Ohio State Rumors & News

  • Ohio State's Joey Bosa could be the next Von Miller

    Fox Sports - College Football "As Denver Broncos Super Bowl MVP Von Miller reminded us yet again, there's perhaps no more impactful player on a football field than an unstoppable pass-rusher -- more so even than a star quarterback like Cam Newton. As NFL teams turn their attention toward this spring's draft they'll..." February 09

  • Ohio State WR Corey Smith granted 6th year of eligibility, Urban Meyer confirms

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer confirmed on his National Signing Day radio show that receiver Corey Smith has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA. Smith suffered a broken leg last year against Indiana and missed the final eight games of the season, including the Fiesta Bowl win..." February 04

  • Meyer eyeing Harbaugh's recruiting stunts, but no plans to copy them

    ESPN "Urban Meyer has taken notice of the recruiting tactics of his new rival after a full year of competing head to head with Michigan's Jim Harbaugh. Just don't expect the Buckeyes coach to copy them and start sleeping over at the houses of recruits, climbing trees or taking his shirt off at..." February 02

  • Four-star athlete Jordan Fuller picks Ohio State

    Michigan Live "Jordan Fuller won't be in Michigan's recruiting class. But Michigan will still see plenty of him over the next four years. Fuller, a four-star athlete/defensive back from Old Tappan High School in New Jersey announced his commitment to Ohio State on Monday evening. Michigan had been..." February 02

  • Ohio State 4-Star QB Commit Dwayne Haskins Says “No One Will Stop Me” From The Heisman Trophy

    College Spun "Dwayne Haskins Jr. has only been committed to Ohio State for a couple weeks, but the Buckeyes’ four-star quarterback pledge already has some big plans for his time in Columbus. He plans on competing for a Heisman Trophy, for example. “No one will stop me” from earning the opportunity to..." January 26

  • Keyshon Camp, a DT who was just offered by Ohio State, announces decommitment from USC

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A few hours before five-star defensive tackle Rashard Lawrence of Monroe (La.) Neville committed to LSU over Ohio State on Friday, the Buckeyes offered another defensive tackle. That prospect was four-star defensive tackle Keyshon Camp of Lakeland (Fla.) Lake Gibson. At the time 6-foot-4,..." January 25

  • Ohio State football player Adolphus Washington pleads guilty to solicitation

    Columbus Dispatch "Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of soliciting for prostitution. If he completes a program known as "John school" before his sentencing date of Feb. 16 , the charge will be dismissed in Franklin County Municipal Court, his attorney..." January 19

  • 4-star QB Dwayne Haskins Jr. flips to Ohio State, spurns Maryland

    The Score "Ohio State has landed coveted four-star quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. for its 2016 class. A former Maryland commit, he flipped to Ohio State on Monday. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound pocket passer said in a lengthy letter that he's always wanted to be a Buckeye." January 19

  • Surprise Ohio State visitor Keandre Jones reportedly flips from Maryland to the Buckeyes

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State had a surprise official visitor this weekend in four-star linebacker Keandre Jones of Olney (Md.) Good Counsel. And now, according to Scott Greene of Terrapin Nation in the Rivals recruiting network, Jones has flipped his verbal commitment from Maryland to Ohio State. Ohio State..." January 18

  • Coconut Creek's Binjimen Victor commits to Ohio State

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Coconut Creek receiver Binjimen Victor has committed to Ohio State, the senior announced on Monday afternoon. “Going through this process was very tough for me but at the end of the day I can only further my college career at one school,” Victor wrote on Twitter. “For the next four years I will..." January 18

  • Braxton Miller felt underutilized by Ohio State during senior season

    The Score "Braxton Miller's debut as a wide receiver in 2015 was as explosive as they come, with the former star quarterback catching three balls for 79 yards and a touchdown, while also adding a spin move for the ages against Virginia Tech. Despite the jaw-dropping start, the former Big 10 offensive..." January 15

  • OSU loses another underclassman, WR Michael Thomas, to NFL draft

    ESPN "The list of Ohio State players leaving eligibility on the table to head to the NFL continues to grow, and wide receiver Michael Thomas is the latest to add his name. The redshirt junior, who led the Buckeyes in receptions and touchdown catches last season, is now the eighth underclassmen to..." January 05

