For as much as OSU fans complain about how arrogant Michigan fans are, there have been a great deal of OSU fans (and website personalities) displaying the same type of behavior that is typical of a Michigan fan after they lose a game to Michigan State or another opponent their fan base deems 'lessen' than their own.
If losing to Dayton doesn't really matter in the grand scheme of things, why are there still cynical attempts at justification amongst OSU fans and website personalities a week later?
The city of Dayton is Ohio's own, no matter how long the orange barrels will decorate the lanes of I-75. Cincinnati is Ohio's own. Same with Toledo, Akron, Athens, or any other part of the state. Even if these barbs at other cities/schools within the state are made in jest, there is still a bit of truth to every insult. If another Ohio school beating OSU is cause for finding some sort of fault about the city or school that happened to come out on top is necessary to repair the fragile insecurities of this fan base, then people really need to re-evaluate the pedestal they've built for themselves.