Found August 02, 2013 on Double Coverage Football:
Just as yet another one of Urban Meyer's former Gators was making the news for the wrong reason, Meyer was dishing out a three game suspension for Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde. Hyde had been accused of assaulting a woman in a Columbus night club on July 20th. Although no charges were filed, Hyde was suspended for conduct that was "not representative of this football program or this university." The incident would have drawn attention regardless, but the scrutiny Meyer has faced for how he handled conduct issues at Florida certainly exacerbated the situation. It's easy to assume that since the charges were dropped that Hyde did nothing wrong, but if you watch the surveillance video it's clear he took a swing at the woman (go to the 3:17 mark). Whether or not he actually hit her is unknown based on the angle, but the bottom line is that he took a swing. That alone deserves punishment and criticism. The problem is that Meyer's response is insufficien...

Can Carlos Hyde still be trusted?

Ohio State Buckeye’s coach Urban Meyer has drawn his line in the sand. Meyer released a statement on Tuesday regarding the school’s discipline for running back Carlos Hyde. Please click here to read this story. The post Can Carlos Hyde still be trusted? appeared first on Players View.

Meyer speaks out on Carlos Hyde 3-game suspension

Curious college football fans weren't the only ones watching the surveillance tape released by the Columbus Police Department Tuesday, showing the early-morning incident that got Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde suspended. Hyde's head coach was watching, too. On Tuesday night, Urban Meyer announced a suspension of at least three games for Hyde, who wasn't charged in...

Urban Meyer: “If Charges Were Filed, Hyde Would Have Been Dismissed From The Team”

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is finally opening up about the situation involving his star running back, Carlos Hyde. Meyer told ESPN that Hyde was suspended for “not walking away” and that if charges had been filed, the tailback would have been dismissed from the team. For those wondering, Hyde was involved in an altercation with a female two weeks ago – he was a person of...

Buckeyes ranked 2 in coaches poll

The preseason edition of the USA Today coaches poll was released on Thursday, and the Ohio State Buckeyes will begin the season ranked No. 2. Not surprisingly, Alabama was the overwhelming choice at No. 1 with 58 first-place votes. Ohio State received three first-place votes. Because they were ineligible for the postseason last year, the Buckeyes were ineligible for the coaches poll...

Ohio State Buckeyes’ new face mask has a giant ‘O’ in the middle

Could the Ohio State Buckeyes be the next team previewing the future of the face mask at the collegiate level with this new "O" styled face mask?

Open Forum: Carlos Hyde Sits For Three

"The Duke" is not going to be pleased that Hyde is calling his shot. If you remember, Drewser showed up here two weeks ago shouting from the rooftops that Carlos Hyde would be kicked off the Ohio Football Team after beating the **** out of some girl at a club downtown. He was, as usual, wrong. It was just another attempt by the LAMEstream media to discredit the great Ohio...

Ohio State’s Braxton Miller named to Manning Award watch list

The Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, announced its preseason Watch List earlier today and Ohio State’s junior quarterback, Braxton Miller, made that list. This year’s list of quarterbacks was selected in conjunction […]

Ohio State leads Big Ten teams in 2013 Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll

Earlier today the  2013 USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll was released and really to no one's surprise it was Alabama at the top of the charts. However, the 2nd spot went to the Big Ten's own Ohio State Buckeyes, who received three first place votes (2nd most behind 'Bama obviously). OSU was just one of five Big Ten teams to be included in the season opening...

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Dowdy Talks Ohio State's FNL

Westerville-South (OH) lineman Rob Dowdy discusses his experience at Ohio State's Friday Night Lights camp. He also gives the latest on his recruitment.

Emotional Carter Ready For Hall Of Fame Nod

Cris Carter, a former Ohio State wide receiver, will be inducted into the NFL Pro Hall of Fame in Canton on Saturday. Carter spoke about his NFL career, his troubled past and Ohio State. Get the full story inside.

Bell Talks Ohio State's FNL

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Ohio State ranked No. 2 in 2013 preseason Coaches Poll

The Ohio State Buckeyes will enter the 2013 NCAA football season ranked second in the nation as determined by the initial release of the USA TODAY/AP Coaches Poll. The Buckeyes, fresh off of their 12-0 finish in Urban Meyer’s first season as head coach, received three first-place votes, falling shy of the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide (58). Alabama’s margin of 118 poll points...

Buckeyes Must Answer Questions In Camp

There is plenty of anticipation for the start of Ohio State's fall camp, and why wouldn't there be? The Buckeyes are coming off an undefeated season and are already among the favorites to give two-time defending national champion Alabama a run for its money at the top of the polls. But BSB takes a look at what OSU needs to figure out in camp in order for the season to live...

USAToday Preseason Coaches Poll – Ohio State #2

USAToday released the first preseason Coaches Poll at noon Eastern today and with the exception of Florida at #10, included all the teams that we had in our poll released earlier this morning. They had Notre Dame at #11, where we put them in at #10. Here is the full USAToday Top 25:                                                            
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