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Devin Smith Is Projected As a First Round NFL Selection

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Devin Smith finished the season with a team high 931 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns and is now being considered a first round pick in the Spring NFL draft. Always the big player receiver, he really caught fire against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship, catching 3 touchdowns on 4 passes for 137 yards. Cardale Jones was starting for the first time and having Smith out there catching big touchdowns, made his work a lot easier. Smith is now at the NFL combine and is having a hard time believing how high he has moved up the board for a number of teams.

2/20/2015 3:51:05 PM
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Tony Alford Sees Opportunity At Ohio State

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Tony Alford saw the opportunity at Ohio State to develop from a running backs coach into a head coach under Urban Meyer, and that is one reason he took the running backs coach position with the Buckeyes. A Notre Dame RBs coach the last six years, Alford is taking over the OSU job today after Stan Drayton moved onto the NFL. Also a recruiting coordinator for the Fighting Irish, the Colorado State running back turned coach, hopes to learn under Meyer and develop into a head coach. His recruiting skills led Notre Dame to have the 6th best recruiting class in the country this year.

2/9/2015 10:21:03 AM
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Damon Arnette Makes Last Minute Switch to Ohio State

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Florida St Thomas Aquinas recruit Damon Arnette was committed to the South Carolina Gamecocks before an official visit to Columbus this past weekend. After the visit the defensive back switched from SC to Ohio State and is ready to sign with the Buckeyes on Wednesday, National Signing Day. Minutes after the visit he still favored South Carolina but over the next two days he made the decision that OSU was a better place for him to be. Michigan finished 3rd, much better than their season in the Big Ten.

2/3/2015 3:26:25 PM
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Defensive Back Carlton Davis Switching to Auburn

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Ohio State lost a recruit last night as Auburn coaches, Malzahn, Muschamp and Robinson visited Carlton Davis in his home following an official visit to their campus. The defensive back from Miami Florida Norland had committed to the Buckeyes but cancelled an in-home visit with Urban Meyer that was scheduled for tonight. He is now considered leaning towards an Auburn commitment.

1/29/2015 2:16:22 PM
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Big Recruiting Weekend At Ohio State

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This weekend is a big recruiting weekend for the OSU football team and the Buckeye coaches as they welcome a number of high profile recruits to campus. Two current commitments will make official visits, Justin Hilliard and Eric Glover-Williams. Five uncommitted prospects will also be on campus including DB Kareem Orr (Chattanooga TN), DL DaVon Hamilton (Pickerington OH), DL Terry Beckner (St. Louis IL), OL Venzell Boulware (Fairborn GA), and WR KJ Hill (North Little Rock AK).

1/23/2015 11:18:51 PM
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Cardale Jones Had the Best Three Games He’ll Ever Have

Dec 30, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA;  Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones (12) during the Sugar Bowl media day at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports ** Usable by BS, CT, DP, FL, HC, MC, OS, HOY, CGT and CCT **

Cardale Jones took the responsible route this week when he declared that he would return to Ohio State instead of taking advantage of his great play for the final three games of the season and entering the NFL draft. Beating Wisconsin in the Big 10 Championship, beating Alabama and then winning the National Title against Oregon is a three game run that will more than likely not happen for another OSU quarterback any time soon. But Cardale valued his education and the opportunity to compete for the starting position this coming season. He began 2014 as the third string quarterback before Braxton Miller and JT Barrett were unable to play due to injury.

1/19/2015 9:08:00 PM
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Ohio State and Beating the Oregon Ducks

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Ohio State has a good chance to beat the Oregon Ducks in the National Championship game Monday night for a number of reasons. Their game plan is capable to scoring on any team, their defensive line is capable of stopping the run, they can control the speed of the game, their coaching is outstanding, and they seem to be the team of destiny this year.

Urban Meyer has been in the program with the same offensive and many of the same defensive coaches for 3 years now. They know how they want to stop teams and they know how to score on teams. Oregon is capable of scoring a lot of points but so are the Buckeyes. Tom Herman’s last game with the team should be a great offensive display utilizing all the weapons they have put together recruiting kids from across the country. For the last two years they have put up 45+ points a game and over 510 yards, all built around what their quarterbacks can do. The plays are selective after much debate with all the coaches for that squad involved. And the results have been great. The basic approach is a power run game with spread were teams after defend the entire field.

