Ohio State looked dominant in the first B1G game of the year. The Buckeyes blew out the Badgers 52-21 on Saturday night. The Bucks look every bit like the No. 3 team in the country when their offense and defense are humming.

The defense was the issue last year with the Buckeyes. Following that campaign, head coach Ryan Day decided to make a change in the off-season and bring in DC Jim Knowles from Oklahoma State.

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Kirk Herbstreit, an ESPN analyst, has been impressed with the defense of Ohio State through four games.

The Buckeye defense through four games has not allowed more than three touchdowns in any game. They have given up 10, 12, 21 and 21 points in those contests. If the Buckeye defense can keep this up and compliment the offense, there might not be a better team in the country than Ohio State this season.

Ohio State looks to keep that dominant defense alive as they face Rutgers next Saturday afternoon at 3:30 ET on BTN.