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Buckeyes, Badgers Build Notable Rivalry

Devin Smith wins 2011 matchup.

No one questions that Ohio State's top rival is longtime foe Michigan. While the Wolverines are and will always be OSU's No. 1 opponent, the Buckeyes have developed an impressive competition with the Badgers in recent years.

Ohio State senior fullback-turned-linebacker Zach Boren was asked Monday what came to mind when he heard the word Wisconsin. "Rivalry," he responded. Yes, nothing compares to the Ohio State-Michigan conflict – one that is all-encompassing for many Buckeye and Wolverine fans, coaches and players. That rivalry is among the best in all of sports, but one could argue that if Michigan is the No.... Recommended Stories

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