I’ve been having some offline conversations with folks about what in the world this team is. I was at my in-laws’ house last weekend, and my wife’s uncle asked me, “are we any good?”I had no answer.This was my answer:¯\_(ツ)_/¯So I thought I would pose the question to you. OSU actually has a better record through five games than it did in 2013 and 2014. It was 4-1 through five games in both of those seasons.AdChoices广告Those years ended very differently though. In 2013, OSU nearly (should have) won the Big 12 title and played in the Cotton Bowl. Last year, it barely made it to a bowl game.Which team is this year’s squad more closely aligned with?[poll id=”17″] While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up.