A bowl ban kept undefeated Ohio State on the sidelines this past season, but mark my words. In their second season under Urban Meyer in 2013, the Buckeyes will return to championship glory.
It certainly helps that the Buckeyes have a fairly easy schedule for next season. Save for games against Penn State, Michigan and Northwestern, two of which they defeated this season, Ohio State’s schedule is fairly easy.
It also helps that a number of key offensive players are returning. Quarterback Braxton Miller will provide a reliable passing game while also doing excellent work with his legs, and running back Carlos Hyde should provide quite the explosive presence out of the backfield. The return of Philly Brown will also be a great help toward Ohio State getting back on top.
On the defensive side, the return of linebacker Ryan Shazier will give the fans plenty of reasons to be optimistic. The soon-to-be junior had 116 tackles last season, plus five sacks and an interception returned for a…
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