What you need to know about Indiana before Ohio State plays them

Get ready for CHAOS TEAM (also, the kick was not good). The Ohio State football season will be here before you know it, and even if you’ve only been paying semi-close attention this offseason, you’re probably aware of the major storylines with the program. This is going to be an exceptionally young, but talented and athletic team. There’s a lack of proven production at wideout...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
1 hour ago

Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/26/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Top 2018 Athlete Decommits Jermaine Eskridge, a 4-star athlete from Tampa, Florida shocked quite a few people last month when he committed to the University of South Florida after releasing a top 5 a week before that did not include USF.  Well Monday he rescinded that commitment and reopened...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
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Sample Platter 2016: Five Easter Eggs in the College football schedule

This fall marks the 147th edition of college football, and the first full week of games is loaded. Opening with Houston — Oklahoma and climaxing with Alabama — USC, Sept. 3 promises to be a tremendous day of football, but that’s only the beginning. Buried inside the nation’s schedule are a slew of fascinating quirks that will add some zest to the 2016 schedule. Here are...
Via The Student Section
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Looking Back At Ohio State’s 2013 Recruiting Class (Part Three)

Embed from Getty Images (This article originally appeared on athlonsports.com) Upon his arrival at Ohio State, head coach Urban Meyer’s initial recruiting class in 2012 consisted of 25 players. While Meyer had high hopes for his initial crop of Buckeyes, he also was far from satisfied. He described that 2012 class as “pretty strong, but I wouldn’t consider that a great...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
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Ohio State’s 2018 quarterback recruit is ready to be on campus

The chance of being a Buckeye has that effect Just over a week is all that stands between now and the season opener for the Ohio State Buckeyes football program when Bowling Green State heads to Columbus Ohio next Saturday. While all of the focus and attention from inside the Buckeye program is on the in-state Falcons, when it's Ohio State, it's always a safe bet that recruiting...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
8 hours ago

Man gets house arrest for trying to extort ex-football star

AKRON, Ohio (AP) A quadriplegic man who admitted to trying to extort money from former Ohio State star and NFL player Christopher ''Beanie'' Wells has been sentenced to a year of house arrest after a judge concluded that imprisoning the defendant would be too costly for taxpayers. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2bDnIwH ) reports the judge on Wednesday told 29-year-old Patrick Griffin...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Nick Bosa and Malik Harrison are the latest to lose black stripes

What better way to end the day? Two more young Buckeyes have lost their black stripes, and one name is awfully familiar for those that have kept close eyes on the Buckeyes for the past few seasons. Nick Bosa and Malik Harrison became the latest members of the Ohio State Buckeyes to lose their black stripes, officially joining the program. Black Stripes off for Nicky Bosa and...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
19 hours ago

Ohio State center Pat Elflein ready to go after offseason shoulder surgery

The senior center is full-go after having a cyst removed from his shoulder in May. “I want to be the best center in the country. That’s my goal — every time I approach the field, approach the weight room, come into the building. That’s how I approach my life. I want to be the best.” Ohio State center Pat Elflein via Bill Rabinowitz, The Columbus Dispatch It has been...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
22 hours ago

Full Ohio State men’s basketball 2016-2017 schedule released

The Buckeyes will have plenty of chances to get the wins they need to get back into the Big Dance. Earlier in May, Ohio State released their non-conference basketball schedule for this year, a slate that’s highlighted by high profile games against basketball blue-bloods like UConn and UCLA. Now, we know the entirety of Ohio State’s schedule, as the Big Ten released their conference...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
1 day ago

What you need to know about Rutgers before Ohio State plays them

The Scarlet Knights are trying to replicate the Columbus culture, which seems smart. The Ohio State football season will be here before you know it, and even if you’ve only been paying semi-close attention this offseason, you’re probably aware of the major storylines with the program. This is going to be an exceptionally young, but talented and athletic team. There’s a lack...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
1 day ago

Some starting jobs still not locked down for Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) When Ohio State opened training camp earlier this month, coach Urban Meyer said it was ''open season'' for starting jobs. With a little more than a week to go before the season opener, some of those jobs have yet to be locked down. That happens when a team has to replace eight starters on each side of the ball. Offensive line, wide receiver and cornerback are...
Via AP on Fox
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Ohio State throws an offer to 4-star TE

The Buckeyes go west for this 2017 offer Falo catches Bucks offer With two new commitments in the past few days, Ohio State has put together a memorable recruiting week. The Buckeyes were able to pull 2017 wide receiver Trevon Grimes (St. Thomas Aquinas) from the state of Florida and fellow WR of the 2017 class Tyjon Lindsey (Bishop Gorman) all the way from Nevada. Lindsey will...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
1 day ago

Pomona star lineman Jake Moretti focuses in on lengthy knee rehab

The shock of it has worn off, even if the disappointment of losing his senior season hasn’t completely. Jake Moretti, the star lineman at Pomona High School who is headed to Ohio State to play football, has had to shift the focus. He torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee at a camp at Ohio State earlier this summer. That cost him his season. Now rehab, among other...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Ohio State draws comparisons to 2014 national championship team heading into season

