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Johnny Football with some advice for Ohio State on beating Bama

During his time at Texas A.M. Johnny Manziel was able to knock off the mighty Alabama Crimson Tide once, and that Alabama team went on to win the National Championship. Manziel told Cleveland.com that to beat Alabama you have to respect them, but not fear them. "You absolutely give respect where it's due," Manziel said. "You respect them, but you don't fear them." Ohio State's third...
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OSU RB Bri’onte Dunn Posts Photo Of CFB Playoff Trophy: “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

Ohio State fans who are tired of listening to Mariah Carey’s classic holiday tune “All I Want For Christmas Is You” this year may enjoy running back Bri’onte Dunn’s take on the song a little bit better. Thursday, Dunn, clearly speaking for all of his teammates and Buckeye nation, posted a photo of the College Football Playoff trophy, with the main line from the song. ...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Furniture store will refund purchases if OSU wins title

Thanks to a 59-0 dismantling of Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game, Ohio State is one of the four teams in the the inaugural college football playoff. Ohio State will face Alabama in the Sugar Bowl with a potential meeting with either Oregon or Florida State to follow if they are victorious. If the...Read More
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan St. QB, Ohio State TE have awkward Twitter exchange

Earlier Wednesday morning, Ohio State senior tight end Jeff Heuerman tweeted what appeared to be a light-hearted joke about going to the grocery store on Christmas Eve.  The trek to get some food at his local store was a more physically strenuous act than the Buckeyes’ games against Michigan State, Heuerman tweeted.  Trip to the grocery store on Christmas Eve is more physical...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott: “January 1st Can’t Come Soon Enough”

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott, after racking up over 1,400 yards and 12 touchdowns on the ground this season, is a big reason why the Buckeyes will be playing in the inaugural College Football Playoff. But luckily for Buckeyes fans, it looks like he’s nowhere near satisfied with what his team has accomplished so far. Elliott took to Twitter Sunday night to let his fans...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer has Tim Tebow give a pep talk to Buckeyes

            The Ohio State Buckeyes are preparing to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Sugar Bowl for the inaugural College Football Playoff.  Coach Urban Meyer has faced Alabama in big games before, the biggest of which came in 2008 when the Florida Gators beat the Crimson Tide 31-20 in the SEC Championship. The quarterback leading...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Buckeyes keep piling up postseason honors

The honors just keep rolling in for the Ohio State football team. The latest came Wednesday when Joey Bosa was named to the Football Writers Association of America's 71st All-America team. That makes five such honors for the sophomore defensive lineman, who previously made the first team for the Associated Press, Walter Camp, Sporting News and American Football Coaches Association...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons Why Ohio State Is Going To Win The College Football Playoff

Urban Meyer could be the difference.   It’s the middle of December and here Ohio State is, preparing for the College Football Playoff, a place a lot of people thought the Buckeyes would be in when they were making their predictions for the season back in the summer.   The road Urban Meyer’s squad took to get here was a bit different than expected, and redshirt sophomore Cardale...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Herman’s departure makes Braxton Miller OSU’s most important player in 2015

Sometimes talent trumps coaching, and then there was what Ohio State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tom Herman did in 2014. His ability to improve Braxton Miller (in between being shut down from throwing), then get the most out of two other quarterbacks spoke volumes about this coaching ability. It spoke so loudly that Herman earned his first head coaching job, as reports...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Buckeyes headed to Senior Bowl so far

Midway through December, the Senior Bowl is sitting on 86 accepted invitations, including three players from Ohio State. Defensive lineman Michael Bennett, cornerback Doran Grant and tight end Jeff Heuerman will represent the Buckeyes in the annual talent showcase in Mobile, Ala. In addition, three prospects who played their high school football in Ohio have also accepted invites...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Early 2015-2016 Heisman trophy contenders

Marcus Mariota captured the Oregon Ducks first ever Heisman trophy yesterday and was one of the Heisman front runners at the start of the season. Now that the Heisman has been handed out for this season it is never too early to look at who the front runners are for next season’s most prestigious college football award. This list of players includes a top five ranking of players...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State’s Game vs. Alabama Will Be The Last Game OC Tom Herman Coaches For The Buckeyes

Tom Herman is one of the most sought-after assistant coaches in college football. It appears the Ohio State offensive coordinator will soon be a head coach.  According to The Ozone, a website that covers Ohio State, the Buckeyes’ Jan. 1 Sugar Bowl game vs. Alabama will be Herman’s last under Urban Meyer, regardless of the outcome of the contest. Herman, 39, is reportedly a candidate...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer boasts about his Ohio State accomplishments

