Found August 28, 2013 on Buckeye State Sports:
By Tim Tripp Staff Writer The Ohio State Buckeyes should have control of the game in every area against the Buffalo Bulls in week one of the 2013 college football season, but the Bulls’ defense, led by All-MAC linebacker Khalil Mack, won’t be a total pushover and could present Braxton Miller and the Buckeyes’ offense with some challenges. Mack is one of the best linebackers in the country. He is a prototypical 3-4 outside linebacker who specializes in rushing the passer (eight sacks and 20 tackles for loss in 2012), but he is also a stout presence in the running game and is fluid enough to drop into coverage. Mack isn’t the only player on the Bulls that the Buckeyes need to keep an eye on. Junior defensive end Colby Way is a very capable pass-rusher who recorded two sacks on Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray last season, and he was second on the team in sacks with six. Buffalo’s defense is returning eight starters from a year ago. Their depth in the secondary is solid and is led by ...

Ohio State Football: Offensive starts to watch

It’s no secret why THE 2012 Ohio State Football team went an undefeated, unblemished 12-0 last season. It’s tough to beat a team that averaged roughly 37.2 points a game, while being held to 30 points or fewer only five times. With nine returning starters on the offensive side of the ball, Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes look to duplicate their scoring success in their pursuit of...

It’s back! Predictions for the 2013 college football season

It may have seemed so far away back in January when Alabama head coach Nick Saban raised that crystal football once again following the Crimson Tide’s victory over Notre Dame, but the 2013-2014 college football season has finally arrived. With the countdown now down to just a few more hours before the likes of South Carolina and North Carolina hit the field, let’s take a look...

The 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes: Braxton Miller, Probation Is Over And Columbus Is Ready To Celebrate

By Dr. Jeff A. Glenn / @jagadelic As a longtime Buckeye, I’ve seen the fans of our boys in Columbus get ridiculously amped up for football season. The ’75 team had Heisman Trophy winning Archie Griffin returning and the ’95 team with Eddie George, Terry Glenn and Orlando Pace stirred everyone’s hearts. The ’06 team […]The post The 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes: Probation Is...

Miller feels at home as Ohio State's star QB

Ohio State's Braxton Miller handled the question like he might a hard-charging lineman - sidestepping it. Asked if he considered himself a running quarterback who could pass or vice versa, he laughed and said, ''Both.'' Heading into Saturday's 2013 season opener against Buffalo, Miller is confident and comfortable, surrounded by solid players and assured...

Braxton Miller tops Heisman Trophy betting odds list

Until Autograph-Gate, this award was Johnny Manziel's to lose, according to sports bettors. But now that the Texas A&M star's college career is up in the air (just like his myriad TD passes from last year), its another star QB who owns the spot atop the Heisman Trophy odds list. Braxton Miller of Ohio State has moved top the top of 'which player will win the Heisman...

2013 Race for the Heisman

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Buckeyes' spread offense ready to open playbook

Like a kid opening a present on Christmas morning, Urban Meyer can't wait to tear off the wrapping and bows to see what his latest Ohio State offense will do. Ohio State went 12-0 in Meyer's first season as coach last year. But it wasn't because the offense was a NASCAR racer. It was more like the Buckeyes stayed ahead of the field by patching and tuning an old but reliable...

Urban Meyer Joins Twitter, Amasses Over 10,000 Followers In Less Than An Hour

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer is apparently a pretty popular guy. Meyer, who claims he was convinced by Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, joined Twitter tonight and amassed over 10,000 followers in less than an hour. His first tweet? A photo of the Buckeyes countdown to their game against Buffalo. The first person he followed? Quarterback Braxton Miller.

CFB Preview Week: The Heisman

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