1/11/2015 9:03:59 PM
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Ohio State To Play the Underdog Against Alabama

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Urban Meyer has been playing up the role of the underdog with the Buckeye team as they get ready for tomorrow night’s Sugar Bowl Semifinal game against Alabama. Overall he feels the team is excited for the opportunity and he doesn’t have to motivate them beyond the excitement they already have. The Crimson Tide is favored to win the game by 9 to 10 points. They have won three of the last five national championships, so they have the experience of playing in a big game.

12/31/2014 1:23:27 PM
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Coach Tom Herman Will Coach the Bowl Game

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Coach Tom Herman leaving to be the head coach at Houston was difficult news for Ohio State fans thrilled with the offense they have seen the last couple of years. We learned today that he is remaining on to coach the Buckeyes for their bowl games this coming January, starting with Alabama on January 1st. The Championship game is January 12th in Arlington Texas.

12/17/2014 4:02:59 PM
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OSU Looking To Have Dontre Wilson For The Sugar Bowl

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OSU and Urban Meyer expect sophomore Dontre Wilson (sophomore) to be ready to play in the team’s Sugar Bowl game against Alabama, 11 Warriors reported Sunday evening. Wilson has played the popular H Back position in addition to punt and kick returns. He has 100 yards rushing on the season and 300 yards receiving at this point.

12/8/2014 10:53:18 AM
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Melvin Gordon Has Led Wisconsin To The Championship Game

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Melvin Gordon is a big reason Wisconsin is in the Big Ten Championship game this coming Saturday with a Big Ten leading 2260 yards and 29 touchdowns. They will play Ohio State Saturday at 7pm. He proved that he can run over some of the best defenses in the country when he put up 7 big runs against Nebraska just last month.

His long strides and speed make him difficult to catch once he gets beyond the line of scrimmage. His yards and touchdown totals have put him in position to win the Heisman Trophy at the end of the season if everything goes well.

12/5/2014 1:49:25 PM
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Ohio State Comes Together For Kosta Karageorge

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The body of missing OSU football player Kosta Karageorge was identified near Courtland and East 6th Ave yesterday in a dumpster. Around 2:30pm the body was found and tattoos were used to identify the red-shirt senior defensive lineman. Kosta appeared to have shot himself with a handgun but more tests are being performed to clarify the time of death, any ongoing brain issues and the method of his death.

12/1/2014 3:10:37 PM
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Noah Spence Ruled Ineligible for The Big Ten

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Ohio State’s Noah Spence, a Pennsylvania defensive end with 2 years of NCAA eligibility remaining, was suspended for three games prior the 2013 Clemson bowl game for ecstasy use. And again in September he failed another drug test that led to an indefinite suspension. Yesterday we learned that Spence will not able to play again for the Buckeyes or any Big Ten team.

11/26/2014 2:57:40 PM
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Ohio State Welcomes Skidding Hoosiers on Saturday

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Ohio State (9-1) has had some trouble stopping the power running backs in the Big Ten this year and faces another this weekend in Indiana’s Tevin Coleman. The noon kickoff this weekend in Columbus will be a nice home coming for the Buckeyes that faced Minnesota on the road last Saturday. The Buckeyes will be favored by 30+ points and need a break from a tough couple of games to get healthy and let some younger players get some experience. The Buckeyes aren’t concerned about the yards on the ground that they have given up as they have won those games and have moved up to 6th nationally, and are looing at breaking into the top 4 before the end of the season.

11/19/2014 12:51:05 PM
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Ohio State Travels to Minnesota After Season Changing Michigan State Win

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When Ohio State lost to Virginia Tech in week two of the season, they fell off the face of the earth for many not watching the program. But after winning 7 straight with a quality win on the road in East Lansing, everyone is now paying attention. This week they travel to Minneapolis to take on the 7-2 Golden Gophers in a game that cannot be overlooked.

The Buckeyes, now ranked No 8 nationally, are back in the conversation for the national playoff to end the 2014 season. Minnesota is as high as the Buckeyes coming off their win, beating Iowa 51-14 last weekend. Coach Urban Meyer is working to avoid a hangover type performance from his team when they travel Saturday for a noon kickoff on ABC. He thinks they have plenty to work on this week, including improving a defense that gave up 199 yards rushing and 358 yards passing against the Spartans. The Gophers are now ranked 25th in the polls and are looking towards the post-season as eagerly as OSU.

11/12/2014 4:30:26 PM
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