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Ohio State survived a fourth-quarter comeback by Pac-12 rival California and managed a 35-28 victory over the upset-minded Golden Bears. QB Braxton Miller threw for a career-high four touchdowns, and safety Christian Bryant nabbed his first career interception to seal the win.

Ohio State narrowly defeats California 35-28

  Today, the Ohio State Buckeyes hosted the California Golden Bears. It was just the seventh time the two teams have met, and the first time since 1972. The Buckeyes narrowly escaped with a 35-28 victory, improving to 6-1 all time over Cal. By all rights, Ohio State should have lost this game. There were several factors in their victory, but there were two that stuck out the...

NY Jets’ Tim Tebow pigged out during recruiting dinner with Urban Meyer

New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow reportedly ate four heaping dishes in one meal at a New Jersey Italian restaurant while his former college coach asked him for some recruiting help. Tebow and Urban Meyer — his head coach at the University of Florida — recently chowed down at Guerriero’s Ristorante, a hot eatery in Morristown, New Jersey. Meyer, who is now the head...

Buckeyes hold off Cal, move to 3-0

Catch me if you can (you can’t) Coming off of an imperfect win over UCF, Urban Meyer‘s Ohio State football team faced another non-conference opponent on Saturday. This week, the California Golden Bears came to Columbus to play on a cool, crisp Saturday afternoon in front of 105,232 at Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes escaped with a 35-28 victory. Though the Buckeyes’ offense again...

OSU-Cal: Another spectacular run by Miller

It wasn't Ohio State's best performance, but it's very clear that Urban Meyer has found a budding star at quarterback in Braxton Miller.

By The Numbers: Cal at Ohio State

Cal had 512 yards of total offense, outgaining Ohio State by 100 yards, but still came up short Saturday.

Ohio State LiveBlog – California 2012

  It’s gameday. Cal week. The Buckeyes take on the Golden Bears of Cal in a Noon kickoff game that sees Cal trying to redeem their season against a top 15 team. We’re here to cover it live with help from our friends at Fox Sports Ohio, The Buckeye Battlecry, the Buckeye Blog, Men of the Scarlet and Gray, OSU Silver Bullet and Our Honor Defend. We’ll likely have a few...

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.

Friday Night Lights

Throughout the high school football season, will be following the progress of Ohio State’s football commitments. Here is how the OSU verbal commitments and their teams fared Sept. 13-15.

Bank Blog: Quick Thoughts Defense

Ohio State defeated Cal 35-28 Saturday, but the defense put up some ugly numbers in the process. Was this unit that bad, or were their contributing factors to the numbers?

Sunday Observation: Cal

Urban Meyer has coached three games at Ohio State and all three were wins, the most recent coming in the form of a 35-28 win over California on Saturday. This win, however, didn’t quite look as pretty as the Buckeyes would have hoped for. Get some initial observations from OSU's most recent win inside.

This Date In Buckeye History: Sept. 15

Every day in the late summer and fall has its moments in Ohio State football history, and Sept. 15 is no different. Click the link to check out this edition of "This Date In Buckeye History."

Love and McWilson check out Ohio State?

Nebraska didn't have any official visitors this weekend, but two of their prized recruits were on-hand for another Big Ten game today. Both Marcus McWilson and Courtney Love from Youngstown (Ohio) Cardinal Mooney were in Columbus, Ohio to see Ohio State take on California today.

Late TD helps No. 12 Ohio State beat Cal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Braxton Miller lofted a 72-yard touchdown pass to an all-alone Devin Smith with 3:26 left and Christian Bryant snuffed out California's last chance with an interception to power No. 12 Ohio State to a 35-28 win on Saturday. The Golden Bears (1-2) missed three field goals and had a touchdown called back by a penalty, while the Buckeyes (3-0) gave up 512...

CSD On The Scene: Jeff Tedford

California head coach Jeff Tedford assesses the Bears' 35-28 loss at Ohio State.
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