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News-Herald Aug 30, 2016
College football: Meet Joe Burger, Ohio State captain who isn't on depth chart

College football: Meet Joe Burger, Ohio State captain who isn't on depth chart

COLUMBUS >> When Ohio State announced its seven captains, the names were familiar and fairly predictable. Except for one: Joe Burger.Those who haven't studied Ohio State games closely over the past three seasons probably haven't heard of Burger, a senior backup linebacker who walked on and finally earned a scholarship this summer thanks to his work ethic, gritty determination in practice and relentless effort on special teams.
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2016

Watch Ohio State football trailer for Bowling Green, count the Buckeyes who aren't on the team anymore

Ohio State released its first game trailer of the 2016 season on Tuesday.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 30, 2016

2016 college football preview section

Ohio State enters its fifth season under coach Urban Meyer with expectations still sky high but perhaps a bit tempered as the Buckeyes look to replace eight starters apiece on offense and defense. Still, a run to the Big Ten championship game and a spot in the College Football Playoff remains in reach. It leaves the main question as this: What mark will these Buckeyes leave when they reach the far end of the tunnel.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 30, 2016

Ohio State football | Keys to the season

Key offensive player | Tim May: Curtis Samuel. He is going to get a lot of chances to show what he can do, whether it’s running with the ball or catching it.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2016

Ohio State football: Urban Meyer expects Torrance Gibson back with Buckeyes next season

Meyer said he has spoken with Gibson and he has "no indication" that the wide receiver wants to leave the program despite being suspended for the fall semester.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 30, 2016

Ohio State football | First depth chart lists 18 freshmen

Ohio State released its first depth chart of the season today, and it reflects the Buckeyes’ youth. Only seven seniors were listed on the two-deep. Eighteen freshmen were, including true freshman Michael Jordan as the starting left guard.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Columbus Dispatch Aug 30, 2016

Urban Meyer on Tim Tebow's baseball tryout: 'Don't count him out'

Other than his parents, Tim Tebow probably has no stronger advocate than his former Florida football coach Urban Meyer, now at Ohio State. And as Tebow dived into his pro baseball tryout Tuesday, Meyer likely was rooting for him from afar. “I kind of knew a while back, we chatted (about the baseball attempt),” Meyer said. “He visited here earlier and this actually has been in the works. He's been thinking about it for a while. This didn't just happen overnight.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Akron Beacon Journal Aug 30, 2016

Ohio State football: Buckeyes take performance to ‘The Edge’ to get to ‘Code Green’

COLUMBUS: With all the fervor of a Baptist preacher, Ohio State defensive line coach Larry Johnson paces in front of the players and delivers a passionate explanation of “The Edge,” the program’s latest motivational mantra.“To be elite, you’ve got to take a free fall, but you can’t be afraid to go to the edge!” Johnson booms in a speech that made the rounds on social media. “Coach says ‘jump!’ and you say ‘how far, coach, where do you want me to go?’ Every guy’s got a chance to do that today. If you’re elite, grab somebody today, take ‘em with you!”Looming over...
Columbus Dispatch Aug 30, 2016

Ohio State football | Urban Meyer expects Torrance Gibson to stay

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer said that expects suspended wide receiver Torrance Gibson to resume his career with the Buckeyes next year. “I believe that is the plan,” Meyer said on the Big Ten coaches teleconference this afternoon. “This all kind of happened in the last week, so we’re still dealing with it. I’ve had zero indication that he wants to leave. His focus is to be the best Buckeye he can possibly be.”adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2016

Urban Meyer on Torrance Gibson's suspension: 'I disagree with it'

Meyer said "I don't know," when asked what a football coach can do when he disagrees with a university's decision to suspend one of his players.
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2016

Joey Bosa ends lengthy holdout with San Diego, signs four-year deal with Chargers

Despite a lengthy holdout and some uncomfortable back-and-forths, the San Diego Chargers announced Monday they came to terms with rookie defensive end Joey Bosa.
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2016

Ohio State a 27.5-point favorite over Bowling Green in season-opener: Buckeye Breakfast

According to VegasInsider.com, Ohio State opened as 27-point favorites over Bowling Green and the line has since moved to 27.5.
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2016

What can Ohio State football learn from Texas? Lessons from the Longhorns' current 'tailspin'

The Longhorns are coming off their first back-to-back losing seasons since 1988-89.
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2016

Ohio Stadium's bag policy: What you need to know if you're going to Ohio State-Bowling Green

Basically, if you're a woman you can carry in a clutch that's the size of half of a piece of paper. But no other bag is allowed into the stadium for gamedays.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 30, 2016

Mid-American Conference preview | Jinks steps up to continue success at Bowling Green

A third coaching change in five seasons for a college football team usually would be reason to question whether the program is toxic and that the next man up had better be wearing a hazmat suit.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_FREE","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_FREE"};