Big Ten predictions 2019: Odds, conference picks, sleepers, big games, Heisman hopefuls and more Urban Meyer is gone after leading Ohio State to three Big Ten championships in seven seasons. The Buckeyes have won the conference title the last two years, just missing the College Football Playoff. That’s the powerhouse Ryan Day inherits in Columbus, and the bar remains the same. Can anybody dethrone the Buckeyes? Michigan is still looking for its first Big Ten championship since 2004, and first victory against the Buckeyes under fifth-year coach Jim Harbaugh.