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  • Oklahoma State's Jim Knowles Hired by Ohio State as DC on Ryan Day's Staff

    Bleacher Report "Oklahoma State's Jim Knowles will join Ohio State as a defensive coordinator on Ryan Day's staff, per ESPN's Adam Rittenberg. Knowles will replace Kerry Coombs and become Day's third defensive coordinator in three seasons. "What is most..." December 07

  • 2021 Heisman Trophy finalists revealed: Ranking the four contenders

    NFL.com "Michigan edge rusher Aidan Hutchinson, Pitt QB Kenny Pickett, Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud and Alabama QB Bryce Young were announced Monday as finalists for the 2021 Heisman Trophy, college football's most prestigious individual honor. Balloting closed on Monday as well, two days after..." December 06

  • Ohio State Quarterback Quinn Ewers To Enter Transfer Portal

    Eleven Warriors "Quinn Ewers is leaving Ohio State before ever throwing a pass. According to a report by Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel, Ewers informed Ohio State on Friday that he is entering the transfer portal. An Ohio State spokesperson said he could not confirm the report when..." December 03

  • Ohio State's C.J. Stroud named Big Ten offensive player, QB and freshman of the year

    Dispatch "Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud is picking up hardware like his predecessors. As the Big Ten announced the rest of its postseason awards on Wednesday afternoon, Stroud was named the offensive player of the year. He was also recognized as the league’s quarterback of..." December 01

  • Garrett Wilson ‘Mossed’ Michigan on epic touchdown catch

    Larry Brown Sports "Wilson went up and victimized Michigan cornerback Vincent Gray, leaping to catch a perfect jump ball from C.J. Stroud on what would definitely qualify as getting “Mossed.” Gray did not do a lot wrong here. " November 27

  • Michigan, Ohio State get into halftime scuffle in tunnel at Michigan Stadium

    Sporting News "Michigan hasn't beaten Ohio State in nine years, but the rivalry between the Wolverines and Buckeyes is still alive and well in the tunnels of Michigan Stadium. Video surfaced on Saturday of a shouting match between the two teams as they headed to their respective locker rooms for..." November 27

  • Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud draws high praise from Jim Harbaugh

    Clutch Points "It is quite rare for a current or former Michigan coach to say anything positive about an Ohio State player, but head coach Jim Harbaugh sure sees much potential in quarterback C.J. Stroud. Over the past month, Stroud has continued to bolster his resume for the 2021 Heisman Trophy..." November 25

  • Cincinnati moves into top four in new College Football Playoff rankings; Ohio State jumps Alabama

    USA Today "There was guaranteed change among the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday after Oregon, ranked No. 3 last week, was blown out at Utah. What was surprising was there was a change at No. 2 with Ohio State, fresh off its impressive defeat of..." November 23

  • Chris Olave breaks Buckeyes record with TD against Michigan State

    Clutch Points "Ohio State wide receiver Chris Olave just broke the record for most touchdowns in a season by a Buckeye. Olave caught a 45-yard pass to take a 21-0 lead against the number seven Michigan State Spartans. The Ohio State wide receiver has broken the record and he’s in..." November 20

  • Notre Dame beats out Ohio State, Kentucky for 4-star OL Aamil Wagner

    The Athletic "Notre Dame scored a big recruiting win in the state of Ohio, landing a commitment from four-star offensive tackle Aamil Wagner from Wayne High School in Dayton. Wagner, rated the No. 134 overall player in the Class of 2022 in the 247Sports Composite, picked the Fighting Irish over Ohio State,..." November 11

  • Ohio State lands second Class of 2023 commit, 4-star OL Joshua Padilla

    The Athletic "Ohio State added its second commitment in the Class of 2023 on Thursday in in-state four-star offensive linemen Joshua Padilla. The product of Wayne High School near Dayton chose the Buckeyes over offers from Notre Dame, Michigan, Penn State and others. Padilla is the No. 184 overall..." November 04

  • A tale of the Big Ten: Michigan State, Ohio State and the line between good and great

    ESPN "There's a slogan that coaches repeat often: Good is the enemy of great. The idea is simple enough. To settle for good is to abdicate a quest for greatness. Coaches like great. Good is only important in contract negotiations. Aside from Georgia, which..." October 31

