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OSU quarterback Braxton Miller is on pace to challenge Eddie George's single-season rushing record, but can the Buckeyes afford to continue putting their franchise player at such risk? We have some thoughts about that along with the regular weekly features including the Fearless Forecast.
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If the Heisman Trophy were awarded after two games, it’s hard to argue that Ohio State’s Braxton Miller should probably be the winner. Entering the Buckeyes Saturday showdown with Cal, the sophomore quarterback had already thrown for three touchdowns and rushed for five more.
And, well, Miller is up to his old tricks again today, having already thrown for two touchdowns...
You don’t suppose he was already practicing the Heisman pose last year, do you?
Numbers aren’t everything, and relying solely on what they may or may not reveal is a dangerous approach to sports comparisons. Professional baseball is a sport built on them; college football is not. With that said, they can guide us in the direction of an educated opinion and can indeed tell...
Braxton Miller lofted a 72-yard touchdown pass to an all-alone Devin Smith with 3:26 left and Christian Bryant snuffed out California's last chance with an interception to power No. 12 Ohio State to a 35-28 win on Saturday.
The Golden Bears (1-2) missed three field goals and had a touchdown called back by a penalty, while the Buckeyes (3-0) gave up 512 yards and were outplayed...
It wasn't Ohio State's best performance, but it's very clear that Urban Meyer has found a budding star at quarterback in Braxton Miller.
Outside linebacker Brennan Scarlett and the Cal defense must balance patience and aggression when facing mobile Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Urban Meyer was angry, maybe even exhausted.
He was also very relieved.
Ohio State 35, California 28 doesn't really tell the story of Saturday's game . That Meyer was able to smirk as much as he shrugged his shoulders in the immediate aftermath, though, said a lot about the new Meyer.
New Urban liked it; he didn't love it. Old Urban would have been steaming...
This has not been a good start for the Big Ten in 2012. Already, just three weeks into the season and conference play still a couple weeks away, several of the conference’s top contenders have suffered devastating losses.
That nearly was the case for No. 12 Ohio State on Saturday, with the upset-minded California team in Columbus. Barely, barely, OSU managed to hold on for dear...
Catch me if you can (you can’t)
Coming off of an imperfect win over UCF, Urban Meyer‘s Ohio State football team faced another non-conference opponent on Saturday. This week, the California Golden Bears came to Columbus to play on a cool, crisp Saturday afternoon in front of 105,232 at Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes escaped with a 35-28 victory.
Though the Buckeyes’ offense again...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Braxton Miller lofted a 72-yard touchdown pass to an all-alone Devin Smith with 3:26 left and Christian Bryant snuffed out California's last chance with an interception to power No. 12 Ohio State to a 35-28 win on Saturday.
The Golden Bears (1-2) missed three field goals and had a touchdown called back by a penalty, while the Buckeyes (3-0) gave up 512...
Devin Street shows off his athletic ability with this grab during Pitt’s upset of Virginia Tech. Ohio State QB Braxton Miller hit the juke button on Cal. Florida State RB Chris Thompson ran for 197 yards in Florida State’s 52-0 win over Wake Forest. Here’s 154 of them. Auburn [...]
In his brief time as head coach at Ohio State, Urban Meyer concedes it's not everything he thought it would be.
Despite a 2-0 record and No. 12 ranking, Meyer is not pleased with many aspects of his first Ohio State team. He has pointed out problems with the running backs, the wide-receivers, both lines, the secondary and linebackers. Now he's challenging fans to rise up...
By Matthew HagerBuckeyeSports.com
When the time came, Ohio States offense answered the metaphoric bell. Twice.
On two separate occasions, the Buckeyes were called upon offensively to come through with scoring drives in the fourth quarter. And both times the unit did just that in a 35-28 OSU victory Saturday at Ohio Stadium.
It was amazing, said fifth-year senior defensive lineman...
By Mark ReaBuckeyeSports.com
COLUMBUS, OH - What had been a game featuring all the consistency of a sloppy joe turned into an old-fashioned barnburner in the fourth quarter before 12th-ranked Ohio State pulled out a 35-28 victory over upset-minded California on Saturday afternoon in front of 105,232 sun-drenched fans at Ohio Stadium.
The Golden Bears turned a 20-7 halftime deficit...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Forget about satisfying poll voters, administrators, alumni and fans. Even coach Urban Meyer says there are a lot of things about the Ohio State Buckeyes that haven't met his lofty expectations so far.
Now he's calling out his players -- and to a lesser degree, the team's scarlet-and-gray clad faithful -- to turn things around.
Despite a 2-0 record...
Time for another edition of the college football picks of the week, where this week, there's a big game in the SEC (huge shocker), and other early-season Top-25 battles commence, plus, TCU plays it's first Big 12 game.On with the show...Last week: 5-5Overall: 10-10California @ Ohio State (-18.5), September 15:Right off the bat, the first thing that occurs to you when you...