Ohio State seven spots below Michigan in 2016 ESPN college football ranking

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ESPN’s Mark Schlabach updated his college football Top 25 rankings after National Signing Day. The Ohio State Buckeyes dominated the Michigan Wolverines on the field in 2015 with a 42-13 win, then snuck out a close victory in the recruiting wars by finishing fifth in the ESPN ranks as the Wolverines pulled the sixth spot.

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Urban Meyer on what lies ahead: “This will be the winter of development”

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With OSU losing nine players early to the draft, 2016 offers plenty of opportunity for fresh blood.

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Ezekiel Elliott carries the Buckeyes to a 44-28 win over Notre Dame in Fiesta Bowl

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Zeke was indeed fed.

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Video: Ohio State releases (first) trailer for Fiesta Bowl

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I’m pushin’ till I’m broken. Gonna leave it on a field. Dreams unspoken.

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Five Buckeyes named as AP All-Americans

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Giving the Bosa Shrug to the Bosa Snub

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Ohio State hires Greg Schiano as defensive coordinator, associate head coach

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When Chris Ash left Ohio State and his role as co-defensive coordinator to be the Rutgers head coach, Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer knew he needed to fill the vacancy with a well known, respected, and very good coach, and it seems as though he has done just that. Ohio State has hired former Rutgers and

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Ohio State will take on Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl

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Unfortunately for Ohio State, Chaos Saturday did not happen, and they were left out of the second College Football Playoffs. With the Buckeyes not making the Big Ten Championship, the Iowa Hawkeyes dropped just one spot to No. 5 with their loss to Michigan State. Ohio State was jumped by Stanford (who won the Pac-12 Championship

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Breaking down The Game! – Ohio State vs. Michigan 2015 – WFNY Podcast – 2015-11-25

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The Ohio State Buckeyes are licking their wounds. How will they respond for The Game?

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Buckeyes get upset by Sparty: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Not much ‘good’ and a whole lotta ‘bad.’

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Urban Meyer: We couldn’t control the line of scrimmage

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132 total yards? Eesh.

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Ezekiel Elliott’s draft stock is fine, despite “rant” that wasn’t a “rant”

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Don’t listen to what anyone says about Ezekiel Elliott’s post-game comments. They were fine.

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Spear the Spartans: Ohio State – Michigan State Preview

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Ohio State and Michigan State both have a chance to win the Big Ten East but only one can go to Indianapolis. Who has the edge on Saturday?

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Bill Clinton visits Ohio State football team

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Following his speech at Ohio State’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs Thursday afternoon, former President Bill Clinton decided to visit the Buckeyes’ football team during their practice Thursday night. Known to be a big sports fan, Clinton took advantage of his trip to Columbus and took a little time to visit one of the best

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Johnny Manziel, Buckeyes, and Ronda Rousey – WFNY Podcast – 2015-11-18

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Is Johnny Manziel kind of done already? The Buckeyes gear up for Sparty and Ronda Rousey loses after seeming invincible.

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Ohio State claims Illibuck—again: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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The Illibuck is in Columbus for at least one more year.

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J.T. Barrett is “truly sorry” and “moving forward” following OVI

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Following his first game since his OVI arrest in the early morning of Halloween, Ohio State starting quarterback J.T. Barrett opened up about his mistake that he will have to deal with for the long-term, in his first meeting with the media since his arrest, according to Cleveland.com’s Doug Lesmerises. “What I have to say

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Deny the Illini: Ohio State – Illinois Preview

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With three games left on No. 3 Ohio State’s schedule, the path to the Big Ten Championship Game is clear: Beat Michigan State. Beat Michigan. If the Buckeyes can take those contests then they will earn their second straight East Division Title. Wait, I’m being told that the Buckeyes have another opponent on the slate.

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Buckeye Notes: Vonn Bell named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week, J.T. Barrett (re)named starter

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Good news on both sides of the ball.

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Urban Meyer: “We expect to play better”

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They’re 9-0, but the head coach wants more.

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Ohio State offense struggles early, buries the Golden Gophers, 28-14

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The Silver Bullets stepped up mightily under the lights on Saturday night.

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