OHIO STATE BUCKEYES NEWS

Reception Perception: Zone, Man, Press, or Double; the NFL Can’t Guard Mike

The Ohio State Buckeyes star turned a lot of heads while running some of the best routes seen in the NFL last year. Michael Thomas’ thunderous rookie year has been written about at length, and you’re probably familiar with most of the stats: he led the 2016 rookie class in catches (92), yards (1,137), touchdowns (9), catches for 20+ yards (18), first downs (62), and a host of...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
4 days ago

What Kyle Young’s commitment means for Ohio State basketball

The Buckeyes got a lot better, for one thing. After a rough offseason and an awkward coaching search, the basketball Buckeyes got some unquestionably great news Monday night, when four-star forward Kyle Young announced he’ll be flipping from Butler to the Buckeyes. Young was granted a release by Butler and will be eligible to play this coming season. Here’s what this commitment...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
5 days ago

Ohio State makes the cut for 2 more elite recruits

The best recruits in the country continue to show the Buckeyes love as the school makes the cut for two more blue-chip prospects. Urban Meyer has successfully brought Ohio State recruiting to an unthinkable level. It seems that day after day, the best recruits in the country list the Buckeyes among their top schools and Monday was no different. Following a weekend camp in which...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
5 days ago

Ohio State Recruiting: Latest Commitment Pushes 2018 Class to No. 1

More good news for Ohio State on the recruiting trail. When Matthew Jones committed to play his college ball for the Buckeyes Saturday, he became the 14th member of the 2018 recruiting class. That pushed Ohio State past Miami University to the top spot in the recruiting rankings.   The Hurricanes have since closed the gap […] Ohio State Recruiting: Latest Commitment Pushes 2018...
Via Scarlet and Game
5 days ago

Ohio State Flips Four-Star Forward Kyle Young From Butler

Kyle Young, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound forward out of Massillon, Ohio, announced he will be following Chris Holtmann from Butler to Ohio State: pic.twitter.com/IsHYofMr0W — Kyle Young (@kyleyoung_35) June 19, 2017 Young, ranked as the No. 77 recruit in 2017, is part of a three player Buckeyes class with four-star C Kaleb Wesson and three-star PG Braxton Beverly.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 four-star forward Kyle Young flips from Butler to Ohio State

The 2017 class is getting some badly needed late reinforcements. If you’re looking for a reason to feel a little better about Ohio State’s roster situation for this season, you’ve got one, as the Buckeyes just added a big time recruit late in the process. Four-star 2017 forward Kyle Young originally picked Butler over Ohio State, along with other offers. But now that the...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
5 days ago

Ohio State Hall of Famer Mike Conley talks the state of the Buckeyes and his new sickle cell disease mission

Mike Conley continues to lead on and off the court. Mike Conley is back in Columbus and putting down roots. The 29-year-old star Memphis Grizzlies point guard recently bought a house in Columbus and returns to where he earned All-American status at Ohio State in 2007, and was recently named to the 2017 class of the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame. On top of moving back to Columbus...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
5 days ago

Former OSU Player Trolls Jake Long’s Big House Picture On Father’s Day

Jake Long tweeted out a picture from the Big House with his daughter Juliette on Father’s Day: James Laurinaitis, who was 2-0 in the Big House against Michigan, responded to his former NFL teammate with the following: The Ohio State – Michigan rivalry never stops.
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State made some offers over the weekend

The Buckeyes sent out offers to football and basketball prospects. To say it’s been busy in Columbus, Ohio as of late would be more than an understatement. With camp season fully underway on campus for the football program and a newly hired staff starting their tenure for the men’s basketball team, there’s been little downtime. As this weekend brought a slew of top prospects...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
6 days ago

Ryan Shazier Wants Next CBA To Address Early-Career Earning Opportunities

Ryan Shazier was a freshman at Ohio State when the last NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement was inked in 2011. He recorded 58 tackles with three sacks and a forced fumble that year, going on to have 317 tackles, 15 sacks, an interception, and five forced fumbles over three seasons, numbers...
Via Steelers Depot
6 days ago

It doesn’t matter if Rutgers got a lousy deal from the Big Ten

Whether Rutgers is making big bucks or not in the short term doesn’t change that adding them mostly stinks. I didn’t expect to spend a summer weekend hollerin’ about Rutgers again, but here we are. On Friday, Steve Politi of NJ.com took a look at the financials in the Big Ten, and took issue with the massive revenue disparity between the Ohio States, Michigans, and hell...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
7 days ago

What does Matthew Jones bring to Ohio State?

