Ohio State vs Oregon State Week 1 Buckeye Football

Ohio State vs Oregon State Week 1 Buckeye Football

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Ohio State Faces Adversity

With Urban Meyer suspended for the first 3 weeks of the season due to the coverup of bad behavior by wide-receivers coach Zach Smith, the Buckeyes will be facing some adversity against a strong program coming to Ohio Stadium. Unranked Oregon State of the Pac-12 conference plays a talented Buckeye team coached by Ryan Day at noon, watch on ABC/listen on 97.1 FM in Columbus.

Ohio State Favored

Ohio State ranked 5th by the AP (3rd by USA Today) in the country is favored by 37 points against Oregon State on Saturday. Oregon State is coached by first year head coach Jonathan Smith, a former quarterback for the Beavers. They have 17 starters back from last year with players to watch including Jake Luton (853 yards, 4 touchdowns), running back Artavis Pierce (323 yards), and safety David Morris (75 tackles).

Ohio State brings back Dwayne Haskins at quarterback (565 yards, 4 touchdowns), running back Michael Weber (626 yards, 10 TDs), receivers KJ Hill (549 yards, 3 TDs), Parris Campbell (584 yards, 3 TDs), defensive end Nick Bosa (34 tackles, 16 for loss), and linebacker Tuf Borland (58 tackles).

No Weaknesses

According to Jonathan Smith of the Oregon State Football Coaching staff, there are no weaknesses with the current Buckeye Football team. Defensively they have strong recruits but some new players that need to step up this year including linebackers and safeties Jahsen Wint and Isaiah Pryor.The offensive will also see a new left tackle, Thayer Munford, and Michael Jordan is switching from guard to center.

Playing Angry

Big 10 Conference opens play on Thursday night with Minnesota favored over New Mexico State and Purdue slightly favored (-1.5) over Northwestern. But everyone wants to see how Ohio State responds to losing their coach Saturday when they play Oregon State (The Other OSU). Look for the Buckeyes to come out angry. A lack of Meyer on the sideline could be a problem for the football team but they have been unified by the controversy and have an “us versus the world” attitude.

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Ohio State Football: Oregon State Trailer

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Ohio State 2018 Football Schedule

Sep. 1 Oregon State Beavers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Noon ET
77-31

Sep. 8 Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH 3:30pm ET
52-3

Sep. 15 at TCU Horned Frogs
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
40-28

Sep. 22 Tulane Green Wave
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
49-6

Sep. 29 at Penn State Nittany Lions
Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA
27-26

Oct. 6 Indiana Hoosiers (HC)
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH 3:30/4pm ET
49-26

Oct. 13 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
30-14

Oct. 20 at Purdue Boilermakers
Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, IN
20-49

Nov. 3 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Time 12:00pm
TV FOX
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Nov. 10 at Michigan State Spartans
Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, MI Time TBA
TV TBA
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Nov. 17 at Maryland Terrapins
Maryland Stadium, College Park, MD Time TBA
TV TBA
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Nov. 24 Michigan Wolverines
Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH Noon ET
FOX
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Dec. 1 Big Ten Championship Game
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN 8:00pm ET
FOX
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