COLUMBUS, Ohio — ESPN’s Bill Connelly released an article discussing some of college football’s craziest stats from the 2018 season and how they will play out this year.
Among those stats was the most-watched games of the season and Ohio State was all over it. According to Sports Media Watch the Buckeyes had four of the 15 most-watched games including the second most-watch non-College Football Playoff game from last season. Here is a look at the full list:
The Buckeyes were also listed among the top five teams in College Football bids coming in at No. 4 with two with its last being in 2016. Alabama (five) — the only team to play in every playoff since its inaugural season —Clemson (four) and Oklahoma (three) are ahead of them.
Alabama and Wisconsin set home-and-home series
Alabama and Wisconsin have announced a home-and-home series that will begin in 2024.
“We are excited to add another high-caliber, non-conference game to our future schedule,” Alabama head coach Nick Saban said. “We played a great game with Wisconsin in Arlington a few years back, and this home-and-home series will be a tremendous opportunity for our programs to play in two of the best atmospheres in college football. Matchups like this are so important to the health of college football because it provides fans exciting matchups and players new challenges.”
It’s the first time that the Crimson Tide will play a road game against a Big Ten opponent since facing Penn State in 2011. It’s also the fourth time an SEC team has played a game in Camp Randall Stadium. The two have only played on two other occasions with Wisconsin winning in 1928 and Alabama winning the more recent meeting in a 2015 game on a neutral field in Texas.
Alabama will travel to Wisconsin on Sept. 14, 2024, while Wisconsin will play in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 13, 2025.
The NCAA Football video continues to be a part of the culture
The fight to bring back the college football game continues, but even in its absence, it continues to be a part of college football. Ohio State recently used the last version of the game — NCAA Football 14 — to introduce its 2019 recruiting class. Now the game has been used to predict the winner of this year’s edition of The Game. The simulation used updated rosters and predicted that the Buckeyes would take home an 11-10 win in Michigan Stadium to extend their winning streak over the Wolverines to eight. Watch the full game below:
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