Ohio State Rumors & News

  • Nick Bosa knows he's ready for the NFL but wants a national title like his brother

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Let's all be honest. Nick Bosa would be ready for the NFL. You know it. Opponents know it. He knows it. "I think I would," Bosa said Friday after Ohio State's practice. "But an extra year of development is really important. I think I'll be a lot more ready next year." He doesn't have a..." December 16

  • Ohio State's Barrett starts Big Ten championship

    Bleacher Report "Six days after having surgery on his right knee, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett will start Saturday's Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin. Eleven Warriors reported the Buckeyes' decision to start Barrett over redshirt freshman Dwayne Haskins as they look to secure a conference..." December 02

  • Urban Meyer won't commit to QB starter for Big Ten title game

    ESPN "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer will make game-day decisions on whether quarterback J.T. Barrett starts and how much he plays in the Big Ten title game after confirming the senior underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Sunday. Barrett aggravated a right knee injury when he was struck on the sideline..." December 01

  • Report: J.T. Barrett Underwent Knee Surgery, Expected to Play vs. Wisconsin

    Bleacher Report "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett is reportedly expected to play in the Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday despite undergoing arthroscopic surgery to remove torn meniscus from his right knee Sunday. Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch..." November 30

  • Video captures J.T. Barrett limping after supposed collision with cameraman

    Awful Announcing "Although Ohio State survived at Michigan on Saturday to remain alive in the College Football Playoff hunt, it did so without starting quarterback J.T. Barrett. Barrett was abruptly announced out with a knee injury, and after in postgame press conferences he and coach Urban Meyer revealed the..." November 28

  • J.T. Barrett (knee) upgraded to probable against Badgers

    ESPN "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett has been upgraded to probable for Saturday's Big Ten championship game against Wisconsin, head coach Urban Meyer said Monday. Barrett aggravated an issue with the cartilage in his right knee before and during this past weekend's victory over rival Michigan...." November 27

  • Meyer: Barrett's injury status won't be known for a couple days

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said on Sunday's Big Ten Championship Game teleconference that he won't know J.T. Barrett's status for "a couple days." Meyer did add that Barrett is improving. The decision of whether Barrett will play in the Big Ten Championship Game vs. Wisconsin on Dec. 2 will..." November 26

  • JT Barrett says he will play in Big Ten Championship Game

    Yardbarker "JT Barrett says that he will play in the Big Ten Championship Game next weekend against Wisconsin despite his knee injury. The Ohio State quarterback exited the Buckeyes’ game against rival Michigan on Saturday during the third quarter because of his knee. It turns out that his knee was injured..." November 25

  • Urban Meyer claims J.T. Barrett's injury caused by cameraman, wants investigation

    CBS Sports "No. 9 Ohio State beat Michigan 31-20 on Saturday, improving Urban Meyer's record against the Buckeyes' rival to 6-0, but judging by Meyer's press conference after the game you'd think it was Ohio State that lost. Meyer was furious about an injury suffered by Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett. Barrett..." November 25

  • J.T. Barrett leaves Ohio State vs. Michigan game with leg injury

    CBS Sports "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was forced to leave Saturday's game against Michigan after suffering an injury during the third quarter. Barrett scrambled on a second down play, and after he was tackled, he came up appearing to favor his right knee. Barrett was immediately taken to the..." November 25

  • Ohio State LBs Jerome Baker, Dante Booker out vs. Spartans, per reports

    ESPN "Ohio State starting linebackers Jerome Baker and Dante Booker will not play in Saturday's game against Michigan State, according to multiple reports. The Columbus Dispatch reports that both players are dealing with unspecified injuries and aren't expected to play, following a first report by..." November 11

  • With J.T. Barrett, Heisman front runner, Ohio State shows all things are possible

    Sporting News "None of it seemed possible with 5:42 remaining. None of it. Not Ohio State assistant coaches packing into elevator, smiling, hugging, screaming "Just battle! Just battle!" as the doors closed and their feet slammed into the floor. Not the chorus of "Sweet Caroline" ringing in the late-October..." October 30

  • 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