One of the primary college football games of the year pits a longtime, perennial Big Ten power in Ohio State against an upstart one in Minnesota. The Buckeyes are coming off a national championship berth and their first under third-year head coach Ryan Day while the Golden Gophers are just two years far away from an enormous Ten title berth and from PJ Fleck taking home Big Ten Coach of the Year honors.
The Buckeyes are going to be led on offense by freshman signal-caller CJ Stroud while Minnesota boasts one among the nation’s top returning running backs in Mohamed Ibrahim who led the conference in both yards and touchdowns and he ranked No. 5 in touchdowns nationally. Sporting News is tracking live updates and highlights from the Ohio State vs. Minnesota game on Thursday. Follow for complete results from the primary marquee Big Ten game of the year.