December 4, 2005


The Buckeyes got the matchup the fans wanted today when the Fiesta Bowl came calling for the third time in the last four years, this time with Notre Dame as the opponent. Here's the setup from

I'm expecting a fired up Irish bunch in Tempe. They've got to be still stinging from the two successive spankings the Buckeyes put on them in '95 and '96. New coach, different kids, same sting. Notre Dame gave USC a great effort, proving they can hang with anyone, but they only beat three teams with winning records all year, and I don't think they've played a defense as good as Ohio State.

My early feeling is the Bucks by 6.

Posted by dan at December 4, 2005 10:54 PM