One of the most versatile lineman in America is headed to Columbus. In every recruiting class, there are a number of players that seem like locks to end up at a specific school. We’ve seen it in Ohio State’s 2018 class already, with Jaelen Gill, Taron Vincent, and Dallas Gant all committing to Ohio State after months of speculation. Matthew Jones had been in the same situation...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
7 days ago

2018 four-star lineman Matthew Jones commits to Ohio State

Another big New York BOOOOOOOM! for the Buckeyes Ohio State just picked up another massive addition to their 2018 recruiting class. Matthew Jones, a four-star lineman out of Brooklyn, informed the OSU coaching staff of his commitment while camping at Ohio State today. Alex Gleitman of 247 Sports tweeted out the news. Jones, who hails from the same Brooklyn high school as Curtis...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
7 days ago

Ohio State has talent at the skill positions, but advanced stats also raise questions

The potential is there. Will the production follow? Bill C has expanded his skill player advanced stat coverage this offseason, looking at quarterback, running back, and wide receiver advanced stats. Here we’ll take a look at Ohio State’s returning players from Bill’s data. The numbers The quarterback stats are going to largely conform to your expectations: J.T.’s...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
8 days ago

Chris Holtmann’s assistant coaches will be making bank at Ohio State

The trio of assistants will make a combined total just north of $1 million. “Moving the Big Ten tourney will also have an effect on the regular season. Delany confirmed that teams will play a pair of regular-season games the first week of December.” — Jeff Goodman, ESPN.com It’s been mentioned before about the Big Ten moving the men’s basketball tournament to the...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
8 days ago

How soon does Ohio State football need to win another championship?

Their recruiting has been on fire. But how long does the 2014 championship glow last? College football championships have a three to four year afterglow effect on recruiting and brand perception. Assuming a team remains at least in contention for further championships during that post-championship window, the earlier national championship helps fuel more elite recruiting. The memory...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
9 days ago

Ohio State tight end A.J. Alexander reportedly out for the season

A knee injury will sideline Alexander, according to the Columbus Dispatch. Ohio State’s depth at tight end will be tested this season, as one of their younger players with real experience will miss the entire 2017 season. According to Tim May at the Columbus Dispatch, A.J. Alexander will miss the year thanks to a knee injury sustained while playing basketball. Alexander, a...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
9 days ago

Ohio State football and basketball programs dish out scholarships to top prospects

The Buckeyes entered the race for a number of elite recruits on Thursday. Ohio State already has a solid group of signal callers on campus and 2018 quarterback Emory Jones verbally committed to suit up for OSU once he graduates from Heard County High School (GA), but that isn’t keeping the staff from searching the recruiting trail for other talented prospects to add to the fold...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
9 days ago

Ohio State Michigan Rivalry is Bitter but Often Lopsided

Ohio State vs. Michigan…”The Game” The Big Ten Network re-aired its documentary ‘Tiebreaker’ on June 14.  The documentary highlights the controversy surrounding the vote made by the Big Ten Athletic Directors sending Ohio State to the Rose Bowl over Michigan after the teams tied in 1973. Watching it brought back memories of an era when […] Ohio State Michigan Rivalry...
Via Scarlet and Game
9 days ago

Ohio State freshman Derek Funderburk suspended from team

Chris Holtmann says the forward failed ‘to meet team expectations.’ On Thursday, Ohio State announced that redshirt-freshman forward Derek Funderburk has been suspended by new head coach Chris Holtmann for “failure to meet team expectations.” No further information was provided, however, the former four-star recruit was redshirted in his first year in Columbus, despite being...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
9 days ago

For most of the teams in the Big Ten, Ohio State will be their toughest game this year

The Buckeyes were named as the toughest opponent for seven of their nine Big Ten foes this year. Tom Dienhart of the Big Ten Network released his list of toughest Big Ten conference games for each team, and Ohio State is highlighted often. Dienhart names the late November clash against Michigan in Ann Arbor as Ohio State’s toughest Big Ten game this season, and the Buckeyes are...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
9 days ago

Four-Star Forward Pete Nance Down To Three Schools

Pete Nance, a four-star forward out of  Richfield, Ohio, is down to three schools in his recruitment – Michigan, Ohio State, and Northwestern. The No. 55 recruit in 2018 talked with Scout.com about his recruitment. Nance’s brother, Larry Jr., is currently with the Lakers while his father, Larry Sr., was a 13 year professional.
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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Scarlet and Game is FanSided’s home for the best fan-written content on the Ohio State Buckeyes and we want to add your voice to the mix. Are you a passionate Ohio State Buckeyes fan and have opinions on all things involving the team, its players, and decisions? Are you looking for a place to carve out your […] Write about the Ohio State Buckeyes for Scarlet and Game - Scarlet...
Via Scarlet and Game
9 days ago

Chris Holtmann’s staff officially in place at Ohio State

The new Buckeye head man gets his assistants locked in. When Chris Holtmann was hired to be the 14th Ohio State basketball coach just under a week ago, one of the biggest questions was what his staff would look like in Columbus. It was generally assumed that he’d be bringing his Butler staff, Ryan Pedon, Mike Scharge, and Terry Johnson with him, as long as they didn’t get the...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
10 days ago

Holtmann’s staff officially in place at Ohio State

The new Buckeye head man gets his assistants locked in. When Chris Holtmann was hired to be the 14th Ohio State basketball coach just under a week ago, one of the biggest questions was what his staff would look like in Columbus. It was generally assumed that he’d be bringing his Butler staff, Ryan Pedon, Mike Scharge, and Terry Johnson with him, as long as they didn’t get the...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
10 days ago
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