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Buckeyes on wrong end of spring game score get put to work

In the days since Ohio State broke the unofficial national record for spring game attendance by drawing nearly 100,000 fans to Ohio Stadium, some have wondered just what motivated so many people to come out to see a "meaningless scrimmage." Well, what if it was not actually that meaningless after all? In a tradition that began in Urban Meyer's first spring as head coach of the Buckeyes...
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NFL draft could have quiet beginning for Ohio State

Will Ohio State be shut out of the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night? FOXSports.com's Peter Schrager thought so when he published his most recent mock draft, and the Columbus Dispatch reports that would be a rarity if it happens. Per the Dispatch, every national champion over the last decade plus has had at least one player picked in the first round of the following...
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5-Star QB Jarrett Guarantano becoming key recruiter for Vols

Who says only coaches can recruit? Recent 4-star QB commit for Tennessee, Jarret Guarantano is trying to convince 5-Star Kareem Walker (Top RB in 2016 Class) that things in Knoxville are better then they are in Columbus. Walker, who is currently committed to the Buckeyes, and has been since early January. Nothing concrete to report, but the two are both from the state of New Jersey...
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Photo: Jim Tressel Reunites With Maurice Clarett For YSU Campus Tour

Once upon a time, Jim Tressel and Maurice Clarett, together, led Ohio State to a national title. Tressel, who coached the Buckeyes from 2001 to 2010 before resigning due to an NCAA investigation, is now the president at Youngstown State University. Clarett, meanwhile, flamed out in the NFL and faced numerous legal issues before turning his life around. The two – though they went...
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Report: Tennessee QB Commit Jarrett Guarantano Trying To Pry 5-Star RB Kareem Walker From Ohio State

Kareem Walker, the No. 1 running back in the class of 2016, has been committed to Ohio State since early January.  Jarrett Guarantano is trying to change that.  The four-star quarterback committed to Tennessee is attempting to pry Walker from the Buckeyes and get him to commit to the Volunteers.  #Tennessee QB commit Jarrett Guarantano says his top target is #Buckeyes commit...
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OSUMVB: Buckeyes Sweep Ball State 3-0 in MIVA Quarterfinals

On Friday evening,  the #10 Buckeyes (#3 in the MIVA) faced Ball State in the MIVA Quarterfinals in the last men’s volleyball game at St. John Arena for the season. In the rubber match of the season between the two teams, Ohio State overwhelmed Ball State 3-0 to move on to the Conference Semifinals. The set scores were 25-16, 27-25 and 25-19. Ohio State 3, Ball State 0 In the...
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Final 2015 Big Ten spring game attendance figures

For those interested… 99,391 – Ohio State 76,881 – Nebraska 68,000 – Penn State 60,000 – Michigan 48,000 – Michigan State 15,782 – Rutgers 10,100 – Minnesota 10,014 – Indiana 9,630 – Wisconsin 8,000 – Iowa 5,145 – Purdue There are no attendance numbers for Illinois, Maryland or Northwestern. The Big Ten totaled 410,942 fans this spring, not counting whatever...
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TBDBITL Report: New Finalist Visits Campus While Search Committee Member Resigns

Friday was a busy day in terms of news relating to the Ohio State University Marching Band and the search for a new director. As we have previously reported, OSU had named two finalists for the position and invited them to visit campus which they did a couple weeks ago. Earlier in the week we reported that both of those candidates had withdrawn their names from consideration, choosing...
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Cardale Jones in line for a video game rematch?

Remember the young, hospitalized child who was decimated by Cardale Jones in NCAA 15? Well, good news is that he is feeling better and appears that he could be in line for a rematch. When notified of this request, Jones, the National Championship-winning quarterback of the Ohio State Buckeyes, appeared to be willing to play, but asked that the child pick another game. No amount of...
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Former Buckeyes teammates Cook, Sindelar top Legends of Golf

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) Former Ohio State teammates John Cook and Joey Sindelar shot a 10-under 60 in better-ball play Friday to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. Cook and Sindelar birdied the final four holes on Buffalo Ridge's regulation Springs course. The teams of Jay Don Blake-David Frost and Mark Brooks-John Huston were tied for...
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Champions Tour: Former Buckeyes teammates Cook, Sindelar top Legends of Golf

  Former Ohio State teammates John Cook and Joey Sindelar shot a 10-under 60 in better-ball play Friday to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. Cook and Sindelar birdied the final four holes on Buffalo Ridge's regulation Springs course. The teams of Jay Don Blake-David Frost and Mark Brooks-John Huston were tied for second. They also...
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Judge: Fired Ohio State band director's lawsuit can proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A federal judge has ruled that the fired Ohio State University's band director's lawsuit against the school can proceed. Judge James Graham on Friday denied Ohio State's request to dismiss the civil-rights lawsuit filed by Jonathan Waters. Waters was fired last summer after an internal investigation said he turned a blind eye to what the school described as the...
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J.T. Barrett Posts Photo Of Himself, Braxton Miller: “We Working To Come Back Like We Never Left”

