Ohio State football Buckeyes head coach Ryan Day

Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘You want to be in rare air, here we go’

Upon Ohio State’s arrival in the desert on Sunday, Buckeye head coach Ryan Day talked about the issues that this current bowl timeline provides and how it compresses the time between the conference championship game and the College Football Playoff Semifinals. Being that this was his first playoff appearance, he didn’t really have anything to go on in terms of difference. That is not the…

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Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘Win it your very first year, you got no chance after that’

Trailing 21-7 against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship Game last Saturday night, the Buckeyes were faced with a third-and-7 early in the third quarter. Quarterback Justin Fields dropped back, then scrambled left for a bit before heaving it downfield to sophomore receiver Chris Olave for a 50-yard gain. The play was exactly what…