Found August 17, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
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 Smith will also serve a one-game suspension for a violation of team rules last winter. A suspension of at least three games had already been announced for top returning running back Carlos Hyde for another early-morning incident at a Downtown Columbus bar. Senior Jordan Hall, who's returning from a medical redshirt season, will likely get first crack at starting at running back but highly-touted freshmen Dontre Wilson and Ezekiel Elliott have also earned opportunities. Meyer said Hall "has been what I thought he would be in the spring, coming back ready" after missing last season. Meyer said...

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...

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...

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 […]

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...

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...

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...

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...

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, […]

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.

Ohio State Football Preview: Schedule Breakdown

12-0 - perfection. It's what every team dreams about and few accomplish. However, it's also the record hanging above the 2013 Ohio State season. No matter what happens this year, fans and pundits alike are going to inevitably compare this season to last.  However, if you know us here at TheB1GTime then you know that we treat each season as it's own - only taking...

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 […]

Meyer Provides Personnel Updates

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer met with the media briefly at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Saturday and discussed status updates for cornerback Bradley Roby and running back Rod Smith, as well as other personnel topics. Get the full story inside.

Commitment Impact: WR Curtis Samuel

FOXSportsNEXT takes an in-depth look at what Ohio State is getting in its newest commit, four-star receiver Curtis Samuel of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Erasmus Hall High.

Trout Looking To Playoffs

Lancaster (OH) offensive lineman Kyle Trout committed to Ohio State a while ago, but his mind is on his senior season of high school right now. Trout was in action this week as Ohio held their first live scrimmage action.
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