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Danny Kanell Thinks Ohio State Will Underperform This Season

Ohio State was on the verge of a College Football Playoff berth in 2017. The Buckeyes ended up falling a bit short, but many expect them to be back in 2018.

The oddsmakers are projecting Urban Meyer's team to be one of the country's best this fall. The Buckeyes' over/under is one of the highest in the country.

Ohio State's win total is set at 10.5. Are you taking the over or the under?

Danny Kanell is taking the under.

The CBS analyst sees a disappointing season coming.

“I’m going to take the under on that one all day,” Kanell said on CBS Sports. “Big Ten East is much tougher than the Big Ten West, maybe the toughest division in all of college football. The reason the number is high is because people think Dwayne Haskins is going to be an upgrade over quarterback J.T. Barrett. I think maybe in the long term, but there could be some hiccups early especially Week 3 vs. TCU in Texas.

"And with road games at Michigan State and at Penn State, I think Ohio State can be looking at a nine or 10-win season. Underperforming for them, but still not a bad season."

Ohio State has won at least 10 games every regular season under Meyer. The Buckeyes have lost two regular season games just once in his tenure.

OSU opens the 2018 season on Sept. 1 against Oregon State.