SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Two of the stalwarts of the Ohio State offense, seniors Ben Person and Todd Boeckman are both students and fans of the gridiron game. Today, in another of our multi-part series with various members of the Ohio State team, the two share some thoughts on the 2008-09 bowl season.
BCS bowl game match-up you are most interested in watching?
Ben: The championship game and the Rose Bowl.
Todd: The Rose Bowl.
Non-BCS game(s) that have the potential to be fun to watch?
Ben: The other games with Big Ten teams.
Todd: Every game with a Big Ten team.
Entering the bowl season there were two unbeaten BCS teams: Utah and Boise State. Who wins had they been matched?
Todd: Too close to tell.
Oklahoma or Florida?
Todd: It’s going to be a great game. It could go either way.
What moments or plays or personalities stand out from the first two Ohio State vs. Texas games?
Ben: In 2005, how loud the stadium was when it erupted on A.J. Hawk’s interception.
Todd: Those were both exciting games. The atmosphere in both stadiums was unreal.
Is there any Southwestern food that you can’t wait to dig into while in Arizona?
Ben: A Fatburger.
Todd: I will probably stick with the same things I eat at home.
What is the University of Phoenix Stadium like?
Ben: A very interesting place – it’s amazing how they can slide the field out of the stadium. Todd: Big, nice and great to play in.