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Ohio State men’s soccer morns death of Fikayo Idowu

From the Ohio State Department of Athletics We learned last night of the tragic death of Fikayo Idowu, an outstanding young man who touched the lives of so many. Fikayo was a part of the men’s soccer program the last two years and was loved by his teammates and coaches. His family and loved ones are in our hearts and in our prayers during this time of grief.   Fikayo Idowu was...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State lands five-star OL Wyatt Davis

The Ohio State Buckeyes are no strangers to landing top-level talent, so it comes as no surprise that the team has landed another highly-touted prospect for the Class of 2017. This week, five-star offensive lineman Wyatt Davis announced he would be committing to Urban Meyer’s program. The 6-foot-5, 310-pound Davis is currently the top-ranked offensive guard in his class. St John...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio: The Ohio State Non-Conference Schedule ranks in College Football Top 10

Joe Dexter and Clair Crawford break down Ohio State’s schedule heading into the conference season and discuss why national media pundits are ranking Ohio State’s first three games as a top-three non-conference schedule. For more Ohio State Buckeyes podcasts, follow us on Twitter: @BuckeyesRadio The post Script Ohio: The Ohio State Non-Conference Schedule ranks in College Football...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5-star OG Wyatt Davis commits to Ohio State Buckeyes, 2017 class becoming historic

The Ohio State Buckeyes 2017 football recruiting class was already ridiculous and the overwhelming No. 1 class in the country. So, naturally, that same class would only get stronger as June fades away. On Friday, the nation’s No. 1 ranked offensive guard, Wyatt Davis, verbally committed to head coach Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes. It was a shocking development, as Davis wasn’t...
Via Talking 10
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Football Releases “Young Bucks On The Grind” Hype Video

Urban Meyer is attempting to replace quite a bit of talent this summer.  His Ohio State football team lost 15 players to the NFL, but the show goes on in Columbus, Ohio, which will likely still be home to a top 10 team.  The Buckeyes will still be a top 10 team because Meyer has been recruiting at an extremely high level and there are plenty of of four and five-star prospects ready...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Cavs parade begins with Ohio State coaches, band

CLEVELAND (AP) The Latest on the parade for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who made a historic comeback to win the NBA title (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The Cavaliers title parade is underway with a truck spraying confetti into the crowd, Ohio State coaches riding in a convertible and the Ohio State marching band. The parade started Wednesday morning after a short delay because of...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State AD talks about offseason 'run in' with Harbaugh

The highlight of college football’s offseason has been Jim Harbaugh and, more specifically, the shot he fired at Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith.  In response to a comment on satellite camps made by the Buckeyes’ AD, Michigan’s football coach brought up OSU’s tattoo-gate scandal on Twitter.  “Good to see Director Smith being relevant again after the tattoo fiasco...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State mascot will march in Pride parade after all

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State University has changed its mind and will allow its mascot to march in an upcoming parade celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The university spirit team coaches had earlier cited safety concerns after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Florida that left 49 dead as the reason for pulling Brutus Buckeye from this weekend...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State University mascot won't march in Pride parade

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State University's mascot has been pulled out of an upcoming Ohio parade and festival celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The university spirit team coaches cited safety concerns after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Florida that left 49 dead as the reason for pulling Brutus Buckeye from this weekend's Pride festival...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicki Meyer is pregnant, going to make Urban Meyer a grandpa

Urban Meyer’s oldest daughter was married earlier this year, and the young woman is already pregnant, meaning the Ohio State coach is going to become a grandpa before long. Urban has three children with wife Shelly — daughters Nicki and Gigi, and son Nate. Nicki, who played volleyball at Georgia Tech and graduated in 2012, is the oldest. She got engaged to former Georgia Tech...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

4 reasons Ohio State Basketball will bounce back this year

The 2015-16 season was one to forget for the Ohio State basketball team.  It was a 21-14 disappointment that saw the lowest attendance numbers in twenty years.  Head coach Thad Matta needs to make major changes in the off-season. There is reason for optimism, though.  Forward Marc Loving was the only upperclassman playing on last year’s roster (and he was a junior).  With...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 four-star RB Todd Sibley flips from Ohio State to Pitt

The Ohio State Buckeyes have the best recruiting class in the country for the 2017 season, but it took a bit of a hit when four-star running back Todd Sibley flipped to Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The news was reported by Chris Dokish Wednesday afternoon. Head coach Pat Narduzzi also seemed pretty excited about adding the running back to their recruiting class. The new Pitt commit...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio native Todd Sibley decommits from Ohio State to join Pat Narduzzi’s Pitt Panthers

An Ohio high school star that led his team to a state championship a year ago, has officially decommitted from the Ohio State program. Four-star running back Todd Sibley of Archbishop Hoban High School, officially announced on his twitter account today that he has decided to take his talents to Pittsburgh as a member of the Panthers’ Class of 2017. The Next Chapter….#H2P pic...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s promoting championship-winner…Tim Tebow?

