Late in the third quarter in Lincoln, Ohio State is up 48-7 on Nebraska. It has been an utterly dominant performance on both sides of the ball for the Buckeyes.
The Buckeyes have had tremendous balance on offense. Justin Fields has 212 yards and three touchdowns through the air, while the team has 290 yards and three scores on the ground.
The defense has been just as big a part of the equation. Adrian Martinez, who some thought might challenge Fields as the conference's best quarterback, is just 3-for-10 for 20 yards and three interceptions.
As a team, the Huskers are being outgained 502-to-91.
In each of the last two years, Ohio State has gotten blasted on the road by a big underdog in a Big Ten West crossover game. The Buckeyes are incredibly focused this evening, while Nebraska hasn't been able to come close to replicate what Iowa and Purdue pulled off in 2017 and 2018.
Given Clemson's struggles at North Carolina today, some have wondered if the Buckeyes are actually the best team in the nation right now.
FOX Sports' Joel Klatt hasn't gone so far to say that the Buckeyes should be No. 1 when the new polls come out tomorrow, but he did take to Twitter to say they've been "the most dominant and complete team in America."
As of now, Ohio State has outscored its opponents 262-43. It hasn't been the best set of opponents, but teams like Clemson and Alabama haven't been through the gauntlet yet either.
Whether they stay at No. 5 or jump all the way to the top, it is hard to argue with Klatt. Ohio State looks the part of a College Football Playoff team through one month of the season.