Football

Ohio State’s Spring Game Postgame: Ryan Day, Jim Knowles, Players Talk Spring Game

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, defensive coordinator Jim Knowles, and a handful of Buckeye players met with the media immediately following the 2022 Spring Game on Saturday. Here are the highlights of what was said. Ryan Day + The game was very very basic on both sides of the ball but he liked the physicality and the tackling. That was something they wanted to get done.…
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Football

Ryan Day Shares Memories, Discusses Passing of Dwayne Haskins

COLUMBUS — The media was invited to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Monday to meet with Ohio State head coach Ryan Day. Day shared memories of former Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, who died after being hit by a car on Saturday. Here are some of the highlights of what was shared. Ryan Day + This was a very difficult weekend for the program. They had a team meeting…
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Football

Former Ohio State Quarterback Dwayne Haskins Dies At 24 Years Old

COLUMBUS — Former Ohio State star quarterback Dwayne Hasksins has died. He was only 24 years old. Haskins was killed Saturday morning. He was hit by a car in South Florida, per his agent Cedric Saunders. Haskins, playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers, was reportedly working out with other Steelers players in Florida. Haskins played for the Buckeyes from 2016-2018. He was an Scholar Athlete in 2016, was an Academic All-Big…
Football

Safety Kye Stokes is First Freshman to Lose Black Stripe in 2022

COLUMBUS — Freshman safety Kye Stokes is the first freshman to lose his black stripe this spring. 🚨 𝗕𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗽𝗲 𝗔𝗹𝗲𝗿𝘁 ‼️ the newest member of #BIA 😁@kye_stokes #GoBucks pic.twitter.com/UKRFvCldZz — Ohio State Football (@OhioStateFB) April 8, 2022 Losing your black stripe is emblematic of earning the status of a full-fledged member of the OSU football team. Earlier this spring Oklahoma State transfer Tanner McCalister, also a safety, was the…
Men's Basketball

Malaki Branham to Enter NBA Draft

Ohio State freshman guard Malaki Branham has announced that he will enter the NBA draft. He made the announcement via Twitter. pic.twitter.com/Ujg55qkJqm — Malaki Branham🖤 (@MalakiBranham) April 1, 2022 Branham was the Big Ten Freshman of the Year this year. He averaged 13.7 points per game and started 31 of OSU’s  32 games. There remains a possibility that Branham could yet return to Ohio State. Players can return to school…
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The-Ozone

The-Ozone mourns the passing of Jim Davidson

The Ozone mourns the passing of Jim Davidson. He passed last night of complications following surgery. Jim began as the-Ozone’s full-time photographer in 2002. He served continuously in that capacity until 2019 when he had to give up sports photography for health reason. Jim was an exceptional talent. There are many photographers who are proficient with today’s photo technology, but very often those technically skilled individuals lack the artist’s eye…
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Football

Spring Football Observations and Updates — Practice No. 6

COLUMBUS — The Buckeyes took the field at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Tuesday morning for their sixth out of 15 spring football practices. The media was invited to attend the first three periods of practice. Here are some observations followed by updates from head coach Ryan Day. The biggest news of the day was that Cade Stover was practicing with the tight end position group. He had been…
Men's Basketball

E.J. Liddell declares for the NBA draft

The Ohio State Department of Athletics has issued the following release. E.J. Liddell Declares for NBA DraftLiddell scored nearly 1,300 points in three seasons with the program COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State junior E.J. Liddell has declared for the NBA Draft and will forego his senior season. The Belleville, Ill., native was a two-time first team All-Big Ten honoree and a consensus All-American this season. “I’m really excited for EJ as he…
Football

Spring Football Observations and Updates — Practice No. 3

COLUMBUS — Ohio State returned to the practice field on Tuesday morning for spring ball practice No. 3 after taking a week off for Spring Break. The Ohio State media was invited to watch the first 30 minutes of practice at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Here are some observations as well as updates from head coach Ryan Day. The Buckeyes opened practice with their punt period and that was…