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  • Three-star OL Grant Toutant switches from Penn State to Ohio State

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penn State, which has spent the past few months collecting offensive linemen for its recruiting class of 2020, lost one of them Sunday, when Grant Toutant announced on Twitter that he has de-committed from the Nittany Lions and given a verbal pledge to Ohio State. Toutant is 6 feet 7,..." June 10

  • 5-Star WR Julian Fleming Spurns Penn State and Commits to OSU

    12 Up "Head coach Ryan Day and the Ohio State Buckeyes football program scored a MAJOR win on Friday morning. Catawissa, PA. 5-star wide receiver, Julian Fleming has announced that he will be playing his college football in Columbus come fall 2020. Fleming..." May 31

  • Michigan QB commit J.J. McCarthy: Ohio State coaches lied to me

    247 Sports "Michigan quarterback commit J.J. McCarthy says he grew up loving Ohio State Buckeyes football, but those feelings have evaporated. Why? Aside from the obvious that the quarterback has now committed to playing for Ohio State's hated rival, McCarthy accused Buckeyes head coach..." May 26

  • Tate Martell got the hard truth once Ohio State landed Justin Fields

    Michigan Live "Apparently Ohio State did everything but pack up Tate Martell’s apartment. Because once the Buckeyes landed prized Georgia transfer Justin Fields, the staff delivered the cold, hard truth to the former four-star quarterback Martell, who had been patiently waiting his..." May 15

  • Zach Smith arrested for violating protection order

    Sportsnaut "Former Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver coach Zach Smith was arrested on Thursday for violating a civil protection order in Delaware less than a year after it was filed. Smith, who was accused of repeatedly abusing his ex-wife during their relationship, was taken into custody at the..." May 12

  • Ohio State grabs 2021 four-star recruit Kyle McCord, another QB relationship the Buckeyes must maintain

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kyle McCord can’t call Ohio State his new home until January of 2021, at the earliest, which is when the current high school sophomore could enroll early as a college freshman for winter semester. When it comes to the four-star quarterback from the Class of 2021 who verbally..." April 30

  • Ex-Kentucky QB Hoak transfers to Ohio State

    ESPN "Ohio State is adding quarterback Gunnar Hoak, a graduate transfer from Kentucky. Hoak, who last week entered the NCAA transfer portal, announced Saturday on Twitter that he had accepted an offer to join the Buckeyes. He's set to graduate from Kentucky next week and will have two..." April 28

  • Ohio State QB Matthew Baldwin latest Ohio State QB in enter transfer portal after arrival of Justin Fields

    CBS Sports "If you didn't believe it before, now you can etch it in stone: Ohio State's quarterback battle is over. Former five-star and No. 2 overall prospect Justin Fields transferred from Georgia to Ohio State in January, and is running off Buckeyes..." April 19

  • Michigan assistant Chris Partridge rips former Wolverines assistants who left for Ohio State

    CBS Sports "The Michigan-Ohio State rivalry is one of the biggest in all of American sports, and it never takes a day off. The latest beef in the ongoing drama between the two Big Ten powers involves beef between assistant coaches who aren't afraid to speak their minds. Chris Partridge, the..." April 13

  • Ohio State wide receiver Kamryn Babb suffers knee injury, per report

    Land-Grant Holy Land "Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Kamryn Babb, who missed 2018 with an ACL tear, has been injured again. According to a report by Letterman Row, Babb suffered a knee injury, and that could lead to him missing playing time again this season. Babb came to Ohio State as a..." March 27

  • Urban Meyer reportedly hired by FOX for big pregame show

    Larry Brown Sports "Urban Meyer said he believes he is done with coaching for good after he stepped down at Ohio State, but that does not mean he will be disappearing from the college football landscape going forward. Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports that Meyer has been hired by FOX to..." March 11

  • Ohio State football lands graduate transfer offensive lineman Jonah Jackson

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Former Rutgers offensive lineman Jonah Jackson has decided to transfer to Ohio State. Jackson — who was ranked at the No. 5 overall player on the transfer market this offseason — took to Twitter to announce his decision and will be able to play right away as a graduate..." February 26

  • Ohio State QB Justin Fields granted immediate eligibility waiver to play for Buckeyes

    CBS Sports "Ohio State is looking for a new quarterback to replace the recently-departed Dwayne Haskins, and it could be one of the top-ranked recruits to ever play for the Buckeyes. The NCAA approved a waiver on Friday that allows rising sophomore transfer quarterback Justin Fields to play..." February 08

