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Cris Carter, a former Ohio State wide receiver, will be inducted into the NFL Pro Hall of Fame in Canton on Saturday. Carter spoke about his NFL career, his troubled past and Ohio State. Get the full story inside.

Cris Carter's day arrives

Tonight we find out how much Cris Carter worked on his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech. In May, the Middletown native and Ohio State alum had no qualms about what he was going to say once he got up to the podium on the stage at Canton's Fawcett Stadium. Getting the words out, however, might be a little more difficult. "For me, that's a very difficult thing...

Carter: Cooper is a marked man

Hall of Famer Cris Carter weighed in on the Riley Cooper situation on Friday, noting that defensive backs may be more aggressive with Cooper this season.

Cris Carter responds: ‘I’m a WR; I’m selfish’

Cris Carter took a direct approach with Qadry Ismail’s criticisms of him. The Hall of Fame receiver admitted he was selfish and a diva, indicating that’s part of being an NFL receiver.

Clutch, difficult catches helped set Carter apart

(Eds: One in a series of Pro Football Hall of Fame induction previews. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer Cris Carter's entry into the exclusive club in Canton will be commemorated with a bronze head-and-shoulders bust, like all of the Pro Football Hall of Fame members before him. His hands might be a more appropriate body part to feature. Over 16 seasons...

Carter’s hands, heart led to Canton

Cris Carter was a fiery competitor with perhaps the best hands in the game, both qualities that helped lead him to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Holler: Carter waits, again, then is inducted

It was fitting that Cris Carter was the last member of the Class of 2013 Pro Football Hall of Famers to be inducted. His wait to get there was overdue, too.

Ohio State’s Braxton Miller named to Manning Award watch list

The Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, announced its preseason Watch List earlier today and Ohio State’s junior quarterback, Braxton Miller, made that list. This year’s list of quarterbacks was selected in conjunction […]

Was Urban Meyer's Punishment for Carlos Hyde Appropriate?

Just as yet another one of Urban Meyer's former Gators was making the news for the wrong reason, Meyer was dishing out a three game suspension for Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde. Hyde had been accused of assaulting a woman in a Columbus night club on July 20th. Although no charges were filed, Hyde was suspended for conduct that was "not representative of this football...

We Are All Buckeyes

Buckeye Nation is a family. One large, rambunctious (at times) family. This is no different when it comes to the plethora of Ohio State blogs on the internet. From our collective basements, we write passionately about Ohio State sports and try to bring our readers the very best information that we have. Buckeye Empire is no stranger to collaborations with other Ohio State blogs....

Ohio State leads Big Ten teams in 2013 Preseason USA Today Coaches Poll

Earlier today the  2013 USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll was released and really to no one's surprise it was Alabama at the top of the charts. However, the 2nd spot went to the Big Ten's own Ohio State Buckeyes, who received three first place votes (2nd most behind 'Bama obviously). OSU was just one of five Big Ten teams to be included in the season opening...

Bell Talks Ohio State's FNL

6-foot-8, 330 pound junior Cameron Bell hit the road this summer attending difference camps. His last stop was Ohio State's Friday Night Lights.

Ohio State ranked No. 2 in 2013 preseason Coaches Poll

The Ohio State Buckeyes will enter the 2013 NCAA football season ranked second in the nation as determined by the initial release of the USA TODAY/AP Coaches Poll. The Buckeyes, fresh off of their 12-0 finish in Urban Meyer’s first season as head coach, received three first-place votes, falling shy of the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide (58). Alabama’s margin of 118 poll points...

Buckeyes Must Answer Questions In Camp

There is plenty of anticipation for the start of Ohio State's fall camp, and why wouldn't there be? The Buckeyes are coming off an undefeated season and are already among the favorites to give two-time defending national champion Alabama a run for its money at the top of the polls. But BSB takes a look at what OSU needs to figure out in camp in order for the season to live...

USAToday Preseason Coaches Poll – Ohio State #2

USAToday released the first preseason Coaches Poll at noon Eastern today and with the exception of Florida at #10, included all the teams that we had in our poll released earlier this morning. They had Notre Dame at #11, where we put them in at #10. Here is the full USAToday Top 25:                                                            

Radio: Kirk Tucker's Looming Decision

Georgia safety Kirk Tucker has narrowed down his recruitment to Ohio State and Stanford, and he told The Bootleg Radio when he plans to make his big decision. Listen to this exclusive audio interview with the man himself.
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