Ohio State is among the favorites to not only win the Big Ten once again, but to possibly play for a national championship.
The Buckeyes were the country's only undefeated team a year ago, but had their share of limitations that created some problems, particularly when it came to consistency at certain areas.
OSU is expected to be much better with another year in Urban Meyer's system along with another outstanding recruiting class.
But with all the pressure of being a national championship contender on them, can they live up to that hype?
Here are three reasons why the Buckeyes can overachieve in Meyer's second season at the helm.