  • Maurice Clarett arrested for OVI after refusing blood-alcohol test

    Fox Sports "Former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett was charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired (OVI) as well as a turn signal violation in central Ohio on Sunday. According to municipal court records, Clarett was pulled over in Morrow County, which is north of Columbus, by highway patrol...." January 05

  • Buckeyes' Darron Lee opts for draft

    ESPN "Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee is the latest Buckeyes player to announce his intentions to enter the NFL draft. The third-year sophomore posted on Twitter on Saturday that he will forgo his final two seasons in Columbus." January 03

  • Ohio State star Joey Bosa ejected from Fiesta Bowl for targeting after hit on Notre Dame QB

    New York Daily News "Ohio State’s NFL-bound defensive end Joey Bosa was ejected from the Fiesta Bowl in the first quarter for targeting. The penalty came when Bosa lowered his head and hit Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer in the midsection with the crown of his helmet with 5:26 left in the first quarter. The..." January 01

  • Urban Meyer: Joey Bosa, Cardale Jones, Ezekiel Elliott to enter draft

    ESPN "Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa was keeping his future plans a secret until after the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl, but his coach may have spoiled it one day early. On Thursday morning, Urban Meyer named the star junior and potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick among the players who had already..." December 31

  • Buckeyes' Urban Meyer reiterates lack of interest in jump to NFL

    ESPN "At least one NFL team reached out recently to gauge Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's interest in leaving the college level. But Meyer isn't going anywhere. Meyer wouldn't identify the NFL team that had contacted him about a potential job, but he confirmed there had been interest in him as a..." December 31

  • Cardale Jones confirms he’ll enter 2016 NFL Draft

    Pro Football Talk "Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones told reporters Wednesday he is not transferring and will enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Jones is a 23-year old junior. After helping the Buckeyes win the national championship last season, he consulted the NFL’s underclass advisory committee and eventually held a..." December 30

  • Ezekiel Elliott says he didn't know license was suspended

    ESPN "Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott said he wasn't aware his driver's license had been suspended, an issue that resulted in citations tied to his minor car accident before the team's departure for the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl. In his first public comments since the incident, the star junior..." December 29

  • Ezekiel Elliott cited for car crash, per report

    Land-Grant Holy Land "Though details are scarce at this point, former Columbus area attorney Craig Calcaterra reports Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott was cited in a "car crash" before the team's flight to Phoenix yesterday. Calcaterra, a currently non-practicing lawyer, is the lead baseball writer at..." December 28

  • 4-star QB Tristen Wallace flips to Oregon from Ohio State

    The Score "Ohio State's loss is Oregon's win, as four-star quarterback Tristen Wallace has flipped his commitment to the Ducks." December 14

  • Greg Schiano expected to join Ohio State as defensive coordinator

    ESPN "Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano is expected to become the defensive coordinator at Ohio State, a source told ESPN Insider Adam Schefter. Schiano would replace Chris Ash, who was introduced as head coach at Rutgers earlier this week. Schiano also would be named associate head..." December 12

  • Ohio State suspends star DT Adolphus Washington for Fiesta Bowl

    CBS Sports "Ohio State has suspended star defensive tackle Adolphus Washington for its Fiesta Bowl game against Notre Dame after Washington was cited for solicitation, a first-degree misdemeanor, by Columbus police on Wednesday evening. Washington's court date is set for December 17. "Disciplinary action..." December 11

  • 4 Ohio State DT Adolphus Washington cited for solicitation

    USA Today "Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington was cited for solicitation on Wednesday night, a school official confirmed to Columbus TV stattion ABC6. The citation is a misdemeanor and will lead to a Dec. 17 court date for the Buckeyes senior, athletic department spokesman Jerry Emig told the..." December 10

  • Rutgers close to hiring Ohio State DC Chris Ash as head coach

    Yahoo! Sports "An Ohio State coordinator is reportedly getting a head coaching job for the second year in a row. Rutgers is reportedly close to hiring OSU co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash as its new head coach. The school is looking for a replacement for Kyle Flood, who was suspended during the season and..." December 05

