Ohio State Not On Alert for Upset Against Northwestern

By John Beauchamp


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Tomorrow night is a pivotal point in the season for both Ohio State and Northwestern as the Buckeyes will be traveling to Illinois for a night game against the Wildcats. So far, both teams have yet to be beaten. Ohio State has been winning decisively with massive margins against each team. As for the Wildcats, they’re coming off a bye-week. This has led many to believe that there could be an upset drawing close for Ohio State.

This entire season, I believe that many people are underestimating the power that Ohio State really has. The Buckeyes possibly have the best coach of the decade. Since his start in 2001 at Bowling Green, Coach Urban Meyer hasn’t had a single losing season. He’s been to the BCS National Championship twice, (winning both times) two other BCS bowl games, (winning both) and four other bowl games while losing just once. Coach Meyer is a winner who has produced numerous players that have gone on into the NFL.

Northwestern does deserve respect however, they have gone unbeaten and you can count that the crowd will be roaring for the Wildcats to pull off the upset. However, I really can’t picture an upset. I’m trying to put any hatred on the Wildcats and as a Florida fan I would love to see the Wildcats knock Ohio State out of BCS contention.

I do think that this game will be closely contested throughout, but Ohio State will pull out a two-score lead late in the game to steal the victory. Northwestern still has a bright future ahead for this season and I think they can finish strong. However, this one should be out of their reach in my opinion.

John Beauchamp is a multi-sport writer for RantSports, email any questions or concerns to beauchamp.john8@gmail.com, follow him on Twitter @John_Beauchamp_, or just add him to your network on Google.

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