Buckeye Nation? Ohio State Dominates Oregon in Facebook Conversation Leading Up to Title Game

By David Cohen 

NationalChampionshipBuzzMap650While the University of Oregon is favored over Ohio State University in Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game Presented by AT&T, the underdog is dominating in terms of posts and comments over the past week.

Sports on Facebook posted the map above, with the following caption:

Ohio State is dominating the social conversation on Facebook in the lead-up to tonight’s championship game. Facebook data analysts looked at mentions of related terms in posts and comments over the past week and found that 45 out of 50 states had more Buckeye buzz. People were talking more about the Oregon Ducks on Facebook in just five states: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and Hawaii.

Readers: Who are you rooting for Monday night?