  • Rose Bowl could pass on Big Ten title game loser and take Ohio State

    ESPN "If the Big Ten champion finishes in the top four of the College Football Playoff, the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual does not have to choose the loser of the game between No. 4 Iowa and No. 5 Michigan State. In addition, Rose Bowl management committee chairman Scott Jenkins..." December 03

  • Urban Meyer: 'Wasn't the place' for Ezekiel Elliott's outburst

    ESPN "Urban Meyer couldn't argue with the message that his star running back delivered, but the Ohio State coach wasn't happy with the setting where Ezekiel Elliott delivered it. Elliott apologized to Meyer for criticizing the coaching staff and won't face discipline as the Buckeyes prepare for a..." November 23

  • Ezekiel Elliott apologizes for rant, said he knew he was leaving OSU before Saturday

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Things are calming down in Columbus. Ezekiel Elliott has apologized for lashing out about Ohio State's playcalling Saturday against Michigan State. Elliott received the ball twice in the second half and put the onus on the coaching staff for not putting the team "in the right situations to win..." November 23

  • Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott rips play-calling

    The Score "Ohio State superstar running back Ezekiel Elliott clearly wasn't happy with his team's play-calling in its loss to Michigan State. "I deserve more than 11 carries. I really do," he said. "I can't speak for the play-caller. I don't know what was going on." Elliott wasn't the only one, as..." November 23

  • Cardale Jones, Ezekiel Elliott appear headed to the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "After Ohio State’s loss to Michigan State today, quarterback Cardale Jones and running back Ezekiel Elliott both suggested that they’re heading to the NFL. Jones wrote on Twitter that it was his last game at Ohio Stadium. Elliott also tweeted after the game that it was his last game at Ohio..." November 22

  • CFP: First five unchanged, but Sooners and Cowboys move up rankings

    ESPN "Both Oklahoma State and Oklahoma moved up in this week's iteration of the College Football Playoff rankings, but the Big 12 rivals remain outside of the top five. The top teams in the CFP rankings remain unchanged with Clemson leading the way followed by Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame and..." November 18

  • J.T. Barrett arrest video: ‘I’m the quarterback of Ohio State’

    Larry Brown Sports "Video of J.T. Barrett’s arrest video has surfaced, and the quarterback tries to get out of trouble by telling officers that he’s the Ohio State quarterback. Barrett was arrested on Halloween for operating a motor vehicle while impaired. In the video obtained by TMZ Sports, he is seen being..." November 12

  • College Football Playoff Rankings: Tide up to No. 2, Irish join the party

    CBS Sports "The second edition of the College Football Playoff Rankings was released Tuesday night, and there was a bit of a shakeup at the top, which was to be expected after Alabama's win over previous No. 2 LSU. Clemson remained in the top spot following a win over Florida State. It will be interesting..." November 11

  • Judge suspends J.T. Barrett's license, imposes $400 fine for OVI charge

    Columbus Dispatch "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett’s OVI case was resolved this morning with a Franklin County judge suspending his license for 180 days. Municipal Court Judge H. William Pollitt Jr. also imposed a $400 fine and ordered Barrett to complete a three-day alcohol education program. In court,..." November 10

  • Buckeyes to start J.T. Barrett after QB serves one-game ban

    ESPN "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett will return to his starting role after serving a one-game suspension following his arrest on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, coach Urban Meyer said Monday. Despite improving his record as a starter to 11-0 in the Buckeyes' 28-14..." November 09

  • J.T. Barrett gives speech to teammates during halftime of one-game ban

    ESPN "J.T. Barrett still found a way to make an impact for Ohio State while sitting out a suspension and watching the Buckeyes' 28-14 win over Minnesota from the press box, joining his teammates in the locker room at halftime and delivering a pep talk. The starting quarterback for the Buckeyes (No...." November 08

  • Could Cardale Jones grab Ohio State's starting QB job again?

