Ohio State is one of the four best teams in college football.
Four weeks before the College Football Playoff committee unveils their first rankings of the 2020 season, the Buckeyes sit alongside, in my opinion, Alabama, Clemson, and Georgia in the clear top tier. And while Ohio State’s playoff path is clear (if it wasn’t already) after losses in the Big 12 and SEC East, is playoff psychology still working against them and other potential Big Ten playoff contenders, especially if divisional champions have one loss?
This week on the High Motor podcast, we discussed the Big Ten playoff picture on the eve of their entrance in the 2020 college football season and wondered if math, human nature and playoff psychology are working against Ohio State, Wisconsin, and Penn State in their playoff quests.
Listen below (after we discuss the 5th-best team in college football) or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and everywhere else:
Andrew Doughty hosts the High Motor podcast and covers college football and college basketball for HERO Sports. A Kansas (B.S. Sport Management) and Memphis grad (M.A. Journalism), Andrew is also a Junior Writer for Sports Illustrated and has published work on SB Nation and Bleacher Report.