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Film Review: Ohio State’s patchwork defense exposed against the Michigan Wolverines’ physical run game

This past Saturday, Ohio State was defeated by hated rival Michigan, 42-27, in a game that exposed a lot of the same flaws we’ve seen throughout the year for the Buckeyes. Michigan showed up with a defined identity, ready to physically impose their will on an Ohio State team that never fully found who it was. The lack of physicality on both sides was alarming, and this season the two teams who have beat the Buckeyes have done it through physicality. Michigan did not over complicate anything, and that is the largest issue — an uncomplicated game plan took apart this Ohio State team.