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We Love Ohio State And We Are Huge Buckeye Fans (Until 3:30 Tomorrow)

As Penn Staters, we know how to love a football team despite adversity. And that is why we are huge fans of the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes.

Tomorrow, our current favorite football team Ohio State will host No. 3 Michigan in one of the most important games of the year for both rival teams. With College Football and Big Ten Playoff chances riding heavily on the outcome of the game, both teams face a must-win situation. Other teams’ playoff chances are riding on the outcome of the game as well, such as Penn State which needs a Buckeye win and to beat Michigan State on Saturday to carve its own path to the Big Ten Championship.

That is why tomorrow at noon when Ohio State plays Michigan in the Shoe, our favorite college football stadium, we will proudly don red shirts and cheer on the Buckeyes — our favorite college football team. And you should too.

Both Michigan and Ohio State head into tomorrow’s contest with only one loss — Michigan’s at the hands of Iowa just a few weeks ago and Ohio State’s from Penn State, a great university that we would cheer for if we weren’t such huge Buckeye fans right now.

It’s not hard to be an Ohio State fan. The program has a storied past of doing great things like beating Michigan when it matters most and winning the rivalry game between the two schools the last four times they played. Only one of the two teams holds a College Football Championship trophy, and it’s not the Blue and Maize. Even referees love Ohio State and want the Buckeyes to win at any cost.

If our number one favorite team Ohio State beats Michigan tomorrow, it will be tied with Penn State for the best record in the Big Ten East, and because Penn State beat Ohio State in October, Penn State will hold the tie breaker and therefore win the Big Ten East. This means the Nittany Lions will go to the conference championship so long as they beat Michigan State. If Ohio State wins and Penn State loses, we will be happy because our current favorite team will go to the championship game. Michigan State is 3-8 though, so things aren’t looking too bad for Penn State, the other good team that we really like.

Right now, there is no team we are rooting for harder or cheering on louder than the Ohio State Buckeyes. But ask us again tomorrow at 3:30.

About the Author

Lexi Shimkonis

Lexi is an editor-turned-staff writer who can often be found at either Irving's or the Phyrst (with the chances she'll have her backpack being the same). Lexi is a senior hailing from Spring City, PA (kind of) and studying Civil Engineering. Please email questions and/or pleas for an Instagram caption to [email protected], or for a more intimate bond, follow her on Twitter @lexshimko.


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