Found August 31, 2013 on Buckeye State Sports:
By Bob Evans Senior Writer Heading into their first game of the season against the Buffalo Bulls, the Ohio State Buckeyes were a little short at running back. With starter Carlos Hyde suspended three games and Rod Smith suspended one, Urban Meyer announced fifth-year senior Jordan Hall would get the start. After Hall, many expected former GlenOak standout, Bri’onte Dunn, to see plenty of action after being a highly touted recruit of Meyer’s 2012 recruiting class—however that was not the case. As the Buckeyes defeated Buffalo 40-20, Hall racked up 159 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries, while starting quarterback Braxton Miller chipped in 17 carries for 77 yards of his own. Hall was the feature back in the offense for pretty much the entire game, except when he needed a rest. Instead of Dunn spelling him, Meyer utilized true freshman Dontre Wilson (three carries, 11 yards), redshirt freshman Warren Ball (two carries, six yards) and true freshman Ezekiel Elliott (one carry, two y...

Michigan band takes shots at Ohio State during halftime show (Photo)

The University of Michigan marching band took some shots at Ohio State during their performance at halftime of Saturday's season opener at Ann Arbor. The performance involved a James Bond theme, with the plot consisting of the Ohio State mascot attempting to kidnap the U of M president, Mary Sue Coleman. During a staged fight scene between "James Bond" and...

Braxton Miller narrowly avoids being blown to bits (Video)

Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller narrowly avoided being blown to bits by a rogue missile - if this video is to be taken at face value. No word yet who fired the missile, although all indications seem to point to "that school up north". H/T Sports Grid. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.

OSU runs fake extra point after first TD

The Buckeyes are back and they're eligible. And Urban Meyer isn't messing around. The Ohio State kingpin ran a successful fake extra point after the team's first touchdown of the season. Against Buffalo. A team that is 9-27 in the last three seasons. Here's the gloriousness: Urban didn't stop there. After the team's second touchdown, also in the first quarter...

OSU Opens With Win Over Buffalo

Ohio State began its season Saturday afternoon with its 13th consecutive victory, a 40-20 win against Buffalo in Ohio Stadium. Jordan Hall and Chris Fields each scored two touchdowns for the Buckeyes. Stay tuned for more throughout the day.

Video: Ohio State Football Releases 2013 Promo On Leadership

When college football season starts up, so does the steady flow of hype videos. Ohio State came out with its version today – it emphasizes leadership and “The Chase”. After watching it, Buckeyes fans might find themselves ready to run through a wall. Fans are expecting big things from Ohio State this season – hopefully the Bucks can live up to the expectations.

Braxton Miller Throws His Hat Officially Into Heisman Watch On First Play Of The Season

Ohio State’s quarterback Braxton Miller is an easy top 5 (at least) candidate to win the Heisman Trophy this year, and he got off to a fairly good start. On his first play from scrimmage, Braxton connected with Devin Smith on a 47-yard touchdown pass. Enjoy the viodeo of the beautiful strike above. And, we are off… [BIG 12] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Video: Braxton Miller Throws Perfect 47-yard Touchdown Pass To Devin Smith On First Drive

Ohio State is off to a hot start in 2013 — Braxton Miller connected with Devin Smith for a 47-yard touchdown pass to open the scoring Saturday afternoon. Urban Meyer and his Ohio State team don’t look like they will mess around against the Buffalo Bulls, and this offense has some firepower. This play was on the first Ohio State’s first possession of the game: A strike by Braxton...

Photo: Slick set of Ohio State Buckeyes gloves

THE Ohio State University shows off just a touch of that 12-0 swagger with this slick set of Buckeye gloves.

College Football Preview Guide 2013

2013 Preseason Articles: Every team and conference linked to previews below articles. CFU Preseason Ranking Top 126Conference RankingsStrength of ScheduleReturning StartersTop Offenses, Defenses, Special Teams, & CoachesAwards & Trophies Watch ListsRecruiting RankingsTop Incoming 10 RecruitsDynamic Dozen Heisman ContendersCFU All-America Team BCS Busters Watch...

Hilliard sees Ohio State

Linebacker Justin Hilliard is one of the top prospects in the state of Ohio for the 2015 class. He was at Ohio State this past weekend for an unofficial visit.

“The Chase” gets off to a bumpy start as Ohio State defeats Buffalo, 40-20

Senior running back Jordan Hall rushed for 159 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns as No. 2 Ohio State defeated Buffalo, 40-20, in front of 103,980 fans at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Saturday afternoon. […]

Photo Gallery: Buffalo

Ohio State opened the season Saturday with a 40-20 win against Buffalo. photographer Josh Winslow was on hand to capture the action.

Game Thread: Ohio State Vs. Buffalo

Stay up to date with the Buffalo game as well as with BSB staffers' opinions and more in the official game thread on our premium message board.

Big Play Breakdown

In the first game of the 2013 season, the Ohio State Buckeyes showed how explosive their offense can be in the second year of Urban Meyer’s system. Here at the Empire, we are going to breakdown two of the Buckeyes five scores which went for over 40 yards and also the two-point conversions executed by back-up quarterback Kenny Guiton. 47 Yard TD Pass- Miller to Smith After three...

Buckeyes hang on to beat Bulls

Second-ranked Ohio State got off to a quick start. After that, it was a bit scary. Braxton Miller threw two touchdown passes before fighting leg cramps and Jordan Hall ran for two more scores to lead the Buckeyes to a 40-20 victory over Buffalo on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. The Buckeyes, striving for a crisper start from coach Urban Meyer's debut in 2012...
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