Buckeyes have some questions, but far more exclamation marks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Like a poker player holding a royal flush, Ohio State's Urban Meyer has spent this spring downplaying his strengths and holding his cards close. On the eve of the Buckeyes' annual spring intrasquad scrimmage, Meyer has lamented the Buckeyes' lack of depth on the lines, the need for a marquee playmaker, nagging injuries and the fear that his players will be soft...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ten B1G Household Names In 2015

As Spring football comes to a close, we can start dreaming about kickoff Saturday this fall in the Big Ten. I’m looking forward to another exciting season, as Ohio State begins the quest to defend a title and 13 other B1G schools begin the mission of dethroning the Buckeyes. Despite the mass exodus of some name-brand players to the NFL and graduation, the Big Ten will still have...
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Girl Uses Awesome Ezekiel Elliott-Themed Proposal To Ask Boyfriend

Gone are the days of high school students asking their significant others to prom via phone call or even in modest fashion face-to-face. Elaborate “promposals,” involving props, flowers and such are all the rage. Michaela Amato, a high school student and apparent Ohio State fanatic, used Buckeye running back Ezekiel Elliott as the focal point of her promposal. She crafted a sign...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Claims He’ll Go To Prom With A 2015 OSU Recruit If His Tweet Gets 50,000 Retweets

Over the past few years, it’s become somewhat of a trend for high school students to ask celebrities to prom – and it usually involves the asking party getting some ridiculous number of retweets on Twitter to make it happen. Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott seems to be going a slightly different route to find his way to a prom this year. Elliott took to Twitter Monday morning to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott Has To “Play School,” Miss Out On Cincinnati Reds’ Game With Teammates Tonight

The 2014 Ohio State football national champion team is set to get honored at the Cincinnati Reds’ game tonight. Its Opening Night for the ball club, which faces the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:10 p.m. E.T. at Great American Ball Park. Urban Meyer and a couple of his players will be throwing out first pitches.  One popular Buckeye will not be in attendance; star running back Ezekiel...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Randomly Trolled Michigan On Twitter Monday Night

While most of the sports world is watching tonight’s national title game between Wisconsin and Duke, Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is finding a different use for his time. Elliott decided to take a selfie with a 2012 photo of Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner getting sacked by then-OSU-linebacker Zach Boren in the background. It’s a strong troll job. And ichigan still...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Taunts Ohio State Students Ahead Of “Fastest Student Race”

The Ohio State football program is holding its second “Fastest Student Race” competition over the next three weeks. This year, the group of students who advance to the finals will have an opportunity to race against a handful of OSU football players and alums, including current star running back Ezekiel Elliott, at the team’s spring game on April 18.  Elliott, of course, had...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: OSU RB Ezekiel Elliott’s Cast Is Off

Ohio State star running back Ezekiel Elliott, who has had two wrist surgeries since last August, was unable to carry the ball with his left arm this past season. It looks like 2015 will be a different story.  Elliott, who went under the knife most recently in late February, no longer has a cast on his wrist. ESPN’s Austin Ward snapped a photo of him at practice. The cast is off...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

A Recruit’s Father Visiting Ohio State Asked Star RB Ezekiel Elliott If He Redshirted Last Year

Ezekiel Elliott was probably Ohio State’s best player during the 2014 season. The sophomore running back rushed for 1,878 yards and 18 touchdowns. He was at his best during the College Football Playoff, totaling 476 yards and six touchdowns while leading the Buckeyes to a national championship.  Apparently he wasn’t good enough to warrant the attention of a recruit’s father...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Shows Off Championship Rings While Kissing Trophy

Ohio State shared photos of their National Championship rings to the public on Friday. Running back, Ezekiel Elliott, who was the MVP of the inaugural playoff, posted a photo of himself kissing the trophy while wearing the ring on his right hand. GO BUCKS pic.twitter.com/EvwKaYaIXd — EzekielElliott#⃣1⃣5⃣ (@EzekielElliott) March 27, 2015 The post Ezekiel Elliott Shows Off...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott: The Most Outstanding Amateur Athlete?

OK, folks, here’s your chance to exercise your democratic duty and Do The Right Thing by voting for Ohio State’s own, Ezekiel Elliott as this year’s outstanding amateur athlete. And, like Chicago politics, you have an opportunity to “vote early, vote often”, on a daily basis until March 25th. Please, turn the title question into an emphatic “Yes!” To be honest, this...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ezekiel Elliott Smacked Cardale Jones In The Head During An Interview On ESPN

Spring practice is underway for the Ohio State football program and the Buckeyes don’t appear to be too tense as they begin their pursuit to repeat as national champions.  This morning, while Cardale Jones was speaking to reporters, noted jokester Ezekiel Elliott crept up behind his quarterback and smacked him in the head.  It was a pretty violent video bomb.  Elliott is known...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott’s Father Says He’ll Wear A Crop Top Jersey All Next Season To Protest NCAA Rule Change

