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OSU head coach Urban Meyer embraces wide receiver Parris Campbell during Nebraska pregame warm ups on Nov. 3. Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired.   Brett McMurphy is still on a mission to tear down The Ohio State University, head coach Urban Meyer and former wide receivers coach Zach Smith....

OSU head coach Urban Meyer attempts to fire up his team before their game with 2-6 Nebraska. Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired.   It’s hard to put your finger on what went right for No. 10 Ohio State in their five-point win over Nebraska. The Buckeyes (8-1, 1-5 Big...

OSU offensive tackle Isaiah Prince blocks for QB Dwayne Haskins during the 2nd half of their win over Indiana on Oct. 6. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   Isaiah Prince is pissed off. And a sore loser. Somewhat soft-spoken, the senior captain seemed to speak up a little bit...

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....

Nick Bosa (center) celebrates with teammates after his fumble recovery for a touchdown in OSU’s season opener against Oregon State. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   It’s official. Nick Bosa’s career at Ohio State is over. In an official statement released by the university to members of the media,...

Wide receiver K.J. Hill celebrates with teammates after his second TD catch in OSU’s 30-14 win over Minnesota. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Maybe Urban is right. Maybe Buckeye Nation should take a deep breath and enjoy their victory over Minnesota. After hiking up their bootstraps and pulling...

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 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 head coach Urban Meyer gets his team ready to enter the field in his first game back last week against Tulane. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Good times, bad times. Ohio State has had their share in Happy Valley. Twelve games have been played between the Buckeyes...

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After an almost three-week suspension was placed on Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer after accusations that he knew about wide receivers coach Zach Smith’s spousal abuse and did nothing about it, school president Michael Drake decided that a continued suspension through Sunday, Sept. 2 as well...

The Ohio State University has released a statement for the official investigation into head coach Urban Meyer, saying that it should conclude within the next 14 days. According to a report from Bucknuts’ Steve Helwagen, the school’s communications director, Christopher Davey, issued an email outlining when they plan on...

Former Temple defensive coordinator and OSU cornerbacks coach Taver Johnson during a post game press conference last season. Photo by Clem Murray of the Philadelphia Enquirer.   The Ohio State athletics department officially announced on Tuesday via their website and Twitter that former OSU cornerbacks coach Taver Johnson will...

Photo by Sameh Fahmi   Urban Meyer has made one thing clear to anyone who has ever been on his coaching staff throughout the years: if a guy is not a good recruiter, then he’s not good enough to coach at OSU. “The one thing about here, and I’ve...

They’re baaaaaccckkk! Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his podcasting partner in crime, Chris Stefanick, return from a month-long hiatus to break down some OSU football. The duo get into the hiring of Alex Grinch and leaving of Kerry Coombs. What kind of impact will this have on the secondary...

Last week it was reported that Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs was leaving central Ohio for the friendly confines of Nashville, Tenn. to be newly announced head coach Mike Vrabel’s assistant. Now it is being reported by Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer that Coombs...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

If you didn’t watch the game against Iowa, chances are you were shocked to read the scoreline the following day. “Losses are always tough to handle,” said senior quarterback J.T. Barrett. Ohio State were upset by a hungry Iowa Hawkeye team last Saturday in Iowa City. Not all is lost...

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...

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...

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...

Buckeye fans will come from far and wide to descend on Ohio Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Buckeyes look to take care of business and earn a victory on homecoming against the Maryland Terrapins. Ohio State return home following a 56-0 victory over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, a game in...

Following the Buckeyes’ 56-0 drubbing of Rutgers, Urban Meyer and his coaching staff turn their attention to the Maryland Terrapins and Head Coach D.J. Durkin. Maryland shot out of the blocks in the first week of the season when the Terps shocked Tom Herman and his Texas Longhorns, defeating...

It’s another Buckeye Leafcast from Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his usual partner in crime, the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Chris Stefanick! The two intermittently weave ramblings on OSU’s current recruiting class and Urban Meyer’s penchant for recruiting out of the state, how good it is for the Buckeyes to get...

Since the Oklahoma game, it seems like J.T. Barrett has been breaking some kind of record. Or at least being a major catalyst in helping the team break some kind of record. Coming into 2017, the fifth-year senior was already littered all over Ohio State’s record books at or...

As Ohio State prepares to head East for a matchup versus the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday night, an interesting storyline has emerged. This will be the second meeting between Urban Meyer and his former defensive coordinator Chris Ash. Ash was paired alongside Luke Fickell as a co-defensive coordinator...

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,...

After No. 2 Ohio State’s sound 31-16 defeat at the hands of No. 5 Oklahoma on Saturday night in Ohio Stadium, questions began to loom about quarterback J.T. Barrett and whether or not he is still the right man for the job. Head coach Urban Meyer said he has...

Both figuratively and literally. The No. 5 Oklahoma Sooners (2-0) came into Ohio Stadium on Saturday night and gave No. 2 Ohio State (1-1) a dose of their own medicine from a year ago. And the home team jinx continued in the four-game rivalry. Too bad for the Buckeyes...

When 2nd-ranked Ohio State welcomes in 5th-ranked Oklahoma to Ohio Stadium tonight, it will be only the fourth time that the two schools have squared up. But it will be the first time that the Buckeyes have been ranked as high as they are now, the highest being last...

Following Ohio State’s 49-21 victory of the Indiana Hoosiers, true freshman tailback J.K. Dobbins was showered with praise from Buckeyes fans. The 18-year-old had a career evening and put the rest of the nation on notice. Dobbins finished the night 29 carries for 181 yards rushing. The freshman also broke...

O – H! Can I get an I – O? With fall camp starting for the football team tomorrow, Ohio Stadium will soon be filled with rowdy fans screaming hundreds of yards away to a group strangers they barely know yet who hold the responsibility of shouting back the...

Ohio State began spring practice on Tuesday in preparation for the 2017 season and there is no doubt that head coach Urban Meyer will be working hard towards another College Football Playoff bid. But the Buckeyes’ fearless leader has also been hard at work trying to get his scholarship...

It’s another Buckeye Leafcast with Andy Evans and Chris Stefanick! The two break down Ohio State’s incoming 2017 class, who’s going to play early, who the gems of the class are and why Urban only signed seven out of 21 kids from Ohio. Here is this year’s recruiting class,...

Since Ohio State’s 31-0 loss to eventual national champion Clemson in the semifinal Playstation Fiesta Bowl on New Year’s Eve, rumors whipped around that Urban Meyer was looking to replace offensive coordinator Ed Warinner in favor of former Indiana University head coach Kevin Wilson. But for the past week...