I know this is unbelievable, but, a head coach of one of the two teams involved in the Big Ten's regular season game of the year predicted his team would be successful on a popular but mostly unwatchable infotainment daily that airs on an ESPN property.
Former Ohio State defensive coordinator turned Michigan State headman Mark Dantonio told "First Take" host Cari Champion, "we got a win comin'" in response to an inquiry "we got a win coming tomorrow, right?" in front of a live crowd in East Lansing. This after segments of organic debate between noted sports luminaries Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless.
Does Ohio State need bulletin board material? Absolutely not. Does this even qualify? You be the judge. The Buckeyes and Spartans kick off just after 8 p.m. Saturday evening in front of a national audience on ABC.