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Ohio State projected to finish with top S&P+ this season

Ok, I have to admit that as much as I enjoyed the “Moneyball” book, and the shift to analytics-based evaluation that it helped inspire, understanding all of the advanced statistics that have become so en vogue in recent years is not my area of expertise.

Basically, I suck at match.

However, if Bill Connelly says that the advanced metrics indicate that Ohio State is stacked, even my tiny, little, numerically-challenged brain knows that is a big deal.

Connelly has the Buckeyes projected to be No. 1 in his S&P+ rankings, and even considered putting them in a tier by themselves when ranking and categorizing all of the teams in the Big Ten Conference.