Ohio State was in the middle of a game with Penn State. However, FOX was thinking about the game a week from then. You know, “The Game.”

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Here’s FOX teasing the Ohio State-Michigan matchup scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 30:

This is what it’s all about. This is everything. We don’t know if it’s 100 percent true or not, but it has been said that Ohio State or Michigan would be fine only winning one game every year — as long as that game was against its hated rival.

Too far? Maybe.

But, that’s how much this game means to these programs. To have potential College Football Playoff implications on the line nowadays only adds to it.