A STORM IS COMING; PREDICTION; AROUND THE BIG
By Jim Baird | AM Football Briefing | Saturday, September 10 – 9:00 AM
A STORM IS COMING: The No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes line up against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane for a 3:30 kick today. Thunderstorms are forecast for the second half — fireworks are anticipated for the first. Ohio State is a 28.5 favorite. Tulsa enters the game with a high-octane Baylor-style tempo offense and a 1-0 record. Game on. PREDICTION: With talent in abundance, the young Bucks shine through the air and on the ground in a 55-14 victory over an outmatched Golden Hurricane.
MORE: Eric Seger preview’s today’s matchup against Tulsa. Bill Rabinowitz on Ohio State’s freshmen in the thick of the action and the impact guard Billy Price is having on and off the field. Nicholas Piotrowicz on the test OSU can expect from Tulsa. Meanwhile, Ohio State offers 4-star receiver from Tulsa writes Caleb Houser.
AROUND THE B1G: PSU (+4) vs Pitt; Nebraska (-24.5) vs Wyoming; That School Up North (-35.5) vs UCF; Purdue (+5.5) vs Cincinnati; Wisconsin (-23.0) vs Akron; Indiana (-17) vs Ball State; North Carolina (-7) vs Illinois; Iowa (-15.5) vs Iowa State; Also- Rutgers vs Howard, Minnesota vs Indiana State, Northwestern vs Illinois State. Yesterday: Maryland dispatched FIU 41-14.
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