Posted September 18, 2012 on
The Ohio State Buckeyes rallied late in the process to pull in their second commitment in the 2013 class.

For Braxton Miller, how much is too much?

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Three games in, Urban Meyer's Ohio State offense is still very much a work in progress. It's also one that makes the most progress when speedy sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller takes the snap and just makes something happen. That's both good and bad news for the Buckeyes. The good news is that evolution continues with new formations, a new tempo...

Helmet Stickers – Ohio State v California

  Week Three of the college football season is officially in the books and once again your Empire team is here to pass out a few helmet stickers to deserving Buckeyes. The Bucks had one hell of a time putting Cal away, needing a late-game, 72-yard touchdown from Braxton Miller to Devin Smith to secure the 35-28 win over the Pac-12 foe. Once again Miller lit up the box score, for...

Ware is Braxton Miller?

Can a player from a school on NCAA postseason probation win the Heisman? Sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller of Ohio State seems like the best bet to join Andre Ware (1989) as the only player to pull that off. Talking to various Heisman voters, no one seems inclined to punish Miller for the past sins of the program. And not going to [...]

5 Questions: UAB at Ohio State

As Ohio State closes out nonconference play with a visit from UAB, we take a look at the Buckeyes' need to clamp down on big plays, avoid penalties and develop the passing game and a pass rush. We also wonder if any changes to the lineup could be in the offing.

Miller Has Been Straw Stirring OSU's Drink

As Braxton Miller goes, so does Ohio State through the first three games of the 2012 season. Thankfully for the 3-0 Buckeyes, Miller is off to a red-hot start. It may be too soon to think Heisman Trophy for the sophomore quarterback, but Miller has certainly been impressive.

Stopping Miller’s Legs Focus For Opposition

The Ohio State football team hasn't hid from relying on quarterback Braxton Miller's legs. Though that has been a highly successful approach through the first three weeks of the season, more diversity could become a must as opposing defenses continue to make stopping his rushing output a priority.

Ohio State opens as 37-point favorites against UAB

  The sportsbook at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV The Ohio State Buckeyes have opened up as thirty-seven point favorites at the Caesers Sportsbook in Las Vegas for Saturday’s game against the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers. After back-to-back weeks of allowing lesser opponents to remain in the game for four quarters, even finding themselves trailing to Cal by one in the fourth last...

Q & A with Ohio State Commit Darron Lee – DB/LB (New Albany, OH)

  Ohio State commit Darron Lee   Ohio State commit Darron Lee, of New Albany High School (2-2), is a versatile athlete that will suit up for the Silver Bullet defense.  As a 2013 commit, the consensus 3* is part of an excellent recruiting class for Ohio State and Head Coach Urban Meyer.  At 6’2 and 205 lbs, Lee has a nice frame that has Buckeye fans and coaches wondering...

Touchdown Tuesday – Cal vs. #12 Ohio State

  With the numbers Braxton Miller has been posting this season, it was no surprise to see him excel on Saturday against Cal. Miller’s performance has earned him B1G Player of the Week, but more importantly it’s earned him respect from Buckeye fans that were still doubtful of his ability. Saturday’s game started with a blast from the past, the first Ohio State offensive play...

Monday Morning Optimism Week 3: Ohio State vs. Cal

Smile, Urbs. We’re 3-0 Well, it’s Monday again. You know what that means. It’s time for another installment of Monday Morning optimism: The once-weekly feature where I talk the Chicken Littles among us off of the ledge, and give those less-pessimistic fans three more reasons to strut around the office. This week The Buckeyes won a close one against Cal. While some might say...

Cus Words: Paying The Cost To Be The Boss

Another week, another win for the Ohio State football team. But there was plenty of gnashing of teeth when the Buckeyes' 35-28 win over Cal was complete. We look back at last week's lessons, ahead to what we can learn this week and opine a bit about the Big Ten in this week's column.

Ohio State QB Braxton Miller Big Ten’s leading rusher

Throwing for a personal-best four touchdowns and 249 yards plus scoring one on a dazzling, 55-yard run in the win over California has earned sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller the Big Ten Conference offensive player of the week award. This is Miller’s first offensive player of the week honor from the Big Ten. Last year he was named its freshman of the week two times on his way...

DBs Ailing, Others Improving For Ohio State

Urban Meyer sees two seniors getting better as they return from surgeries but has a pair of starting defensive backs who might not be able to play when his Buckeyes take on UAB on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. Bradley Roby and C.J. Barnett have been limited in practice this week.

Casting My Heisman Vote...

Early into the 2012-2013 college football season much talk is focused on who has a chance to win the Heisman this year. Contenders include Ohio State's Braxton Miller and Stanford's Stepfan Taylor. Much intention is focused on the Heisman because of the outcomes of past winners or even runner ups who became top draft picks. I believe the selection process is very simple...

OSU’s two-deep roster vs. UAB

Ohio State’s two-deep roster vs. UAB. - Starters in bold - OFFENSE LT 74 Jack Mewhort (6-6, 312, Jr.)76 Darryl Baldwin (6-5, 300, So.) LG 78 Andrew Norwell (6-6, 310,...
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