Ohio State has finished the 2012 season undefeated, marking the return of Urban Meyer to the college game. Because of NCAA sanctions the Buckeyes are banned from the postseason and are not voted on in the coaches’ poll. The AP has chosen to continue voting on Ohio State on a weekly basis, most recently ranking the Buckeyes as the No. 4 team in the country.
Now that Ohio State has finished with a perfect season, questions are going to mount as to where the AP voters will place the Buckeyes after this week and to close the season.
While it is likely they will receive No. 1 votes in the poll, would you put them at No. 1 on your ballot if you had one?
To me this is a tough call.
With a season-ending win over Michigan the Buckeyes could have sealed a national title berth if not for the improprieties by the team during the Jim Tressel regime. Ohio State has become the elephant in the room for college football, and the AP voters know it.
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