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Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence has been suspended for the Orange Bowl as well as the first two games of the Buckeyes 2014 season. The all-Big Ten performer violated a conference rule, according to a statement released Wednesday by Ohio State. Spence did not travel with the Buckeyes to Florida due to what was deemed a “personal issue.” He led the Buckeyes in sack with eight and recorded 13 1/2 tackles for a loss. There were no details on the infraction, but the statement did say that Spence’s family did not agree with the decision: “Spence’s parents, who did not agree with the rule violation nor the penalty imposed, were assisted by the Ohio State Department of Athletics in exhausting the appeals process that was available to them with the Big Ten.” Spence also is an academic all-Big Ten honoree and an OSU Scholar-Athlete. He will continue course work toward his sociology degree next semester, according to the school. While Spence will be allowed to practice with Ohio State this spring he will not be able to play until Sept. 13, 2014 against Kent State.

Bryant's redshirt appeal denied, likely finished at OSU

The bad news keeps piling on for the Buckeyes, as safety Christian Bryant has been denied another year of eligibility, likely ending his Ohio State football career. The senior team captain, who missed time with significant injuries in both his freshman and senior seasons, applied for a medical redshirt in hopes of being granted an extra year of eligibility. Bryant played in five...

Arm Chair Quarterback: The Orange Bowl That Got Away.

It is 1am on Saturday and I’m trying to figure out what happened. The Ohio State Buckeyes have gone 24-2 in the last two years and they have NOTHING to show for it. It is actually pretty simple. The Buckeyes gave up 576 yards of offense, allowing Boyd and Watkins to rewrite the Orange Bowl record book. The defense was every bit as bad as we thought it was and the Buckeyes lose...

Ohio State Fans Were Brutal To Bradley Roby For Not Playing, He Responds: “Ashamed To Even Have Played For Y’all”

Losing is not fun for anyone involved, but it’s always sad to see it bring out the absolute worst in people. Tonight, the Ohio State Buckeyes lost to Clemson in an Orange Bowl Shootout, 40-35 at Sun Life Stadium, and of course, OSU fans were devastated. Quarterback Braxton Miller admitted that he was scared to see how they would react to him after he threw the game-sealing interception...

Injuries, Suspensions threaten fragile Buckeyes defense

There’s no use in denying it at this point: Ohio State’s defense cost them a shot at the national championship. Through a combination of unfortunate injuries (Christian Bryant), failure to try new players (Vonn Bell), and pure incompetence (Armani Reeves, Pitt Brown, Joshua Perry), the Buckeye defense bungled their way to some embarrassing yardage and point totals against what...

Someone destroyed a whiteboard in Ohio State's locker room after loss to Clemson in the Orange Bowl.

How mad was Ohio State following the Buckeye's loss to Clemson in the Orange Bowl? Enough to destroy an innocent whiteboard in the team's locker room following the game.RT @KennedyMLB: Ohio State Destroyed A Whiteboard In Locker Room Following Orange Bowl Loss— Shotgun Spratling (@ShotgunSpr) January 4, 2014I'm sure I speak for everyone that...

Braxton Miller Lowers Shoulder, Scores 33-Yard TD Run (GIF)

Braxton Miller is one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in the country, and it didn’t take long for him to show off his wheels in the Orange Bowl. On Ohio State’s first drive, Miller kept the ball on a read-option play and took off down field. A high step maneuver and a lowered shoulder later and the Buckeyes’ QB was in the end zone, tying the game up at 7. courtesy: bleacher...

USAAAB: Ohio State Snapshot (West)

SAN ANTONIO -- National recruiting analyst Greg Powers goes in-depth on Ohio State commits and targets competing for the West in this Saturday's US Army All-American Game...

What we think Ohio State will do in the Orange Bowl Tonight

Buckeyes vs. Clemson TigersJanuary 3, 2014Brian Ohio State 45Clemson 27Even with a shorthanded and somewhat nervewracking defense, the Buckeyes take care of business. For the record I feel they would still beat MSU 7 of 10 times, and Florida State and Auburn at least half the time. Damn.Tom Clemson 41Ohio State 34                After being stomach punched in the Big Ten...

Miller Says NFL Decision Still To Come

After an up-and-down game in the Orange Bowl, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller said his decision on returning to school next year or turning pro has yet to be made.

Ohio State Gets Sour Ending In Orange Bowl

The Ohio State football team concluded its season with consecutive losses after falling 40-35 to Clemson in the 2014 Orange Bowl. The Buckeyes gave up 576 yards to the Tigers and were unable to keep pace in the second half.

New OSU Secondary Set to Debut in Orange Bowl

After nearly a month off, Ohio State will return to the field Friday with a new-look secondary that is the result of injuries and lack of production. It figures to get a big challenge from Clemson.

USAAAB: Ohio State Final Report

Ohio State had several commits in action this week in San Antonio for the United States Army All-American Bowl, including five on the East squad. Rachel Klein and Bill Greene share their thoughts on the future Buckeyes.

Video: Ohio State’s Orange Bowl Uniforms Will Be Scarlet “Rivalry” Threads

For the fourth time this season, Ohio State will be wearing its alternate “rivalry” uniforms when it takes the football field. The Buckeyes will be donning their scarlet color combo against Clemson in the Orange Bowl Friday night, a thread they’ve wore twice already this season during wins over Wisconsin and Penn State. They wore their white version in a hard-fought victory...

Tigers, Buckeyes set to clash

For the first time since 1978, Clemson and Ohio State meet on the gridiron Friday night in the Discover Orange Bowl.

The Final Breakdown

MIAMI SHORES - No. 12 Clemson and No. 7 Ohio State get set tangle with BCS bragging rights on the line.
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