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Since there isn't much talk here about college football, I thought maybe lumping it all together when there is something to mention would be helpful....

That being said and being a die hard Buckeyes fan, while I am happy to see them ranked at #3, I don't think their defense is going to keep them there.
While they don't have anything super tough in front of them until the Michigan game, I'm leery about how they matchup with some of the other top 5 teams.

I think it's cool to see Texas back in the mix, which hasn't happened in quite some time as well.
Tom Herman (from Cincinnati) that was the Buckeyes OC for a while was a great hire for that program.

For those who watch the polls, the Cincinnati Bearcats also slid in at #25 as well.
Nice to see a local team making some noise. Luke Fickell (Buckeyes ties) has the Bearcats at 6-0 right now !!!
While I am a Xavier fan, I still root for the local teams to do well. 

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Buckeyes look like they have a great chance at the playoffs.  Tough to deal with Alabama right now.  Their games are such mismatches their own students aren’t even interested in going to games any more.  

This brings up a broader point : I think the lack of competitive balance in college football is starting to hurt it.  The playoff system didn’t fix it, in fact I think it exacerbated it.  If only a few teams have a realistic chance to win it all, the best talent is going only to those schools.  I’m a buckeye so my team seems to have come out on the good end, but if the whole league suffers, what good is it?

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Well Kentucky is 5-1. I don't remember the last time that happened.

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#2, #6, #7, and #8 all go down yesterday.

Should be interesting to see the polls change today.

While not as impactful, #15, #16, and #19 got beat as well.

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#1 Alabama is looking super strong.

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Goodness, Buckeyes fall on their faces.  Tough to go on the road at night in the big 10.  100% chance Urban spends tonight at JT Barret’s place.

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What did I say about that defense?? They simply aren’t a top 5 team with a defense like that. No real surprise if Buckeye fans (see me) are being honest.

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Well my Kentucky Wildcats fell to #6 Georgia and lost the SEC East title. It probably doesn't matter. Nobody has anything for #1 Alabama. They shut out #3 LSU in Louisiana.

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1 hour ago, ArmyBengal said:

Yeah Alabama is just stacked. Kind of takes the fun out of it. 

I think they could defeat more than a few NFL teams. Seriously.

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Please replace Greg Schiano.  Our defense is complete oatmeal, and Schiano is incapable of getting players to come to OSU.

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9 hours ago, ArmyBengal said:

Suck a dick Michigan !!!

Oh they did. Kentucky walked over Louisville. A lot of good games today.

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Headed over to Indy tonight for the Big Ten Championship game.  Go Bucks.

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#1 Alabama is getting whipped!

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May have spoken too soon.

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Stadium booed Northwestern when they ran on the field.  I’m not a fan of booing, I’ve never booed anyone at a sporting event and still do not understand the whole desire to do that.

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The Tide continues to roll.

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Here comes the Buckeyes vs Wildcats.

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OSU has this one. It probably won't be enough to get them in the playoffs though.

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I may have spoken too soon again. Northwestern roaring back!

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