Ohio State baseball players get tested to help teammate battling cancer

In the face of adversity, the Ohio State baseball team is showing a true bond. With their teammate, freshman pitcher Zach Farmer, recently diagnosed with myeloid leukemia, 37 Buckeyes got swabbed and tested to be potential bone-marrow donors. Senior captain Tim Wetzel, who was already a member of the national registry for donors, spurred the action, telling coach Greg Beals about...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Quarterback Braxton Miller Wants Everyone To Know He Doesn’t Have The Dating App “Tinder”

A 20-something-year-old girl sits alone on her couch in her apartment. It’s a Saturday night, it’s late and she’s bored. With no boyfriend and her friends out of town, she stayed in for the evening. “How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days” just ended, but she’s not quite ready for bed.  So she decides to pull out her phone. She opens the dating application, “Tinder,” and begins...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State matches Michigan typo for typo

In a development that is almost too weird to be true, Ohio State has matched rival Michigan in total of known typos sent to a single recruit. Less than a week after four-star running back Mike Weber of Detroit Cass Tech caused snickers across the Internet by posting a picture of a fake ESPN: The Magazine cover fashioned for him by Michigan recruiters and listing him as Michigan&...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Buckeye QB Joe Burrow dons the scarlet jersey

Troy Smith was from Ohio and wore number ten for the Buckeyes. Joey Burrow is hoping that isn't where the similarities end. The Athens, Ohio quarterback committed to Ohio State last week. On Sunday, he tweetd a picture of himself wearing the familiar scarlet jersey of the Buckeyes. The last Buckeye to win the Heisman Trophy was Smith, who took home the top individual honor in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Observations from the Ohio State football advanced stat preview

Bill Connelly’s previews at SBNation using Football Outsiders numbers are an annual must-read for college football fans, and he finished up the Big Ten today with Ohio State. Ohio State lines up against Indiana last November Of course, I recommend as strongly as possible you read the whole thing, here are a few things I gleaned from my reading of the piece. Some are surprising...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruit doesn't believe Braxton Miller's 40 time, wants to race

In Ohio State’s football facility, the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, there are boards on the wall that list the physical accomplishments of the current players. Since the players work out so much, they make it a form of a competition, seeing who has the fastest 40-yard dash time, the most number of reps on the bench press, etc.  On the board that lists the top 40 times, Braxton...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller challenges OSU recruit to a race

Ohio State recruit Hakeem Bailey noticed on a recent visit to the team complex that there is a list of physical feats by players on the team last year. On that list, quarterback Braxton Miller’s 4.32 40-yard dash. Bailey decided to fire off a tweet that seemed more complimentary than anything, but it nonetheless led to a challenge from Miller: “@_Haskeem: lol this man @BraxtonMiller5...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller challenges Ohio State recruit to race after being called out on Twitter

It's common knowledge that Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller is fast.However, while on a recent recruiting visit, Class of 2015 recruit Hakeem Bailey noticed that Miller's 40-yard dash time was listed at 4.32 seconds, which had Bailey skeptical.This is when Miller took notice and presented Bailey a challenge.“@_Haskeem: lol this man @BraxtonMiller5 really run...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

As usual, things moving fast for Campbell

AKRON, Ohio -- Parris Campbell is headed to Columbus for the weekend. Next weekend, he'll be there for good. Before Campbell and the rest of the Ohio State football 2014 recruiting class report for real work next weekend comes Campbell's last act as a high school athlete, this weekend's OHSAA state track meet. He might be Ohio's fastest prep athlete -- he might be...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Football Recruit Has Porta Potty With “(Pee) On Michigan” Sign At Grad Party

Brady Taylor has yet to play a game for Ohio State, but the 2014 three-star offensive tackle seems to have the hating Michigan aspect of the Buckeyes’ program down pretty well already.  So this happened today at my grad party… pic.twitter.com/rdRHHkSCEj — Brady Taylor (@beTaylor56) June 8, 2014 Taylor is from Columbus and likely grew up an Ohio State fan, so he’s probably...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Commit Takes Shot At Michigan

Staying with the times, three-star offensive tackle and Ohio State commit Brady Taylor took a shot at Michigan at his Grad Party by labeling the porta potty. Not as creative as he could have been, but it’s still great to see the rivalry burning bright among the commits. [@beTaylor56] The post Ohio State Commit Takes Shot At Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Braxton Miller Hung Out With NBA Star James Harden In Los Angeles

Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller, who will return for his senior year to attempt to lead the Buckeyes to the inaugural College Football Playoff, is apparently taking some time to relax before the season begins. Miller was spotted at a club in Los Angeles with his teammate, Mike Thomas, hanging out with NBA star James Harden. The trio snapped a photo together this past weekend...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Two verbals in as many days for Ohio State football

