1. Sugar Bowl Is Urban Meyer's Audition for the Future of Ohio State Football

    NEW ORLEANS — The sweet spot in college football recruiting is the five-hour car ride in any direction from campus. The player's family leaves home at 6 a.m. Saturday morning, arrives at 11, tailgates and is ready for kickoff at 1, 2, 3:30, 7...

    Ray Glier Written by Ray Glier about 1 month ago 20,180 reads 58 comments

  2. Jim Harbaugh vs. Urban Meyer Is the Rivalry That the Big Ten Needs

    Jim Harbaugh ’s return to Michigan comes as a shock to many in the NFL who expected Oakland, New York (Jets) and Miami to vie for his services...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 26,236 reads 192 comments

  3. Alabama vs. Ohio State: Key Odds, Coverage Details for Sugar Bowl 2015

    There are several marquee games left on the college football schedule, but few are drawing as much mainstream attention as the 2015 Sugar Bowl battle between the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide and the No...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 1 month ago 5,176 reads 0 comments

  4. Can Ohio State Finally End the SEC's College Football Dominance?

    On January 8, 2007, Ohio State triggered the SEC's college football dominance when it fell to Florida in a 41-14 rout in the BCS National Championship Game...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 1 month ago 9,897 reads 116 comments

  5. Sugar Bowl 2015: Full Schedule, Positional Breakdown for Alabama vs. Ohio State

    Here's a statement fans have been waiting to hear for several years: We are one week away from a College Football Playoff...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 2 months ago 11,729 reads 77 comments

  6. Ohio State's Receivers Will Be a Matchup Issue for Alabama

    When Urban Meyer took over at Ohio State in January 2012, he wasn't high on his receivers, referring to the young group as a " clown show ...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 2 months ago 18,359 reads 308 comments

  7. Who Has More Impressive Coaching Tree: Urban Meyer or Nick Saban?

    Urban Meyer and Nick Saban are more than just great head coaches; they're also great mentors, each sporting a long list of disciples who have succeeded on their own...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 2 months ago 18,352 reads 91 comments

  8. Ohio State Is Fast Enough to Keep Pace with Alabama, SEC Speed

    In the 2007 and 2008 BCS National Championship Games, Ohio State was run off the field by faster and more agile SEC teams. The Buckeyes were outscored by an average of 20...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 2 months ago 12,808 reads 182 comments

  9. College Football Playoff 2014: Full Bracket, Viewing Information for Semifinals

    Welcome to the start of the bowl season. Instead of looking at the full slate on the first day of the bowl schedule, it's already time to look ahead at what college football fans have been waiting for all season...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 2 months ago 1,145 reads 0 comments

  10. 3 Ohio State Players Alabama Recruited Who Will Be Key in Sugar Bowl Matchup

    Ohio State and Alabama haven't met on the field since January 2, 1995, when the Crimson Tide beat the Buckeyes 24-17 in a heated Citrus Bowl matchup...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 2 months ago 3,897 reads 2 comments

  11. Ohio State Football: 3 Keys to Upsetting Alabama in the Sugar Bowl

    Contrary to popular belief in SEC territory, Ohio State’s fortune could not get any better than playing Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl on January 1 at 8:30 p...

    Tom Scurlock Written by Tom Scurlock about 2 months ago 5,538 reads 52 comments

  12. Urban Meyer's Wife's Hair Catches on Fire While She Blows out Birthday Candles

    Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is focused on Alabama and the Sugar Bowl. However, there are probably a few things that can take his attention away from football. Like, for example, his wife's hair catching on fire...

    Brian Chen Written by Brian Chen about 3 months ago 66,050 reads 49 comments

  13. Urban Meyer, Ohio State as Underdogs Should Worry Alabama

    When No. 1 Alabama faces off against No. 4 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day, Nick Saban 's Crimson Tide shouldn't have a problem rolling over Urban Meyer 's Buckeyes...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 3 months ago 8,850 reads 20 comments

  14. Sugar Bowl 2015: Ohio State vs. Alabama Early Odds and Picks

    The initial College Football Playoff could not have asked for a better matchup to ring in the new year than what it got in the Sugar Bowl. Ohio State and Alabama are two of the most storied programs in the history of college football...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 8,216 reads 1 comments

  15. SEC's Favorite Rivalry Renewed in Nick Saban vs. Urban Meyer Semifinal

    When Chris Davis went 109 yards to end last season's Iron Bowl, the rivalry between Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and Alabama head coach Nick Saban jumped into national consciousness as one of the best new coaching rivalries in the SEC...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 23,038 reads 211 comments

  16. 6 College Football Bowl Games with Biggest Recruiting Implications

    The final weeks of the 2014 college football season begins with bowl season and will conclude with a push toward national signing day. With a bowl lineup that offers several juicy matchups between now and the national title game on Jan...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 3 months ago 22,351 reads 26 comments

  17. Predictions for Every SEC Bowl Game

    It was a banner year in 2014 for the SEC, as 12 teams earned bowl bids for the first time in conference history. Headlining that group is top-ranked Alabama, which will take on No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 19,536 reads 53 comments

  18. Without J.T. Barrett, Ohio State's Championship Hopes Rest with the Defense

    After J.T. Barrett suffered a season-ending ankle injury against Michigan, Ohio State's national championship hopes were ripped from the steady hands of the its budding quarterback and placed squarely on a defense that has slumped in recent weeks...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 3 months ago 7,138 reads 51 comments

  19. The 3 Biggest X-Factors for Ohio State vs. Wisconsin

    A year after falling short to Michigan State in the Big Ten title game, Urban Meyer and No. 6 Ohio State are headed back to Indianapolis for a matchup against No. 11 Wisconsin this Saturday...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 3 months ago 12,186 reads 25 comments

  20. Cardale Jones Will Lead Ohio State to Big Ten Title After J.T. Barrett Injury

    Ohio State is back in the Big Ten Championship Game. At the beginning of the season, this would have seemed like a no-brainer for most college football fans...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 3 months ago 21,930 reads 48 comments

  21. Michigan vs. Ohio State: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Rivalry Game

    Ohio State (11-1) survived an upset bid by rival Michigan (5-7), 42-28, on Saturday. The score isn't indicative of how close the game was throughout. The bigger concern for the Buckeyes, however, is the status of quarterback J...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 14,505 reads 133 comments

  22. Why Ohio State Is Better Suited to Stop Devin Gardner, Michigan This Year

    When Ohio State and Michigan met last year, Devin Gardner and the Wolverines offense looked unstoppable as they piled up 603 total yards and 41 points...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 3 months ago 6,573 reads 36 comments

  23. Oregon Football: Braxton Miller Is No Mariota, but He Would Be an Awesome Duck

    Coming into the 2014 season, Braxton Miller was a legitimate Heisman contender and had hopes of leading his Ohio State Buckeyes to the inaugural College Football Playoff...

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  24. Is Jalin Marshall a Better Option at H-Back Than Dontre Wilson?

    When Dontre Wilson arrived at Ohio State in the fall of 2013, it didn't take long for the hype to grow...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 3 months ago 5,317 reads 29 comments

  25. Ohio State's Noah Spence Declared Permanently Ineligible by Big Ten

    The No. 6 Ohio State Buckeyes are in the thick of the College Football Playoff race even without the services of star defensive lineman Noah Spence...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 months ago 29,013 reads 72 comments