Ohio State-Penn State is the highlight of Saturday. It’s the game we’re all looking forward to.

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Ohio State has numerous NFL bodies on its roster — as does Penn State. The Buckeyes are nearly three touchdown favorites at home Saturday in the game at noon ET, though. Does it make much sense?

Not according to Buckeye coach Ryan Day. He said the game against Penn State is “talent-equated.”

“This is a talent-equated game,” Day said this week. “We all know we have been in some games that we have had more talent than some of the other teams we have played. This is a team that talent equates. So when that happens, it goes back to discipline; it goes back to fundamentals; it goes back to toughness — all of those things that come into play when your talent no longer matters.

“So those are the things and we’ve got to do a good job putting a good game plan together, let the guys play, and then prepare them to go. Then the team that’s more prepared will win the game.”

Is Day right? Does Penn State have the same talent as Ohio State? Maybe near the top. Maybe.

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Ohio State has more talent than arguably anybody. While Penn State does have elite talent, and many NFL players on its roster, it is not at the level of Ohio State.

That doesn’t mean the Nittany Lions can’t win. Upsets happen and less talented teams win all the time. The game has to actually take place.

One thing is for sure: Day and the Buckeyes aren’t going to be taking Penn State lightly. There is a lot of hype heading into this one for a reason.