When Urban Meyer came to Ohio State in 2012, the Buckeyes fell out of the perennial powerhouse conversations with the Alabama and Florida States of the world. Meyer’s record with Ohio State is an amazing 50-4 after four seasons. Most players on opposing teams have the Buckeye game circled on their calendars because it will be the biggest game of their season.
Here are the 6 faces of head coaches when they realize they have to play the Ohio State Buckeyes.
- Bob Stoops
The Oklahoma Sooners lost week one to the Houston Cougars 33-23. Expect the same but worse this weekend in Norman, Oklahoma.
2. Paul Chryst
The Wisconsin Badgers might have upset LSU week one 16-14 Unfortunately, for the Badgers the last time Ohio State played Wisconsin was two years ago in the Big Ten championship where the final score was 59-0.
3. James Franklin
Penn State has been in a rough place since the Joe Paterno situation. The Nittany Lions haven’t beaten the Buckeyes since 2011 and it doesn’t look promising this year.
4. Mark Dantonio
Michigan State is the only team with any sort of success in the Urban Meyer era. The Spartans were Ohio States only loss last season. Unlike the Buckeyes winning the national championship when they got in the final four two years ago. Michigan State got annihilated on national television 38-0.
5. Jim Harbaugh
Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines were favorited in last years meeting between their arch rivals Ohio State. The Buckeyes embarrassed Harbaugh 42-13, if I were in Harbaugh’s khakis I would run over anything to get away as well (not shirtless).
6. Urban Meyer… the G.O.A.T
Being the coach of Ohio State must be such a nice job. When you get the best recruits in the nation year after year and are ranked consistently in the top 10…