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5 Answers: Michigan State at Ohio State

Johnny Simon

This week we look at the impact of the Ohio State defensive line, the Buckeyes' secondary, youthful mistakes and special teams, among other things in our recap of the Buckeyes' 10-7 loss to Michigan State on Saturday.

1. Can the Buckeye defensive line take over the game? Overall, the Ohio State front seven got the better of its battle with the Michigan State offensive line, but the Buckeyes' impact was not enough simply because of the deficiencies elsewhere. They controlled the Spartan running game, allowing only 71 yards on 31 attempts (a 2.3-yard average), but quarterback Kirk Cousins had just enough time... Recommended Stories