Ohio State Rumors & News

  • 5-Star LB Baron Browning Announces Commitment To Ohio State

    The Spun "Browning also had offers from Alabama, Texas, Florida State, and many more big time programs. The linebacker is from Texas, as noted in his commitment tweet. Rather than stay home and commit to Texas, which now has Tom Herman as its head coach, Browning decided it was time to “spread his wings”..." December 02

  • Four-star LB Pete Werner decommits from Notre Dame: Is his landing spot Ohio State?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star linebacker Pete Werner of Indianapolis (Ind.) Cathedral has been committed to Notre Dame since March, but he visited Ohio State on Saturday for its dramatic win over Michigan. Then Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell had an in-home visit with Werner on Monday. Now he's..." November 29

  • Urban Meyer’s Wife Called Him During Post-Game Press Conference, Told Him to Pick Up Milk on His Way Home

    Complex "Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh had two very different post-game press conferences following Ohio State-Michigan, which you’d expect considering one of those teams had to lose an incredibly hard-fought, competitive game. While Harbaugh was heated at some controversial officiating, Meyer breathed a..." November 27

  • Ohio State needs OT to beat Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Thousands of celebratory fans who stormed the field lingered in Ohio Stadium long after they had witnessed an instant classic in the history of one of the greatest rivalries in college football. They wanted to soak in the moment after watching No. 2 Ohio State come back..." November 26

  • Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan, Clemson hold on to top four spots

    ESPN "With wins by each of the top four teams this past weekend, the College Football Playoff rankings remain unchanged at the top ahead of an intriguing rivalry weekend slate of games. Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson continue to hold the inside track for spots in the PlayStation Fiesta..." November 23

  • Michigan students use dorm lights to send vulgar message to Ohio State

    Fox Sports "It's rivalry week in college football, and nowhere do the embers of hate burn more brightly than in the Midwest, as Michigan and Ohio State get set to battle in Columbus on Saturday. As we know, the stakes are insanely high this weekend. Not only is it a battle of No. 2 vs. No. 3, but also a..." November 22

  • Good luck finding an 'M' on the Ohio State campus this week

    Sporting News - NCAAF "It's Michigan-Ohio State, which means you won't see the word "Michigan" anywhere, but simply TSUN (translation: "That School Up North," as longtime Buckeyes coach Woody Hayes used to say). In fact, as tradition has it, when it's Michigan week, you won't even see the letter "M" in a lot of..." November 22

  • No. 2 Ohio State escapes Michigan State 17-16

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Urban Meyer and his team could only breathe a sigh of relief after barely escaping a trap game. With their annual showdown against arch-rival Michigan looming next Saturday, No. 2 Ohio State nearly got taken down by the other Michigan team in the Big Ten. Michigan..." November 19

  • Pomona lineman Jake Moretti flips commitment from Ohio State to Colorado

    Denver Post "Pomona four-star lineman Jake Moretti, the state’s top football recruit in the class of 2017, said he will attend the University of Colorado, changing his commitment from Ohio State. Moretti announced his decision via Twitter on Thursday night. Moretti, who has missed his senior season because..." November 18

  • Barrett, Samuel lift No. 5 Ohio State in rout of Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "For the second week in a row, Ohio State crushed a Big Ten opponent. The Buckeyes made Maryland their latest victim as J.T. Barrett accounted for four touchdowns and Curtis Samuel scored three times in fifth-ranked Ohio State's 62-3 victory on Saturday in College Park, Md. A week..." November 12

  • No. 6 Ohio State crushes No. 10 Nebraska 62-3

    The Sports Xchange "All the questions about Ohio State's sluggish offense were put to rest emphatically on Saturday night. J.T. Barrett led an offensive juggernaut, throwing for 290 yards and four touchdowns as No. 6 Ohio State rolled to a convincing 62-3 rout of No. 10 Nebraska in Columbus, Ohio. The..." November 06

  • No. 6 Ohio State avoids upset against Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "Just when it looked like sixth-ranked Ohio State might be in danger of a second straight loss, the Buckeyes' offense and defense came through with the game -- and possibly the season -- teetering on the brink of doom. Curtis Samuel scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 3-yard run with 9:43..." October 29

  • Weber helps No. 2 Buckeyes slide past Hoosiers

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer described Ohio State's recent matchups with Indiana during the past week as "swing as hard as you can" type of games. The No. 2 Buckeyes got what their coach expected Saturday. After basically running through the first four opponents on the schedule, Ohio..." October 08

  • Barrett sets record as No. 2 Ohio State routs Rutgers 58-0

    The Sports Xchange "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, on a record-setting day for his second-ranked Buckeyes, was most pleased with the closing minutes of the first half. Junior quarterback J.T. Barrett, who set the school record for career touchdown passes, directed a 53-yard touchdown drive late in the half,..." October 01

