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Urban Meyer finally allowed the color blue in an Ohio State practice

Like any good Ohio State coach, Urban Meyer doesn't tolerate the color blue being anywhere near his Buckeyes. It can't be on a poster or a napkin or even the slighest splash across a shirt. Blue is the color of archenemy Michigan, and he just can't have that.Meyer takes this so seriously that he's been known to kick Ohio State students out of open scrimmages for wearing any shade...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State releases hype video for 2016 season

We are now less than 100 days from the start of the 2016 college football season.  With excitement building, one of the nation’s top teams, the Ohio State Buckeyes, decided to pump up their fan base. The Buckeyes will open their season as a top 25 team and they touted their gameday experience in a recently released hype video conveniently titled, “Game Day Experience.” You...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio: Is Ohio State’s Torrance Gibson the Big Ten’s Biggest X-Factor?

Clair Crawford and Joe Dexter discuss ESPN’s label of biggest X-Factor in the Big Ten for Ohio State wide receiver Torrance Gibson. For more Ohio State Buckeyes podcasts, follow us on Twitter: @BuckeyesRadio The post Script Ohio: Is Ohio State’s Torrance Gibson the Big Ten’s Biggest X-Factor? appeared first on The Buckeye Battle Cry: Ohio State News and Commentary.
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Meet a coordinator: Ed Warinner

Ed Warinner is a box of chocolates. The recent years of his coaching career show that you don’t know what’s next for this immensely gifted line coach and play caller. However, chocolates of any kind are delicious. Things usually turn out sweet for Warinner. Beyond the walls of The Ohio State University, the biggest curveball thrown by the trajectory of Warinner’s career is...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State WR Jalin Marshall Has “Very Strong” First NFL Practice

Jalin Marshall was one of two Ohio State underclassmen to go unselected in the NFL Draft (Tyvis Powell the other), but it looks like the former Buckeye wideout has a decent chance to make a roster.  The former four-star recruit has an undrafted free agent deal with the New York Jets. The Jets started OTAs earlier this week and Marshall had a “very strong” first practice. ...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Shares Photo Of Buckeyes-Themed Apache Helicopter Helmet

It’s Patriot Week in honor of Memorial Day at Ohio State, and the football team has been getting involved in a number of ways – including reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and playing Lee Greenwood’s “Proud to be an American” during workouts. Wednesday, the school shared another cool patriotic piece of media. The school’s football Twitter account shared a photo of an...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Ohio State OL Grant Schmidt transfers to Cincinnati

Former Ohio State Buckeyes offensive lineman Grant Schmidt wasted no time finding his next home. In fact, Schmidt will not even have to leave the state to continue his college football career. According to a report from the Cincinnati Enquirer, Schmidt will be transferring to the Cincinnati Bearcats. Schmidt joined the Buckeyes as a three-star member of the Class of 2015, but he...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio: Baker Mayfield is the best quarterback Ohio State will face in 2016

Clair Crawford and Joe Dexter discuss the toughest signal callers that Ohio State will face during the 2016 season, including Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield and discuss the Bosa crime family, and the amount of snaps from players last year that the Buckeyes will have to replace. The post Script Ohio: Baker Mayfield is the best quarterback Ohio State will face in 2016 appeared first...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer to temporarily lift ‘Blue Ban’ at Ohio State

If there is one thing you should avoid doing as a supporter or player for the Ohio State Buckeyes, it is to wear the blue of the hated rival Michigan Wolverines. However, that is set to change next week. Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is set to temporarily lift the unofficial ban at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Meyer and company will be hosting  “Patriot Week” in honor...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5 Best Uniforms Ohio State’s Worn Under Urban Meyer

Ohio State isn’t really a college football program you think of in regards to lots of different uniforms, but the Buckeyes have actually worn their fair share of alternate looks. Under Urban Meyer alone (who’s only been coaching OSU since 2012), the Buckeyes have worn seven different uniforms. Which are your favorites? We’ve decided to rank ours. Here are the five best uniforms...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Buckeyes captain Chico Nelson’s death was apparent suicide