  • Virginia Tech flips Ohio State commit Doug Nester

    ESPN "Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Virginia Tech started its signing day by flipping ESPN 300 offensive lineman Doug Nester from Ohio State. Nester is the No. 72-ranked prospect in the 2019 class and the No. 2..." February 06

  • Nick Starkel considering transfer to Ohio State

    Larry Brown Sports "Ohio State has an extra scholarship available at the quarterback position now that Tate Martell has transferred, and the player who might end up filling that spot is one Buckeyes fans should be familiar with. Texas A&M quarterback Nick Starkel announced this week that he is..." January 23

  • Urban Meyer Will Reportedly Join Fox Sports Next Season

    Uproxx "During his year-long sabbatical from college football following his retirement from the University of Florida in 2011, Urban Meyer worked as an on-air personality for ESPN. Now that Meyer has decided to call it a career once again after his time with Ohio State, the national title-winning coach..." January 18

  • Ex-Ohio State QB Tate Martell says he's transferring to Miami

    ESPN "Former Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell announced he's transferring to the University of Miami. Twitter Ads info and privacy Tight end Brevin Jordan and safety Bubba Bolden, both of whom attended Bishop Gorman High School in Las..." January 16

  • How Ohio State can unlock Justin Fields’ massive potential

    SB Nation "The highest-rated QB in the recruiting rankings era is a fellow named Vince Young. The second highest-rated is Trevor Lawrence, who just beat up on Nick Saban’s Alabama to win the national championship as a true freshman. The third-highest-rated QB in the..." January 16

  • Three-team race emerging for Ohio State transfer Tate Martell

    247 Sports "247Sports has learned that Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell is looking at Louisville, Miami and West Virginia as potential transfer destinations. Martell is expected to visit all three this week beginning with West Virginia on Sunday. Per Eersports insider Chris Anderson, Martell..." January 13

  • Tate Martell reportedly taking official visit with West Virginia

    Larry Brown Sports "West Virginia is one of the the schools that has been mentioned as a possible destination for soon-to-be transfer quarterback Tate Martell, and it would appear there is mutual interest between the two sides. Schuyler Callihan of DubV Nation reports that Martell was in Morgantown on..." January 13

  • Ohio State QB Tate Martell enters into NCAA transfer portal in wake of Justin Fields joining Buckeyes

    CBS Sports "Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, according to a report from Eleven Warriors. The redshirt freshman played in six games for the Buckeyes in 2018 behind Heisman Trophy finalist Dwayne Haskins. Players in the portal are..." January 10

  • Ruling on Justin Fields' Immediate Eligibility at Ohio State Expected in February

    12 Up "Christmas just came a couple weeks ago. But next month, it may very well come again for fans of the Ohio State Buckeyes. Justin Fields, who recently confirmed he was transferring to OSU from the University of Georgia, is one of the most talented young quarterbacks in college..." January 09

  • Buckeyes QB Dwayne Haskins declares for NFL draft

    ESPN "Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins announced Monday that he will enter the 2019 NFL draft. Haskins is considered the clear-cut top quarterback in the 2019 draft class since Oregon's Justin Herbert decided to stay for his senior season. In his first year..." January 07

  • Ohio State hires Greg Mattison from Michigan, replaces Greg Schiano as defensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "The Michigan-Ohio State rivalry is getting kicked up another notch this offseason with the Buckeyes taking an assistant from the Wolverines. Ohio State announced the hiring of Michigan defensive line coach Greg Mattison as its new co-defensive coordinator. Mattison will serve in the role with..." January 07

  • Michael Jordan declares for 2019 NFL Draft

    Eleven Warriors "Ohio State offensive lineman Michael Jordan will enter the 2019 NFL draft, he announced Friday on Twitter. According to Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal, Jordan will be represented by prominent NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus. A three-year starter for the Buckeyes, Jordan was..." January 05

  • Some of Dwayne Haskins’ teammates believe he’s leaving

    Sportsnaut "Dwayne Haskins should definitely leave Ohio State to enter the 2019 NFL Draft after having a record-breaking campaign for the Buckeyes in 2018. And according to a report, at least some of his teammates believe he’s going to make that decision. “Per a league..." January 05

