Ohio State Rumors & News

  • Ohio State backup QB Joe Burrow takes shot at NCAA

    USA Today "In response to a Wall Street Journal report that valued Ohio State's football program at $1.5 billion — alongside Texas and Oklahoma — Buckeyes backup quarterback Joe Burrow was critical of the fact that the football players in the program aren't allowed to be paid. "Our team is worth 1.5..." September 22

  • Ohio State most valuable college football program at $1.5B

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The Ohio State Buckeyes' winning ways have been very, very good for the bottom line in Columbus. The Buckeyes are the most valuable team in college football, according to a report published Thursday by the Wall Street Journal. The analysis by Ryan Brewer, an associate professor of finance..." September 22

  • Can Urban Meyer fix his sputtering Ohio State offense?

    Fanrag Sports "Only seven losses in five-plus years. That’s the backdrop for coach Urban Meyer at Ohio State University. The 62 victories in Columbus — including a national championship following the 2014 season — have cemented Meyer’s no-doubt status as a College Football Hall of Famer. But you know what..." September 12

  • Baker Mayfield apologizes for Sooners flag incident at Ohio State

    ESPN "Quarterback Baker Mayfield apologized Monday for celebrating Oklahoma's 31-16 victory at Ohio State by planting a Sooners flag at midfield of the "The Shoe." "I didn't mean for it to be disrespectful to any Ohio State people at all, especially the team or the players, because they're a great..." September 11

  • Urban Updates: 'No Question' Barrett Gives OSU Best Chance

    Scout "Two days after Ohio State fell to Oklahoma, 31-16, on Saturday night, Buckeye head coach Urban Meyer met with the media on Monday to discuss the loss as well as other topics. Below are takeaways from his press conference. Meyer said after suffering a couple of losses (Oklahoma and Clemson in..." September 11

  • Oddsmakers still think Ohio State has good chance to win it all

    ESPN "Las Vegas oddsmakers aren't giving up on Ohio State yet. The Westgate SuperBook on Sunday dropped the Buckeyes from 3-1 to 6-1 to win the national championship, a day after Ohio State suffered a humbling 31-16 defeat at home to Oklahoma. The Buckeyes dropped from No. 2 to No. 8 in this..." September 11

  • Urban Meyer says he is not considering a QB change

    Yardbarker "Urban Meyer says he is not thinking about making a quarterback change despite J.T. Barrett’s poor showing on Saturday night against Oklahoma. Barrett was 19 of 35 for 183 yards and an interception in Ohio State’s 31-16 home loss to Oklahoma. He rushed for 66 yards on 18 carries. The offense..." September 10

  • Urban Meyer on excuses by first-year coaches: 'They're your players'

    ESPN "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is tired of hearing first-year coaches complain about the players they inherit, saying it drives him "insane." "It's like a new generation of excuse," Meyer told CBSsports.com. "[Texas coach Tom Herman] said, 'I can't rub pixie dust on this thing.' He got a dose of..." September 07

  • Ohio State loses backup QB Joe Burrow to broken hand

    Sporting News - NCAAF "A little over a week before the season opener, Ohio State has lost its insurance policy at quarterback. Joe Burrow, the only QB on the roster behind starter J.T. Barrett with any game experience, broke a bone in his throwing hand Monday and will be out indefinitely, the school confirmed..." August 23

  • Greg Schiano calls current Ohio St. D-line most talented he's coached

    ESPN "Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano had high praise for his current defensive line, calling it the most talented he has coached, including in the NFL. "It is, and that's not a joke," Schiano said Saturday in an interview with the Big Ten Network, when asked if this is the most..." August 07

  • Oklahoma State to oppose Ohio State seeking 'OSU' trademark from government

    CBS Sports "In the eyes of the United States government, who has the claim to being the real "OSU" in college sports? That's the issue at hand for Ohio State and Oklahoma State, following the Buckeyes' effort to trademark "OSU" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office earlier this year. According to..." July 26

  • Urban Meyer: Greg Schiano turned down two ‘significant’ head coaching offers

    Larry Brown Sports "Greg Schiano is entering his second year as the defensive coordinator and assistant head coach at Ohio State, but he could have been a head coach in 2017 if he chose to accept some offers that came his way after last season. On Monday, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer revealed that Schiano turned..." July 25

  • 5-star TE Jeremy Ruckert commits to Ohio State

    Fanrag Sports "One of the stranger commitment videos of recent or distant memory resulted in the ending Ohio State so coveted. The Buckeyes received a pledge from 5-star tight end Jeremy Ruckert, the high school senior-to-be announced on Monday. Ruckert used a go-kart race featuring certain drivers..." July 17

  • Chris Spielman sues Ohio State over use of likeness

    Pro Football Talk "An Ohio State legend is suing the school. Former Buckeyes linebacker Chris Spielman, who also starred at the NFL level, has sued the university for using his likeness without permission or compensation. According to the Associated Press, the lawsuit challenges marketing programs that use..." July 14

  • Ohio State earns big recruiting win, lands 4-star OT Matthew Jones

    Land of 10 "A growing Ohio State 2018 recruiting class got bigger Saturday when 4-star prospect Matthew Jones committed to the Buckeyes. A product of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Erasmus Hall — the same school that gave Ohio State former H-back Curtis Samuel — Jones ranks as the No. 53 overall player in the 2018 class,..." June 18

  • 5-star OT Jackson Carman says he will commit to Ohio State for 100,000 retweets

    Land of 10 "Retweets are a form of social currency that can bring people chicken nuggets and a sense of self-worth among other things. Could RTs also bring the Buckeyes a huge commitment from an OT? Jackson Carman, a 5-star recruit and the No. 1 offensive tackle in the 2018 class, was asked by an Ohio..." June 03

  • 5-Star LB Prospect Teradja Mitchell Commits to Ohio State over FSU

    Bleacher Report "The Ohio State Buckeyes landed one of the top talents in the 2018 recruiting class when Teradja Mitchell announced his commitment to the school Friday, according to ESPN's Tom VanHaaren. The 5-star outside linebacker ranks 16th overall in the country, and tops at his position, per Scout...." June 03

  • Ohio State hails itself as the ‘fastest team in college football’

    Sportsnaut "The Ohio State Buckeyes might very well be favorites to win the national title this upcoming college football season. There’s a whole heck of a lot of talent on this roster, including quarterback J.T. Barrett and running back Mike Weber on the offensive side of the ball. As Ohio State prepares..." May 27

  • 4-star LB Dallas Gant commits to Ohio State

    Fanrag Sports "One of the nation’s best defensive prospects out of the 2018 class is heading to Ohio State. Four-star outside linebacker Dallas Gant announced on Tuesday that he is verbally committing to head coach Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound defender hails from Toledo (St. John’s..." May 16

  • Ohio State adds 4-star CB Sevyn Banks to incredible 2018 class

    247 Sports "Orlando (Fla.) Jones cornerback Sevyn Banks has announced a commitment to Ohio State. Banks made his announcement just over a week after attending the Buckeyes’ spring game on April 15. “They came to practice and love how I play and move,” Banks told 247Sports’ Blake Alderman. “I like the..." April 27

  • Ohio State lands 4-star DE Brenton Cox

    Bleacher Report "Ohio State picked up another key piece for its 2018 recruiting class Tuesday with a commitment from defensive end Brenton Cox. Cox broke the news on his Twitter page. Cox is a 4-star prospect who checks in as the No. 53 overall recruit in the 2018 class, according to the Scout.com rankings. " April 26