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New Orleans Saints Select Pete Werner 60th Overall in 2021 NFL Draft

COLUMBUS – The New Orleans Saints drafted former Buckeye linebacker Pete Werner with the 60th pick overall in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft on Friday night. Werner, a three year starter for the Buckeyes, was named a first-team All Big Ten and Butkus Award semifinalist in 2020. He finished his Ohio State career with 185 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 13 pass break ups, four forced fumbles,…
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Chicago Bears Select Justin Fields 11th Overall In 2021 NFL Draft

COLUMBUS – Former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields was selected eleventh overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2021 NFL Draft Thursday night. The Bears traded up from their 20th pick to select Fields. Fields was a two-year starter at Ohio State and led the Buckeyes to two College Football Playoffs. After transferring from Georgia and in his first year as a Buckeye, Fields threw for 3,273 yards and 41…
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Wide receiver Jamison Williams reportedly enters transfer portal

COLUMBUS – Several media sources including Bucknuts.com, Rivals.com and Buckeyescoop.com, are reporting that wide receiver Jamison Williams has entered the transfer portal. [Editor’ Note: Since this post was originally made an Ohio State spokesman has confirmed the report.] The Missouri native was expected to be a significant contributor in 2021 but was moved to the second team this spring when Garrett Wilson moved from the slot (h-back) position to the…
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Buckeyes add post player via transfer portal

The Ohio State basketball program addressed a roster need yesterday when they secured the commitment of former Indiana university center Joey Brunk. Brunk made the announcemnt on Twitter Embrace your journey #gobucks pic.twitter.com/fctSouTBxN — Joey Brunk (@JoeyBrunk) April 18, 2021 At 6-11, 255 Brunk addresses the OSU need for size and a true post player. Brunk began his playing career at Butler where he played for three seasons before transferring…
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Quarterback Competition Far From Over

COLUMBUS – The most anticipated part of the 2021 Ohio State Spring Game: the quarterback competition on center stage. Ohio State fans got a glimpse of its next starting quarterback on Saturday at the spring game. Ohio State has to replace Justin Fields at quarterback and while it has a talented quarterback room to choose from, the players are young and they lack experience. Redshirt freshman C.J. Stroud had the edge…
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Sights and Sounds: 2021 Ohio State Spring Game

COLUMBUS – After not having a Spring Game last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Buckeyes were able to get back into Ohio Stadium to close out their spring training with a Spring Game. But it wasn’t in front of the typical sell-out, record setting crowd they were used to. Instead, the stadium experience was quite different. Upwards of 20,000 fans were allowed into the stadium to watch the…
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Two-Minute Drill: Ohio State Spring Game Postgame Quotes

COLUMBUS – Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, graduate offensive tackle Thayer Munford, and junior defensive end Zach Harrison met with the media following the 2021 LiFE Sports Spring Game on Saturday. Here are the highlights of what was said. Ryan Day + The number one goal was to come out of this healthy. He held his breath on a coupe of plays but they had a physical spring. +…
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Spring Game rules announced

COLUMBUS, Ohio – OSU will  conduct its annual spring game tomorrow in The Horseshoe. The following will apply to the event. The format for Saturday’s LiFESports Spring Game, presented by Buckeyes Care, will feature a first-half with two evenly matched teams: Team Brutus vs. Team Buckeye. Kickoff is set for 12:05 p.m. at Ohio Stadium with the Big Ten Network televising the game and The Ohio State Radio Network, with…
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Kyle Young to return for another season

enior Ohio State center/forward Kyle Young announced today that he will take advantage of an extra year of elibibility and return to the Buckeyes next season. Young made his announcement via Twitter. 1 more year❤️ pic.twitter.com/2bdyzVKn3o — Kyle Young (@kyle_young25) April 16, 2021 Young has battled injuries during most of his OSU career but still was a valuable team contributor despite not being at full strength. Last year he  finished…