1. 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...

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  2. Insider's Look at LeBron James' Impact on Ohio State Football

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — With about 30 minutes to go until Ohio State's Sept. 6 kickoff with Virginia Tech, Braxton Miller came strolling out of the newly renovated Ohio Stadium tunnel ...

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  3. Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Complete Game Preview

    A week after proving that it maintained its momentum following its second bye in four weeks, the Ohio State football team will head to Happy Valley for a prime-time matchup with Penn State...

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  4. Ohio State Re-Establishing Itself as Big Ten's Best Team

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Urban Meyer wasn't ready to make a statement. At least not yet. Asked if his team had made a statement with its fourth consecutive blowout victory in which ...

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  5. Ohio State Football: How the Buckeyes Will Look Different After Their 2nd Bye

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Uncomfortable, awkward and unfortunate. These are the words that Urban Meyer has used to describe Ohio State's second bye in the past four weeks...

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  6. Ohio State Football: How Life Has Changed for J.T. Barrett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A year ago, J.T. Barrett could walk around his new city anonymously, unidentifiable aside from the No. 16 tags on his Ohio State apparel...

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  7. How Ohio State's Offense Has Changed from Braxton Miller to J.T. Barrett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Even if the rest of Columbus is, Tom Herman isn't one for "What could be?" Which is why when asked how his unit would be different this season with the injured Braxton Miller starting in place of J...

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  8. Ohio State Football: Experience for Underclassmen Will Pay off in Future

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — His words may not have done it, but Urban Meyer 's facial expression said enough...

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  9. Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Complete Game Preview

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A week after enjoying—or perhaps enduring—its second bye in the past four weeks, the Ohio State football team will return to action on Saturday when the Buckeyes host Rutgers at Ohio Stadium...

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  10. Ohio State Football: Why Urban Meyer Should Take Credit for Cam Newton

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — It started with what seemed like a fairly innocuous question toward the end of his weekly call-in show...

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  11. 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...

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  12. Raekwon McMillan Is the Catalyst to Ohio State's Midseason Resurgence

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — On the Sept. 16 edition of the Big Ten coaches teleconference, Urban Meyer was asked how he balances loyalty to his seniors with the emergence of talented younger players...

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  13. Ohio State Football: J.T. Barrett Entering Heisman Conversation

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Following his latest standout showing—a 338-yard, five-touchdown outing in Ohio State's 52-24 win over Maryland on Saturday—J.T. Barrett gave some credit to his nighttime medicine...

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  14. Ohio State Football: How Buckeyes Can Maintain Momentum

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — After bouncing back from its Sept. 6 loss to Virginia Tech with three consecutive wins, the Ohio State football team now finds itself enjoying its second bye in the past four weeks...

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  15. J.T. Barrett Finally Ready to Lead Ohio State on Big Ten Title Run

    Between the eastern location and opponent across the field, Ohio State's trip to College Park, Maryland, on Saturday hardly seemed like a traditional Big Ten opener for the Buckeyes...

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  16. Archie Griffin Weighs in on Jameis Winston, State of Ohio State Football

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The only man in the history of the award to win it twice, Archie Griffin's name is synonymous with the Heisman Trophy...

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  17. Ohio State Football: What Could Have Been If Urban Meyer Had Landed Stefon Diggs

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Even for a recruiter as talented as Urban Meyer , Ohio State's 2012 class was nothing short of a miracle...

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  18. Ohio State Football: Joey Bosa Is Already Next Great Buckeye Defender

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Never shy to interact with his fans ( and media members ) on Twitter, it's no secret to Joey Bosa 's 20,000-plus followers that the Ohio State defensive end is a fan of music and video games...

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  19. Ohio State Football: Grading J.T. Barrett After 4 Games

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — For somebody as detail obsessed as Urban Meyer , it's rare that the Ohio State head coach isn't prepared to answer any and every question about his team...

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  20. Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Maryland Terrapins Complete Game Preview

    After stunting Cincinnati with a 50-28 victory in Columbus and inserting itself back into the hunt for a playoff spot , the Ohio State football team will head to College Park for its Big Ten opener with Maryland...

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  21. Win over Cincinnati Revives Ohio State's Playoff Hopes for Now

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — While doom and gloom felt omnipresent following Ohio State's Sept. 6 loss to Virginia Tech, Urban Meyer cautioned that everything the 2014 Buckeyes were playing for was still on the table...

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  22. Ohio State Football: Buckeyes Have Plenty to Prove in Showdown with Cincinnati

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jalin Marshall is just a redshirt freshman, a second-year player who has only seen the field for three games in his college career...

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  23. Ohio State Football: Why Buckeyes Fans Should Be Terrified of Gunner Kiel

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — There will be a 5-star quarterback inside of Ohio Stadium when Ohio State takes the field for its showdown with Cincinnati this Saturday. But he won't be playing for the Buckeyes...

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  24. 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...

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  25. Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Complete Game Preview

    The last time the Ohio State football team left the field, the Buckeyes were admittedly unsure of how good they really were. But that should all change this Saturday, when the next pivotal opponent on OSU's schedule comes to town...

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