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Ohio State handles Michigan State at home
Ohio State officially reached the halfway mark of the season with a big 34-10 win over Michigan State on Saturday night. The Lettermen Row staff was in Ohio Stadium and has the details. Did you miss any of the coverage from Austin Ward, Tim May, Birm and Spencer Holbrook? We have you covered.
- Snap judgments: Mettle tested, Buckeyes respond to rout Michigan State
- Photos: Ohio State batters Michigan State in Buckeyes blackout
- Jordan Fuller again seals Buckeyes blowout with clutch plays
- Buckeyes proving they have toughness to match talent
- What We Learned as Buckeyes controlled Michigan State in complete win
- J.K. Dobbins building case as best tailback in Big Ten — and nation
Voters slowly noticing Ohio State as top-4 team
Ohio State has reached the halfway point in its season. After a convincing win over Michigan State, the Buckeyes finally feel tested.
But they didn’t have much trouble beyond some first-quarter woes in their 34-10 win over the Spartans.
Now, Ohio State finds itself moving into the top four at No. 4 in the latest Amway Coaches Poll, which was released Sunday afternoon. The Buckeyes moved into a tie for third in the latest AP Poll.
Alabama retained the top spot. The Crimson Tide are followed by Clemson, Georgia, Ohio State and Oklahoma, who rounded out the top five of the Coaches Poll.
Week Seven Coaches Poll (Oct. 6)
No. 1 Alabama
No. 2 Clemson
No. 3 Georgia
No. 4 Ohio State
Week Seven AP Poll (Oct. 6)
No. 1 Alabama
No. 2 Clemson
T- No. 3 Georgia
T- No. 3 Ohio State
Buckeyes in good shape for top 2020 targets
As Lettermen Row covered the game Saturday night in Ohio Stadium, our recruiting expert Birm was also there for the recruiting circuit. Ohio State hosted a bevy of top prospects and commitments, and it seems like the Buckeyes may have more noise to make in the 2020 class yet, especially at quarterback and running back.
California 4-star quarterback CJ Stroud and Texas running back Kevontre Bradford were both in Columbus for the primetime game between the Buckeyes and the Spartans. For the latest on those two talents and others, check out Sunday’s Dotting The ‘Eyes.
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