Ohio State nabs four ESPN preseason All-Americans, eight on All-Big Ten team

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The expectations keep piling up for this year’s Ohio State squad.

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Poll position: Ohio State voted unanimous No. 1 in AP top 25

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With the college football season beginning in less than two weeks, the Associated Press poll was released for the first time on Sunday, with the Ohio State Buckeyes voted as the unanimous No. 1 team in the country. The Buckeyes are the first team ever to be named the unanimous preseason No. 1 selection by the AP.

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Elliott, Barrett, Jones, Miller among favorites to win Heisman trophy

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In just over a week, the college football season will (finally) be here with the Ohio State Buckeyes having plenty to look forward to. In recently updated Heisman Trophy odds, the Scarlet and Gray have three players who are amongst the favorites: Running back Ezekiel Elliott (5/1), quarterbacks J.T. Barrett (9/1) and Cardale Jones (14/1),

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Cardale Jones, J.T. Barrett do not want rotating-QB system

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At this point, the much heralded and highly discussed quarterback competition at Ohio State has been just that. On Wednesday, however, Austin Ward of ESPN reported that Buckeye quarterbacks Cardale Jones and J.T. Barrett have made it clear that whoever is named the backup would rather have that role than to have a rotation throughout the season.

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Video: Ohio State Buckeyes share their “Crib”

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While this should come as no surprise, members of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team don’t exactly live in the same dorms that you or I piled in to back in our day. Thanks to Jessica Kleinshchmidt over at FanDuel, we get a look inside the home of two Buckeyes — Craig Fada and Joe Burger

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Are you ready for the Ezekiel Elliott E:60? (You will be.)

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Nobody has forgotten about Ezekiel Elliott, but sometimes his name gets lost in the shuffle of the chatter about Ohio State’s quarterbacks. Cardale Jones is an overnight sensation with a gregarious Twitter presence. J.T. Barrett is the surprise star who only yielded to Cardale Jones after fracturing his right ankle. Braxton Miller is the former

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Key Losses and the Next Men Up: Ohio State Buckeyes Preview

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The Ohio State Buckeyes, coming off of their inaugural College Football Playoff Championship, are looking to repeat their result from 2014. Whether they are in scarlet, gray, white, or even black, the top-ranked Buckeyes will most likely put on a show every Saturday this fall. We will use the next several weeks to preview the impending

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Big Ten Network to debut “Scarlet and Gray Training Days”

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With fall camp beginning this week, the reigning College Football Playoff Champion Ohio State Buckeyes will have their own show on the Big Ten Network during their fall camp. “Scarlet and Gray Days: Inside Ohio State Training Camp” will debut on Wednesday, August 19. “Over our nearly eight-year history, BTN has consistently demonstrated an ability to

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Urban Meyer reacts after first day of fall camp

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The first day of fall camp for the Ohio State Buckeyes football team was jam-packed, including two practices along with ESPN and the Big Ten Network shadowing and interviewing head coach Urban Meyer. At the conclusion of the second practice, Meyer addressed the media in attendance. Why did the Buckeyes have two practices on the first

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Quarterback competitions and Braxton Miller’s future: Ohio State Buckeyes Preview

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With fall camp starting Monday, college football season is right around the corner. The Ohio State Buckeyes, coming off of their inaugural College Football Playoff Championship, are looking to repeat their result from 2014. Whether they are in scarlet, gray, white, or even black, the top-ranked Buckeyes will most likely put on a show every Saturday

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Joey Bosa and Ezekiel Elliott go 1-2 in ESPN’s #CFBRank

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Ohio State’s Joey Bosa is one of Sports Illustrated‘s cover boys, and now he’s getting love from ESPN as well. Bosa was rated the best college football player in the country by #CFBRank, the network’s list of the top 100 players. His teammate, running back Ezekiel Elliott, was right behind him in second place.1 43 ESPN writers were

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OSU’s Joey Bosa, Joshua Perry (and Brutus) get Sports Illustrated cover

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Here’s hoping the Buckeyes fare better than the Indians. Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa and linebacker Joshua Perry (along with mascot Brutus Buckeye) made one of four regional covers for Sports Illustrated‘s 2015 college football preview. The Buckeyes are SI‘s preseason No. 1 team and the favorites to repeat as national champions. Bosa, a junior defensive

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Four Ohio State players suspended for season opener

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Defensive end Joey Bosa, running backs Jalin Marshall and Dontre Wilson, and wide receiver Corey Smith have all been suspended for Ohio State’s season opener at Virginia Tech for violating Department of Athletics policy, the Buckeyes announced at Big Ten Media Day on Thursday. According to Joe Schad of ESPN, the suspensions are due to marijuana

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Will Braxton Miller and Terrelle Pryor succeed at receiver? – WFNY Podcast – 2015-07-28

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In the second Andrew podcast of the week, we discussed the football and music things. We discussed Braxton Miller and his switch to receiver. We discussed Ezekiel Elliott and then we talked about Terrelle Pryor and some music. Here’s a direct link to the MP3 for this episode. Braxton Miller becomes a receiver Braxton Miller

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Joey Bosa and Ezekiel Elliott named preseason Big Ten Players of the Year

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With the college football season less than two months away, the Ohio State Buckeyes are looking to repeat as both Big Ten Champions and National Champions. On Monday, Big Ten Media members voted for their preseason awards, which were dominated by the scarlet and gray. Defensive end Joey Bosa, who was the 2014 Defensive Player of

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Ohio State’s Braxton Miller moving from QB to wide receiver

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With the start of the NCAA football season a little more than a month away, a piece of the quarterback puzzle has fallen into place for the Ohio State Buckeyes. While we don’t yet know who will start, we’re beginning to see who won’t. Braxton Miller confirmed to Sports Illustrated‘s Pete Thamel on Thursday night that he

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Cavaliers, Indians, Buckeyes all up for ESPY awards

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The 2015 ESPY Awards are Wednesday night and the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indians, as well as the Ohio State Buckeyes, have plenty of chances to come away with some hardware. The nominees are… LeBron James (Best Male Athlete, Best Championship Performance, and Best NBA Player) In his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, James led the wine and gold from one

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Braxton Miller confirms that he will stay at Ohio State

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Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller’s starting quarterback job may be up for grabs, but the fifth-year senior confirmed that he will remain a Buckeye and play at Ohio State for the 2015-16 season. Miller spoke to the media for the first time Thursday about his decision to stay in Columbus. In an interview with the

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NBA Draft: Buckeye star D’Angelo Russell drafted by Lakers

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In a small surprise, the Los Angeles Lakers used the second pick in the 2015 NBA Draft to select Ohio State guard D’Angelo Russell. Russell was selected over big man Jahlil Okafor, who went No. 3 to Philadelphia after the other top post threat, Karl-Anthony Towns, was made the top selection by Minnesota. Russell, a

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Buckeyes will be double-digit favorites in every regular season game

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With the college football season quickly approaching, the Ohio State Buckeyes football team, who are the favorites by many to win the second (and back-to-back) College Football Championship, have been talked about a lot in the college football world. To reach their second straight College Football Playoff, the Buckeyes will likely have to finish the

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