Category Archives: Ohio State

How Ohio State, Penn State losses wreck Big Ten’s College Football Playoff outlook

No. 6 Ohio State lost 55-24 at Iowa and No. 7 Penn State lost 27-24 to No. 24 Michigan State in two more surprises that complicate the Big Ten and College Football Playoff picture…read more

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College football’s zany October leaves questions around every College Football Playoff contender

In the sage words of Urban Meyer, who had this to ask moments after his Ohio State Buckeyes pulled a rabbit out of the helmet against Penn State…What the heck just happened?…read more

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130-team S&P+ rankings show we’re 1 more big upset away from some 2007-level delirium

This college football season is ripe for total November mayhem…read more

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College Football Players of the Week: J.T. Barrett accounts for seven touchdowns

The Ohio State QB led his team to an easy win in Lincoln…read more

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College football scores, schedule 2017: Ohio State grabs late lead against Indiana

No. 2 Ohio State and No. 10 Oklahoma State are both in action on Thursday night…read more

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2017 bold predictions: Look out for Urban Meyer’s revenge in 2017

It might mean more in the SEC, but it’s hard to argue with the ACC’s claim as the best football conference in 2016. Clemson won its first national championship in 35 years by beating Alabama 35-31 in the College Football … Continue reading

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Locking down in-state stars tops Ohio State’s recruiting to-do list in August

It is now August. Ohio State, and college football programs all over the country, are turning focus away from the recruiting trail and swinging it to the team it will put on the field a month from now…read more

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College football standards: The lowest common demoniator

Star Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, last seen in action trying to expose an unsuspecting woman’s breasts as she watched a St. Patrick’s Day parade, remains a societal menace who doesn’t know right from wrong despite his full scholarship enrollment … Continue reading

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College football’s still a Big 2 sport. Here comes Ohio State again

Urban Meyer and Nick Saban haven’t won every title of the last 11 years, but they’re the favorites in 2017. Yet again…read more

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The 8 college football teams whose stocks were most boosted by The Opening

The Opening Finals, the year’s biggest national recruiting event, is done. And even if you’re not a big recruiting obsessive (though if you care about a college football team, you kinda should be), there are still some easy takeaways for … Continue reading

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Ranking the Top-10 Former Ohio State Players Currently Playing in the NFL

Lately, Ohio State has been pumping players to the next level like an NFL factory. The past two years, 19 former Buckeyes have been selected in the NFL Draft, with eight of those players being taken in the first round. … Continue reading

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College football win totals 2017: Picks for Ohio State, Michigan and the Big Ten

Making plays on the over/under for all 14 teams in the Big Ten…read more

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Cover 3: The best player in college football is …

Plus, notes on Penn State’s newest offensive threat and putting into perspective how ridiculous Ohio State’s recruiting is….read more

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Football: James Laurinaitis retires from NFL

One of the most decorated linebackers in the history of the Ohio State football program has retired from the NFL. James Laurinaitis, who played for the Buckeyes from 2005-2008, played in the NFL for eight seasons — seven years for … Continue reading

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Football: Hooker looking to overcome injury before 2017 NFL season

The Malik Hooker success story at Ohio State was nearly complete. The former three-star recruit, replacing 2016 second-round NFL Draft pick Vonn Bell, took full advantage of his opportunity, intercepting seven passes and returning three for touchdowns in the 2016 … Continue reading

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Football: Eight Buckeyes invited to 2017 NFL Combine

A total of eight members of the 2016 Ohio State football team were formally invited to participate in the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis from March 2 to 5. OSU had 14 invites in 2016. Of the eight…read more

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College football: As expected, Ohio St., Michigan sign top classes in Big Ten

No surprise, Ohio State and Michigan signed the top two recruiting classes in the Big Ten on Wednesday. Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer put together a 21-man class that includes five players who received five-star ratings from recruiting analysts and 14 … Continue reading

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OSU football: Kiper sees two Buckeyes going in the first round of the NFL draft

After a class for the ages a year ago, Ohio State almost certainly won’t have as many first-round picks in the 2017 NFL draft. But ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said Thursday after posting his first mock draft that the … Continue reading

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Ohio State football leads country in NFL Draft early entrants for second straight year

You might be so caught up in Ohio State football that you don’t realize some other college football programs have had a pretty good run of players leaving early for the NFL Draft over the last two years…read more

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With stellar DB recruiting haul, Ohio State equipped to overcome personnel losses

Ohio State is losing key contributors from its secondary this off-season, but it is poised to overcome those losses thanks to strong recruiting…read more

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