There, I said it.
Ohio State's all-time record against the SEC in bowl games is the elephant in the room, and the giant gorilla on its back.
Here's another one for you.
Jim Tressel has faced, and lost, to three SEC teams in bowl games since taking over at Ohio State—South Carolina in 2001, Florida in 2006 and LSU in 2007.
On a positive note that might favor Ohio State, Arkansas is 0-3 in bowl games vs. teams from the Big Ten.
Certainly, someone's o-fer streak will finally come to an end this year.
We all know the history, so now that we have that out of the way, let's move forward and talk about this game and this year.