When Buckeyes

run

Edge

OHIO STATE

Dwayne Haskins Jr.’s recent willingness to use his legs has forced defenses to play OSU more honestly, which helps J.K. Dobbins and Mike Weber.

 

 

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When Buckeyes

pass

Edge

OHIO STATE

When Haskins gets protection, which he did against Michigan, Ohio State can get yards and points through the air as if it were playing a video game.

 

When Wildcats

run

Edge

OHIO STATE

Have the Buckeyes truly fixed their run-defense issues? Northwestern has improved as a running team with Isaiah Bowser carrying the load.

 

When Wildcats

pass

Edge

NORTHWESTERN

Clayton Thorson is a capable passer, and Ohio State’s pass defense is capable of making anyone look good.

 

Special

teams

Edge

OHIO STATE

Drue Chrisman has been a weapon for the Buckeyes, who have a clear athleticism advantage in the kicking game.