Ohio State Rumors & News

  • Urban Meyer calls LSU QB Joe Burrow a ‘Buckeye forever’

    College Football Talk "The majority of players that end up transferring from one school to another probably leave on mostly positive terms with their previous school. In the case of quarterback Joe Burrow, there appear to be absolutely no bitter hostilities left at the table at Ohio State as far as Buckeyes head..." June 19

  • Dwayne Haskins officially enters camp as Ohio State starting quarterback

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwayne Haskins will be Ohio State’s starting quarterback when the team’s preseason camp gets underway. Last month, Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer provided some clarity on the team’s quarterback situation, saying Haskins would get the first opportunity to be the..." June 16

  • Ohio State lands 4-star athlete Kaiir Elam

    The Score "Ohio State bolstered its 2019 recruiting class Saturday, as four-star athlete Kaiir Elam announced via Twitter his commitment to the Buckeyes. Elam is the 70th-ranked prospect on the ESPN 300, and the 10th-best player in Florida for the 2019 cycle. The four-star athlete, who..." June 10

  • Harbaugh strongly responds to criticism over Ohio State emphasis

    The Score "The rivalry between Michigan and Ohio State is as fierce as any in the country, but it's one that has been one-sided in recent years. The Buckeyes have won 13 of the last 14 meetings between the Big Ten opponents, including a perfect 3-0 record against current Wolverines head..." June 03

  • Kevin Feder transfers to Kansas: Former Ohio State OL lands in Big 12

    Land of 10 "Ohio State grad transfer Kevin Feder is going from the Big Ten to the Big 12. Feder, a tackle, announced he was transferring to Kansas over the weekend. The 6-foot-9, 303-pound offensive lineman can play immediately for the Jayhawks and has two years of eligibility..." May 29

  • J.T. Barrett: Joe Burrow's intelligence should help him become LSU's starting QB

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints rookie quarterback J.T. Barrett spent three years playing with Joe Burrow at Ohio State, and with Burrow transferring to LSU this year, Barrett thinks his former teammate has what it takes to become the Tigers' next starting quarterback. "He's..." May 29

  • Ohio State's 2019 quarterback answer could be in Ohio if Buckeyes stop waiting on Connor Bazelak

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ryan Day's visit to Archbishop Alter High School on Monday began with promise, and ended with more uncertainty for quarterback Connor Bazelak. There was hope following a throwing session in front of Ohio State's quarterbacks coach that Bazelak would finally earn an offer from..." May 24

  • Charles Woodson doubles down on his Michigan-Ohio State guarantee

    Michigan Live "Charles Woodson isn't backing down from his guarantee. In fact, he's doubling down on it. And has a message for all current and future Michigan football players. Last month, during his commencement address to graduates from the University of Michigan,..." May 20

  • Report: Former Ohio State QB Joe Burrow to transfer to LSU

    The Advocate "LSU’s quarterback competition is indeed getting a new face. Joe Burrow, the graduate transfer from Ohio State, has chosen LSU over Cincinnati, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer, adding himself to a hotly competitive starting quarterback battle.  Burrow is..." May 18

  • Urban Meyer says Dwayne Haskins 'will change how we attack defenses'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The last time coach Urban Meyer spoke on the Ohio State quarterback situation, he didn't have an answer. Only promises to evaluate the spring as a whole, meet with Dwayne Haskins and Joe Burrow and give some kind of private assessment of the situation. That assessment led to..." May 16

  • QB Joe Burrow takes visit to LSU

    Larry Brown Sports "One of Joe Burrow’s first stops on his recruiting trail is to LSU. The Advocate’s Ross Dellenger reported on Friday that Burrow arrived in Baton Rouge to take a visit. Burrow is the hottest graduate transfer on the market. The former Ohio State quarterback announced on Tuesday that he was..." May 12

  • Former four-star DB Wayne Davis transferring from Ohio State

    Land of 10 "Wayne Davis will transfer from Ohio State football, he announced Thursday afternoon. Davis spent two seasons with the Buckeyes after joining the team as a 4-star recruit in the Class of 2016. The cornerback did not register any stats in either season. He wasn’t a fit at cornerback and was..." May 11

  • QB Joe Burrow transferring from Ohio State football

    Land of 10 "Quarterback Joe Burrow is transferring from Ohio State after three seasons in Columbus. He announced the news on Tuesday. Burrow redshirted his first season at Ohio State, then served as a backup quarterback in 2016 and 2017 while Cardale Jones and J.T. Barrett occupied the starting spot for..." May 08

  • Wisconsin QB commit Graham Mertz visiting Ohio State: Report

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Add another name to the Ohio State 2019 quarterback recruiting derby. Graham Mertz, a four-star Wisconsin commit, will take an unofficial visit to Ohio State on Monday, according to a report from Rivals' Adam Friedman. Mertz -- from Blue Valley North High School in Mission, Kan. -- was already..." May 07

  • 5-star WR Garrett Wilson commits to Ohio State

    Larry Brown Sports "Ohio State secured a major commitment from a recruit. Garrett Wilson, a 5-star wide receiver prospect from Austin, Texas, announced on Twitter Sunday that he had committed to Ohio State." April 30

  • Former Michigan star Charles Woodson guarantees Wolverine win over Ohio State

    CBS Sports "In three seasons as Michigan's coach, Jim Harbaugh has failed to lead the Wolverines to a win over rival Ohio State. According to another "Michigan man," that will change in 2018. Speaking at Michigan's commencement ceremony on Saturday, former defensive back/returner and 1997 Heisman Trophy..." April 29

  • Ohio State lands first 2020 commit

    247 Sports "In the 2018 class, Ohio State landed one of the rare prototypical offensive tackles in the country in Max Wray. Now the Buckeyes have landed one of the elite offensive tackles in the 2020 class in Max’s brother Jake Wray. Jake, with more than 25 offers from around the country, decided to end the..." April 24

