The No. 8 Buckeyes (8-1, 5-1 Big Ten) have one of the nation’s top offenses and when asked if he was eager to see how Michigan State’s defense stacks up against Ohio State, Dantonio chuckled. The Buckeyes throttled the Spartans 48-3 in Columbus last year in a game that was basically over before halftime. “Am I eager? That might be an overstatement,” Dantonio said.