  • Ohio State head coach Ryan Day gets honest on C.J. Stroud’s growing Heisman hype

    Clutch Points "Unlike in previous years, there is no clear-cut favorite for the Heisman Trophy award at this point in this season. This has allowed Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud to take advantage of such a golden opportunity. The likes of Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler and North Carolina..." October 21

  • Four-star DE Kenyatta Jackson commits to Buckeyes

    CBS Sports "Ohio State added a major defensive piece to its 2022 recruiting class Tuesday as four-star defensive end Kenyatta Jackson committed to the Buckeyes live on CBS Sports HQ. Jackson, a product of Chaminade-Madonna Prep in Hollywood, Florida, chose Ohio State..." October 19

  • Former Ohio State defensive back De'van Bogard dies in apartment fire

    USA Today "Former Ohio State defensive back De'van Bogard died in an apartment fire early Tuesday morning in Elyria, Ohio. According to the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram, the Elyria Fire Department received a call before 3 a.m. about the fire. Bogard, 27, was found dead inside. Bogard..." October 13

  • Everything Greg Schiano said as Scarlet Knights prepare for Ohio State

    247 Sports "Big Ten football brings Rutgers a challenging but rewarding opportunity Saturday when the Scarlet Knights return to SHI Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey for Week 5's 3:30 p.m. ET game against Ohio State. Second-year head coach Greg Schiano embraces a chance to face the No. 11..." September 27

  • Footage Released of K’Vaughan Pope Quitting On Ohio State During Game

    Total Pro Sports "Ohio State coach Ryan Day announced Sunday that senior linebacker K’Vaughan Pope has been dismissed from the team after he stormed off the field during the No. 11 Buckeyes’ 59-7 win over Akron on Saturday. Pope, who was considered a potential starter for OSU entering the..." September 27

  • Ohio State Buckeyes dismiss LB K'Vaughan Pope after sideline incident

    ESPN "Ohio State senior linebacker K'Vaughan Pope has been dismissed from the team following a highly publicized incident on Saturday in which he was escorted off the field during the Buckeyes' home win against Akron, according to a statement from coach Ryan Day on..." September 27

  • Ohio State's K'Vaughan Pope appears to quit team midgame

    The Score "Ohio State linebacker K'Vaughan Pope appeared to quit the team midgame Saturday after he was replaced in a substitution package in the first half. The senior threw his gloves into the crowd and started to remove his jersey before halftime versus Akron, leading..." September 26

  • Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud to be used only in 'emergency situation' vs. Akron

    The Athletic "Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud likely will be used “only in an emergency situation” on Saturday against Akron, head coach Ryan Day announced Thursday. Stroud, who has started the first three games of this season, has been dealing with an unspecified injury to his throwing..." September 23

  • Buckeyes can still recover from slow start

    247 Sports "Is it time for Ohio State fans to panic? The Buckeyes have not overpowered any of their three opponents so far this season, and the defense continues to struggle. No margin for error exists after the loss to Oregon, and a difficult schedule in the Big Ten remains. But coach Ryan..." September 21

  • 6 Biggest Surprises of the 2021 College Football Season so Far

    Bleacher Report "The 2021 college football season is well underway, and so it goes every year in the sport, there are the usual fair share of expected storylines. The SEC, ACC, Big Ten, and Big 12 look primed to have teams in the College Football Playoff once again. But there have also been some..." September 16

  • Kirk Herbstreit shares concerns over Buckeyes' defense

    247 Sports "The Ohio State Buckeyes were the surprising victims of a loss this weekend, as the Oregon Ducks entered Ohio Stadium and left with a 35-28 win. The Buckeyes gave up 505 total yards of offense in the game. Because of that defensive showing, ESPN College GameDay co-host Kirk Herbstreit is..." September 16

  • Is It Time To Panic About The Ohio State Defense?

    SI "When Alabama picked apart the Buckeye defense in the national championship game, it was easy to say "the Crimson Tide had an historically good offense and several Buckeye players weren't available for various reasons, including CoVID-19. The team was trying to play against one of the..." September 15

  • How can Ohio State possibly move forward with Kerry Coombs as defensive coordinator?

