABC) Ohio State leads the series 15-13-and is 9-7 against Penn State in Columbus. Since 1993, the first year Penn State played football in the Big Ten, Ohio State has a 13-6 overall and 8-2 at home against the Nittany Lions. The Buckeyes' lo...
22 Oct 2013
by Remy

Weekly Probabilities 10/22

Here they are!  Thanks to Buckeyes8222, I remember how to do the more complicated calculations now.  Again, although the process is objective, I acknowledge my probabilities of individual games are subjective, though I think this gives us a pretty good picture of where we are at.  As ...
22 Oct 2013
by Goalscorer9

The National Narrative (A Defense of Ohio State)

The debate over who is most deserving to play in the BCS NC is in full swing. It is amazing to see how passionate some fans and even national commentators are in their advocacy of Oregon/FSU/Baylor/Mizzou as the most deserving team to play in the title game. Two points are taken for granted by every...
21 Oct 2013
by ATXbucknut

The SOS Argument

I was reading through the blogs this morning, and when I saw all of the wailing and gnashing of teeth over the BCS and its unfairness (which I openly participate in, as well), I thought I'd look at the perception of the SOS or lack thereof for the 4 teams at the top. I looked at the records for ...
21 Oct 2013
by WC Buckeye

The Big Ten Problem

      It is the elephant in the room, and it’s not invisible.  It is pointed out by bloggers on the internet, and talking heads at ESPN.  The Ohio State University Buckeyes, in its current state of being undefeated for 19 games in a row, is almost relegated to undefeat...
21 Oct 2013
by Jonnferrell

The Ohio State Effect: Iowa

Another week and another opponent's defensive stats get flipped upside down. It's always interesting to see how a team's stats change after playing Ohio State. Below you will be able to compare Iowa's stats before playing and after playing Ohio State. The Hawkeyes were able to i...
20 Oct 2013
by Remy

NoVA Buckeye Power Index Week 8: Clemson'd

BURN IT. BURN IT ALL. IT HURTS SO MUCH I CAN'T BEAR IT ANYMORE! WHY IS ALABAMA STILL A TOP 3 TEAM? WHY IS TEXAS A&M STILL RANKED? WHY IS HOUSTON RANKED #26 EVEN THOUGH THEY SUCK? WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO GET WISCONSIN OR NEBRASKA IN THE TOP 25? BURN IT ALL! BURN IT ALL TO A CD. THAT WAY, WE CAN...
20 Oct 2013
by NoVA Buckeye

NUMEROLOGY STATS AND WHATEVERELSE II

Numbers can be fun as well as stats, they have nothing really to do with what happens on the field but can be predictors.   6-0  to  7-0 When tOSU is 6-0 our record for game 7 is 22-4  0.759. We are actually better on the road 11-1  0.917, than at home 11-3  0.786. G...

Bert Being Bert

Bert, Your team is on a four-game losing streak. The average score in those losses? 19-39. You just lost to South Carolina 7-52. Yet, you felt the need to open your pie hole last week. Quotes from Bert at an Arkansas booster club:     "I came to the SEC for a va...
19 Oct 2013
by Remy

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