Four downs: Keys for OSU-Michigan State 

September, 28, 2012
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Critical areas for the Buckeyes as they open up Big Ten play on the road against Michigan State on Saturday (TV: ABC, 3:30 p.m.).

FIRST DOWN

Open it up: Urban Meyer hasn't had his full complement of weapons yet on offense, and that is obviously a factor in truly opening up his spread attack. But the Ohio State coach also hasn't faced a defense of the caliber of Michigan State, and he's almost certainly been keeping some tricks up his sleeve for when the degree of difficulty went up in conference play.
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