In case you forgot, Ohio State won the Big Ten Championship Game last Saturday, blowing out Wisconsin, 59-0.  It was the first conference championship the Buckeyes have won under Urban Meyer. The first two seasons Meyer led Ohio State’s program, his team won their division, but were ineligible to play for a title in 2012 and lost in the championship game to Michigan State in...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State DE Joey Bosa Posts A Picture Of His Brother Doing The Shrug Celebration

Ohio State defensive lineman Joey Bosa has become famous for his shrug celebration. According to a picture he put on Instagram earlier today, his younger brother Nick has apparently taken it and made it his celebration as well. Check it out: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ @nbsmallerbear A photo posted by Joey Bosa (@jbbigbear) on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:08am PST Nick Bosa’s St. Thomas Aquinas...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Braxton Miller's father says son will return to Ohio State

Braxton Miller plans on coming back to OSU in 2015. It appears that Ohio State will have a quarterback competition next year. According to his father, two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Braxton Miller intends on returning to the school in 2015, but he could leave if “something drastic changes.” Miller missed all of 2014 due to a right shoulder injury. “Unless...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ohio State hype video for playoffs

The Ohio State Buckeyes have had a roller-coaster ride of a season. They lost their star QB Braxton Miller to a shoulder injury before the season even started. The Buckeyes suffered an early loss, 35-21, to a mediocre Virginia Tech squad. Even after garnering some consistency throughout the season, Ohio State lost backup QB J.T. Barrett to an ankle injury. On top of all that, the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sugar Bowl ticket prices up 213% since OSU’s last appearance

After falling as far back as the No. 16 ranked team during the College Football Playoff committee’s first ranking on October 16, the Ohio State Buckeyes have cemented the No. 4 spot and will play the Alabama Crimson Tide in this season’s Sugar Bowl. The team has built quite the resume since the committee’s initial ranking, going 8-0 over eight consecutive weeks of play and...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer's wife has hair catch on fire blowing out candles

Thursday night, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer was in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, to attend the Home Depot College Football Awards Show with a few of his players. His wife, however, did not tag along. Instead, she celebrated her 50th birthday by accidentally lighting her hair on fire. No joke. Shelley Meyer posted a few photos of her night to social media. While attempting to...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer’s wife sets hair on fire blowing out candles on birthday cake (photo)

Shelley Meyer, the wife of Ohio State Buckeyes head football coach Urban Meyer, was celebrating her 50th birthday on Thursday when a near disaster occurred during the customary blowing out of the candles on her cake. Shelley leaned in a bit too close to the cake and one of the candles came into contact with...Read More The post Urban Meyer’s wife sets hair on fire blowing out...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Running Back Ezekiel Elliott Tweets About Winning Future Doak Walker Award

This year’s Doak Walker Award for top college running back was all about the Big Ten this year. All three of the finalists—Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah, and Indiana’s Tevin Coleman—played in the league, with Gordon taking home the award. Now, another Big Ten star has his eyes on taking home the trophy. Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott had a fantastic...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio St. unveils College Football Playoff uniform changes

With its berth into the College Football Playoff, Ohio State will be playing for a national championship for the first time since 2008.  The Buckeyes, ranked No. 4 in the final CFB Playoff rankings, are set to take on No. 1 Alabama at the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1. If Urban Meyer’s squad can get past the Crimson Tide, it’ll face the winner of Oregon-Florida State for the national...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State already reaches out to Wisconsin 4-star commit

College football recruiting is not a game for the sympathetic.  Wednesday evening, Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen announced he is leaving Madison, Wisc., as he has accepted an offer to become Oregon State’s new football coach. Within hours of that announcement, Ohio State and Urban Meyer had already reached out to one of Wisconsin’s committed recruits. Kyle Penniston, a four...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott Made The Big Ten Title Trophy His “Bae” For Woman Crush Wednesday

Most people who use Instagram or Twitter to shout out a #WCW, or “Woman Crush Wednesday”, name an actual woman. Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State running back, had a different idea this week. He decided to post a photo of himself kissing the Stagg Championship Trophy – the hardware awarded to the winner of the Big Ten title game – to his account instead. He called the trophy his...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: TMZ Releases 911 Calls For Both J.T. Barrett And His Ex-Girlfriend

Wednesday morning, it was reported by numerous media outlets that Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett and his ex-girlfriend, Alexandria Barrett-Clark, had a domestic dispute Tuesday night. According to ABC6, Barrett claims that Barrett-Clark “ran at him and pushed him.” Barrett-Clark claims that Barrett “choked her on the bed.” No charges were filed, and no injuries were...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexandria Barrett-Clark – JT Barrett’s ex-girlfriend – is pregnant

Earlier on Wednesday, we shared with you the report that Ohio State quarterback JT Barrett was involved in a domestic dispute with a woman Tuesday morning. The woman — Alexandria Barrett-Clark — was labeled Barrett’s girlfriend. She reportedly accused the quarterback of choking her and throwing her across the room. Barrett reportedly claimed she ran...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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