    Fox Sports - College Football "Boiling down the quarterback situation at Ohio State this season in a few sentences is not easy. That was true before the season started. True when Cardale Jones remained the starter despite inconsistent play in the first seven games. True when coach Urban Meyer shifted gears in the..." November 06

  • 4-Star Running Back Kareem Walker Announces Decommitment From Ohio State: “The Relationship Has Changed”

    College Spun "Four-star running back Kareem Walker, the top rusher in the 2016 class according to 247Sports, has announced his decommitment from Ohio State. Walker released a statement on Twitter, citing a change in his relationship with the school as a factor in his decision." November 04

  • Five-star Ohio State commit Nick Bosa suffers season-ending knee injury

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Five-star Ohio State commit Nick Bosa, the younger brother of Buckeyes star Joey Bosa, will miss the rest of his senior season because of a knee injury, his high school's athletic director told the South Florida Sun Sentinel on Tuesday. Bosa, a star senior defensive lineman for defending..." November 04

  • Clemson, LSU, Ohio State and Alabama top four in CFP rankings

    ESPN "Being undefeated doesn't guarantee you a spot in the top four of the College Football Playoff as Alabama at 7-1 joins undefeated Clemson (No. 1) , LSU (No. 2) and defending champion Ohio State (No. 3) atop the season's first rankings. Though ranked seventh in the AP poll, the Tide leaped over..." November 03

  • Urban Meyer concerned J.T. Barrett tarnished his reputation

    The Score "After J.T. Barrett was cited for driving under the influence early Saturday morning, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer had Barrett at his house to discuss the issue. At his press conference Monday, Meyer revealed some of the details from the conversation with his quarterback. Meyer said he..." November 03

  • J.T. Barrett Lost His Ohio State Scholarship For Semester

    The Big Lead "J.T. Barrett was suspended for one game by Ohio State after being arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. The suspension itself did not appear to be necessary, under the school’s guidelines. Ohio State has taken the punishment a step further, revoking his scholarship for the..." November 02

  • J.T. Barrett suspended after arrest for operating vehicle while intoxicated

    ESPN "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett has been suspended one game after being arrested early Saturday morning on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated near campus. The school announced that Barrett was cited with a misdemeanor offense of OVI and will serve the suspension for top-ranked..." October 31

  • Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett arrested for driving under the influence

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State's J.T. Barrett, one week after he made his first start of the season for the Buckeyes, was arrested early Saturday for operating a vehicle while impaired, according to a report by ElevenWarriors.com. This quarterback situation for the Buckeyes may not be settled after..." October 31

  • Ohio State reports minor NCAA violations, 2 involving Braxton, Cardale

    CBS Sports "Ohio State self-reported 29 total violations across all sports to the NCAA from February 1 to September 10, according to records obtained by The Lantern. Of the 29 violations, six were by the Ohio State football team -- the most of any sport. All of the violations reported to the NCAA were..." October 29

  • Buckeyes QB J.T. Barrett: 'I can do the same things' as Cardale Jones

    ESPN "J.T. Barrett might not have the strongest arm on Ohio State's roster, but he wants to make it clear that this doesn't mean his arm is weak. In a passionate post-practice media session, Barrett spent nearly two minutes defending his ability to throw deep down the field, particularly as it..." October 29

  • Urban Meyer talks 'militaristic' coaching, Jameis Winston crab leg theft

    CBS Sports "Apparently the new, hip thing in the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry is to take one's bye week to hang out with political figures. Last week, Jim Harbaugh paid a visit to the White House and spoke with President Barack Obama; this week, Urban Meyer made an appearance on Fox News' "The O'Reilly..." October 27

  • Urban Meyer says Ohio State done with 2-QB system

    The Score "Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer met with media Wednesday, one day after announcing J.T. Barrett would take over for Cardale Jones as the starting quarterback. It wasn't just a change at the starting position for the Buckeyes' signal-callers, as the team will scrap the two-quarterback system..." October 22

  • J.T. Barrett to start at quarterback for Ohio State this weekend

    ESPN "J.T. Barrett will start at quarterback for Ohio State on Saturday against Rutgers, coach Urban Meyer told reporters Tuesday. Meyer called the switch from Cardale Jones a "difficult decision" but attributed his decision to how Barrett played last week, along with his red zone and third-down..." October 20

  • Urban Meyer praises J.T. Barrett, says 'let me evaluate' starting QB role

    ESPN "A change might be coming at quarterback for Ohio State, but a final decision will have to wait for now. Again. After two productive weeks coming off the bench in the red zone and then seeing his role expand to essentially taking over the offense on a full-time basis, J.T. Barrett appears to..." October 19

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