Ohio State’s dazzling offensive stars are about to run into the most effective defenses they’ve seen this season.

This 12 months’s version of The Game might come right down to how effectively the revamped defense of No. 6 Michigan can decelerate the prolific scoring march of quarterback C.J. Stroud and the No. 2 Buckeyes.

The Buckeyes have scored a mixed 118 factors within the final video games towards a rival they’re going to confer with solely as “the team up north.”

“None of that matters,” stated Ross, the Michigan linebacker. “We’re tired of talking. None of the past matters. We know what happened in the past.”