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Purdue quarterback David Blough celebrates with teammates after beating the No. 2 Buckeyes, 49-20. Photo courtesy of Michael Conroy/ AP   After nearly faltering in their last two games against Indiana and Minnesota, yet pulling out un-decisive wins, some were thinking that Ohio State was primed for a loss....

Head coach Urban Meyer during the first half. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   For the fifth time this season, the victory bell in the southeast tower of Ohio Stadium clanged with fervor signifying another Ohio State win. Except for some reason, the fervor sounded hollow, devoid of any...

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OSU wide receiver Johnnie Dixon III celebrates with fellow receiver Binjimen Victor after Dixon’s 39-yard TD catch early in the second quarter of the Buckeyes’ 49-26 win over Indiana last Saturday. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   After their win over Indiana last weekend, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins...

Haskins directs the offense during the second half of OSU’s 49-26 win over Indiana. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Four yards. That is all quarterback Dwayne Haskins needed to break Art Schlichter’s single-game passing yards record in a 49-26 win against Indiana on Saturday afternoon. The record still...

OSU QB Dwayne Haskins directs his offense during the second half. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Poison said it best: every rose has its thorn. For Ohio State that seems to be Indiana. The Buckeyes (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) may have beaten the Hoosiers (4-2, 1-2) for the...

OSU wide receiver Parris Campbell on his way to a 91-yard punt return against Indiana in 2016. The Buckeyes won, 38-17. Stock photo/Columbus Wired   Remember what happened the last time Ohio State scrambled from behind to pull out a one-point win over Penn State? Silly question, of course...

True freshman running back Master Teague III scores his first collegiate touchdown in Ohio State’s season-opener against Oregon State. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Three fifth-year seniors. Two fourth-year juniors. Two true juniors. And nine other guys currently on the roster. That’s at the wide receiver position. Two...

OSU quarterback Dwayne Haskins directs the offense during Saturday’s 49-6 win over Tulane. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Someone que up the Public Enemy. Specifically their smash hit “Don’t Believe The Hype” because whatever the college football world is selling, Dwayne Haskins ain’t buying. Surrounded by a hoard...

U-G-L-Y, Tulane ain’t got no alibi. You remember that old playground chant? Of course the chant wasn’t specifically aimed at Tulane’s football team but you get the idea. By the time the first half whistle blew, the game was over. Not really, but it might as well have been....

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One defensive touchdown. A 63-yard pitch-and-catch for six. And one blocked punt that led to a score. All in the span of four minutes. That’s all fourth-ranked Ohio State (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) needed to put the nail in No. 15 Texas Christian’s coffin on Saturday night in AT&T...

Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Texas Christian University is no stranger to The Ohio State University. The two teams have seen each other before. However, it has been awhile. This coming Saturday will be two weeks shy of exactly 45 years to the day that they last buckled...

Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   It was just another day at the ballpark for Ohio State (2-0, 1-0 Big Ten). When the final whistle blew and the victory bell rang in the southeast tower of Ohio Stadium, it was the Scarlet and Gray cruising to a 52-3 win...

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Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   The minute four-year starting quarterback J.T. Barrett stepped off the field in AT&T Stadium in the 2018 Cotton Bowl and finished his time at Ohio State, people started champing at the bit to see what backup Dwayne Haskins was going to do. But...

To say Ohio State was angry and motivated in their season opener against Oregon State is probably an understatement. The fifth-ranked Buckeyes dispatched their season-opening opponent with ease on Saturday afternoon in front of 102,169 fans, 77-31. Ohio State piled up 721 yards of offense, using a balanced attack...

OSU Football Burrow to transfer

Former OSU QB Joe Burrow warms up during the 2017 spring game. Photo by Ken Tishenkel     It’s official. Joe Burrow is transferring. The fourth-year junior announced his intentions via Twitter this afternoon. After weeks of struggling with this decision, I have decided to leave Ohio State and...

Photo by Sam Fahmi   As the old saying goes, “all’s quiet on the Western front.” Or in this case, the Midwestern front. More specifically, the Ohio State front when it comes to who is going to be the Buckeyes’ starter at quarterback for 2018. Since the start of...

When Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward decided at the last minute that he was not going to play against USC in the Cotton Bowl, everyone knew why. The junior is being tabbed as one of, if not the, best corners in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft. His announcement on...

Our Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, Christopher Stefanick, with the Buckeye Leafcast, recapping Ohio State’s big B1G win over Wisconsin! Should the Buckeyes have blown out the Badgers? Would Haskins have been better than Barrett?? And is Weber really ready to go pro??? The dynamic duo give you their...

Ohio State only scored 10 points against UNLV on Saturday afternoon. But that was in the second half. With their second and third-stringers already in the game. If you did not see the game yesterday and this is the first time you are seeing anything on the outcome, relax,...

There was no debating who was going to be starting under center for Ohio State in the upcoming 2017 season. That job is going to the overwhelming incumbent, fifth-year senior J.T. Barrett. What was up for debate, though, was who was going to back up the Buckeyes’ all-time passing...