Summer camp season is paying off for Ohio State as head coach Urban Meyer has picked up two verbal commitments in the past two days. The latest player to jump on the Buckeye bandwagon is Grant Schmidt, a Scout.com three-star offensive tackle from Sioux Falls, S.D., who pulled the trigger Monday afternoon after an impressive showing at the Buckeyes' camp in Columbus the day before...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio Stadium No Longer Much Of A Horseshoe, Ohio State’s Installing New Seats To South End

Ohio State’s Ohio Stadium has long been known as The Horseshoe because of its shape. When the stadium was first built in 1922, the south end was completely open, making the Buckeyes’ playing arena look, from above, like a horse’s shoe. Over the years, seats have gradually been added to the south end–the majority of Ohio State’s student section sits there–but it’s never...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Grant Schmidt commits to Ohio State

Ohio State lands their fifth commitment in South Dakota native Grant Schmidt. Two days, two commitments for Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes. Land-Grant Holy Land has confirmed Sioux Falls (SD) Roosevelt offensive tackle Grant Schmidt has committed to Ohio State, almost immediately after learning he had a committable offer to play his college ball in Columbus. His commitment was first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Football’s Champions Dinner Featured Barbecue, Dodgeball, Softball, Urban Meyer Playing Shortstop

One of the beams that helps hold up the foundation that is Urban Meyer’s Ohio State football program is his Champions Dinner. Each spring, the Buckeyes’ coach and his staff invite the players from his team that have met the standards he set for the offseason–both on the field and in the classroom–to a celebratory meal.  This year’s Champions Dinner took place two weeks...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Braxton Miller college football's most clutch QB?

With the game on the line, you'll want Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller in your huddle. A recent survey of college football sports information directors uncovered that Miller leads all current FBS quarterbacks in game-winning scoring drives with six. Miller comes in ahead of Navy's Keenan Reynolds, who has five, and East Carolina's Shane Carden, who has scored four...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State not planning change to jersey sales policy

While some colleges have reportedly decided to stop selling jerseys bearing the numbers of current star players, Ohio State says it will not follow suit, at least not yet. Ohio State trademark and licensing services director Rick Van Brimmer told Cleveland.com he is aware of the developments elsewhere but there have been no talks about offering generic jerseys instead of those bearing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Tom Herman Wearing Denim Jacket At Ohio State Camp, Buckeyes’ Coaches All About The Hip Life

The Ohio State football program is home to a team that’s gone 24-2 over the last two seasons. It features a Heisman candidate in Braxton Miller, a ridiculously talented defensive line–led by Michael Bennett, Noah Spence, Joey Bosa–and one of the best coaches in the country in Urban Meyer.  It also, apparently, houses one of the country’s hippest collection of assistant coaches...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer On Braxton Miller’s Recovery: He’s “A Little Ahead Of Schedule”

Braxton Miller’s recovering from shoulder surgery. Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller should be a Heisman contender this year, but first he must make a full recovery from off-season shoulder surgery. Luckily, Miller has already started some light throwing, and head coach Urban Meyer seems optimistic about his star’s recovery time. He discussed Miller’s status with The Columbus...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Game lost, but rivalry secure as Ohio drops inaugural Border Classic

On Saturday afternoon in Findlay, Ohio's high school football stars came up short in the first Ohio-Michigan Border Classic 27-14. Ohio State recruit Marshon Lattimore was named the game's MVP after an 8-catch performance. The Border Classic replaced the Big 33 game against Pennsylvania this year. Pennsylvania organizers decided to play against Maryland instead of Ohio for...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Comparing Careers: Ohio State football 3- and 4-star recruits

After taking a look at the success rate of Ohio State’s five-star recruits, we turned our attention to the lower rated but perhaps overall more important guys who account for well over 80 percent of the roster. The study of the Buckeyes who signed as four-star recruits and those rated three-stars (or lower) brought out a couple more surprises than the five-star study, which served...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State hoops recruit D'angelo Russell not cleared to enroll with other freshmen

The highest-rated of the four incoming freshmen on the Ohio State men’s basketball team did not begin the summer semester with his teammates yesterday. Guard D’Angelo Russell, a McDonald’s All-American from Louisville, Ky., who is expected to challenge for a starting position next season, has not had his high-school academic transcript cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Commit Throws Up The ‘O’ Inside Michigan’s Football Facility

Tyler Green is a three-star safety in the 2015 class. He’s from Hyattsville, Md. and plays his high school ball at DeMatha. Green is committed to Ohio State, so he’s already an enemy in the eyes of Michigan fans.  Green did something today that will likely build up the disdain Wolverine faithful have for him.  #Buckeye commit Tyler Green (@Ty_Road2Riches) was in Ann Arbor...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Commit Throws Up ‘O’ Inside Michigan’s Practice Facility

Pretty ballsy play from Ohio State commit Tyler Green to throw up the ‘O’ in Michigan’s Al Glick Field House, their practice facility. He was visiting with some teammates who were in Ann Arbor at camp, and it’s safe to say his commitment isn’t wavering. I don’t blame the kid for doing it, I would […] The post Ohio State Commit Throws Up ‘O’ Inside Michigan’s Practice...
Via Diehardsport
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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