This sentence, spoken by Urban Meyer at Big Ten media days, says all you need to know why big things are expected from Ohio State this season.

“Last year we were the youngest team in college football,” Meyer said. “And this year we’re not.”

It’s almost enough to wipe the ugly off last year’s 31-0 playoff loss to Clemson.

Don’t forget, though, that before that game Ohio State’s only defeat was a three-pointer at Penn State.

The thought of Ohio State getting older, and better, is frightening. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.