Bowl season is underway, but the Ohio State Buckeyes are unfortunately watching the games take place from the sofa. Due to NCAA sanctions, the team that finished the season undefeated was not eligible to participate in postseason play. With Urban Meyer and his troops running the table, it really makes you wonder where this team would be if this weren't the case.
Regardless of whether you would like to make a case for a national championship appearance, it is a certainty that the Buckeyes would be participating in some sort of bowl game. Instead, a total of seven other Big Ten teams are enjoying the benefits of a successful season and will play one more game before the college football season comes to a close.
But how would Ohio State stack up against the Big Ten's opponents in this year’s bowl games?
Let’s just say that playing the Big 12 and SEC is completely different than playing a watered down Big Ten.
Here is a look at all of the matchups that could have been.