Found August 16, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
It appears that former Ohio State forward Deshaun Thomas will begin his professional basketball career overseas, as opposed to the NBA.According to several reports, Thomas will sign to play in France, perhaps as early as Friday. Thomas, its been reported, had been deciding between offers from teams in both the French and Spanish leagues.Thomas was selected by the Spurs in the second round of the NBA Draft (No. 58 overall) in June. He entered the draft after his junior season with the Buckeyes, in which he averaged a team-high 19.8 points and 5.9 rebounds.

Five-Star Athlete Curtis Samuel Commits To Ohio State

Five-star athlete Curtis Samuel has officially committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes. Samuel recently narrowed his decision down to two schools – Ohio State and Rutgers. Steve Wiltfong of 247 Sports was the first to report the news. Five-star ATH Curtis Samuel commits to #OhioState: #Buckeyes — Steve Wiltfong (@SWiltfong247) August 16, 2013 Samuel brings...

Countdown to Kickoff: Ohio State edition

It's Thursday of Ohio State week here at TheB1GTime and that means it's time for us to put down the pens, step away fro the keyboards and talk some football.  Joining us today to talk all things Buckeyes is good friend and frequent B1GTime podcast guest Joe Dexter of You can follow Joe on twitter @JoeDexter and the site at @The_BBC.  Let...

Ohio State football notebook: Personnel updates abound

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The suspensions of Rod Smith and Bradley Roby weren't the only items Ohio State coach Urban Meyer discussed Saturday afternoon after what he called an important intra-squad scrimmage. Meyer said the scrimmage was "good" and admitted "if it wasn't, I probably wouldn't tell you guys." Two weeks from the season opener vs. Buffalo, Meyer...

Roby's charges reduced to disorderly conduct

Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby has had his misdemeanor assault charge reduced to disorderly conduct. Roby was arrested after an early-morning bar incident in Bloomington, Ind., in July. The reduction in charges could mean a reduction in discipline from Ohio State coach Urban Meyer. After his arrest, Roby was barred from attending Big Ten Media Days and a university release said...

Meyer announces two suspensions, including CB Roby

COLUMBUS, Ohio - No. 2 Ohio State will open the season on Aug. 31 with three key players serving suspensions. Speaking after an intra-squad scrimmage on Saturday, head coach Urban Meyer announced that cornerback Bradley Roby will be suspended for the Buckeyes opener vs. Buffalo for his role in an early morning incident in Bloomington, Ind., in July, and that junior running back Rod...

Commitment Fallout: Curtis Samuel

Brooklyn (NY) Erasmus Hall athlete gave Ohio State his verbal commitment earlier today. He becomes the Buckeyes 17th commit for the 2014 class. What does his commitment to Ohio State mean and how does it impact the Buckeyes' recruiting efforts?

Ohio State ranked No. 2 in 2013 Preseason AP Poll

There’s some high expectations for Urban Meyer’s second season as head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. That’ll happen when you don’t lose during your first season. Like the initial Coaches Poll, the Ohio State Buckeyes will begin the 2013 season ranked second in the preseason AP Poll behind the heavy favorites Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama received...

Roby, Smith to sit out at least Ohio State opener

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says two more of the team's top players will be suspended for at least the opener. Starting cornerback Bradley Roby will sit out the Aug. 31 game against Buffalo because of his arrest in July on misdemeanor charges of assaulting a bar bouncer. The prosecutor has offered Roby the chance to enter a pretrial diversion program that could result in the...

No Sleep Till Brooklyn? Buckeyes’ land 17th verbal with Erasmus Hall athlete Samuel

Ohio State received its 17th verbal commitment for the class of 2014 when Curtis Samuel pledged his allegiance to head coach Urban Meyer and Buckeye Nation earlier today. According to the New York Daily News, […]

Archie Griffin's son won't win two Heisman Trophies

Adam Griffin, seen here as a child posing with his father during a ceremony at Ohio State, may not play college football again. Legendary Ohio State running back Archie Griffin remains the only player in college football history to win the Heisman Trophy two different seasons. His son, Adam Griffin, may never win one. The younger Griffin was one of two Ohio State Buckeyes players...

4-star Samuel Picks Ohio State

Brooklyn (N.Y.) Erasmus Hall four-star receiver Curtis Samuel committed to Ohio State on Friday, and FOXSportsNEXT has the breakdown on why the Buckeyes were his choice.

We’re No. 2! Buckeyes ranked second in Associated Press top 25 preseason college football poll

On Aug. 1 when the USA Today Top 25 Preseason College Football Poll was released, the coaches voted Ohio State as the No. 2 team in the nation. Earlier today when the Associated Press Top […]

Instant Impact: Evan Lisle

Photo courtesy of The Ohio State University. As we continue our look at the incoming class of 2013 and the impact they will have on Ohio State’s pursuit of a national championship we now turn to Evan Lisle. Evan Lisle is a 6’4, 290 pound offensive lineman from Centerville Ohio. He played his high school football at Centerville High School.  While at Centerville he was highly...

Instant Impact: Darron Lee

Photo Credit: The Ohio State University Our Instant Impact series keeps rolling along with our feature on Darron Lee. Everyone likes the hometown guy, and everyone likes the guy who earns what he wants. Darron Lee, the 6’2″ 205 pound product out of New Albany, OH, fits both of those descriptions. After growing up in Tennessee Lee moved to the Columbus area before his high school...

Junior cornerback Roby has his charges reduced to disorderly conduct

According to Bill Rabinowitz of the Columbus Dispatch, the misdemeanor charge against Ohio State junior cornerback Bradley Roby was changed from a Class A misdemeanor of battery, to a Class B misdemeanor charge of disorderly […]
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