When Urban Meyer took over the Ohio State football program in 2012, he hit the ground running and has not looked back.So far he has lost just four games in four seasons with the Buckeyes, and won 50 games and the 2014 national championship in the same timeframe. His incredible success in Columbus is almost enough to make some forget Meyer was likely a hall-of-fame coach before...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio: Tate Martell Commits to Ohio State

Joe Dexter and Clair Crawford are joined by Bleacher Report National Recruiting Analyst Sanjay Kirpalani to break down the latest commitment of Tate Martell, his performance at Elite 11, his fit in the Ohio State offense, concerns over a true commitment, and much more. Kirpalani also hosts Recruitniks on VSporto.com. For more Ohio State Buckeyes podcasts, follow us on Twitter: ...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
11 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Fan Destroys Raekwon McMillan at Ohio State Women’s Clinic

There won’t be many people getting a chance to clean Raekwon McMillan’s clock during the 2016 season. One lucky fan at the Ohio State Women’s Clinic this weekend though, got a fair chance at laying down the best draft-eligible linebacker in 2017. Here’s a look at the amazing moment for a loyal Buckeye fan. Like her shirt says… and the famous words of Mekka Don. JUICE...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tate Martell commits to Ohio State; will he change for a fourth time?

Five-star QB Tate Martell from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas announced his commitment via Twitter on Sunday, pledging allegiance to the Ohio State Buckeyes. Here’s a look at Martell’s announcement: I'm excited to announce that Ihave officially committed to THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY! pic.twitter.com/fWpD7hcZ13 — Tate Martell (@TheTateMartell) June 13, 2016 Martell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer makes women do push-ups for wearing blue

Ohio State’s annual Women’s Clinic was off to a great start Sunday morning, with fans excited about meeting the coaching staff and some of the players. But a couple Buckeyes fans had to find out the hard way that there’s really only one rule everybody has to follow while on campus – DO NOT wear the color blue.  OSU football’s official Twitter account posted this hilarious...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State football player suing NCAA, Big Ten

Former Ohio State cornerback Ray Griffin is one of four former college football players who have filed lawsuits against the NCAA for concussions they suffered during their college careers. Griffin’s lawsuit specifically names the Big Ten as a defendant along with the NCAA, but not Ohio State. While the other players have not been identified, a representative for the law firm...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State to sell alcohol stadium-wide this fall at games

Many schools have started to sell alcohol at games and today Ohio State became the latest to join the club….. As an extension of the 2015 pilot program at Ohio Stadium, beer sales now will be available stadium-wide during the 2016 football season. The sale of alcohol began in 2015 for patrons with tickets in the suite and club levels of Ohio Stadium. The revenue generated by alcohol...
Via The Student Section
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State to start selling beer to fans at football games

A year after providing alcohol to fans who sat in the suites at Ohio State football games, the school will now sell booze to all fans at Ohio Stadium this fall. Ohio State announced its decision to expand its beer sales Wednesday, becoming the third Big 10 school to sell alcohol in its stadium (the other two are Maryland and Minnesota). According to a 2015 New York Times article...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star QB Tate Martell to visit Ohio State

Tate Martell, the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the 2017 class, has been narrowing his list of potential schools since decommitting from Texas A&M in early May.  The 5-foot-10, 203-pound prospect revealed a top seven at the end of May, a top six near the end of last week and and a top five on Sunday.  One of the schools in that top five, Ohio State, will be receiving a...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s latest alternate uniform has nice throwback feel

Ohio State has made it a routine to have a specially designed alternate uniform for at least one game during the regular season over the last so many years. Part of that is the push by Nike to have some of their top brands roll out some unique looks sure to garner attention. With Ohio State being one of Nike’s top partners, it is practically a given the Swoosh will have a good...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State to wear 1916 throwback uniforms

Ohio State has worn a few different alternate uniforms over the past few years, and in 2016, it looks like they’ll do it again. The Buckeyes will apparently be turning back the clock – 100 years – this time around. Andrew Lind of the Tidewater News confirmed that Ohio State will be wearing the below jerseys, which pay homage to the 1916 team that won the conference title....
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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