The Ohio State Buckeyes finished a perfect 12-0, but only because the Big Ten is a weak conference from top to bottom.
Without question, the 2012 season with Urban Meyer was one outstanding turnaround for the Bucks’.
And we can definitely expect Ohio State to be in the national title mix under Meyer for quite some time. Mainly because any time a coach can run the table with nothing to play for at season’s end deserves utmost recognition.
Nevertheless, would Ohio State have gone perfect against an SEC or Pac-12 schedule? That said, let’s look at the Buckeyes’ 2012 regular season campaign and see how everything unfolded so perfectly.
The good news is obviously perfection. The downside is Ohio State having only played three ranked teams at the time of those games.
Michigan State was No. 18 in the coaches’ poll when the Buckeyes defeated the Spartans in East Lansing. Unfortunately, Ohio State hasn’t gotten much help from Sparty since as Michigan State entered the final week at 5-6.
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