4:24 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Columbus Dispatch 16 hours ago

College football picks | BuckeyeXtra consensus says: Ohio State 48, Illinois 12

Kind of like a poker player whose stack of chips and has dwindled to the point where he feels the need to make a move based on his standing at the table rather than the cards he holds, one member of the BuckeyeXtra panel of football pickers (BXPOFP) seems to be saying "All in" this week.
Plain Dealer 16 hours ago
College football playoff contenders could dwindle in head-to-head play; a schedule breakdown

College football playoff contenders could dwindle in head-to-head play; a schedule breakdown

2014 college football playoff race: 13 games remain between the top contenders, including Auburn against Mississippi, and Utah against Arizona State this weekend.
Columbus Dispatch 17 hours ago

Ohio State football | Jack Looks Back: Illini were a welcome sight for Woody's Buckeyes

Ohio State will return home Saturday to face Illinois in the second of three consecutive 8 p.m. kickoffs. The game will be the Buckeyes’ 101st against the Fighting Illini. Tim Beckman, in his third year as head coach at Illinois, was an assistant to Jim Tressel at Ohio State in 2005-06 and at Bowling Green under Urban Meyer in 2001-02.
Plain Dealer 21 hours ago

Tyvis Powell, the Buckeyes' interception-grabbing playmaker who nearly left Ohio State: 7 point breakdown

"I noticed, I think we all have, in Tyvis tremendous leaps and strides in this season," Ohio State cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs said. "Knowing that he is coming in, he is going to be a starter. There's a difference when you are fighting to get a job and when you have a job. And he has got a job and so he can take another step, I think, in his development."
Plain Dealer 22 hours ago
It's not only Glenville - Inside South Florida football juggernaut St. Thomas Aquinas: Throwback Thursday Buckeye Breakfast

It's not only Glenville - Inside South Florida football juggernaut St. Thomas Aquinas: Throwback Thursday Buckeye Breakfast

Inside is everything you need to know about our Glenville series, but also a reminder that I've been to a handful of the country's biggest high school talent factories.
Columbus Dispatch 22 hours ago

College football schedule

Florida State (2) at Louisville, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus Dispatch Oct 29, 2014

Ohio State vs. Illinois: J.T. Barrett says he's ready to play Saturday night

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett’s left knee is in a heftier brace, but he made it clear yesterday after that practice he plans to play on Saturday night against Illinois at Ohio Stadium.
Akron Beacon Journal Oct 29, 2014

Ohio State football: Buckeyes disappointed, not surprised by low position in first College Football Playoff rankings

COLUMBUS: Urban Meyer took a look at the initial College Football Playoff rankings on Wednesday.It took him a while to find his Ohio State team.“Just real briefly. I just looked for the Buckeyes. I just looked down and saw where we were at,” he said, a slight grin playing at the corners of his mouth. “That’s it.”There was special emphasis on the word “down.”The Buckeyes (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten), ranked 13th in the coaches and The Associated Press media polls, were 16th on the first weekly list of the top 25 teams determined by the playoff selection committee and released Tuesday.The...
Columbus Dispatch Oct 29, 2014

Ohio State football: Barrett's success especially noteworthy

Urban Meyer wrote J.T. Barrett’s parents a note on Tuesday and enclosed a couple of DVDs of their son’s performance. Already, the Ohio State coach is gathering mementoes of this remarkable season for the redshirt freshman quarterback.
Plain Dealer Oct 29, 2014

Urban Meyer says no more suspensions coming for Buckeyes: Ohio State football quick hits

"The issue is not talent with Illinois," Meyer said of Saturday's Ohio State opponent. "You can see that on videotape."
Plain Dealer Oct 29, 2014

Explaining why Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett can play with a sprained MCL and Braxton Miller couldn't

"Braxton was like, 'Mine was way more stiff and sore,' and things like that. So that's why he felt the need to miss two games," Barrett said. "And mine, that just wasn't the case."
News-Herald Oct 29, 2014
Ohio State countdown: Cardale Jones needs to play to help J.T. Barrett heal

Ohio State countdown: Cardale Jones needs to play to help J.T. Barrett heal

10. Ohio State has offensive playmakers all over the field. Granted, you wouldn't have known it last weekend when the Buckeyes survived a 31-24 double-overtime game at Penn State. Coach Urban Meyer admitted he got ultra-conservative after J.T. Barrett threw a pick-six to help the Nittany Lions get back in the game.
News-Herald Oct 29, 2014
Ohio State football: Tyvis Powell overcomes obstacles to live Buckeye dream

Ohio State football: Tyvis Powell overcomes obstacles to live Buckeye dream

COLUMBUS - Ranging to his left, blanketing a nearby Penn State receiver, Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell saw the ball released by Nittany Lions' quarterback Christian Hackenberg and plucked it from the air for a drive-ending interception. The redshirt sophomore from Bedford was just channeling his inner-Jerry Rice.
Plain Dealer Oct 29, 2014
Ohio State Buckeyes career and season rushing statistics (database)

Ohio State Buckeyes career and season rushing statistics (database)

Database: Ohio State Buckeyes career and single-season rushing leaders, plus statistics for all players who have carried the football since 1968.
Plain Dealer Oct 29, 2014

Cleveland Browns safety, former Buckeye Donte Whitner says 'Glenville is what made me': Ohio State-Glenville connection

"Kids want to play for Glenville. They want to wear that G. They want to go to college, they want to play at a Division I college. They understand that where all the recruiting is coming, the head coaches are coming. That's where they want to be. Then they find a way to get there."

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