Bracket projection: Ohio State
The Buckeyes can burn you inside or out as a remarkably efficient offensive unit
The Buckeyes have been the nation's best overall team for so long that it's easy to overlook how good they are. The East Region is brutally tough, but I see OSU going all the way to Houston and playing for the national championship.
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