#2 Ohio State Buckeyes (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) vs. Penn State Nittany Lions (4-2, 2-1)
Before we get to the Buckeyes, let me gloat about my first half season prediction being right on the mark. In my August musing, I wrote that Kitties would be 4-2 going into the Ohio State game, with losses to Pitt and Michigan. That’s where we are, although it was pretty much a no-brainer to predict. I and just about everyone else can say “I told you so,” although if we all forecast the same thing, there’s no one to brag to.
However, my prediction for the initial game of the second half of the season, namely the Buckeyes, was a flight of fancy. I predicted an upset victory for Penn State at home in whited out St. Joe Memorial Stadium at Beaver, based on the Nittany Lions coming together by the mid-point in the season after a bye week and the Buckeyes coming off a hard-fought game at Camp Randall. [Read more…]