That’s pretty good. “Meyer faces one of the most unique seasons of his coaching career, as he has a roster with 42 true and redshirt scholarship freshmen and just four recruited scholarship seniors.” - Pete Thamel, Campus Rush Thamel takes notice of the relatively quiet offseason that Ohio State has had following a very loud and hyped 2015 season. It didn’t end...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
1 day ago

Ohio State Football: Zone 6 Problem, Too Many Talented Wide Receivers

Too many talented wide receivers at Ohio State is a good problem to have. Ohio State wide receiver coach Zach Smith has a problem most coaches in America would love to have. He has so many talented players in his position unit that he can’t play them all. The roster is filled with 4 star […] Ohio State Football: Zone 6 Problem, Too Many Talented Wide Receivers - Scarlet and Game...
Via Scarlet and Game
1 day ago

Ohio State’s secondary will be challenged out of the gates in 2016

The Buckeyes have to replace nearly their entire starting secondary -- just in time for three pass-heavy teams to start the season. Over the last few weeks we’ve looked at two of the Buckeyes’ biggest weaknesses – the defensive line’s explosive run-stopping ability and the receivers’ explosive play potential – and now we’ll dig in to what may be their biggest weakness...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
1 day ago

Will the Big Ten miss the College Football Playoff this season?

We discuss that, and more. The Big Ten has sent a team to the playoff both years we’ve had one, and with Michigan getting a ton of preseason love, Ohio State set to promote a zillion four and five stars, and with Michigan State fueled by white hot DISRESPECKT and Malik McDowell, there are multiple candidates to get the conference a playoff bid for the third year in a row. But...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
2 days ago

Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 8/24/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Whoa is Michigan: The past few days have not been kind to the Wolverines.  First they lost a 2018 commitment and Buckeye legacy Leonard Taylor who decided to decommit on Monday.  Taylor has made multiple visits to Ohio State since his commitment, and it seems like the Buckeyes would be a...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio now comes in pretzel form

Hey, good news for those of you who like iconic band formations and big ol’ pretzels. The good folks at Ohio State have something for you this season. Available in suites (meaning they’re “built to share”) comes the Script Ohio Pretzel, known as “Script O” for short: Suiteholders at Ohio State this season can order this "Script O" pretzel. The dotted "I" is a stuffed...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football: Coach Kerry Coombs Excited About Corners

The Ohio State cornerbacks are a talented group. Ohio State cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs doesn’t have many experienced players at the position entering the 2016 season, but he is excited with those he has at his disposal. He should be, they are an extremely talented group. The one cornerback coach Coombs can count on is […] Ohio State Football: Coach Kerry Coombs Excited About...
Via Scarlet and Game
2 days ago

Video: Check Out Highlights From Ohio State’s Final Summer Camp Scrimmage

Ohio State football hosted its final team scrimmage of summer camp on Saturday. The team put out highlights from the scrimmage via YouTube, featuring the Buckeyes getting after it to the 2016 song “Feel Invincible” by Skillet, which features Ohio State fan Seth Morrison on lead guitar, according to the video description on YouTube. Tight end Jake Hausman makes a nice one-handed...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Suiteholders Can Enjoy This Script Pretzel At Games This Year

Pretzels are a popular gameday snack nationwide, but a script Ohio pretzel? Now that is a delicacy. It’s also a reality for suiteholders at Ohio Stadium, starting this fall. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, a gigantic (and delicious-looking) script Ohio pretzel is now available at luxury suites at the horseshoe. Suiteholders at Ohio State this season can order this "Script...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

J.T. Barrett’s Latest Instagram Post Will Have You Ready For The Season

J.T. Barrett is ready for the 2016 season. Are you? Ohio State’s starting quarterback has a lot on his shoulders this season, but many are expecting big things from the young Buckeyes this fall. Barrett’s latest Instagram post should have you confident in OSU’s chances. “Just know we working.” Just know we working | Psalms 149:4 | #yearofthewolves A photo posted...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ohio State Football: Training Camp 8.20.16

The Buckeyes get after it in the final scrimmage of Training Camp '16. The song is 'Feel Invincible' by Skillet. Lead guitarist Seth Morrison is a proud Ohio native and Buckeye fan. Give him and the band a shout as they travel the world on their Unleashed Tour: twitter.com/MorrisonSeth instagram.com/morrisonseth twitter.com/skilletmusic instagram.com/skilletmusic And keep up...
Via Ohio State Buckeyes Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Receives Predictions For Two Five-Star WRs

While Ohio State landed a pair of five-star WRs in Trevon Grimes and Tyjon Lindsey earlier this week, could two top-flight two wide outs be on the way for the Wolverines?  According to 247sports’ Crystal Ball, the Wolverines look in great position with Donovan Peoples-Jones, a Cass Tech WR ranked as the No. 12 recruit: Likewise, Nico Collins, a Pinson, Alabama native and Rivals...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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