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  • Aug 5, 2021
    The Buckeyes complete their “new guy” two-step this weekend with Maryland coming to town. The two teams did not play last season, the first time in the long (okay, six games) history of this series as Jim Delany brought Rutgers and Maryland into the fold for the start of the 2014 season.

    Much like the Rutgers series, the Buckeyes have not dropped a game, even if the 2018 game was about as dicey as you could get, Ohio State needing to get the game to overtime and survive a missed two-point conversion try that would have given the Terps the win in the bottom of the first overtime.

    Ohio State came back in 2019 and answered with a resounding 73-14 win in Columbus, a contest that was no contest as the Buckeyes opened up a 52-0 lead in the 3rd quarter and put up 21 points in the first, second and fourth quarters.

    Now we focus on the 2021 season, a year that started off well for Maryland, a 4-0 start, optimism around College Park (Md.) and then Iowa came to town and knocked the...

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