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SvoNotes: Watching Football, Sept 19

Ross Homan starred in coverage

This week's edition of looking back at Ohio State's last game focuses mainly on just how the Buckeye defense was able to pressure Toledo's Aaron Opelt into a miserable day. The conclusion should leave Buckeye fans smiling, but how much will OSU's scheme carry over to Saturday's game with Illinois?

My, how things can change in the span of a week. Seven days ago, this column contained an attempt at a detailed breakdown of some things that went wrong in Ohio State's taut 18-15 loss to USC that left the Buckeye fanbase so up in arms. Criticism poured in from Buckeye fans – and national media – toward Jim Tressel's game plan in that game, so it was only natural that Watching Football would...

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