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Cal expects to have outside linebacker Chris McCain and tight end Richard Rodgers available Saturday at Ohio State.

Ohio State Buckeyes: Will They Catch The Pac-12 Flu?

While the national spotlight doesn’t shine as bright on Ohio State this fall as the Buckeyes atone for past sins, this Saturday’s contest against Cal provides them with an opportunity to defend Big Ten honor.Last weekend, Illinois, Nebraska, and Wisconsin all returned from the left coast besieged and bloodied by PAC-12 opponents. Being an Ohio native, it was reminiscent of that...

Meyer wants Buckeyes players to make crowd louder

In his brief time as head coach at Ohio State, Urban Meyer concedes it's not everything he thought it would be. Despite a 2-0 record and No. 12 ranking, Meyer is not pleased with many aspects of his first Ohio State team. He has pointed out problems with the running backs, the wide-receivers, both lines, the secondary and linebackers. Now he's challenging fans to rise up...

MISSING: An Ohio State flag in Kentucky

Kentucky residents, are your flags all accounted for? Please, go check. It already might be too late. An Ohio State football flag has gone missing, and a South Carolina flag is now in its place. This BREAKING NEWS comes courtesy of in Lexington. A Buckeye fan contacted law enforcement after discovering that someone stole an Ohio State [...]

Risk and Gain – The return of Jordan Hall

  We all know that Buckeye Nation is very interested in seeing more of the weapons that are loaded up in the Urban Assault vehicle, aka the Buckeyes roster and almost daily there is one name that comes up.  With the mainstream media spotlight continuing to search for senior tailback Jordan Hall and what can he do for the Buckeyes, Coach Urban Meyer is very interested, it appears...

Overheard at Ohio State: California Week

The third week of Ohio State football featured all kinds of good discussion about the Buckeyes and their visitors from the West Coast. Among the topics were the OSU running backs, pass rush, secondary breakdowns, Cal's defense and more.

Ohio State’s Braxton Miller begins his Heisman chase

  No one can deny that Saturday’s Ohio State game vs UCF could have been named “The Braxton Miller Show!” With three rushing touchdowns and a passing touchdown, Miller was finally starting to look like the type of quarterback Buckeye fans are used to seeing. Following the game, it came as little surprise that Miller had finally made the list of candidates for the Heisman trophy...

Ballyhooed Buckeyes line not applying pressure

There were a lot of questions about the 2012 Ohio State Buckeyes. One area where there were no doubts, however, was the defensive line. Built around the relentless pass rush of John Simon and Johnathan Hankins with several ferocious freshmen eager to get time, the unit was a cornerstone of Urban Meyer's first year on the sidelines. So far, through two victories, the line has...

Containment a concern against Miller

Outside linebacker Brennan Scarlett and the Cal defense must balance patience and aggression when facing mobile Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller.

Stoneburner getting back into groove

BY Jeff Its fair to say Jacob Stoneburner was excited to get back in the end zone Saturday during Ohio States 31-16 victory against UCF. Just how excited was he? Its a great feeling being up here and talking to you guys again, he told the media afterward. Now THATS excited. All kidding aside, Stoneburners comment underscored one truth if it werent for his...

Game Highlights: Ezekiel Elliott

2013 Ohio State commit Ezekiel Elliott of John Burroughs High in St. Louis, Mo., has lit up the field during his first three game. Check out game highlights of Elliott against Priory High school.

Key Parts Expected Back In Buckeye Lineup

Three seniors are expected to return to the lineup for Ohio State this weekend as the Buckeyes take on California at Ohio Stadium: Jordan Hall, Nathan Williams and Storm Klein. Read on to find out what Urban Meyer had to say about the trio in his last meeting with reporters before the game.

Four Downs: Ohio State

Junior wide receiver Keenan Allen must elevate Cal with big plays on offense and special teams to upset Ohio State.

Stoneburner Getting Back Into Groove

Everyone associated with Ohio State knows Jake Stoneburner didn't have the summer he had hoped for, but the Buckeye wideout see things getting back to normal this fall. And nothing is more normal foe Stoneburner than catching a touchdown pass, which he did to great excitement on Saturday vs. UCF.

Football Friday Preview: Cal vs. Ohio State

California Golden Bears 1-1, 0-0 Pac-12 No. 12 Ohio State Buckeyes 2-0, 0-0 Big Ten Date: Saturday, September 15 Time: 12:00 PM ET Venue: Ohio Stadium Location: Columbus, OH TV:...

Hall of Fame Festivities Highlight Weekend

There is more than just a football game going on this weekend in Columbus. Ohio State will also induct a new class of hall of famers headlined by legendary basketball Bob Knight, who spoke to reporters prior to the event. That and more can be found in our weekly premium notebook.
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