There always seems to be one crazy weekend during the college football season, and last weekend was one such example. It even has a name—”Upset Saturday.”
Luckily for the Ohio State Buckeyes, all the chaos happened around them, as they had the weekend off.
Yet, when all the dust settled, Ohio State stood exactly where they stood at the beginning of the week. The Buckeyes remained No. 4 in the AP Poll and No. 3 in the Coaches Poll.
The official BCS Poll won’t be released until this coming weekend, but CBSSports.com has put out a projected BCS Poll all season long indicating the Buckeyes have some work ahead of them to make their goal of the BCS National Championship Game.
One of those teams caught up in the chaos of the weekend? Ohio State’s chief rival, Michigan, who decided to play the football that nearly lost games to hapless Akron and UConn and lost to Penn State in four overtimes on Saturday.
The way Michigan has played three of the last four weekends simply won’t cut it against the likes of Northwestern or Nebraska, never mind Ohio State in “The Game.”
Strangely, Ohio State probably would’ve liked to see the Wolverines remain unbeaten until then, and that’s because the rest of its schedule is devoid of any chance for a Top 25 matchup to help its status without Michigan being in the mix.
After all, only one other Big Ten team is currently ranked in any of the human polls, and that team, Wisconsin, is a team…
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