Ryan Day and the Ohio State Buckeyes face their most important test of the season to date this Saturday in Ann Arbor.

On Tuesday, Day insisted that the Buckeyes are focused on Michigan and beating Michigan, not necessarily the outside storylines related to snapping Michigan’s streak, the College Football Playoff implications and so on.

In other words, Ohio State is keeping the main thing the main thing.


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Day also noted that given all the outside factors the Buckeyes have to learn to handle emotion. He wants his team playing with emotion, but that’s different than emotions affecting how the Buckeyes approach Week 13.

The Buckeyes and Wolverines kick off at Noon on FOX from Ann Arbor.