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Paul Finebaum Reacts To Ohio State’s Loss On Saturday

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Paul Finebaum makes comments about roy Williams.

College football analyst Paul Finebaum usually jumps for joy when a non-SEC team with national title hopes loses a big game. But Ohio State’s loss to Oregon on Saturday has prompted a different reaction from him.

Appearing on SportsCenter, Finebaum called it “hard to explain” what happened to Ohio State in the game. He credited Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal and offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead with creating a brilliant gameplan.

As for Ohio State, he noted that their defense couldn’t get a stop and their offense couldn’t get enough going. Finebaum believes that Ohio State’s road to the College Football Playoff is now “very complicated.”

“It’s hard to explain what happened yesterday at The Horseshoe,” Finebaum said. “Especially when you consider that Oregon, coming into the game, without its two best players and maybe the best player in college football (in

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Oregon Football Player Had Message For Ohio State’s Recruits

A general view of Oregon's stadium.

A general view of Oregon’s stadium.

The Oregon Ducks’ upset over the No. 3 Buckeyes dropped Ohio State’s season record to 1-1. While that’s the short-term result of this game, the longterm result could be the loss of some future potential recruits.

According to Oregon insider Jarrid Denney, Ducks’ safety Marko Vidackovic walked past a group of Ohio State recruits visiting Columbus for this afternoon’s big game. The young prospects reportedly looked “absolutely stunned.”

“You boys better come to Oregon,” Vidackovic reportedly said.

Ohio State has consistently topped Oregon in recruiting rankings in recent years.

The Buckeyes 2021 recruiting class featured seven five-star and 13 four-star recruits, landing them the No. 2 overall ranking, per 247Sports. The Ducks followed behind with zero five-star and 19 four-star recruits in the No. 6 position.

This coming year, Oregon is already starting to close that gap. With one five-star and nine four-stars

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Balanced No. 7 Ohio State basketball rallies in second half for 89-85 victory over No. 8 Iowa

COLUMBUS, Ohio — E.J. Liddell, Kyle Young and Duane Washington Jr. each had 16 points as No. 7 Ohio State beat No. 8 Iowa 89-85 on Thursday night.

The Buckeyes (15-4, 9-4 Big Ten) moved into a tie for second place in the conference with Illinois, one game behind Michigan.

Ohio State trailed 61-50 with 14:29 to play, but rallied with a 17-5 run. The Buckeyes got three 3-pointers in the final four minutes from Justin Ahrens, who was scoreless until that point.

The Buckeyes held Iowa’s Luka Garza, the nation’s leading scorer at 26.5 points per game, to 16 points. Garza had five second-half points, making two of eight shots. Jack Nunge and Jordan Bohannon each scored 18 points for Iowa (13-5, 7-4). Joe Wieskamp had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Justice Sueing had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Buckeyes.

The game featured 18 lead changes and

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Greg McElroy Names Ohio State’s Biggest Key To Beating Clemson

Ohio State's Justin Fields runs the ball against Clemson in the College Football Playoff.
Ohio State’s Justin Fields runs the ball against Clemson in the College Football Playoff.

The Ohio State Buckeyes will be rare underdogs in the College Football Playoff when they take on the Clemson Tigers.

It’s not hard to understand why. They had their hands full with Northwestern and Indiana, while Clemson easily crushed Notre Dame and have more wins. But ESPN analyst Greg McElroy believes that there is a way for the Buckeyes to spring the upset.

During ESPN’s College Football Playoff Selection Show this past week, McElroy said that if Ohio State wins the ball control game, they can win the game. He believes that keeping Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence off the field is the key to winning.

“I don’t like the idea of allowing Trevor Lawrence to have the football for 30, 32 minutes of the game,” McElroy said. “I think this is gonna be a

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