  • Danny Clark, '17 QB pledged to Ohio State football since his freshman year, decommits from Buckeyes

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Danny Clark, the 2017 quarterback with a Block O tattoo on his arm, had been committed to Ohio State football since December of 2013. In a lengthy statement posted on Tuesday morning, Clark announced that he's officially decommitting from the Buckeyes, and that he'll open up his recruitment for..." September 27

  • LSU football reportedly will ‘gauge the interest’ of Nick Saban, Urban Meyer and others

    Sportsnaut "After firing Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, LSU football is reportedly setting its sights on the top coaches in the nation, including Nick Saban and Urban Meyer. Currently, the LSU football program is under the interim guidance of former USC interim Ed Orgeron, who coached the..." September 27

  • Ohio State LB Justin Hilliard Announces He’s Out 6 Months

    College Spun "Ohio State linebacker Justin Hilliard announced Friday that he’ll be out at least six months with an injury. Friday afternoon, Ohio State redshirt freshman linebacker Justin Hilliard announced on Instagram that he will be out six months with an injury. The photo shows Hilliard with his left arm..." September 24

  • Ohio State has rules in place to avoid dropping ball in celebration before TD

    Larry Brown Sports "Premature celebration has been a huge issue in the early part of the college football season, and it has cost more than one team a touchdown. In order to prevent it from happening to the Ohio State Buckeyes, Urban Meyer has two very important rules in place. When asked about players dropping..." September 22

  • Ohio State’s Greg Schiano hits bicyclist with his car

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Schiano hit a bicyclist with his car early Thursday morning, The Columbus Dispatch reported. The 26-year-old male bicyclist suffered a head injury, but is expected to fine. “We are very concerned about the young man who was injured,” said Chris Davey,..." September 22

  • Jim Harbaugh takes jab at Urban Meyer for a very surprising reason

    Fox Sports "Jim Harbaugh has shown an affinity for a lot of things through the years, be it satellite camps, rapping, and yes, even milk. If you'll remember back to last year, a small child asked Harbaugh about drinking milk, and Harbaugh gave a near-perfect response: "Drink as much milk as your little..." September 20

  • The five college football programs with the most NFL players

    Fox Sports - College Football "Which colleges produce the most future NFL players? With preseason cuts officially over, we decided to take a look. Obviously these numbers are subject to change -- based on injuries, free agent signings and general roster transactions -- but as of right now, here are the five schools which..." September 14

  • No. 4 Ohio State trounces Tulsa

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After dominating with a prolific offensive display in the opener, No. 4 Ohio State won with defense in Week 2. The Buckeyes returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the final minutes of the first half that propelled them to a 48-3 victory over Tulsa on Saturday..." September 10

  • Barrett throws 6 TDs as No. 6 Ohio State rolls 77-10

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Any questions that Urban Meyer had about a young Ohio State team with only six returning starters was quickly put to rest on Saturday. With quarterback J.T. Barrett tying a school record by throwing six touchdown passes and rushing for one, and Curtis Samuel scoring three..." September 03

  • Braxton Miller is Bringing DJ Khaled to The Ohio State Season Opener

    Complex "Braxton Miller is, of course, an Ohio State fan. As for DJ Khaled? We don’t know. Because he’s a Miami guy, we would assume he supports The U. However, Khaled will join Miller on the sidelines at tomorrow’s Ohio State season opener against Bowling Green." September 03

  • Buckeyes safety Cam Burrows likely out for season

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cam Burrows was a curious omission from the depth chart Ohio State football chart that was released on Tuesday. Now we know why. Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said on Wednesday that Burrows, a fourth-year junior, is likely to miss the entire 2016 season with a foot injury. Meyer did not go..." September 01

  • Ohio State WR Torrance Gibson suspended for season

    Land of 10 "Gibson, a redshirt freshman, is a former 4-star quarterback who was set to make the transition from QB to wide receiver after sitting out last season. He was expected to contribute in 2016. Last year, a lack of confidence pushed him down the depth chart and pushed into his life away from..." August 29

  • Urban Meyer's Brother-In-Law -- Charged with Kidnapping, Rape

    TMZ "The brother-in-law of Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has been charged with rape, kidnapping and more ... stemming from a January incident, TMZ Sports has learned. The suspect is former Chillicothe police officer Brandon Mather -- who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the back..." August 27

  • Ohio State lands 4-star receivers Trevon Grimes, Tyjon Lindsey

    College Spun "Ohio State recruiting has been crazy for years under Urban Meyer. The 2017 class may be kicking things up to a new level. The Buckeyes’ chances to eclipse Alabama and claim the No. 1 recruiting class is bolstered today, with the pick-up of a pair of the nation’s best wide receivers. Trevon..." August 22