On Tuesday, sad news surfaced out of Columbus as former Ohio State Buckeyes captain Chico Nelson was found dead at age 46. On Wednesday, details began to emerge as The Columbus Dispatch reported Nelson’s death is being viewed as an apparent suicide. According to the reports, Nelson shot himself in the chest. “There were some good-bye text messages on his phone to those closest...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Ohio State DB Chico Nelson’s Death Was An Apparent Suicide

Chico Nelson The death of former Ohio State defensive back and captain Chico Nelson was an apparent suicide, according to a report from The Columbus Dispatch.  The 46-year-old Nelson shot himself in the chest with a handgun, Grove City Police Det. Sgt. Chris White told the Dispatch.  “There were some good-bye text messages on his phone to those closest to him,” White said...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Austin Grandstaff “Parting Ways” With Oklahoma Basketball After Mid-Year Transfer From Ohio State

Austin Grandstaff played in 10 games during the first semester of his his freshman year at Ohio State before choosing to leave at mid-year to Oklahoma. Grandstaff joined the Sooners program in January, but according to a report, he will not wind up playing for the Sooners. 247Sports’ Jerry Meyer says the two have “parted ways.” Multiple sources are telling @247Sports that...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Trevor Thompson withdraws from NBA Draft, returning to Buckeyes

After testing the 2016 NBA Draft waters, Ohio State big man Trevor Thompson has decided to withdraw his name from consideration and return to the Buckeyes for the upcoming season. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman was first to report the news. Ohio State big man Trevor Thompson told ESPN he has withdrawn from the NBA Draft. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 17, 2016 Last season as a sophomore...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Trevor Thompson to withdraw from the NBA Draft

According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Ohio State junior Trevor Thompson has decided to pull back from the NBA Draft process and return to Ohio State for another season. Ohio State big man Trevor Thompson told ESPN he has withdrawn from the NBA Draft. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 17, 2016 After transferring from Virginia Tech in 2014, Thompson split time with Daniel Giddens...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio: The Ohio State Buckeyes will still depend on the Class of 2013 this season

Eli Apple, Ezekiel Elliott, Darron Lee, Vonn Bell, and Jalin Marshall are on their way as professional players. Yet there are still major impact players on the roster from the Class of 2013. Clair Crawford and Joe Dexter discuss the impact of this class heading into the 2016 season. For more Ohio State Buckeyes podcasts, follow us on Twitter: @BuckeyesRadio The post Script Ohio...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio: Is the Ohio State Coaching Staff Handling Todd Sibley’s Recruiting Situation Wrongly?

Joe Dexter, Clair Crawford, and Joe Dexter discuss the latest recruitment situation for Todd Sibley, a class of 2017 running back that has been committed for a year, but was asked by the Ohio State coaching staff to Grayshirt. For more Ohio State Buckeyes podcasts, follow us on Twitter: @BuckeyesRadio The post Script Ohio: Is the Ohio State Coaching Staff Handling Todd Sibley...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones takes shot at NCAA while answering fan mail

Now that Cardale Jones is no longer bound by the rules of the NCAA, he’s enjoying being able to do something he was not allowed to while at Ohio State. Receiving fan mail is certainly not a new thing for Cardale Jones. Being able to reply with an autograph is. The NCAA, of course, frowns upon such a thing. However, as a professional, he’s free to sign his name for others as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruit says he decommitted from Ohio State because Urban Meyer did not recognize him

Urban Meyer is recognized as perhaps the greatest recruiter in all of college football, but in just a short amount of time, his reputation has taken a bit of a hit. The latest story comes from a once-committed recruit who says he decommitted from Ohio State after realizing Meyer didn’t know who he was. Bruce Judson, a four-star speedster from Florida, revealed to SECCountry.com...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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