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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...

Photo credit: Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times   For the last couple of weeks, much speculation was flying around about a new addition to Ohio State’s coaching staff. It was rumored that head coach Urban Meyer was adding Washington State’s Alex Grinch as an assistant. Those rumors were put to...

Photo by Tom Pennington of Getty Images   It’s the final football Buckeye Leafcast of the season with our own Andy Evans and his podcasting partner-in-crime, Chris Stefanick! The two recap Ohio State’s big win over USC in the Cotton Bowl, who’s going to leave early and where JT...

It’s no secret that Ohio State fans are looking forward to tonight’s match up against Southern California. These two teams get together for the first time since 2009 and it’s their first post season meeting outside of Pasadena in series history. So how are fans preparing for such a...

Our own Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, Chris Stefanick, break down the first-ever early signing day for college football and how the Buckeyes fared. Did losing Jackson Carman, Emory Jones and Jaiden Woodbey really hurt OSU? And which recruits will have an immediate impact as well as which...

Ohio State tight end Marcus Baugh accepted an invitation from the NFL Player’s Association to participate in the 2017 Collegiate Bowl. The NFLPA sponsors the post season all-star game for draft eligible college football players. The seventh edition of the Collegiate Bowl will be played at the Rose Bowl...

He’s fought off criticism from both a local and national perspective. He’s been called out of his name just about every opposing stadium he’s been to. He’s dealt with the highs and lows of being Ohio State’s quarterback since winning the job his redshirt freshman season in 2014. And...

The Ohio State Buckeyes returned to practice on Friday at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. The Scarlet & Gray prepare for a Cotton Bowl clash with the University of Southern California and players were available to speak with the media following practice. Sophomore receiver K.J. Hill shared his thoughts...

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...

Two minutes remained in the fourth quarter as Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook brought his team to the line of scrimmage for their final drive. Head Coach Paul Chryst and the Badgers desperately searched for a crack in the armor against a physical Buckeye defense. Down by six points, Hornibrook...

Ohio State and Wisconsin renewed their rivalry Saturday night inside of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN for the Big Ten Championship. Despite being undefeated, Wisconsin faced criticism from many pundits for their strength of schedule. Head Coach Paul Chryst and his men relished the opportunity to earn a...

The overlying discussion since the clock hit quadruple zeros in Lucas Oil Stadium after No. 8 Ohio State’s win in the Big Ten championship game is are the Buckeyes getting into the College Football Playoff committee’s final four. The argument now is the difference between OSU’s two losses (11-2,...

It was a night to remember for J.K. Dobbins in the Big Ten championship game. Not only did the true freshman run for a career second-best 174 yards against Wisconsin’s nationally ranked No. 1 rushing defense but he also became Ohio State’s all-time freshman rushing yards record holder, breaking...

As part of our continuing coverage of the Big Ten Championship, Andy Evans and Ralph Schudel took the field at Lucas Oil Stadium to give their insight on tonight’s game between Ohio State and Wisconsin. The duo offer insight about the potential Ohio State quarterback controversy, why Wisconsin being...

Usually when it comes to stopping the other team’s rushing attack, the first line of defense is the defensive line. Then when that gaping hole appears because the offensive line has done their job, the next level of defenders are the linebackers. But when an offensive guard pulls and...

Ohio State running back Mike Weber’s 2017 season is rather interesting. The red shirt sophomore began the year hampered by injury but available to the coaching staff in a limited capacity. Fans became curious about the tail back’s health and why his carries were limited early on in the...

Ohio State players and coaches met with the media inside of the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Tuesday as the team prepared for the Big Ten Championship clash with Wisconsin on Saturday Dec.1st. Ralph Schudel and Andy Evans were on hand and shared their thoughts on Facebook after practice....

Laser focus. It’s been Ohio State’s credo since the loss to Iowa. Head coach Urban Meyer called it “laser lights” while talking to the media the following week. Since getting spanked by Iowa, 55-24, on Nov. 4, the Buckeyes (10-2, 8-1 Big Ten) have been on a tear. They...

On Saturday at high noon, two of college football’s biggest rivals will hit the gridiron in what is widely regarded as one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports: The Game. It’s so synonymous with college football, it doesn’t need a trophy or some catchy name to separate...

    Now before anyone reading this becomes outraged, I want to expressly state that this is an editorial and the views expressed are simply my opinion and not fact. Granted, there are facts in this piece but the scenario laid out is mine and mine only. So don’t...

It is being reported by several sources that former Ohio State wide receiver Terry Glenn was involved in a car accident early Monday morning and has died. According to TMZ, Glenn and a passenger were traveling in Irving, Tex.,a suburb of Dallas, and a single-car incident happened where Glenn was thrown...

Before the victory bell began to toll at Ohio Stadium for the Buckeyes’ final home game of the 2017 season, the game was already over. In a washout before 105,282 drenched souls, ninth-ranked Ohio State (9-2, 7-1 Big Ten) followed up last week’s dominating performance over Michigan State by...