  • Dismissed Ohio State RB Dunn charged with domestic violence

    Columbus Dispatch "A warrant has been issued for the arrest of former Ohio State running back Bri’onte Dunn after he was charged this afternoon with domestic violence and assault. Dunn was involved in an altercation on July 17 with his girlfriend. She called 911. “My boyfriend hit me really bad,” she told a..." August 06

  • J.T. Barrett lost full scholarship over summer for DWI

    Sportsnaut "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was busted for driving under the influence last year. He was suspended for one game at the time, and now new information has emerged about further discipline the university imposed for his mistake. While it may not seem like a harsh punishment, Barrett had to..." July 27

  • Terrelle Pryor can visit Ohio State as five-year ban comes to a close

    The Comeback "Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s five-year disassociation ban from the school expired Tuesday, meaning Pryor can now return to and associate with his alma mater. Pryor was given a notice by Buckeyes’ athletic director Gene Smith on July 26, 2011 saying the school could not..." July 26

  • 4-star CB Amir Riep commits to Ohio State

    Eleven Warriors "Finding the right fit for your college football program isn't just about what happens on the field, but off it as well. Today, Ohio State added a key piece. How will that commitment impact the Buckeyes? Moments ago, Ohio State landed yet another commitment from one of the state's top prospects..." July 24

  • Danny Clark on his status with Ohio State: 'I don't care if they bring in Joe Namath'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Danny Clark said he was in "lion mode." Clark, an Ohio State quarterback commitment who has been a part of the Buckeyes' 2017 recruiting class since he was a freshman, was referring to the level of competitiveness he felt inside when participating in Ohio State's Friday Night Lights camp...." July 24

  • Ohio State lands 4-star DE Chase Young at Friday Night Lights event

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star defensive end Chase Young of Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha Catholic came to Ohio State's Friday Night Lights camp on commitment watch. According to multiple reports, it happened. Rated the No. 3 weakside defensive end in the 2017 recruiting class in the 247Sports composite rankings,..." July 23

  • Report: Dunn allegedly hit, choked girlfriend

    The Score "Ohio State announced Monday evening the dismissal of running back Bri'onte Dunn from the program for a violation of team rules. Although Urban Meyer didn't go into detail as what the violation was, reports emerged Tuesday evening that Dunn had a physical altercation with his girlfriend in which..." July 21

  • Running back Bri'onte Dunn dismissed from Ohio State football team

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State running back Bri'onte Dunn has been dismissed from the football team, Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer announced in a statement released by the school on Monday night. According to Meyer's statement, the fifth-year senior was dismissed for an unspecified violation a team rules. Dunn was..." July 18

  • Five-star offensive lineman Wyatt Davis commits to Ohio State

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Ohio State has added yet another commitment to its already stellar 2017 recruiting class. Wyatt Davis, the No. 1 guard in the nation (and No. 14 overall player, per 247Sports) tweeted his commitment to the Buckeyes on Friday. "I have decided to commit to 'THE' Ohio State University!" Davis..." June 25

  • Neurologist found protein associated with CTE in Kosta Karageorge's brain

    Yahoo! Sports "A neurologist who posthumously examined the brain of former Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge said she found a protein that's associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Karageorge, who wrestled at Ohio State and was a walk-on defensive lineman for the Buckeyes, committed..." June 22

  • 4-star RB Todd Sibley flips commitment from Ohio State to Pitt

    The Score "Four-star running back Todd Sibley announced Wednesday both his decommitment from Ohio State and his new pledge to Pitt. The Akron, Ohio native had spent the past year as a Buckeyes commit before announcing the change. The 5-foot-10 tailback also received scholarship offers from Iowa State,..." June 15

  • Ohio State obtains 4-star dual-threat quarterback Tate Martell

    Scout "Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman quarterback Tate Martell announced his commitment to Ohio State on Sunday night. Martell, the No. 1 quarterback in the 2017 class, became the eighth member of the Scout 100 to commit to the Buckeyes. "I love the offense and it's a great fit for me," Martell..." June 13

  • Ohio State selling beer stadium-wide beginning this season

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Cheers, Buckeyes. Ohio State announced Wednesday there will be stadium-wide beer sales for the 2016 football season, expanding off the university's 2015 pilot program that only allowed suite and club level ticketholders to purchase alcohol. The revenue generated by alcohol sales will go..." June 08

  • 2017 5-Star Quarterback Tate Martell Announces Visit To Ohio State

    College Spun "Tate Martell, the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the 2017 class, has been narrowing his list of potential schools since decommitting from Texas A&M in early May. The 5-foot-10, 203-pound prospect revealed a top seven at the end of May, a top six near the end of last week and and a top five..." June 08

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