Big House Bleachers: Michigan Three-peats Against the Buckeyes, Looking Ahead to the Big Ten Championship

In the latest episode of the “Big House Bleachers” podcast, co-hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell celebrate Michigan’s recent 30-24 victory over Ohio State. They explore rumors questioning Ohio State’s toughness, humorously ranking them low on a toughness scale. The hosts then present their “This Guy Right Here” player of the game awards and inaugurate the first class into their “Game Hall of Fame,” honoring five standout Michigan players from recent games against Ohio State.

The episode also includes a segment called “Sheesh of the Week,” highlighting notable moments, followed by a humorous discussion about Ohio State’s team and coaching decisions. Matt and Mike then rank Michigan’s 2021, 2022, and 2023 victories over Ohio State in terms of memorability and significance.

Rod Moore comes up with the game winning interception against Ohio State.
Rod Moore comes up with the game winning interception against Ohio State. Photo: Rick Ostentoski, USA Today Sports

Looking ahead, they speculate on Michigan’s chances of a four-peat against Ohio State next year. The co-hosts delve into an in-depth analysis of the college football playoff rankings, debating which teams might be left out and who could secure a spot. Finally, they preview the upcoming Big Ten championship game between Michigan and Iowa.

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