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Penn State's James Franklin and how the Nittany Lions could be in Urban Meyer, Ohio State's way: Buckeye Breakfast
Inside is a full aggregation post of everything Penn State related we've written since James Franklin was hired. A big theme: Franklin stands in the way of Urban Meyer and Ohio State, and not only on the field this coming Saturday.
Columbus Dispatch Oct 23, 2014
Wide receivers are supposed to be prima donnas. There’s a reason Keyshawn Johnson’s “Throw me the damn ball” mantra resonates. It’s in receivers’ blood. In fact, for one Ohio State receiver, it really is in his blood. Michael Thomas’ uncle is Johnson. But Buckeyes receivers have dispelled the stereotype that receivers are ball hogs.
Columbus Dispatch Oct 23, 2014
Injury update: D Ryan Murray (knee) is questionable; C Brandon Dubinsky (abdominal surgery), LW Boone Jenner (broken hand), RW Nathan Horton (back) and G Curtis McElhinney (head/neck) are out.
News-Herald Oct 23, 2014
Four years ago, Rashod Berry made a decision to stay in Lorain. While the recent history had seen a number of players leave to play at schools around the area, such as Elyria Catholic, St. Edward and St. Ignatius, Berry, Eddie Williamson and Sherman Saunders all decided to stay in their hometown to try to do something special as Titans.
Blue Jackets rookie Alexander Wennberg will face a big test on the team's three-game trip to California.
Blue Jackets players have known for weeks that the career of right wing Nathan Horton is in jeopardy because of a degenerative back ailment. But it hasn’t fully sunk in.
Ohio State's star defensive end explains how his new post-sack ritual came about.
When NCAA president Mark Emmert said on Monday that there is no current talk of allowing athletes to receive compensation for autographs and signed memorabilia, it said all we need to know about why so many criticize the NCAA.
Not this week - but the Buckeyes in black maybe some day? I asked Meyer about it.
Akron Beacon Journal Oct 22, 2014
Ohio State football: Buckeyes looking to keep the pressure on Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg
COLUMBUS: A year after the worst beating in Penn State’s highlight-filled history, the Nittany Lions know they need to protect quarterback Christian Hackenberg if they want to avoid another lopsided loss to Ohio State.“Overall they are a very fast, athletic defense,” Hackenberg said Wednesday. “We just have to continue to execute and stay on track and limit the negative plays and try to continue to keep the sticks moving throughout the game.”They certainly did not do any of that a year ago.The Buckeyes sacked him four times and intercepting him twice in a stunningly one-sided 63-14...
News-Herald Oct 22, 2014
COLUMBUS - Larry Johnson Sr. spent 18 years as an assistant coach at Penn State. Come this weekend, he might need directions once he gets to Beaver Stadium. Now the defensive line coach at Ohio State, Johnson admits he has never been to the visitor's locker room at Penn State. "I have not," he said. "I've heard about it.
Former Buckeyes Tom Cousineau, Jim Otis and Keith Byars are also among the nominees for the College Football Hall of Fame released Wednedsay.
The Ohio State-Penn State scoreboard that matters right now: Comparing the Buckeyes', Nittany Lions' '15 recruiting classes
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer will try and lead his Buckeyes to a win at Penn State on Saturday, but the real battle between the Buckeyes and Nittany Lions is happening on the recruiting trail.
Who remains in contention for the first college football playoff? Three major conference schools are unbeaten. Another 15, plus Notre Dame, have just one loss. And there are a lot of games left between these teams.
Ohio State is implementing a new online system that will allow football season ticket-holders to select their seats in Ohio Stadium beginning in the 2016 season.