Big Ten forecast for 2017: Good luck beating the Buckeyes

Ohio State has the talent for a big 2017 run -- and a few more Gatorade baths for Urban Meyer. Rob Tringali for ESPN

Editor's note: This article was adapted from Phil Steele's college football preview magazine, which is available here.

Ohio State, Penn State, Wisconsin and Michigan all figure to start the year in the top 15 of most national polls. But who has the horsepower to win the conference?

Here's Phil Steele's look at how things should unfold in the Big Ten: