Diving into the Buckeye makeup heading down the stretch

Ohio State Buckeyes

After a heartbreaking loss in East Lansing this weekend, Thad Matta’s Ohio State Buckeyes sit at 19-7 and 8-5 in the conference. With five conference games remaining before the Big Ten tournament, the Bucks are out of discussion for the regular season crown with the Wisconsin Badgers cruising. However, there is plenty to play for,

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Buckeyes get Boiled down without Loving

Thad Matta Ohio State Buckeyes

It’s no secret that the Ohio State Buckeyes offense is largely built around D’Angelo Russell. It starts and ends with him. However, when the best supporting player as far as a consistent scoring threat misses action, it’s going to have an impact. That’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening in West Lafayette. The Bucks battled

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2015 National Signing Day Live Coverage

WFNY signing day

National Signing Day is the day when high school football players all across the country make their final decision on where they intend to play their college football for next three or four years. Ohio is a hotbed of high school football talent, so many of the big time colleges around the country look at Ohio

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D’Angelo Russell, One and Dones, and Team Building

D'Angelo Russell Ohio State NCAA Basketball

On Thursday night, like many nights during this college basketball season, I watched Ohio State freshman guard D’Angelo Russell do practically everything for his team as he led the Buckeyes to a tight victory over Northwestern in Evanston. Russell scored 33 of the team’s 69 points while hitting 6-of-11 three pointers. He added seven rebounds,

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Cardale Jones: The most improbable of stories adds yet another chapter

Cardale Jones

The press conference was supposed to be at 2 p.m. Then 3 p.m. Then 4 p.m. The students at Cleveland’s Ginn Academy were encouraged to stick around after that final bell rang—those who could filed into the school’s gymnasium, expecting to hear that one of their own was taking a step afforded to him by his

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Cardale Jones announces decision to stay at the Ohio State University

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“My decision was very simple, I’m going to return next year for school.” With those words on Thursday, Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones put to rest the speculation of him entering the NFL draft this season. “The NFL after three games was really out of the question for me.” Jones said the NFL was a

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Delirious Disbelief

Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State National Championship

One reading of Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game could have had Oregon as the angels to Ohio State’s demons. The contrast between the Ducks’ winged, pure white jerseys and the traditional scarlet numbers sported by the Buckeyes provided easy visual reinforcement if this was your preferred frame of reference. Oregon, the exciting nouveau

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Planning the future of Cardale Jones… WFNY Roundtable

Cardale Jones Ohio State Buckeyes

Dan Shanoff of USA TODAY is convinced that Cardale Jones should declare for the draft. He says, “Things will not – no: cannot – get better for Jones at the college level.” Jones has already said he’s not ready for the NFL, so we don’t need to debate that, per se. Still, there’s a lot

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Ohio Statement

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Bartenders were shooing patrons out of the uptown Dallas bar as a group of people in the corner drunkenly belted out Carmen Ohio with a fraction of the grace with which Cie Grant sings it. In the corner, I sipped the remnants of my beverage in the midst of a game of Big Buck Hunter

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Explaining My Ohio Statehood

Ohio State Buckeyes Fans

Ed’s Note: This was written Monday evening, before the events of the the first College Football Playoff national championship game. Had it been written after that game, it would have been little more than giddy reaction GIFs, exclamation points, and beverages spilled on the keyboard. In lieu of that, a few actual words on the game: Holy crap.

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Ohio’s Praise

Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State National Championship

The Chase is complete. With an under-the-radar running back star, the greatest third-string quarterback in the history of third-string quarterbacks, an offensive line that was a laughingstock earlier in the season, and a defense that spent most of the season trying to find itself, the Buckeyes grabbed their eighth national championship with a 42-20 victory

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Everything’s Coming Up Scarlet and Grey

Ohio State Buckeyes

The Wisconsin defense finished the season ranked fourth in the nation for total defense (294.1 yards allowed per game) and 17th in scoring defense (20.8 points against per game). In the Big Ten Championship Game, behind a third-string quarterback making his first career start, the Ohio State Buckeyes rolled up 558 yards en route to a

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Deep Ball Devin Smith

Devin Smith Ohio State Buckeyes

Playing wide receiver for The Ohio State University isn’t always going to attract the most attention. Even though great receivers like Cris Carter, David Boston, and Terry Glenn all once called Columbus home, if you go to Ohio State to play wideout you’re going to be overshadowed by someone else. Running back has always been

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We’re talking Ohio State and the National Championship: WFNY Roundtable

Urban Meyer Ohio State National Championship

Now that the Ohio State Buckeyes have shocked (at least part of) the world in knocking Alabama out of the first ever College Football playoff, what are your expectations for the championship game against Oregon? Will Cardale Jones vault himself into folk lore? Will Ezekiel Elliot take the entire offense on his back and carry

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College Football Championship Game Tickets Now Least Expensive In Past Five Seasons

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Ohio State Buckeye fans still holding out to get the best ticket deals possible to Monday’s College Football Championship Game are in luck – prices keep tumbling on the secondary market just three days prior to the inaugural title game in Arlington. National Championship Game tickets on TiqIQ now average $904.48, which makes Monday’s game

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The Long Road To Belief

Ohio State Buckeyes

Cleveland sports isn’t easy on the soul. It’s a lot of losing, a lot of draft picks, trades, and signings gone wrong, and worst of all, it’s littered with a lot of almosts and timing of the worst variety. This is nothing anyone reading this site hasn’t heard in many different flavors before. For those

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College Football Championship Game Tickets Down 32% Since New Year’s Eve

Urban Meyer Ohio State Buckeyes Sugar Bowl

Ohio State fans who waited for the last minute to purchase Sugar Bowl tickets ended up with a pretty good deal. After the prices nearly reached a $500 average on the secondary market after the Alabama-Ohio State matchup was announced, the price dropped to a $364.30 average before the game. Fans could be seeing a

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2015 National Championship Game Tickets Are 75% More Expensive Than 2014 Game

National Championship Game Tickets

In the newly formulated playoff system, the Ohio State Buckeyes are now slated to play the Oregon Ducks in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12. The final game of the college football season has been greeted with huge expectations as the nation’s top two schools compete, and ticket prices have remained high on

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Buckeyes on the Bayou: One Alum’s Account of the Sugar Bowl

Ohio State Buckeyes

For years, “attending a bowl game” sat idly on my sports bucket list. This year when the Ohio State Buckeyes earned the final spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff my family jumped at the chance to see the Buckeyes play Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. The fact that we could enjoy New Year’s Eve at New

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And then, there were two…

Urban Meyer Ohio State Buckeyes Sugar Bowl

Back in August, 128 NCAA FBS teams began a quest to be among the four teams selected to compete in the inaugural College Football Playoff. On December 7, that dream officially died for 124 teams as the selection committee announced their picks. Miraculously, after losing two Heisman candidates and being forced to start their third

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