Wednesday , 24 September 2014

Ohio State

Ohio State football: Buckeyes battling ’little’ mistakes on defense

COLUMBUS: Urban Meyer isn’t happy. And when Ohio State’s head coach isn’t happy, let’s just say it follows that his staff and players shouldn’t get too comfortable. This is not a good week to be a Buckeye football player. The whole team is scrambling to patch a lot of problems in the wake of a stunning 35-21 defeat to Virginia ... Read More »

Ohio State football: Loss leaves bad taste in Buckeyes’ mouths

COLUMBUS: Every Sunday night after a win, Ohio State’s players and coaches get to enjoy a sumptuous buffet of steak, lobster or shrimp. After a 35-21 loss at home to Virginia Tech, the menu was downgraded. “We still ate dinner. It just wasn’t the same quality of food,” running backs coach Stan Drayton said, grimacing. “I don’t remember [what it ... Read More »

College football: Oregon moves up to No. 2; Ohio State falls to No. 22

Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football’s second weekend. Big flop The Big Ten has already used up just about all its leeway when it comes to placing a team in the College Football Playoff. Three marquee nonconference games for the league on Saturday produced zero victories. In the biggest game, Michigan State ... Read More »

Ohio State football: Buckeyes put cap on bad day for Big Ten

COLUMBUS: A number of Buckeyes paused in the second half during a break in the action Saturday and turned their attention to the big screen high above the stands to watch the highlights of Michigan State’s 46-27 loss to Oregon. Earlier in the night, fans had cheered the announcement of Michigan’s 31-0 loss to Notre Dame. There weren’t any cheers ... Read More »

Ohio State football: Buckeyes-Notre Dame agree to two-game series

Ohio State announced this morning that the football team will meet in a two-game series in 2022 and 2023 with Notre Dame. Here is the news release from the Buckeyes athletic department: The Ohio State University and the University of Notre Dame, two of the most tradition-rich and winningest programs in all of college football, have agreed to a home-and-home ... Read More »

Buckeyes run game relies on Ezekiel Elliott, Rod Smith, Curtis Samuel

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COLUMBUS: Without brawny Carlos Hyde and his 1,521 yards rushing, many Ohio State fans expected the worst out of the tailback position this season. So far, it’s been a bright spot. “Last year, we had a guy who was a 20- or 25-carry guy,” Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said. “We have some pretty capable players. We also don’t have that ... Read More »