  • Reports: Former five-star quarterback Justin Fields transferring to Ohio State

    CBS Sports "Former five-star quarterback Justin Fields is transferring to Ohio State. Letterman Row first reported the news, and 247Sports' Ohio State site Bucknuts confirmed it. The move had been rumored since it became public that Fields would be transferring..." January 04

  • Urban Meyer investigation cost double what was originally budgeted

    College Football Talk "Urban Meyer‘s suspension cost the since-retired Ohio State head coach somewhere in the neighborhood of $600,000. The probe that led to the suspension, as it turned out, cost the university even more monetarily — not to mention what it did to its reputation..." January 04

  • Shelley Meyer: 'Would be ecstatic' if Urban didn't coach again

    ESPN "In the wake of Ohio State's victory in the Rose Bowl, Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer reaffirmed his belief that he has coached his last football game. "I know this is relatively young, but I started young -- 17 years as a head coach, 33 years doing this," Meyer, 54,..." January 02

  • Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins: 'I'd be fine staying or leaving'

    ESPN "Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins has yet to announce if he will enter the NFL draft or return to school but made it clear that, regardless of what he decides, he is ready for the next level. "I feel like if I were to leave I'd be fine," Haskins said Saturday...." December 29

  • Ohio State's Haskins receives 1st-round projection for 2019 NFL Draft

    The Score "Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins received a first-round projection for the 2019 NFL Draft from the NFL's college personnel advisory board, league and school sources told Chris Mortensen of ESPN. " December 23

  • Urban Meyer reportedly set to become assistant athletic director at Ohio State

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When Urban Meyer steps away as Ohio State’s coach after the Rose Bowl, he’ll still have a view of the football program. From across the street and 10 stories up. Meyer’s new office won’t be in the Woody Hayes Athletic Center football building...." December 23

  • Did Ohio State QB Tate Martell take a shot at Justin Fields on Twitter?

    Saturday Down South "Former 5-star recruit Justin Fields intends to transfer from Georgia following the Sugar Bowl against Texas, and Ohio State has emerged as a potential front-runner to land the talented quarterback’s services. However, that isn’t sitting well with a quarterback currently on..." December 22

  • Urban Meyer says he might not have retired if Ohio State lost to Michigan

    Larry Brown Sports "The annual Ohio State-Michigan football game is one of the biggest rivalries in sports, and Urban Meyer this week tried to put into perspective exactly what it has meant to him during his tenure in Columbus. While discussing his impending retirement in an interview with 10TV, Meyer..." December 21

  • Justin Fields likely to transfer to Ohio State

    Larry Brown Sports "Georgia quarterback Justin Fields has made up his mind about transferring, and it sounds as though the freshman knows where he is heading. Kyle Rowland of The Toledo Blade reported on Friday that there is increasing momentum for Fields to transfer to Ohio State. One of the reasons for..." December 21

  • Ohio State's Urban Meyer to co-teach course on character and leadership

    USA Today "Urban Meyer, who's stepping down as Ohio State football coach after the Rose Bowl, will co-teach a course on character and leadership at the university next year. "I met with Gene (athletic director Gene Smith) and I met with my family because am I going to commit..." December 21

  • Five-star DE Zach Harrison commits to Ohio State

    CBS Sports "One of the most anticipated announcements during the early signing period came Wednesday afternoon for five-star defensive end Zach Harrison, who chose Ohio State over Michigan and Penn State.  As of Wednesday morning, 247Sports' crystal ball had Harrison as a heavy..." December 19

  • Four-Star 2019 Defensive Back Jordan Battle Flips Commitment From Ohio State to Alabama

    Eleven Warriors "Jordan Battle has long been one of the top-rated commitments in Ohio State's 2019 recruiting class. In fact, the St. Thomas Aquinas four-star had been the highest rated defensive pledge for some time now; dating all the way back to his commitment on June..." December 19

  • Dwan Mathis flips from Ohio State football to Georgia

    Detroit Free Press "Local quarterback product Dwan Mathis has flipped his college commitment.  One week after saying that he was staying with Ohio State, despite head coach Urban Meyer retiring at the end of the season, the Oak Park quarterback announced on Wednesday that he has flipped from..." December 19

  • Ohio State is frontrunner for Georgia QB Justin Fields

    247 Sports "Ohio State has emerged as the frontrunner to land former five-star quarterback Justin Fields, who is expected to leave the University of Georgia after his freshman season, according to the Toledo Blade. With the Buckeyes' quarterback room possibly uncertain next season pending..." December 18