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Desmond Howard Calls Ohio State The Best Team He's Seen This Season

Former Big Ten football star Desmond Howard on the College GameDay set.

BRISTOL, TN - SEPTEMBER 10: ESPN's Desmond Howard and Rece Davis on set during College Gameday prior to the game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Tennessee Volunteers at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 10, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)

Before the start of the college football season, almost every analyst went with either Alabama or Clemson as the best program in the country. Through the first four weeks of the fall, Michigan man Desmond Howard actually thinks Ohio State deserves that title.

Ohio State entered this year with a few uncertainties. We weren't sure how dynamic Justin Fields could be for Ryan Day's offense in Columbus.

Now that we've seen the Buckeyes dismantle their first four opponents by a wide margin, the bandwagon is getting pretty full.

Desmond Howard is known for his incredible career with the Michigan Wolverines, but even his bond with the program in Ann Arbor can't affect his view of the Buckeyes.

During this weekend's edition of College GameDay, Howard called Ohio State the "best team" he's seen this year.

Howard wasn't alone with this statement as David Pollack agreed with him.

The one knock on the Buckeyes is their lack of competition. They've blown out Cincinnati, Indiana, Florida Atlantic and Miami (OH).

Regardless of its relatively weak schedule through the first four weeks, it's hard to dismiss Ohio State because of its sheer dominance.

Ohio State can earn more respect tonight with a statement win over Nebraska on the road.