    The Athletic "After 30 minutes of answers that ranged from intentionally vague to outright scathing, it still felt like further clarification was needed from Ohio State head coach Ryan Day. Is Kerry Coombs still this team’s defensive coordinator? “Yes, he’s still the..." September 15

  • Oregon, Iowa surge as Ohio State, Iowa State tumble in USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll

    USA Today "Oregon and Iowa had the splashiest wins in the second full week of the college football season. As a result, they make the most significant jumps in the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll. The Ducks vault all the way from No. 11 to No. 4 on the heels of their victory at Ohio State...." September 12

  • Oregon hilariously trolled Ohio State after upset win

    Larry Brown Sports "The Oregon Ducks came into Columbus on Saturday and stunned the Ohio State Buckeyes, and they left a reminder at midfield as they left. Charlotte Wilder of FOX Sports shared a video of midfield at Ohio Stadium, complete with a small rubber duck placed directly in the middle of the..." September 11

  • Did Oregon get away with targeting on crucial stop against Ohio State?

    Yardbarker "Saturday’s game between Oregon and Ohio State got quite tense late, in part because of a controversial non-call late in the fourth quarter. The Ducks held a 35-28 lead over the Buckeyes, with Ohio State facing a 3rd-and-20 with just over six minutes left. Ohio State wide..." September 11

  • Ohio State drum major totally wiped out in viral video

    Larry Brown Sports "An Ohio State drum major’s day got off to a pretty rough start Saturday ahead of the team’s game against Oregon. In a viral video captured by Adam Jardy of the Columbus Dispatch, the drum major charged out of the tunnel, only to lose his footing and go down..." September 11

  • Ducks head coach Mario Cristobal reflects on recruiting Buckeyes QB C.J. Stroud

    247 Sports "Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud was a hot commodity as a recruit. A 247Sports five-star out of Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) High, Stroud had plenty of West Coast schools after him on the trail, including this week's Ohio State opponent in Oregon. Speaking with the media,..." September 08

  • Buckeyes hit with unspecified absences ahead of opener vs Minnesota

    Clutch Points "The college football season is here and set for some huge games on Thursday night. One of the marquee games is the Ohio State Buckeyes against the Minnesota Gophers. Unfortunately, the Buckeyes got hit with some unfortunate injury news ahead of their season opener. According to..." September 02

  • Buckeyes QB Quinn Ewers reportedly signs NIL deal exceeding $1 million

    247 Sports "Ohio State freshman quarterback Quinn Ewers is reportedly making the most of it during college football's new name, image and likeness era. The former five-star prospect and top-ranked player in the 2022 class who re-classified and skipped his senior year of high..." August 31

  • C.J. Stroud Named Ohio State's Starting QB for Week 1 vs. Minnesota

    Bleacher Report "Ohio State head coach Ryan Day announced Saturday that C.J. Stroud will be the Buckeyes' starting quarterback for their Week 1 game against Big Ten rival Minnesota on Sept. 2. "He has separated himself with his leadership skills, accuracy," Day told..." August 21

  • QB Quinn Ewers easing into role at Ohio State, a 'long way away' from being a factor

    USA Today "Quinn Ewers enrolled in classes at Ohio State over the weekend and practiced with the team for the first time on Monday. But he’s not a factor in the Buckeyes’ preseason camp quarterback competition. Addressing Ewers’ arrival, coach Ryan Day..." August 17

  • Redshirt freshman C.J. Stroud grabs early lead in Ohio State's QB competition

    ESPN "Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud is separating himself in the team's quarterback competition, although no decision on the starting job has been made yet, coach Ryan Day said Monday. Stroud, a redshirt freshman, has been competing with redshirt freshman Jack..." August 16

  • Top College Football Freshmen in Best Position for Key Roles in 2021

    Bleacher Report "No matter the hype, incredible high school players aren't locked into a starting lineup as college freshmen. When these prospects sign a letter of intent, fans and analysts alike are quick to project immediate-impact potential. However, fall camp provides a more realistic outlook..." August 16

  • Ohio State, Iowa State highlight college football preseason All-America teams

    The Athletic "An offense led by a signal caller from North Carolina and a defense that features a pass-rushing option from Alabama along with a ball-hawking corner from LSU highlight The Athletic's college football preseason All-American teams for 2021. Twelve out of the 130 FBS teams had..." August 16

