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The Usual

Quick trivia question: What do Ohio State's 1969, 1970, 1973-75 and 1979 teams all have in common?

Take a moment. That's six teams over an 11-year span.

No, they were not all Woody's (the last one was Earle's). They had mixed results against Michigan and in bowl games, so that's not it. Yes, every single one of those rosters had dozens of players with rich, volumous locks, vibrant afros and fantastic mustaches - but that is not what unifies them historically.

punt block that beat Michigan, 1979
Michigan's fourth blocked punt of 1979:

The answer is all of those teams were ranked either No.