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Ohio State Fans Will Love PFF Preseason College Football Power Rankings

Larry Rupp
Ohio State Buckeyes fans will love the team's spot in PFF's preseason college football rankings.
Ohio State Buckeyes fans will love the team's spot in PFF's preseason college football rankings. / Christian Petersen/Getty Images
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The college football season is one of the most anticipated sports seasons of the year and this fall is sure to be no different.

Ohio State is coming off a loss in the College Football Playoff National Championship game, and Buckeyes fans will love where the team was ranked in PFF's preseason power rankings.

Ohio State came in at No. 3 behind only the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers. They are the top ranked team in the Big Ten conference, but head into the season with a lot of questions to answer. It'll be interesting to see if the Buckeyes have the depth to keep up with the other top-tier teams.

Ohio State News: No. 3 in PFF College Football Power Rankings

Losing starting quarterback Justin Fields to the NFL will be a tough hole to fill for Ohio State, but the team has some intriguing options including redshirt freshman C.J. Stroud. Plus, the Buckeyes receive a boost on offense given their leading wide receiver Chris Olave will be back. He racked up 729 yards on 50 receptions and scored 7 touchdowns in 2020.

Ohio's State's defense will also look a lot different next season. However, cornerback Sevyn Banks will look to step up after breaking up 6 passes and racking up 23 tackles last year. It's notable to point out that he Buckeyes' are bringing in the No. 2 ranked 2021 recruiting class in the country as well, according to 247sports.

This Buckeyes team is a bit of a mystery, but everyone knows how they seem to compete for a title year in and year out. Ohio State currently has the fourth-best odds to win the National Championship at +600, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.


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Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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