  • Ohio State QB commit Quinn Ewers to enroll with Buckeyes early as No. 1 recruit will skip senior season

    CBS Sports "The three-man Ohio State quarterback battle just got much more interesting. Quinn Ewers, the No. 1 overall prospect in the Class of 2022, has reclassified to the Class of 2021 and will enroll in school this month. Ewers will join the battle that includes includes redshirt..." August 02

  • Top 15 overall prospect Jaheim Singletary decommits from Ohio State Buckeyes

    ESPN "ESPN 300 cornerback Jaheim Singletary decommitted from Ohio State on Sunday. Singletary is the No. 15 prospect overall and was the second-highest-ranked commit in the Buckeyes' class behind quarterback Quinn Ewers, who is the No. 1-ranked recruit. Singletary is a..." August 02

  • No. 1 HS QB Recruit May Skip Senior Season, Enroll At Ohio State To Profit & Bring In Millions Off NIL

    Total Pro Sports "It’s a new day and age for young prospects. The NCAA set new rules allowing collegiate student-athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness, but now it appears to be trickling down to the high school level as well. Quinn Ewers, a star quarterback out of..." July 29

  • Top QB Quinn Ewers could skip senior season to enroll at Ohio State

    Larry Brown Sports "The changes to college athletics allowing players to capitalize on their name, image and likeness could lead Quinn Ewers to skip his senior high school season and enroll in college earlier than expected. Ewers, the No. 1 QB recruit for 2022, decommitted from Texas last October and..." July 28

  • Former Ohio State QB Tate Martell Has Transferred To His 3rd School

    Total Pro Sports "Tate Martell is reportedly on the move again during his college football career. According to Josh Poloha of WFNY in Cleveland, Martell will be transferring to UNLV. As you know, Martell started his career at Ohio State before transferring to Miami. This will be Martell’s third..." July 25

  • Jim Harbaugh Says Michigan Going to Beat Ohio State, Win Big Ten or 'Die Trying'

    Bleacher Report "Having lost five consecutive games to Ohio State as Michigan head coach, Jim Harbaugh made a bold statement about his team on Thursday.  Speaking to reporters, Harbaugh said that the Wolverines are going to beat Ohio State and win the Big Ten "or die..." July 22

  • Shelley Meyer still taking shots at Michigan on social media

    Larry Brown Sports "Urban Meyer may not be the coach at Ohio State anymore, but the family clearly hasn’t forgotten their past — or their rivals. On Saturday, FOX’s college football account sent out a message asking for replies on who their favorite team’s biggest rival is...." July 17

  • Former Ohio State Quarterback Terrelle Pryor Asks NCAA To Reinstate 2010 Wins

    SI "With college athletes now able to profit from their name, image and likeness, former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor shared an open letter on social media which asks the NCAA to reinstate the Buckeyes’ vacated wins from the 2010 season. “The affirmation of..." July 13

  • How Ohio State’s Harry Miller is using new NIL rights to raise money to help children in Nicaragua

    USA Today "When Ohio State offensive lineman Harry Miller was in middle school, he took a mission trip to Nicaragua with a church group from suburban Atlanta. It left a lasting impression. Getting a glimpse of the country’s extreme poverty, he was inspired to return and provide further..." July 12

  • Blue-chip wide receiver Kojo Antwi commits to Ohio State

    Sportsnaut "Wide receiver Kojo Antwi committed Monday to Ohio State, the latest addition to an already star-studded Class of 2022. Antwi, who was born in Ghana and now lives in Suwanee, Ga., announced his commitment on Twitter in a video. " July 05

  • 5-Star DL J.T. Tuimoloau Commits to Ohio State over USC, Oregon, Washington

    Bleacher Report "Defensive lineman J.T. Tuimoloau, who is ranked first in 247Sports' national class of 2021 rankings, has chosen to attend Ohio State. Tuimoloau made the announcement on CBS Sports HQ on Sunday. He had four finalists: Ohio State, Oregon, USC and..." July 04

  • Tyreke Johnson transferring from Ohio State to Nebraska

    The Score "Former Ohio State cornerback Tyreke Johnson is transferring to Nebraska, he announced Sunday. Johnson appeared in 12 games over his three-year stay with the Buckeyes. The former top-50 recruit never started a game for Ohio State and finished his career there with just..." June 13