Ohio State Rumors & News

  • Jaiden Woodbey, teammate of Ohio State signee Wyatt Davis, announces commitment to Buckeyes

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State signed five-star offensive line Wyatt Davis of Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco in the 2017 recruiting class. Now the Buckeyes have another from that high school. Four-star Jaiden Woodbey, the No. 3-rated safety in the 2018 recruiting class in the 247Sports composite rankings,..." February 08

  • Ohio State picks up 4-star receiver Jaylen Harris

    Land of 10 "After a long and occasionally tedious recruiting process, Cleveland Heights (Ohio) 4-star WR Jaylen Harris announced Friday he is committing to Ohio State. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Harris chose the Buckeyes out of a final group of schools that included Michigan State, Penn State, Tennessee and..." January 13

  • Torrance Gibson officially announces transfer from Ohio State, commits to Cincinnati

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Torrance Gibson is officially not coming back to Ohio State. Gibson announced on Twitter on Thursday that he's transferring out of the football program after redshirting as a freshman in 2015, and serving a university-issued suspension this past season. ESPN reported that Gibson has..." January 12

  • Former Buckeye Torrance Gibson headed to Cincinnati, back to QB

    ESPN "Torrance Gibson is plotting his return to college football. And he's eyeing his old position of quarterback. Luke Fickell is hitting the ground running as Cincinnati coach. And in building a roster, he saw a connection to Ohio State, where he was defensive coordinator before becoming the..." January 12

  • Marshon Lattimore intends to enter 2017 NFL Draft

    NFL.com "Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Lattimore announced his decision via Twitter. A third-year sophomore, Lattimore (6 feet, 192 pounds) played his first healthy season as a full-time starter in 2016, and led a talented..." January 11

  • 4-Star WR Tyjon Lindsey Decommits From Ohio State

    The Spun "One of the top wide receivers in the 2017 class has reopened his recruitment one month before signing day. Four-star Tyjon Lindsey of Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman announced his decommitment from Ohio State late last night." January 11

  • Ohio State receives commit from former Alabama 5-star cornerback

    Fanrag Sports "Kendall Sheffield will have quite the impressive dossier of documents he will have signed by the time his college career concludes, because the former Alabama cornerback now intends to sign with Ohio State after a year away from Division I. A former five-star recruit in the 2015 class,..." January 11

  • Alabama betting favorites to take home 2018 National Championship

    Covers.com "Before the confetti was even loaded into the cannons at the 2017 CFP National Championship Game between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide, sportsbooks across Las Vegas were releasing their futures odds to win the 2018 title game. No matter which schools are represented at..." January 10

  • Ohio State RB/WR Samuel entering NFL Draft

    Pro Football Talk "Ohio State running back and wide receiver Curtis Samuel announced on Monday that he plans to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Samuel’s ability to play both positions complicates the evaluation process for NFL teams, but his speed will stand out. A part-time player over his first two seasons, he scored..." January 09

  • Ohio State's Noah Brown taking his talents to NFL

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State wide receiver Noah Brown announced his decision to leave the Buckeyes and enter the NFL Draft. Though it's not uncommon that Ohio State football players leave after one year as starting -- see safety Malik Hooker -- Brown's decision comes as a surprise. "First and foremost, I..." January 08

  • 5-star safety Jeffrey Okudah commits to Ohio State

    Land of 10 "The Buckeyes added a huge commitment at the US Army All-American Game as 5-star cornerback Jeffrey Okudah committed to Ohio State over Florida State and Oklahoma. What are they getting from this big new addition? As a football player The hyperbole around what kind of player Jeffrey Okudah..." January 08

  • Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett is coming back to Buckeyes for a fifth season

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The biggest question looming over Ohio State football heading into preparations for the 2017 season was whether or not Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett would come back for a fifth season. Barrett answered the question on Wednesday. Barrett, who just graduated, announced on his personal..." January 04

  • Raekwon McMillan Declares for 2017 NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan announced Wednesday he's going to skip his senior season with the Buckeyes in order to enter the 2017 NFL draft. Bleacher Report's Barrett Sallee passed along word of the decision. McMillan posted an explanation about his move to the next level on social..." January 04

  • Reports: Kevin Wilson to be Ohio State's offensive coordinator

    Indianapolis Star "So, turns out Kevin Wilson will be back on the Memorial Stadium sideline sooner than you thought. Per multiple reports Tuesday, Wilson has agreed to become Ohio State's offensive coordinator, taking the reins of Urban Meyer's offense days after the Buckeyes were shut out 31-0 by Clemson in the..." January 04

  • Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley announces he's entering NFL Draft

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Half of Ohio State's uber-talented 2016 secondary is officially making the jump to the next level. Buckeyes cornerback Gareon Conley, a fourth-year junior, announced on Tuesday that's forgoing a fifth year and entering the 2017 NFL Draft. Conley was a two-year starters at Ohio State. He..." January 03

  • Ohio State's Malik Hooker reverses course, declares for NFL draft

    Fanrag Sports "While hardly coming as a surprise, Ohio State Buckeyes’ safety Malik Hooker has declared for the 2017 NFL Draft. The sophomore defensive back and the Buckeyes watched their season come to an end on New Year’s Eve as they were trounced by the Clemson Tigers, 31-0, in the College Football Playoff..." January 03

  • Ohio State 'fan' sends incredibly sad, mean email to kicker after Fiesta Bowl

    CBS Sports "Ohio State kicker Tyler Durbin's had a rough couple of games. The Buckeyes' usually consistent kicker missed a pair of field goals against Michigan and then two more in the first quarter against Clemson, with the latter performance contributing to the first shutout loss for Ohio State under Urban..." January 01

  • J.T. Barrett might not be done at Ohio State

    Eleven Warriors "Nearly nothing went right for Ohio State during Saturday night's Fiesta Bowl. The Buckeyes were blasted by Clemson, 31-0, as Urban Meyer was shutout for the first time in his career as a head coach. Following the game, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was asked about his future. Barrett..." January 01

  • Clemson returns to title game with 31-0 romp past Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The title rematch is reality. Clemson would not have it any other way. Deshaun Watson passed for 259 yards and a touchdown and ran for two scores in a dominating 31-0 victory over Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on Saturday, setting up..." December 31

  • Torrance Gibson to enroll in Mississippi junior college as a quarterback

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Urban Meyer said the plan was for Torrance Gibson to return to Ohio State in the fall after serving his season-long suspension. That plan has apparently changed. According to the official Twitter account of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gibson has signed a letter of intent to..." December 13

  • Cincinnati in negotiations with Ohio State assistant Luke Fickell

    USA Today "Talks between Cincinnati and Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell to become its next coach are progressing but not complete, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the negotiations are supposed to be private. The person..." December 09

  • Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington picked for College Football Playoff

    USA Today "The College Football Playoff pairings are set. After months of debate and 14 weeks of games, the committee came down with its final decision Sunday. No. 1 Alabama will play No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl. No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Ohio State will face off in the Fiesta Bowl. The..." December 04

  • 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