The Ohio State-Michigan rivalry runs deep, and this year, it pits two good friends against one another.

Buckeyes QB Tate Martell sent a message to new Michigan QB Shea Patterson via Twitter, “182 days until I beat up on you again.”

Sure, the signal callers are friends, but this is a bitter rivalry, one Ohio State has absolutely dominated recently winning six of the last seven.

It’s unlikely that Martell will be the Buckeyes’ starter, as Dwayne Haskins is the QB to beat; however, Patterson should start for the Wolverines.

With Patterson under center, can Michigan reverse the recent trend in 2018?

Patterson responded back to Martell’s tweet: