The Ohio State Buckeyes beating the Wisconsin Badgers got some gigantic TV ratings on Fox.
According to a release from Fox Sports, the highly-anticipated Big 10 game was the most watched game on any network on Saturday. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
The 38-7 blowout win for the Buckeyes got an overnight rating of 4.6, which means roughly 4.6% of households with a TV watched.
— FOX Sports PR (@FOXSportsPR) October 27, 2019
I can’t say I’m surprised at all that the TV ratings for the game were so high. Everybody, and I mean everybody, in the world of college football was locked in for this one.
Did I expect to get blown out by the Buckeyes? No, but I did expect the whole country to tune in. There hadn’t been a more anticipated game through Saturday in the sport.
It might have been a lopsided victory, but it’s just further proof college football is king.
RAPID REACTION: Ohio State blows out Wisconsin. I’m embarrassed for my Badgers. Absolutely humiliating. pic.twitter.com/No5b72L0FN
— David Hookstead (@dhookstead) October 26, 2019
The game that might honestly top it is when Alabama and LSU meet in a couple weeks. Other than that game, I’m not sure there’s any match-up the rest of the way that will have more energy and hype around it.