Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald was right to call Saturday night's showdown between his Wildcats and the visiting Ohio State Buckeyes a "heavyweight fight."
Northwestern has dropped 28 of its last 29 games against Ohio State.
So what if that were to change this weekend?
The biggest challenge for both Northwestern and Ohio State this Saturday night will be the same: to stop the explosive plays of the opposing offense.
It's not like Nebraska is out for revenge, but to say they'd very much like to beat UCLA would be hitting the nail right on the head.
After back-to-back wins over opponents from the Pac-12 and ACC, the schedule appears to be easing up over the next two weeks for a Northwestern team that has looked very, very good so f