By Jim Baird | AM Football Briefing | Saturday, August 27
7 CAPTAINS TO LEAD OSU: Joe Burger, Gareon Conley, Tyquan Lewis, and Billy Price will join Pat Elflein, J.T. Barrett as well as Raekwon McMillan as captains this year, Tim May writes.
ROLL BUCKEYE: Ohio State now sits with the second best odds in the country to win the national championship, according to Vegas Insider. Ohio State has 15/2 odds, only behind 11/2 Alabama. Ben Axelrod on if Ohio State will unseat Alabama as college football’s reigning dynasty. FLASHBACK: Zeke breaks an 85 yard touchdown with 3:24 left to ice the Tide in the 2015 playoff.
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6 – Returning Ohio State starters
7 – Days until season opener in the ‘Shoe
27.5 – Points OSU favored by vs. Bowling Green
4-0 – Urban Meyer’s record against That School Up North
0-1 – Jim Harbuagh’s record coaching against Ohio State
9,439 – Miles Hawaii will travel from Australia to play That Team Up North
1) Legends and Leaders were terrible, but Big Ten needs to fix football divisions again, Doug Lesmerises, Plain Dealer – August 27
2) What you need to know about Indiana before Ohio State plays them, Matt Brown – Land-Grant Holy Land – August 26