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On Iowa Podcast: College football's uneven playing field

Can the Hawkeyes shock Ohio State?

Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Sam Hubbard (6) and defensive lineman Dre'Mont Jones (86) celebrate during a win against the Penn State Nittany Lions Saturday at Ohio Stadium. (Aaron Doster/USA TODAY Sports)
Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Sam Hubbard (6) and defensive lineman Dre'Mont Jones (86) celebrate during a win against the Penn State Nittany Lions Saturday at Ohio Stadium. (Aaron Doster/USA TODAY Sports)

No. 6 Ohio State (7-1, 4-1) visits Iowa (5-3, 2-3) Saturday as an 18-point favorite, leading The Gazette’s Marc Morehouse and Mike Hlas to answer two questions on this edition of the On Iowa Podcast. 1) How can Iowa pull another Kinnick stunner and 2) In the likely even that does not happen, what’s the best case scenario for the Hawkeyes?

Beyond that, the discussion centers around college football’s uneven playing field. Will media rights holders push for more meetings of heavyweights and fewer games between traditional conference foes in the future? Where would Iowa fit into that landscape?

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