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Ohio State lineman Tracy Sprinkle pleads no contest to bar-fight charge

Former Ohio State defensive lineman Tracy Sprinkle pleaded no contest today in Lorain Municipal Court to a reduced charge of failure to comply for his part in a bar fight earlier this month. Sprinkle’s attorney, Michael Duff, told The Dispatch that the redshirt freshman is “very optimistic” about being reinstated to the team. He was dismissed from the team following his arrest...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football Preview: Offensive Line

The 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes set out this season with their sights on redemption. The Buckeyes are looking to pick up the pieces from two consecutive losses to end the 2013-14 season. After going 24-2 in two seasons, the pressure for success at Ohio State is turning up. Can the 2014 Buckeyes get over the top and reach the pinnacle of college football? We aim to find out in our 2014...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State LB Joshua Perry Posts Before/After Picture Following 2-Plus Years Of Strength & Conditioning

Two-plus years of time at Ohio State has done Joshua Perry’s body good.  The Buckeyes’ junior linebacker posted a photo on Instagram this afternoon detailing the transition he’s made from the time he arrived in Columbus to now. Perry came to Ohio State as a 6-foot-4, 222-pound linebacker. Today, he’s listed at 6-foot-4, 253 pounds.  Check out the impressive before and after...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer On Ohio State’s No. 6 Preseason Ranking: ‘I Think That’s A Fair Assessment’

The 2014 Amway Preseason Coaches Poll was released this afternoon. While the poll means nothing–the College Football Playoff Committee will not take rankings into account–it’s still interesting to see how teams are viewed heading into the season.  Ohio State is ranked No. 6 in the poll. What does Urban Meyer think of the Buckeyes spot in the ranking? Meyer on Ohio State...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buckeyes defense banking on more togetherness

One of the biggest topics of the Ohio State football offseason has been rebuilding a defense that regressed as the year went on into one of the worst in memory. Ohio State defensive line drills Chris Ash was brought in as a new co-coordinator of the defense and safeties coach, bringing with him an aggressive style of play in the secondary that has fans champing at the bit to see...
Via Cus Words Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chest Bump Between Ohio State 170-lb RB And 342-lb DL Ends In Predictable Fashion

A chest bump between a 5’7″, 170-pound running back and a 6’4″, 342-pound defensive tackle. I think you can guess where this is going. I don’t think Devonte Butler is going to want to chest bump Chris Carter any time soon again. [YouTube] The post Chest Bump Between Ohio State 170-lb RB And 342-lb DL Ends In Predictable Fashion appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Braxton Miller Posts A Photoshopped Picture Of Him Running With The CFB Playoff Trophy

Saying expectations are high for the Ohio State Buckeyes and their star senior quarterback Braxton Miller is an understatement. The Buckeyes have “national title or bust” expectations, while Miller — who is reportedly in the best shape of his life — is expected to lead the team there. Today, Miller gave a sneak peek into what he expects this season, as he posted a photoshopped...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller On Ohio State-Michigan At Night: ‘I Feel Like It Should Be’

For as long as Ohio State and Michigan have met on the football field, they’ve done it during the day. Sure, occasionally the game will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. E.T. and by the third quarter, it’s dark out, but never have the Buckeyes and Wolverines played a true night contest.  That’s likely not going to change anytime soon.  “Dave Brandon, the athletic director at Michigan...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State’s Urban Meyer Is At It Again With The Photobombing

Urban Meyer is a master photobomber.  We’ve covered this before, but the Ohio State coach is at it again.  Ohio State tight end Jeff Heuerman was taking a selfie with quarterback Braxton Miller on the plane the Buckeyes’ Big Ten Media Days contingent was flying on back to Columbus. Meyer creeped his way into the photo.  Selfie on the PJ headed back from Chicago pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Drops Mad Photobombs

Urban Meyer drops mad photobombs when he's not coaching up the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer on Ohio State-Michigan State (and Michigan)

Monday in Chicago at the first of the Big Ten football media days, the head coach of Buckeyes was asked his thoughts on the Nov. 8 clash with Michigan State in East Lansing, a game getting more preseason hype at this point than the traditional regular-season ending clash with Michigan at Ohio Stadium. “If we take care of business, it will be real big. But we’ve got some things...
Via Cus Words Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State once again Big Ten favorite, MSU not far behind

Big Ten Media Days start tomorrow, as the season is now a month and change away.  The league actually does it much later than the other power conferences, so if you think this is too early, than you must really think the other leagues are insanely early. Over the weekend, the Big Ten released its preseason poll, and the usual favorite in Columbus, is once again expected to win it...
Via The Sports Bank
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s New Locker Room Features Waterfall, Wall Of HDTVs (Photos)

After ending their 2013 campaign with a 40-35 loss to Clemson in the Orange Bowl, Ohio State likely can’t wait to start the 2014 season. A completely renovated football facility should make the Buckeyes even more giddy. Ohio State’s football stadium and adjacent facilities are both undergoing multimillion dollar renovations, and apparently they’re going quite well. Buckeyes...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

'Friday Night Lights' event yields 2 more Ohio State verbal commits

Ohio State's big summer of recruiting continued Friday night with two more verbal commitments for the 2015 class. Four-star tight end Josh Moore of Olathe (Kans.) North was the first to make the call only to be followed shortly thereafter by Joshua Alabi, a three-star defensive end from Detroit Cass Tech. Both pulled the trigger while visiting Ohio State for its annual "...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Unveils Flashy New-Look Football Locker Room

Consider the bar raised by the Ohio State football program just in time for the biggest recruiting night of the season. The Buckeyes just debuted a revamped locker room in time for their massive recruiting event, Friday Night Lights, which takes place at Ohio Stadium tonight (7/25). FNL serves as the biggest night of the offseason for Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes in a recruiting...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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