Ohio State quarterbacks J.T. Barrett and Braxton Miller may be competing for the same position ahead of the 2015 season, but it looks like it hasn’t affected their friendship thus far. Friday, Barrett took to Instagram to post a photo of the duo, with the phrase “We working to come back like we never left.” Barrett, for reference, broke his ankle against Michigan in the team’s...
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Cardale Jones challenged to video game rematch

In January, Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones played video games with young hospital patient Jared Foley. Despite the do-gooder nature of the Buckeyes’ visit, Jones beat Foley 98-35 at NCAA Football. Then made a scene on Twitter when he “made sure” the reporting the final score properly. Is everyone paying attention now? Because Foley wants a rematch, in a game Jones isn’t...
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Buckeyes to host night games against Penn State, Minnesota

Ohio State announced this week starting times for three games, all affairs to be held in prime time during a four-week span to begin the second half of the season. First is a visit from Penn State on Oct. 17. That game will begin at 8 p.m., making it the fourth consecutive in the series to start at 5:30 p.m. or later. The Buckeyes have won all three, including an 31-24 overtime thriller...
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OSU's Marotti named strength & conditioning coach of the year

Hardly a press conference goes by at Ohio State in which head coach Urban Meyer does not mention his head of strength and conditioning, and now Mickey Marotti has received some national recognition for his work as well. The school announced Samson Equipment named Marotti the strength and conditioning coach of the year for the NCAA FBS after his efforts helped prepare the Buckeyes...
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Comp tickets padded Ohio State's 2014 attendance total

How much of Ohio State's national-best college football attendance was thanks to free tickets last season? Less than seven percent. That information comes from ElevenWarriors.com, which received figures via an open records request. In all, the site reports 49,568 comp tickets were handed out in a year Ohio State reported attendance of 744,075. The latter figure represents not only...
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Ohio State football players hang out with Jeff Ross after show

The Ohio State Buckeyes football team is enjoying waltzing around as the national champions. And being a champion comes with some perks that the players are taking advantage of. Most recently, the team was spotted hanging out with the roast master extraordinaire, comedian Jeff Ross. Ross was joined by fellow stand-up comedians Chris D’Elia and Brent Morin at the Ohio Union for...
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Ohio State spring game losers had to do yard work (Photos)

The Ohio State Buckeyes annual spring game had greater implications than anyone could have imagined. For the losing Scarlet team — which included stars like quarterback J.T. Barrett, running back Ezekiel Elliott and defensive end Joey Bosa — the loss meant that they would have to do some yard work at Buckeye Grove. Specifically, the players on the losing side would have to lay...
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Photos: The Losing Team From Ohio State’s Spring Game Is Doing Some Yard Work At Buckeye Grove Today

As is tradition at Ohio State, the losing team in the Buckeyes’ spring game has to spend a day doing some yard work outside Ohio Stadium.  This year, the losing team was the Scarlet squad, which included Joey Bosa, Ezekiel Elliott, J.T. Barrett and Michael Thomas.  So this morning, those players and a number of their teammates are getting to work at Buckeye Grove, the tree garden...
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Ohio State’s Football Team Hung Out With Comedian Jeff Ross After His Show

Thursday night, Ohio State hosted an event at the Ohio Union with stand-up comedians Chris D’Elia, Brent Morin and Jeff Ross – all three of whom were seen roasting Justin Bieber on Comedy Central earlier this month. After the show, it looks like Ross, who’s known as the “Roastmaster General”, hung around to take some photos with members of the national champion football...
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CFB AM: The kid Cardale Jones crushed in video game demands a rematch

Remember that funny story back in January when Cardale Jones played video games with a kid in the hospital and just destroyed him? Of course you do. Ohio State was doing some nice community service work by making hospital visits when a kid named Jared Foley challenged the Buckeyes QB to play him in a NCAA football game. So Jones obliged and then delivered a whooping. An Ohio State...
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Four primetime games for Ohio State football in 2015

Following a national championship season that included one of the best stories in college football history, some of the Ohio State Buckeyes kickoff times for the 2015 season were announced on Thursday. The Buckeyes will host two primetime games this fall, both of which will be facing Big Ten opponents and on ESPN, ESPN2, or ABC. The two primetime games in the Horseshoe will be...
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Buckeyes to Host Two Night Games in 2015

There’s nothing like primetime. The Ohio State Buckeyes received some scheduling news from the Big Ten Conference on Wednesday. The defending National Champions will host two primetime night games inside of conference play this upcoming season. Urban Meyer and company will host two conference games under the lights at Ohio Stadium in 2015. In total, Ohio State will play three...
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Cardale Jones And A Young Ohio State Fan Are Engaged In A Twitter Battle Over A Video Game Rematch

Ohio State fans may remember the hotly contested game of NCAA Football between quarterback Cardale Jones and young Buckeyes fan Jared Foley that went down back over the winter. Jones won the game 98-35, or 98-42 depending on who you ask, and Foley wants a rematch…in a different game. Foley called out Jones on Twitter, and he actually seems to have the national championship-winning...
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