1:23 AM EST, Sat January 21, 2017
Ohio State Buckeyes Rumors & News
One Foot Down 5 hours ago
The former four-star recruit at WR has chosen to leave the program. Justin Brent, four-star wide receiver in the class of 2014 from Indianapolis Speedway High School in Indiana, has announced his intent to transfer from the University of Notre Dame. As of Friday, he’s been given permission to contact multiple schools, and it’s being reported that he’ll likely consider Indiana, UCLA, Miami, Arizona State, Purdue and Ohio State the closest. During his time at Notre Dame, Brent will most likely be remembered for a few instances in which his name ended up in media outlets that don’t...
As you (hopefully) read in today’s paper, just one team in the last 20 years has lost its first four Big Ten games and gone on to reach the NCAA Tournament. It happened three years ago when Nebraska, under second-year coach Tim Miles, won 11 of its final 14 conference games to go 11-7 and earn an at-large bid. It’s a blueprint Ohio State will have to try and replicate to some extent after digging itself the same hole this season. I spoke with Cornhuskers coach Tim Miles on Tuesday on what his team went through that season, and there are a number of parallels between the Cornhuskers three...
Projecting the Buckeyes two-deep at safety and cornerback for next season, with a long look at the safety who opened eyes as a freshman backup in 2016.
The Buckeyes are 0-3 on the road in Big Ten play this year, and travel to Nebraska on Wednesday.
The Buckeyes play their fourth Big Ten road game in six contests on Wednesday night at Nebraska.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 17, 2017
If you have a son who is overly large with a quick first step and a penchant for physical play and tackling, college football recruiters will beat a path to his door.
Four-star offensive tackle Thayer Munford of Massillon (Ohio) Washington is taking an official visit to Ohio State this weekend. He could find his way into the Buckeyes 2017 recruiting class.
Ohio State's spring football game will be held on Saturday, April 15 at Ohio Stadium.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 17, 2017
Ohio State athletics director Gene Smith has been appointed one of three new members of the College Football Playoff selection committee. He will be joined by former Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, who retired after the 2015 season, and Robert Morris University president Chris Howard. Smith’s selection was reported by ESPN.com last week. The formal announcement was made this afternoon.
Smith will be one of three new members on the playoff committee this year.
he Ohio State football program will sign wide receiver Jaylen Harris on Feb. 1 as part of its recruiting class for National Singing Day 2017.
The Buckeyes got their first Big Ten win on Sunday in part by shooting better than 40 percent from deep against Michigan State.
The Buckeyes had six players declare early for the NFL Draft, one year after having nine player declare early.
Columbus Dispatch Jan 16, 2017
When coach Urban Meyer promised change for the Ohio State offense after the shutout loss to Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl, Kevin Wilson was an obvious option. Meyer long had lavished praise on Wilson, Indiana’s football coach the past six years. The Hoosiers aren’t typically loaded with blue-chip recruits, but they consistently gave Ohio State and other top programs fits with their offensive scheme.
Ohio State coach Thad Matta made a cameo appearance on this week’s call-in show. Matta is out recruiting at an undisclosed location, so he called in and answered questions for the first several minutes before assistant coach Greg Paulus stepped in for the remainder of the show. Here are the highlights: *The Buckeyes put together a 45-second highlight video for their players showing themselves showing emotion during games. That video was shown to the players before the Michigan State game. “I think our guys saw themselves showing emotion,” Matta said. “I liked how guys kept fighting. I...