At least Ohio State was prepared for USC in one sense Saturday night. This, from Friday’s Columbus Dispatch:
Ohio State says it has learned its lesson from big matchups such as the Texas game in 2005, in which cleanup crews found several soiled shorts and a few coolers filled with poop.
“You either deal with the problem up front, or you deal with it later when it’s ugly,” said Kelley-Snoke.
In the past four years, the university has doubled the number of portable toilets available on game days, she said. On Saturday, there will be more than 90 port-a-loos — about the same as last season.
Now, if only the Buckeyes could prepare for the actual game in advance, then maybe they’d have a better shot at beating non-conference opponents. Granted, Ohio State’s last-minute 18-15 loss to the Trojans on Saturday was a lot better than last year’s 35-3 debacle at the Coliseum. Speaking of the Coliseum, I wonder what the poop situation is like at that monster…