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Who is the best Ohio State player picked in the NFL draft this century?

No college football team has had more players picked in the NFL draft than Ohio State this century. The Buckeyes lead all teams with 115 players picked, according to NFL.com. Now the league's website is ranking the best Buckeyes picks since 2000. Topping the list is center Nick Mangold, who was picked by the New York Jets in the first round in 2006. The list factors in things like All-Pro and Pro Bowl selections and other awards. So it should be no surprise then that Mangold, a seven-time Pro Bowler, tops the list for Ohio State. What is surprising, though, is seeing running back...
News-Herald May 18, 2017
Colts sign 1st-round draft pick Malik Hooker of Ohio State

Colts sign 1st-round draft pick Malik Hooker of Ohio State

INDIANAPOLIS >> The Indianapolis Colts have signed first-round pick Malik Hooker, a safety from Ohio State who was drafted 15th overall.Hooker, who is 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds, was an Associated Press first-team All-America selection last year. He started all 13 games for Ohio State and had 74 tackles and seven interceptions.
News-Herald May 15, 2017
Ohio State basketball: JaQuan Lyle's exit leaves another hole for struggling Buckeyes

Ohio State basketball: JaQuan Lyle's exit leaves another hole for struggling Buckeyes

COLUMBUS >> Another returning starter is gone from the Ohio State basketball team, casting even more doubt on whether coach Thad Matta can turn around a program that just slogged through a second straight disappointing season.The school on Saturday announced that JaQuan Lyle, a rising junior and the team's third leading scorer from last season, had quit the team last month.
News-Herald May 13, 2017
Ohio State basketball: JaQuan Lyle arrested in Indiana, quit team in April

Ohio State basketball: JaQuan Lyle arrested in Indiana, quit team in April

JaQuan Lyle was arrested near his home in Evansville, Ind. early Saturday, and an Ohio State spokesperson confirmed Lyle quite the team on April 11.Lyle was charged with public intoxication, criminal mischief to a vehicle and disorderly conduct.According to a police report, Lyle was asked to leave Piston's Bar & Restaurant and punched the door as he was leaving the building before walking outside and yelling at an unidentified female after being notified he wasn't allowed back in.
News-Herald May 12, 2017
Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State bobblehead now available

Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State bobblehead now available

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has released an Ezekiel Elliott bobblehead featuring the Dallas Cowboys running back in his Ohio State uniform.In 2015, Elliott led the Buckeyes to a national title, rushing for 246 yards on 36 carries and scoring four touchdowns in the championship game, according to a news release.
News-Herald May 11, 2017

Video: Inside Urban Meyer's historic tenure at Ohio State

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has had an impressive first five years with the Buckeyes.Don't miss>> College football: Ohio State's Parris Campbell among Big Ten players poised to break out in the fall>> College football: Some things to know about Ohio State's upcoming season>> Ohio State football: Spring game shows Buckeyes' emphasis on throwing the ball
News-Herald May 8, 2017
Ohio State wins back-to-back NCAA volleyball titles

Ohio State wins back-to-back NCAA volleyball titles

COLUMBUS >> Nicolas Szerszen led Ohio State to its second straight NCAA volleyball championship, hitting .480 and finishing with 16 kills and eight digs in the top-ranked Buckeyes' 25-19, 25-20, 25-22 victory over BYU on Saturday night.Ohio State (32-2) also beat BYU (26-5) in the title game last year.
News-Herald Apr 27, 2017
NFL prospect Gaeron Conley to meet with police Monday on rape accusation

NFL prospect Gaeron Conley to meet with police Monday on rape accusation

CLEVELAND >> An attorney for former Ohio State star Gareon Conley says the NFL prospect plans to meet with detectives and give a DNA sample after the NFL draft to counter accusations that he raped a woman earlier this month.
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 27, 2017
NFL prospect Gareon Conley to meet with police Monday on rape accusation

NFL prospect Gareon Conley to meet with police Monday on rape accusation

CLEVELAND: An attorney for former Ohio State star Gareon Conley says the NFL prospect plans to meet with detectives and give a DNA sample after the NFL draft to counter accusations that he raped a woman earlier this month.The cornerback projected as a first-round pick in the NFL draft before the police report emerged denies the allegations. No charges have been filed.Conley’s attorney Kevin Spellacy told Cleveland.com that Conley will talk to police on Monday.Conley, a two-year starter and a Buckeyes captain last season, was named in a police report that details the alleged assault on April...
News-Herald Apr 27, 2017
NFL prospect Gareon Conley: Rape report 'completely false,' skipping draft

NFL prospect Gareon Conley: Rape report 'completely false,' skipping draft

CLEVELAND >> Former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says he plans to skip attending the NFL draft in person on Thursday and decried allegations that he raped a woman as "completely false.
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 26, 2017

Gareon Conley says rape report ’completely false,’ skipping draft

CLEVELAND: Former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says he plans to skip attending the NFL draft in person on Thursday and decried allegations that he raped a woman as “completely false.”No charges have been filed as police investigate claims made by a 23-year-old woman that he assaulted her in a Cleveland hotel on April 9. Conley was named in a police report that details the allegations but no information has been forwarded to prosecutors.Conley said in a statement Wednesday that he believes the allegations are an attempt to ruin the draft experience for him and his family.The...
News-Herald Apr 25, 2017
Ohio State football star, NFL prospect Gareon Conley accused of sexual assault

Ohio State football star, NFL prospect Gareon Conley accused of sexual assault

CLEVELAND >> An attorney for former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says the player denies an accusation made in a police report that he sexually assaulted a woman. No charges have been filed.Spokeswoman Kathleen Caffrey of the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office says the alleged April 9 incident is still being investigated by police.
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 25, 2017

Gareon Conley, former Ohio State, Massillon standout and potential first-round draft pick, denies accusation of rape

CLEVELAND: An attorney for former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says the player denies an accusation made in a police report that he sexually assaulted a woman. No charges have been filed.Spokeswoman Kathleen Caffrey of the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office says the alleged April 9 incident is still being investigated by police.A Cleveland police report released Tuesday says the 23-year-old woman told officers that Conley sexually assaulted her in the bathroom of a hotel room.Police spokeswoman Jennifer Ciaccia says investigators are making arrangements to interview Conley, one...

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