Ohio State Buckeyes Articles

The selection committee made clear at least one point Tuesday: Winning a game isn’t always enough.  How a team wins or — in the words committee chair Jeff Long — how a team controls the game is just as important. ...
David Fox
20 hours ago
Wisconsin Badgers
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
5 days ago
Few players around college football have grown up as quickly and confidently as Ohio State starting quarterback J.T. Barrett this season. The Buckeyes are fortunate the maturing process has followed an accelerated path. Whatever College Football...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Melvin Gordon
Saturday’s game between Wisconsin and Nebraska was billed as one of the best head-to-head running back matchups of the season. However, the highly anticipated duel between two Heisman candidates was a one-sided blowout in favor of Wisconsin...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Urban Meyer
College football’s playoff committee has released two sets of rankings, and the debate about the top four teams will continue every week until the final matchups are released. While the top 25 rankings are expected to change each week and...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Urban Meyer
Ohio State’s stay in second place in the Big Ten pecking order did not last very long. After being dethroned as the class of the Big Ten in last season’s conference championship game by Michigan State, the Buckeyes had to wait until Nov...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was simply flawless in Saturday’s win over Michigan State. The redshirt freshman finished with 300 passing yards and three scores and rushed for 86 yards and two touchdowns in a matchup against one of the...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Connor Cook
The Big Ten has spent most of 2014 out of the national spotlight, but the Michigan State-Ohio State showdown on Saturday night carries significant playoff implications. This matchup is easily the biggest game of the year in the conference and is a...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Mark Dantonio
Entering Saturday, one of the themes for Michigan State and Ohio State will be the differing character of the two programs. One program features a classic dropback quarterback while the other runs the spread through a pass-run threat. One...
David Fox
2 weeks ago
Michigan State Spartans
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
2 weeks ago
Ohio State’s winning streak since losing at home to Virginia Tech has been fueled by the offense. This has overshadowed the work being done with the Buckeyes on defense this season. On Saturday night in Happy Valley, the defense carried Ohio...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
J.T. Barrett
The ninth week of the college football season presents a pair of intriguing coaching matchups — one will be the first matchup in a new coaching rivalry, the other likely is the final meeting. In State College, two of the most aggressive...
David Fox
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett
A healthy Braxton Miller on the field was supposed to make the 2014 season one that was all about making the first College Football Playoff for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Those hopes are effectively toned down before the season ever got started with...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett
If future opponents thought Virginia Tech provided the blueprints to beat Ohio State, the Big Ten can scrap those plans. The Buckeyes offense that looked hapless against the Hokies now looks like it can win the Big Ten behind redshirt freshman...
David Fox
1 month ago
Urban Meyer
After Ohio State arguably lost ground during a bye week, the Buckeyes gained some of it back against Cincinnati. Where that leaves Ohio State for the Big Ten season, which starts Saturday at Maryland, remains in question. While Ohio State...
David Fox
1 month ago
Ohio State assistant strength and conditioning coach Anthony Schlegel recorded one of the top plays (and hits) of Week 5 by leveling a fan that ran onto the field during Saturday night’s win over Cincinnati.Schlegel – a former...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Tom Izzo
The Big Ten has taken its lumps during football season, but all that changes on the hardwood. Much of that is due to the coaches on the bench, a deep group of some of the nation’s best coaches that’s only getting better. Tom...
David Fox
1 month ago
Shannon Scott
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 20 Ohio State enters 2014-15 without trusty point guard Aaron Craft. Thad Matta, as...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
As expected, it was a rough day for Kent State against Ohio State. The Buckeyes easily handled the Golden Flashes, winning 66-0 to bounce back after a disappointing loss to Virginia Tech in Week 2.In addition to recording only 126 yards and turning...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Big Ten already has losses to the Pac-12 (twice), SEC, ACC and Notre Dame — not to mention two losses to the MAC. Many, including myself, are writing the Big Ten off as a playoff contender. It’s not that there won’t...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Virginia Tech and Ohio State passed their opening week tests, but a tougher challenge is ahead on Saturday night in Columbus. The Hokies are one of the favorites in a wide-open Coastal Division and handled FCS opponent William & Mary 34-9 in...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
 Three Big Ten teams will be the center of the college football world in the second week of the season.The league will hope it’s not the last time that’s the case in 2014.This could be the week the Big Ten establishes its College...
David Fox
2 months ago
Urban Meyer
The Big Ten will have to wait another week to have a good grip on its College Football Playoff hopes.Perhaps that seems an obvious statement considering it’s Week 2. But imagine if Wisconsin hadn’t collapsed in the second half against...
David Fox
2 months ago
Karlos Williams
Starting Jan. 7, the task has been to try to figure out how the 2014 season is going to transpire.It’s only natural after five days of actual, real-live data — sorry, games — to overreact.After the first week, Alabama’s pass...
David Fox
2 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Just when you think you've got it all figured out… the season starts. Texas A&M, Rutgers and Temple got things started on Thursday evening in shocking fashion by pulling off huge upsets. The madness continued on Saturday...
Braden Gall
2 months ago

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