1. Why the Penn State Win Will Define Ohio State in 2014 and Beyond

    Urban Meyer and Ohio State pulled out a closer-than-expected victory over Penn State in double overtime Saturday night, and while it hurt their standing in the polls (and their ...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 7 months ago 8,437 reads 37 comments

  2. Ohio State Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for the Month of November

    On the heels of a closer-than-expected victory against Penn State in double overtime, Ohio State's Big Ten title hopes —and by extension, its College Football Playoff aspirations —remain intact as the calendar turns to November...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 7 months ago 15,319 reads 99 comments

  3. Big Ten Football: Ranking the Job Security of Big Ten Coaches

    Each season we see the college coaching carousel spin at varying speeds. Some years, it lazily rotates with a retirement or a coach moving on to a bigger program. Other years, it whizzes around in a vomit-inducing tear worthy of NASA training...

    David Luther Written by David Luther about 7 months ago 36,054 reads 121 comments

  4. James Franklin Is the Perfect Big Ten Rival for Urban Meyer

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — It started with a Wednesday tour of Urban Meyer 's office on ESPN.com . Sitting next to a few of the Ohio State head coach's favorite books was a paper printout, ...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 7 months ago 11,262 reads 39 comments

  5. Ohio State Football: 3 Keys for Ohio State to Beat Penn State in Happy Valley

    No. 12 Ohio State (5-1) is riding high as it heads to Penn State (4-2) on Saturday for an 8 p.m. ET prime-time game in Beaver Stadium...

    Tom Scurlock Written by Tom Scurlock about 7 months ago 1,339 reads 1 comments

  6. Tough Penn State Environment Will Test J.T. Barrett, Young Ohio State Team

    J.T. Barrett and No. 13 Ohio State will hit the road this Saturday to face one of the country's stingiest defenses in a matchup against Penn State...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 7 months ago 5,409 reads 51 comments

  7. Jerome Baker's Flip to Ohio State the Latest Chapter in Urban Meyer-Florida Saga

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — "Always a Gator." Those are the words that Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has used during the multiple occasions in which he's been asked about his former employer...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 7 months ago 17,661 reads 77 comments

  8. Urban Meyer's Tough Love Pushing Ohio State to Be Great

    Since stumbling in an upset loss to Virginia Tech in Week 2, Ohio State has looked unstoppable in routs over Kent State, Cincinnati, Maryland and Rutgers...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 7 months ago 2,127 reads 1 comments

  9. Ohio State Football: Position-by-Position Midseason Grades for the Buckeyes

    The Ohio State football team has reached the midway point of the regular season, and after a disappointing upset loss to Virginia Tech in Week 2, the Buckeyes are surging their way back into the playoff race...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 7 months ago 8,093 reads 13 comments

  10. Rutgers vs. Ohio State: Game Grades, Analysis for the Buckeyes

    Urban Meyer and No. 13 Ohio State continued to roll on Saturday, blasting Rutgers in a 56-17 blowout in Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes continued its surge offensively, piling up 585 yards of total offense...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 7 months ago 3,460 reads 2 comments

  11. Ezekiel Elliott's Emergence Fueling Ohio State's Offensive Explosion

    While quarterback J.T. Barrett has Ohio State flying high, it's the play of running back Ezekiel Elliott that's fueling the offense's recent surge...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 7 months ago 5,240 reads 8 comments

  12. Virginia Tech Loss Fueling Ohio State While Hurting Its Playoff Hopes

    How can something help and hurt you at the same time? That oddity—coming in the form of a 35-21 upset loss to Virginia Tech—is currently working its magic on Urban Meyer and Ohio State...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 8 months ago 4,026 reads 25 comments

  13. The 3 Biggest X-Factors for Ohio State vs. Rutgers

    After a week away from the action, Urban Meyer and No. 13 Ohio State will get back at it this Saturday when they host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 8 months ago 7,778 reads 21 comments

  14. Ohio State Buckeyes Are Still a Long Shot to Make the College Football Playoff

    In college football, a team is only as good as its last win. Fresh of its 52-24 victory at Maryland last Saturday, Ohio State is looking pretty good heading into its second bye week...

    Tom Scurlock Written by Tom Scurlock about 8 months ago 2,240 reads 3 comments

  15. Ohio State Football: Inside Urban Meyer's State of the Union Address to Team

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Every year, somewhere between the end the nonconference slate and the start of the league schedule, Urban Meyer delivers a state of the union address to his team...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 8 months ago 12,616 reads 29 comments

  16. Day of Chaos Brings Ohio State Back into the College Football Playoff Race

    When Virginia Tech pulled off its improbable upset last month, the Ohio State Buckeyes plummeted from their No. 5 ranking and became an afterthought in the College Football Playoff race...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 8 months ago 12,716 reads 74 comments

  17. College Football's Most Important Offers of the Week

    The impact from the saga surrounding Michigan head coach Brady Hoke has made its way to the recruiting trail...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 8 months ago 14,877 reads 9 comments

  18. Ohio State Football: 3 Startling Statistics Through 6 Weeks

    There were high expectations for the Ohio State football team coming into the 2014 season, but after star quarterback Braxton Miller was lost for the year after suffering a shoulder ...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 8 months ago 7,269 reads 1 comments

  19. Comparing J.T. Barrett's and Braxton Miller's First 4 Starts Under Urban Meyer

    When Braxton Miller suffered a season-ending shoulder injury during fall camp, J.T. Barrett was instantly thrust into the national spotlight as Ohio State's new starting quarterback...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 8 months ago 10,426 reads 32 comments

  20. Cincinnati vs. Ohio State: Game Grades, Analysis for the Buckeyes

    The Cincinnati Bearcats gave No. 22 Ohio State an early scare Saturday night, but the Buckeyes stepped up in the second half, scoring the game's final 17 points to secure a 50-28 victory...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 8 months ago 4,421 reads 4 comments

  21. Ohio State Football: Previewing Surprisingly Important Recruiting Weekend

    The No. 22 Ohio State Buckeyes are busy preparing for Saturday's prime-time matchup against Cincinnati, but off the field, Urban Meyer is getting ready for a surprisingly important weekend on the recruiting front...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 8 months ago 9,485 reads 16 comments

  22. Buckeyes Will Dominate the Bearcats and Head into Conference Play with Momentum

    After an early-season bye, Ohio State is back in action this Saturday taking on in-state rival Cincinnati at 6 p.m. ET in Ohio Stadium. This is the Buckeyes' last chance to make a good impression in nonconference play...

    Tom Scurlock Written by Tom Scurlock about 8 months ago 850 reads 1 comments

  23. 5 Takeaways from Urban Meyer's Appearance on HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

    Urban Meyer is a notoriously private person, so when it emerged that the Ohio State head coach was going to be the subject of a segment on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on Sept...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 8 months ago 68,449 reads 15 comments

  24. Buckeyes Head into Bye Week Looking to Fix Issues to Make a Run at Big Ten Title

    With confidence rising, the last thing the Buckeyes need is a week off. Getting more reps is the only way to gain meaningful experience. Since Ohio State can’t change its schedule, it needs to make the most of its bye week...

    Tom Scurlock Written by Tom Scurlock about 9 months ago 438 reads 1 comments

  25. Ohio State Football Recruiting: Latest Updates on Commits, Visits and Targets

    Recruiting at Ohio State has operated at a consistently high level since Urban Meyer was hired in November 2011...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 9 months ago 12,932 reads 26 comments