The Ohio State football program will encounter one of its oddest years in quite some time. For the first time in over a decade, the Buckeyes come into the season unranked and with low expectations from fans and analysts alike.
Low expectations may allow the Buckeyes to focus, relieving some of the pressure to win games. Although there is little to no optimism, Ohio State may make a surprise splash back into the Big Ten this season.
Let’s take a glance at the five key struggles that the Buckeyes must overcome this season.