The Ohio State Buckeyes have put together their best football season in recent memory, or at least as good as their teams that reached the BCS National Championship Game in 2006 and 2007.
But their NCAA punishment won’t allow them to parlay their 2012 success into the Big Ten Championship Game or another title match. The Buckeyes have a three-year probation and a one-year bowl ban as part of their punishment for players selling memorabilia and coaches attempting to cover up the mistakes.
Urban Meyer has done an amazing job picking up the pieces, though. He secured a talented draft class despite the probation and has led the team to a 10-0 record.
With Wisconsin and Michigan looming, Ohio State could finish the year undefeated.
Buckeye fans certainly appreciate getting the team back to its 2010 form after a disappointing 6-7 finish last season. But they will also want to know if the team can repeat its success in 2013.
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