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5. QB Braxton Miller, Ohio StateStatistics: 56.9% completions, 1,753 pass yards, 14 TD, 6 INT; 1,166 rush yards, 13 TDMiller has largely flown under the radar with the Buckeyes serving a two-year postseason ban for infractions under former head coach Jim Tressel. Miller is also suffering due to a somewhat down year for the Big Ten, as usually strong teams like Wisconsin and Michigan State haven't played as well as in recent years. Right now, Miller is my likely front-runner for next year's Heisman.4. QB A.J. McCarron, AlabamaStatistics: 66.7% completions, 1,849 pass yards, 19 TD, 0 INTThere are other quarterbacks who have bigger numbers in both passing touchdowns and yards, but McCarron takes great care of the football, and his last-minute touchdown drive against LSU in Death Valley will go down in Crimson Tide lore.3. LB Manti Te'o, Notre DameStatistics: 85 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 5 interceptionsTe'o has been an absolute monster in the middle for the Fighting Irish, as he leads the team in tackles and interceptions for the #2 ranked scoring defense in the nation. While I still feel as though the Irish are a tad overrated, Te'o is a rare talent, as he combines great physical tools with impeccable instincts as a defender. It's a safe bet that without Te'o, the Irish are not in the hunt for a National Chamionship.2. RB Kenjon Barner, Oregon179 attempts, 1,295 rush yards, 19 TD; 15 receptions, 184 yards, 1 TDBarner saved his biggest game (and the best rushing performance in school history) for the team's biggest game to date, racking up 321 yards on 38 carries with five touchdowns in their road win over USC. Barner has been a victim of his teams' success, as he's totaled more than 20 rushes just once as the Ducks have won seven games by at least 22 points.1. QB Collin Klein, Kansas StateStatistics: 71.1% completions, 1,875 pass yards, 12 TD, 2 INT; 698 rush yards, 17 TDKlein is the nation's passing efficiency leader, and is a huge part of everything the Wilcats do on offense. With K-State in contention for the BCS Championship game, it's hard not to imagine Klein having walking away with the hardware.

Big Ten Football week 10 review

Big Ten Football Week 10 Review Week 10 Record:     4-1       Record:  56-23….70.8% Michigan-35 Minneosta-13…..CORRECT…..It didn’t start off well as a few snowflakes fluttered around TCF Bank Field for surprising starting Michigan QB Devin Gardner…but as I told one Minnesota fan in the Commons Hotel on our way to the game…The Wolverine defense will win the...

Miller, Hyde lead OSU to 10-0 record

The combination of Carlos Hyde and Braxton Miller was more than enough for undfeated Ohio State. Hyde rushed for 137 yards and three touchdowns and Miller burnished his Heisman credentials by passing for two scores and running for another in the Buckeyes' 52-22 victory over Illinois on Saturday. The Buckeyes (10-0, 6-0 Big Ten) maintained the upper hand in the Leaders Division...

Buckeyes’ Shazier, Dunn win weekly conference honors

For the second consecutive week, Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier was named the Big Ten’s defensive player of the week- Defensive Player of the Week, Ryan Shazier, Ohio State So., LB, Plantation, Fla./Plantation • Finished with a game-high 14 tackles, including 11 solo stops, and a pass breakup in Ohio State’s 52-22 victory over Illinois on Saturday • Recorded two tackles for...

Buckeyes take a break before 2 biggest games

Most will rest. Some will try to heal. Others will to catch up on classwork or a personal life. A bye week is a time to take a breath for the fifth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes. There are also a few who will pause, knowing there are only two games left in their college careers. ''It just hit me in the locker room,'' senior defensive lineman John Simon said Saturday...

5 Answers: Illinois at Ohio State

Illinois could not stop Ohio State's running game or much of anything else Saturday as the Buckeyes rolled to a 52-22 victory at Ohio Stadium. We examine that, the play of the quarterbacks, special teams and more in this week's Five Answers.

Buckeyes Hitting On All Cylinders In Rout

The Ohio State football team got good performances from its offense and defense in a 52-22 thrashing of hapless Illinois Saturday afternoon at Ohio Stadium. One could argue the Buckeyes are playing their best heading into their open week.

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 last week.

Bailey Has Great Trip to Columbus

Ohio State hosted in-state offensive tackle Brandon Bailey on Saturday, a player who is receiving attention from a number of Big Ten schools.

Scott Ready For Bigger Role

With Jared Sullinger on the roster last season, Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta did all that he could to surround the Buckeyes' philosophy around the All-American big man. It worked, as OSU advanced to its second Final Four in Matta's tenure. Without Sullinger this year, OSU will take a faster approach. That could start with Shannon Scott.

Buckeyes Roll to 10-0

  Carmen, O-H-1-0   A season of change, of ups and downs, and a season that few would have ever imagined to overcome as much adversity as The Ohio State Buckeyes in 2012.  A questionable defense through a non-conference schedule, close scares, and a new coach that didn’t hold back when it came to telling the public what was wrong with the program.  The Buckeyes have came a...

No Plans For December

Illinois' loss to Ohio State ends the chance for third consecutive bowl trip.

This Date In Buckeye History: Nov. 3

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IlliniPlaybookTV: Bye Bye Bowl

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Illinois loss to Ohio State Saturday ended the chance for a third straight bowl game. What now?

Three In, Three Out

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