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Cleveland LB flips to Ohio State from Florida

The rich got richer Tuesday night while a program in peril took a hit. Jerome Baker, a four-star linebacker recruit from Cleveland Benedictine, announced via Twitter his decision to rescind a verbal commitment to Florida and give a pledge to be a Buckeye instead. Baker, who is rated the No. 2 player in Ohio and No. 97 nationally in 2015, committed to Florida in July, but Ohio State...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Buckeyes QB J.T. Barrett Shines in Win, But Can He Stay Calm on the Road?

Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett has passed every test thrown his way since the team’s wake-up call at home against Virginia Tech in their second game. He has commanded the Buckeyes offense to four straight games of 50-plus points, with his latest output coming in a 56-17 thrashing of Rutgers on Sunday. It was business as usual for J.T. Barrett in the win over Rutgers...
Via Buckeye State Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State's Band Can't Stop Being Awesome

You can pretty much set your watch by it at this point. Death, taxes, Texas A&M making their opponent's running back look like Gale Sayers and Ohio State's marching band spitting hot fire all over the internet with their halftime show.Yup, it's officially the weekend:Well, you know, it was the weekend when this happened. You're catching what I'm throwing out there.
Via Double Coverage Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photos: LeBron James “Humbled” By His Ohio State Locker At The Schottenstein Center Before Tonight’s Preseason Game

The Cleveland Cavaliers face off against the Chicago Bulls at Ohio State’s Schottenstein Center in a preseason game tonight, and the Buckeyes are pulling out all the stops to promote OSU supporter LeBron James’ trip to Columbus. James has been given his own locker by the Ohio State basketball team, complete with OSU jerseys, shoes, and other Buckeye apparel.  LeBron on having...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Midterm Report Card: ‘B’ is for Buckeyes

At the halfway point of the regular season, the No. 13/12 Ohio State Buckeyes sit at 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the Big Ten. Not bad. But that’s not exactly how the season was to unfold up to this point. Sure, if we could all go back in time shortly […]
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ohio State Marching Band performs amazing classic rock medley

Ohio State's marching band treated fans medley of classic rock hits during Saturday's home game against Rutgers. However, the real highlight came toward the end of the performance (at the 7-minute mark of the video below), when the band was able to form a scene in which a stick figure smashes a guitar. Among the songs played by the band during the medley: "Jump"...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.T. Barrett named Big Ten Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week

Earlier today from the league headquarters in Rosemont, Ill., Ohio State’s redshirt freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett was named the Big Ten Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week and Freshman Player of the Week for his role in the Buckeyes’ 56-17 destruction of Rutgers on Saturday. Against the Scarlet Knights, Barrett […]
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State sees very little movement in latest polls even after 39-point blowout win

Even with a 39-point blowout win against Rutgers on Saturday, Ohio State saw very little movement in both the Associated Press and the Amway Coaches’ top 25 college football polls that were released yesterday. In the AP poll, Ohio State remained at No. 13, but moved up one spot to […]
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.T. Barrett's Emergence Keeps Ohio State's Playoff Hopes Alive

A healthy Braxton Miller on the field was supposed to make the 2014 season one that was all about making the first College Football Playoff for the...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ohio State Marching Band’s Mesmerizing Classic Rock Show

The Ohio State University Marching Band's classic rock show will mesmerize you. Here's video of the spectacular tribute.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Marching Band kills it with ode to Classic Rock

While dismantling Rutgers on the field Saturday afternoon, The Ohio State Marching Band did their part in their tribute to the history of Classic Rock. Check out the video above for their nine-minute, guitar smashing homage to an era largely encapsulated by the 1970s and long, amazing hairstyles. You might as well Jump! The post Video: Ohio State Marching Band kills it with ode to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Head coach Urban Meyer gets his third verbal commitment for 2016 as Hawkins pledges

Ohio State and head football coach Urban Meyer received their third verbal commitment for the class of 2016 when Kierre Hawkins pledged his allegiance to Buckeye Nation earlier today. Hawkins, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound tight end/wide receiver/H-back/tuba player/hot dog vendor from Maple Heights Senior High School in Maple Heights, Ohio, garners […]
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Releases An Awesome Trailer For Its Game vs. Rutgers

Ohio State is set to welcome another program to the Big Ten.  The Buckeyes, two weeks after facing Maryland in the Terrapins’ first conference home game, will face Rutgers at Ohio Stadium Saturday afternoon. It’s the Scarlet Knights first road game as a member of the Big Ten.  Urban Meyer’s squad enters the contest having won three straight games, all of which were in blowout...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Urban Meyer Discusses Ohio State’s “Real Life Wednesdays” Program

Ohio State football runs a program called “Real Life Wednesdays,” during which players take in lectures from various CEOs, business professionals, and people in the sports world and prepare for life after football. Buckeyextra wrote about the program this spring. That’s the impact OSU coach Urban Meyer seeks in programs that he and his staff have named “real life Wednesdays”...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood on the Buckeyes, Ohio Stadium, national TV and more

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood met with the media in the team meeting room at the Hale Center on Monday and fielded questions from the contingent about the Scarlet Knight’s upcoming game against Ohio State in Columbus this Saturday. Here’s what Coach Flood had to say: Good morning. I appreciate […]
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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