Now, this isn't a ranking system that accounts for wins and losses, it is created to try and look objectively at how good teams are, taking into account the strength of opponents.
Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins, left, outruns the Michigan State defense to score a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. The Offense and Special Teams unit are ranked 56th and 75th, respectively. Those games - along with the rest of the Big Ten season - are key to whether or not Notre Dame can keep its College Football Playoff hopes alive. Both teams were unbeaten in Big Ten play and anyone in the East Division that wants to reach the conference title game in Indianapolis can't afford a loss to the Buckeyes. While the win was a big one for Florida inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the Gators will not be able to enjoy it long with showdowns against top 10 opponents coming over two of their next three games.
The Buckeyes took advantage of two Michigan State turnovers to build a 3-0 lead despite the slow start on offense. He caught Fields' pass and raced 60 yards to the end zone for the touchdown.
It has scored at least 20 points in the second quarter in all but one game this season.
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Fields' 35-yard scramble on a third-and-5 set up another touchdown; this time with a 21-yard pass to Luke Farrell. Georgia T3. Ohio State 5. The Buckeyes cashed in on explosive plays from quarterback Justin Fields both through the air and on the ground while J.K. Dobbins rushed for 172 yards and a touchdown. Mark Dantonio has already admitted that his Spartans need to play a ideal game if they're going to pull off the upset. The defense will ultimately determine if Michigan State will have a fighting chance. The Buckeyes ended up with seven plays of 20-plus yards.
What makes Big Ten Football so entertaining? Numerous players who were forced onto the field before they were ready during the first two seasons under Rhule are now juniors and seniors. "He's an extremely analytical young man who understands the impact of his decisions, so I'm excited about his commitment to Ohio State". Ohio State needed a team like the Spartans to expose a few flaws, and no better time for that than going into an off week.
Fields capped an 11-play, 80-yard touchdown drive with a 1-yard scamper to put the Buckeyes up 34-10 early in the fourth quarter to put the final nail in the Spartans' coffin. The Buckeyes have won three straight in the series and covered in the last two, but MSU has held Ohio State to 26 points or less in three of the last four meetings.
"I think we showed flashes, but we weren't consistent the whole game on the offensive side of the ball", he said.