In an election year, Ohio gets a lot of Direct TV coverage. It’s usually coverage of the political sort. Well, enough of that. Let’s cover Ohio State football.
Despite the mar of a three-year probation and one-year bowl ban resulting from NCAA regulatory infractions, head coach Urban Meyer forged ahead to set the Buckeyes up for a stellar 2013 season. Ohio State is sitting on a 10-0 record with only Wisconsin and Michigan potentially standing in the way of an undefeated season.
Meyer is known for creating strong and efficient offensive lines. Quarterback, Braxton Miller, won the Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year award in 2011. The 2012 season saw his stats improve. He currently has 14 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. With two games to go, those numbers are likely to rise.
Carlos Hyde, Buckeye running back, came into the 2012 season with 707 career rushing yards and six touchdowns. Already this season he has more than doubled that number with 737 rushing yards in eight games.
Devin Smith is an electric wide receiver who helped the Meyer start the 2012 season with a bang. Videos of his one handed touchdown grab are still swirling around the Internet and stirring up feelings of pride in Buckeye fans.
Miller, Hyde and Smith will all be returning for the 2013 season. If it goes anything like 2012, Ohio State will not only be back in the running for a 2013 bowl game, they may be leading the way to the championship.
Our prediction for the end of the Buckeye’s 2012 season: Look for two more “W’s” and an undefeated record that will set the stage for a 2013 repeat that means even more to fans of The Ohio State University.