OHIO STATE BUCKEYES RUMORS & GOSSIP
The true measure of a position coach doesn’t come in his first season on the job. A first-year coach spends his time teaching a new system to new players that he didn’t recruit. What takes place in that first season will likely end up being entirely different than what a unit will look like in that coach’s second or third season. Still, in his first year on the job Ohio State...
'NOT IN OHIO'
Plenty of college football rivalries can make a claim for being the fiercest. In our expert... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Junior cornerback, Doran Grant.
Expectations will be high this fall in Columbus, Ohio, as Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes figure to be ranked inside the preseason top three and favored in every game they play. The Buckeyes have become the trendy pick to play in Pasadena for a national championship on January 6, 2013. With ten starters returning, their offense should have...
The Buckeye Empire Summer Series continues with a look back at the 2012 season and the cornerback position, Bradley Roby and Travis Howard in particular.
In 2012, the Ohio State defense struggled mightily at times on the defensive end and many of those struggles centered around the defensive backfield. At a school sometimes referred to as DBU or CBU-Defensive Back University or Corner...
The College Football Universe composite rankings takes into account three important factors in college football: recruiting, returning starters, and end of last season's polls. The composite rankings consist of the recruiting and returning starters rankings for 2013 and the final human polls for the 2012-13 season (AP & Coaches); 41 teams received votes in the final polls...
LORD HAVE MERCY
Vonn Bell, a highly recruited safety, recently revealed that his decision to go play for the Ohio State Buckeyes was the result of divine intervention.
President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at Ohio State University this past weekend and took a page out of the Woody Hayes/Urban Meyer playbook by referring to Michigan as “that certain university up North.” The Buckeyes head coach has refused to mention Michigan by name since taking over the football program two winters ago. If there is one thing that President Obama...
The 2013 NFL Drafted finished with three former Buckeyes selected: Johnathan Hankins (DT), John Simon (DE), and Reid Fragel (OT). The total represents the fewest Ohio State players taken in any draft since 2008 (also three), and the second lowest total since 1998 (zero). For fans, it was a bit of a letdown as Nathan Williams, Zach Boren and a handful of other NFL hopefuls were...
According to a report on ESPN, the Big Ten will realign their football divisions for the 2014 season. Here is a breakdown of what is to come.
The 2013 season will feature the same Legends and Leaders divisions that are currently in place. The Legends: Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska and Northwestern; the Leaders: Indiana, Illinois, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue...
The Ohio State Buckeyes were banned from postseason play last year due to NCAA sanctions and finished with a perfect 12-0 regular season record. They can lay claim to the Leaders Division Championship, and they are rewarding themselves for their 12-0 season with rings. According to Cleveland.com, Urban Meyer promised rings for an undefeated season, and he followed through on that...
A female has apparently come to ABC accusing 3 Ohio State Buckeye football players of rape. Of course these reports are extremely preliminary and the suspects have not been named so this is all hearsay at this point but this sounds extremely serious.
According to ABC6 here is the story:
She says It happened after a party in October.
She tells police she and two friends met three...
BAD IDEA WATER BREAK
Ohio State cornerbacks coach and special teams coordinator Kerry Coombs just became our favorite... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Urban Meyer, who began his coaching career under legendary Woody Hayes, related a story which may be the craziest of all the crazy Woody Hayes stories.
UPDATE: Turns out that Urban Meyer was joking about the tale.
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer expressed his displeasure with how the rest of the Big Ten performed in landing top recruits and he plans to address it at the coaches meeting.
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An excerpt from a new book provides insight into former Ohio State RB Maurice Clarett's tumultuous life.