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Ohio State Routs Akron 59-7

COLUMBUS – Ohio State drubbed in-state rival Akron by a final of 59-7 under the lights in Ohio Stadium. Getting the win was important, it always is, but this game may turn out to be one of the more important games this season.  Beyond getting the win, OSU was able to find out who might or might not be the answers to some of the problems that have plagued the…
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True Freshman Quarterback Kyle McCord Holds it Down in Start Against Akron

COLUMBUS — New quarterback who dis? Ohio State knew it would have a different man leading the offense against Akron on Saturday night and true freshman quarterback Kyle McCord made his debut as the starting quarterback. With redshirt freshman quarterback C.J. Stroud resting this week, McCord’s name was called as the ‘next man up.’ Despite having the first-game jitters early on McCord settled into the game, found his rhythm, and led…
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K’Vaughan Pope Leaves Field During Game Following Heated Exchange on Sidelines

COLUMBUS — Fourth-year linebacker K’Vaughan Pope left the field in the second quarter of the Buckeyes’ game against Akron after what appeared to be a heated exchange on the sidelines. In the second quarter Pope tried to run on the field for a sub package but was waived off by another linebacker as well as head coach Ryan Day and linebacker coach Al Washington. Pope moved down the sideline headed…
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Ohio State Availability Report vs Akron, 16 Buckeyes Unavailable

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State defensive line will be taking a hit depth-wise against Akron. Below is the full availability report.    Game-Time Decision N/A          Unavailable §  WR Kamryn Babb §  CB Cameron Brown §  RB Marcus Crowley §  WR Julian Fleming §  DE Tyler Friday §  DE Javontae Jean-Baptiste §  BUL Jaylen Johnson §  OL Trey Leroux §  LB Mitchell Melton §  OL Harry Miller…
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CJ Stroud Out As Starter Against Akron

COLUMBUS – Speaking on his radio call in show today OSU Head Coach Ryan Day revealed that starting quarterback C.J. Stroud will not start against Akron. Instead, Kyle McCord and Jack Miller will share the quarterback duties. Stroud is being held out to rest his injured right shoulder. Stroud will be available to play “on an emergency basis” but the plan at the moment is that he will not play…
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Two-Minute Drill: Ryan Day, Larry Johnson Recap Tulsa Win and Preview Akron

COLUMBUS — Ohio State head coach Ryan Day and defensive line coach Larry Johnson met with the media on Tuesday to discuss the Buckeyes’ performance against Tulsa and preview the game against Akron this Saturday. Here are the highlights of what was said. Ryan Day + On Matt Barnes calling the defense from the field, Day said interaction with the players and sideline adjustments are huge but it’s give and…
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Players of The Game and Champions Named for the Tulsa Game

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State coaching staff has named the players of the game and champions for the Tulsa game. Below is the full release from Ohio State. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State’s coaching staff has named three players on defense, five on offense and two specialists as champions for their performances in Ohio State’s 41-20 win over Tulane. In addition, Cameron Martinez (defense), TreVeyon Henderson (offense), Xavier Johnson (special teams)…
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TreVeyon Henderson Named B1G Freshman of the Week and B1G Co-Offensive Player of the Week

COLUMBUS- Below is the OSU press release in entirety. Following a historic rushing performance on Saturday, freshman TreVeyon Henderson earned two weekly awards from the Big Ten Conference on Monday. Henderson was named the Freshman of the Week as well as the co-Offensive Player of the Week. Ohio State has now earned the conference’s Freshman of the Week honor after each of Ohio State’s games this season. Quarterback C.J. Stroud…