Ryan Day, Chase Young Ohio State Buckeyes

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…

Josh Myers, Justin Fields Ohio State Buckeyes

Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘It could go either way for anybody’

After beating every team on their schedule by double digits — including a Top 10 Wisconsin team twice — the Buckeyes fell from No. 1 to No. 2 in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s eyes in the final rankings. The drop has now pitted them against No. 3 Clemson out in the Fiesta Bowl, while No. 1 LSU gets No. 4 Oklahoma, which is seen as the much easier road.

Ohio State Buckeyes J.K. Dobbins

Buckeyes Had Faith In Running Game Against PSU’s Top Rush Defense

COLUMBUS — In the opening drive of Ohio State’s 28-17 win over Penn State on Saturday, the Buckeyes ran the ball on 12 of 13 snaps, and all 91 yards on the drive came via the ground. The drive ended in a touchdown for the Buckeyes, giving them a 7-0 lead. Seemingly everyone was expecting to see Ohio State come out throwing the ball as that’s what Penn State’s…