Ohio State faces off against Wisconsin in a much-anticipated matchup on Saturday.

The week leading up to the game has been a tit-for-tat of hype videos and heated exchanges between Buckeyes and Badgers on social media.

Fans and players weren’t the only ones fired up. Ohio State assistant Perry Eliano gave an impassioned speech to Buckeye fans, players and band members on Saturday afternoon leading up to the game.

Watch the speech here:

The 2-1 Badgers will face off against the No. 3 Buckeyes for the first time since 2019. Ohio State is a familiar opponent for the Badgers, having faced off 84 times since 1914. The Buckeyes have a strong grip on the series, leading 61-18 all time. The Buckeyes have defeated the Badgers in every contest since 2010.

Ohio State will also reportedly return TreVeyon Henderson, a top Buckeye running back. Henderson has been dealing with an injury sustained early in action against Toledo.

The Buckeyes and Badgers kick off at 7:30 PM EST on ESPN.

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