  • Ohio State lands 2019 commitment from 4-star WR Ronnie Hickman

    Land of 10 "Ronnie Hickman committed to Ohio State on Friday night, giving Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes a talented athlete in the 2019 class. Hickman made the commitment on an unofficial visit in Columbus. “My path has been filled with great moments and many obstacles but my dream has remained the same,”..." April 14

  • Urban Meyer's two-year contract extension to make him the highest-paid coach in the Big Ten

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is set to receive a two-year contract extension that will make him the highest-paid coach in the Big Ten. Pending approval by the OSU Board of Trustees on Friday, Meyer's new contract will pay him $7.6 million, which is an increase of about $1.2 million from last..." April 05

  • Urban Meyer expects Ohio State LB Tuf Borland to return from Achilles injury by September

    College Football Talk "Ohio State linebacker Tuf Borland suffered an Achilles injury last week, but Urban Meyer doesn’t expect it to cost his middle linebacker the 2018 season. In fact, Meyer expects the malady to only cost him a third of the season at most. Meyer said Monday he expects Borland to return to the..." April 03

  • Ohio State LB Dante Booker not transferring despite report

    Larry Brown Sports "Linebacker Dante Booker does not appear to be likely to transfer from Ohio State despite what was previously reported. Alex Gleitman of Ohio State’s 247 Sports site reported Friday morning that Booker was transferring from the program as a graduate transfer. However, he later retracted his..." March 03

  • Urban Meyer Opens Up About Ohio State’s QB Competition

    The Spun "No college football starting quarterback battles will be watched more closely this year than the one taking place at Ohio State. It should be a heck of a competition. The race to replace J.T. Barrett will come down to three players – Dwayne Haskins, Joe Burrow and Tate Martell. All three..." February 26

  • Greg Schiano says he's staying at Ohio State, not taking Patriots DC job

    CBS Sports "Despite multiple reports linking Greg Schiano to the defensive coordinator opening for the New England Patriots, the Ohio State assistant told Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman that he has no plans to leave the Buckeyes. Feldman notes that Schiano played a big part of landing a commitment from..." February 07

  • Ohio State gets commitment from 5-star OT Nick Petit-Frere

    Bleacher Report "Nicholas Petit-Frere, a 5-star offensive tackle who rose to prominence at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, Florida, committed to Ohio State over Alabama and Florida on Wednesday. Tom VanHaaren of ESPN first relayed news of Petit-Frere's decision. Petit-Frere's excellence is reflected..." February 07

  • Ryan Day Expected To Remain At Ohio State, Despite Titans’ Interest

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that Ohio State co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day is expected to remain in Columbus and not become the Titans’ next offensive coordinator. On Sunday, Schefter reported that new Titans HC Mike Vrabel was considering Day to run Tennessee’s offense and work with QB Marcus..." January 22

  • Jerome Baker declares for the NFL Draft, becomes third Ohio State player to leave early

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Linebacker Jerome Baker announced on Monday that he is leaving Ohio State and is on his way to the NFL. He is the third former Buckeye to leave early for the NFL, joining Denzel Ward and Sam Hubbard as early departures on the roster. Baker had 72 tackles in 2017, including 16 in the Big Ten..." January 08

  • Rising star DC Alex Grinch to join Ohio State as co-defensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Ohio State is expected to use its 10th assistant position on bringing in one of the top defensive coaches in the country. According to multiple reports -- including ESPN's Chris Low -- Alex Grinch has agreed to join Urban Meyer's staff as co-defensive coordinator. Grinch has been the defensive..." January 04

  • Ohio State's Hubbard declares for 2018 NFL Draft

    Land of 10 "After three years at Ohio State, redshirt junior defensive end Sam Hubbard has decided to forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the 2018 NFL Draft. The Cincinnati native made the announcement through Twitter on Saturday afternoon, the day after the Buckeyes’ 24-7 win over USC in..." December 30

  • Ohio State's Ward sits out Cotton Bowl, will enter NFL draft

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Ohio State corner and future NFL draft selection Denzel Ward decided to sit out the Cotton Bowl versus the University of Southern California on Friday night. In a post on Twitter, Ward thanked fans, coaches and teammates for their support. According to reports, Ohio State's coaching staff..." December 30

  • Urban Meyer calls JT Barrett a ‘legend’

    Yardbarker "Urban Meyer knows exactly what J.T. Barrett’s legacy at Ohio State will be. Barrett closed his Buckeyes career on a high note after helping Ohio State to a 24-7 win over USC in the Cotton Bowl on Friday night. After the game, Meyer called Barrett a legend. “I love him. He’s a member of the..." December 30

  • J.T. Barrett passes Drew Brees for career Big Ten total offense record

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett has the most yards of total offense of any player in Big Ten history. Barrett passed former Purdue quarterback Drew Brees for the No. 1 spot in Friday's Cotton Bowl vs. USC. He needed 175 yards of total offense to set the Big Ten record." December 30

  • Reggie Bush criticizes officiating in Cotton Bowl

    Larry Brown Sports "USC had a less-the-ideal first half in Friday’s Cotton Bowl against Ohio State, and former Trojans star Reggie Bush thinks the officiating played a hand in it. In a pair of tweets, Bush ripped the referees for seemingly flubbing calls on two separate plays, one a no-call on a supposed pass..." December 30

  • Former four-star WR Trevon Grimes transfers from Ohio State to Florida

    CBS Sports "The Early Signing Period isn't the only way schools are acquiring new players this time of year. Transfers could lead to some impact players later on as well. And Florida continues to add value to its passing attack of the future. On Friday, Florida officially announced that former four-star..." December 22