Buckeye: ‘We’d wipe the field’ with Alabama, FSU

Oregon fans had been making noise all season about how they wanted Alabama.

Until they lost to Stanford.

Urban Meyer's Ohio State team could miss out on playing in the BCS championship game. (Getty)

Urban Meyer's Ohio State team could miss out on playing in the BCS championship game. (Getty)

Now, Ohio State (9-0) receiver Evan Spencer thinks the Buckeyes are better than either Alabama or Florida State.

It seems he used his team’s off week to scout the other teams in the running for the national championship. He didn’t seem impressed with the Tide or Seminoles.

Here’s what he told the Northeast Ohio Media Group:

“I’m a little biased, but I think we’d wipe the field with both of them. They have their strengths and weaknesses. Personally, I think we can exploit them, but I’m a little biased.”

The Buckeyes, who are No. 3 in the both the AP poll and the BCS, are good — they’ve won 21 consecutive games — but their schedule is weak. They’ve played only two top 25 teams, and one was Northwestern, which is now 4-5 after losing five straight.

Ohio State shouldn’t have a problem with its next two opponents — Illinois (3-6) and Indiana (4-5) — before finishing the regular season at struggling Michigan (6-3), which has lost three of four.

Even Urban Meyer, Spencer’s coach, has been voting the Buckeyes No. 2 behind Alabama all season. He went with Alabama, Ohio State and Florida State this week, according to the article.

Meyer said:

“At times I don’t get to watch everybody, so it sometimes puts you in a hard position. This last week I did get to watch everybody. There are some very good teams in the country, and I believe we’re a very good team.”

Alabama could lose to either Auburn or in the SEC Championship game, but I don’t see it happening. And I also don’t think FSU will lose before the bowls, so Ohio State likely will be relegated to the Rose Bowl.

Meyer added:

“You’re in the same breath with some very, very good teams. And to maintain that status, you have to play very well. Very well.”

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83 comments Add your comment

smoking jacket

November 16th, 2013
11:58 pm

Wake up people…THE “Buckeye” doesn’t know a damn thing about Ohio State. He’s just another pole smoking writer for the AJC. At the start of the year, he was on the GT blogs pretending to be a tech fan. Which ever way the wind blows, right, Bucky?

Bill Atwood

November 16th, 2013
8:26 pm

Dr. No, I think u meant butt wipes!

Bill Atwood

November 16th, 2013
8:21 pm

After spend a couple of winters wasting part of my life in Michigan, I learned that you Yankees can beat anyone if you don’t have to play. You can’t win with your mouth! The glory days of the Big 10 are gone. Get over it!


November 16th, 2013
9:24 am

Adios to the leghumpers. Auburn will make mincemeat of them.

I would hope he'd say that

November 15th, 2013
11:12 pm

But there is really nothing I’ve read all week that made me laugh harder….Ohio State? Really???
Auburn, Alabama, FSU, maybe even Ga with a healthy Conley, Bennett and Gurley would all wax OSU

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Dr. No

November 14th, 2013
12:01 pm

I have seen some wonderfully creative mocking on here. I can’t decide which I like better. Suckeyes or Buck wipe.

I dropped my fried twinkie

November 13th, 2013
12:13 pm

They don’t get better smoke than the UGa football players that is for sure.


November 13th, 2013
12:01 pm

Hey Douchemeister,

Dawgs are in the SEC East…………moron!

Those kids in Ohio State get good smoke

November 13th, 2013
10:05 am

Wow so they giving those kids in Ohio some of that good Hydro?