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott became a household name this past season, both for his amazing on-field play and his fashion statement during games. Elliott rolled up his jersey to reveal his abs during contests, popularizing the “crop top” look once again in college football. It’ll be short-lived, however. Earlier this week, the NCAA released a set of rule changes...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ezekiel Elliott and fellow Buckeyes dance at halftime of OSU game

Big Ten Champions. National Champions. Now Dancing Champions. After watching nine players of the 2015 National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes football team dance at halftime of the men’s basketball game on Sunday, I say yes! Ezekiel Elliott, Josh Perry, Darron Lee, Devan Bogard, Joe Burger, Jalin Marshall, Jeff Greene, Chase Farris and Aaron Parry went out onto the court at Value...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Football Players Joined The Dance Team For The Halftime Show At Today’s Basketball Game

On Thursday, we learned that members of the Ohio State football team were working on a dance routine for halftime of today’s OSU basketball game against Wisconsin. The performance has come and gone, so let’s see how things turned out: Our thoughts: Does Ezekiel Elliott wear his crop-top exclusively now? Seems like a poor decision with the winter that we’re having, but whatever...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA outlaws Ezekiel Elliott’s crop top jersey look

The NCAA on Thursday passed several new rules including one that will prevent Ezekiel Elliott from wearing the crop top jersey look he has become known for. AN NCAA Rules Committee met via conference call and made tweaks to personal foul penalties, helmets rules, instant replay, and more. One rule change relates to the uniform/equipment:...Read More
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA gets anal retentive about crop top jerseys, non-standard facemasks.

Ezekiel Elliott in his now-banned crop-top jersey. Photo via USA Today. Ordinarily, the NCAA doesn't get as anal-retentive when it comes to college football uniforms like the NFL has become notorious for. The governing body doesn't get all hot and bothered about socks not fully covering up a player's leg, for example. Nor does the endless stream of alternative uniform and helmet...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Gets Unlikely Honor From Local Zoo

Ezekiel Elliot, one of the heroes of Ohio State's national championship season, got an interesting honor from the Columbus Zoo.
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Ohio State’s Cardale Jones, Ezekiel Elliott Spent Some Time Reading To A Columbus Elementary School Today

Outside of Urban Meyer, Cardale Jones and Ezekiel Elliott are likely the two biggest stars in Columbus, Ohio. The two Ohio State celebrities spent some time giving back to their community this morning.  Ohio State’s quarterback and running back visited Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School in Columbus, reading to a second grade class and posing for some pictures.  The Buckeyes’...
Via College Spun
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Wanted To Babysit The Penguin That’s His Namesake, But Was Told No

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is an insanely popular figure in Ohio. Yesterday, we told you about the newborn penguin at the Columbus Zoo who was named after Elliott.  Well, it looks like Elliott appreciated the gesture so much, he wanted to do some bonding with the adorable aquatic bird. @ColumbusZoo can I babysit the little homie Zeke for the weekend ?? pic.twitter...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Columbus Zoo names newborn penguin after Ezekiel Elliott

In the wake of Ohio State’s College Football Playoff National Championship, multiple Buckeye supporters named their dogs after running back Ezekiel Elliott, the offensive star of the College Football Playoff.  But when you are a Heisman favorite as popular as Elliott, you don’t just have canine namesakes. The Columbus Zoo introduced the Twitterverse to a two-week old penguin...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Five times the runaway llamas resembled OSU's RB Ezekiel Elliott

It’s a Thursday in the middle of the college football offseason, so there are no games to write about. But there are llamas running around on television. That’s where we’re at right now. Those llamas, who were on the loose in Arizona, were quite elusive. It reminded us of Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott during the College Football Playoff. Zeke kicked things off against...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

This Ohio State Shirt Runs Right Over Alabama

This Ezekiel Elliott shirt commemorates his run against Alabama that helped lift Ohio State to the national title game.
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

11W Pays Homage To Ezekiel Elliott With An “85 Yards Through The Heart Of The South” T-Shirt

Back on January 1, the Ohio State Buckeyes shocked the college football world when they knocked off the No. 1-seeded Alabama Crimson Tide in the Sugar Bowl. Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott ran all over Alabama, racking up 230 yards on just 20 carries. His most important run came late in the fourth quarter, as he broke off an 85-yard score with his team ahead by less than a...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott, Clearly Still On Painkillers After Surgery, Suggests That He Needs A New Father

Earlier this month, star Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott had his wisdom teeth out, and took to Twitter before his painkillers wore off. The result was amazing. Friday, Elliott was back under the knife, this time to have surgery on his wrist. He apparently didn’t learn his lesson, because he’s again on social media after waking up.  Elliott is a huge fan of heated blankets...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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