After Ohio State suffered a crushing 55-24 defeat at Iowa on Nov. 4, head coach Urban Meyer decided it was time to take a step back. He stripped the team down and went back to basics in getting their heads on straight. The strategy paid off when they pounded...

Thank God for moms. They are there when you need comfort, consoling and guidance. They are the first ones there to give you a big, fat hug and a wet kiss on the cheek when you’ve done something great. And sometimes, they are the ones to put you in...

At the beginning of the 2017 season, senior offensive linemen Billy Price said one of the reasons he returned to Ohio State was to claim a record for consecutive starts set by former player and coach Luke Fickell. Price captured that record during the Buckeyes’ 48-3 dismantling of the...

Ohio State Head Coach Urban Meyer met with the media Wednesday evening at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center to discuss what’s been going on with the team this week as they prepare to take on Illinois. The Buckeye Head Coach was candid with subjects like the running back situation,...

Andy Evans and the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Mr. Chris Stefanick, recap OSU’s 48-3 stomping of the Spartans including J.K. Dobbins’ historic day and the re-emergence of Mike Weber Jr. Not much went wrong in their win, however, Chris does go on one of his classic rants about how well...

Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins doesn’t think his team is getting a fair shake. After he and his 13th-ranked Buckeyes decimated the 12th-ranked Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, 48-3, he felt the College Football Playoff committee has been giving OSU the cold shoulder. When asked if he felt...

What a difference a week makes. After getting worked over by Iowa last weekend, No. 13 Ohio State came out and made a statement against No. 12 Michigan State in front of 107,011 rowdy Ohio Stadium fans and put on a show, winning soundly, 48-3. The Buckeyes (8-2, 6-1...

Ohio State must rebound quickly this week as Michigan State comes to town for a Big Ten East showdown. Following the Buckeye loss in Iowa City, the match up with the Green & White suddenly becomes very important in determining who will represent the Big Ten East in the...

The last couple of weeks, Buckeye Nation has been scratching their heads on why running back J.K. Dobbins has been treated like a red-headed stepchild. Since toting the ball 29 times for a first-game freshman debut rushing record 181 yards in the season opener against Indiana, he has since...

After getting whooped by Iowa last weekend, 55-24, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said it is time to move forward. “We’re moving forward and we didn’t play very good on defense so we got to move forward and put our laser lights on what’s important and when that’s...

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers once famously said during a postgame press conference in 2014 that Packers fans needed to relax after the team started out 1-2. He even went so far as to spell it out for them on a radio show. “Five letters here just for everybody...

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett met with the media on Tuesday evening at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center following Ohio State’s shocking 55-24 loss in Iowa City, IA. The Buckeyes have a chance at redemption as the Scarlet & Gray prepare for Michigan State this week with a potential...

It’s an angry Leafcast as our own Andy Evans and his podcasting partner the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Mr. Chris Stefanick, recap Ohio State’s shocking blowout 55-24 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes. Chris breaks down the defense’s breakdown and what exactly went wrong with J.T.’s mind-boggling career-high four interceptions as...

What a difference a week makes– Ohio State experienced a state of euphoria with an impressive come from behind victory against Penn State only to be followed by utter despair as Ohio State were upset by the Hawkeyes Saturday in Iowa City. Ohio State Head Coach Urban Meyer walked...

Ugly. Embarrassing. Eyeball burning. Vomit inducing. No, that’s not a jab at your prom date, that’s the description of No. 6 Ohio State’s 55-24 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday. Despite being a 16-point underdog, Iowa (6-3, 3-3 Big Ten) exploited the Buckeyes’ defense with their tight ends...

The No.6 Ohio State Buckeyes are preparing to make the journey to Iowa to face Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes Saturday afternoon in Iowa City, IA. Saturday’s game will mark the first trip the Buckeyes have made to Kinnick Stadium since 2010. Ohio State look to capitalize on...

After Ohio State pulled off one of their greatest comebacks of all time by beating Penn State this past weekend, 39-38, and overcame a deficit that was the largest in the Urban Meyer era since trailing Alabama in the 2015 college football playoff semifinal, 21-6, one question has been...

It’s another hyped up Buckeye Leafcast with Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his podcasting partner in crime, the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Chris Stefanick! The duo recap Ohio State’s insane, come-from-behind win over the Nittany Lions as Andy chows down on a heaping plate of crow regarding J.T. Barrett’s inability...

In only what could be described as insane, sixth-ranked Ohio State used a furious fourth quarter comeback to beat undefeated, second-ranked Penn State, 39-38, after being down 21-3 early in the second quarter. In front of a blacked out, frenzied 109,302 fans in Ohio Stadium on Saturday, it was...

The much anticipated clash between Penn State and Ohio State. The Buckeyes began looking forward to this game following a 31-16 loss at the hands of the Oklahoma Sooners in early September. The Scarlet & Gray return to action after their convincing 56-14 victory over the Cornhuskers two weeks...