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Ohio State football: Coombs says he’s a team player first

Ohio State football: Coombs says he’s a team player first

COLUMBUS — Silence has never been Kerry Coombs’ style. So it was no surprise that he chose to talk publicly on Tuesday about having the final say on making Ohio State’s defensive play calls taken away from him after OSU’s loss to Oregon four...

Jim Krumel: Elida grad likes to do things more than once

Jim Krumel: Elida grad likes to do things more than once

Dan Banks didn’t say which one was more thrilling — being a sousaphone player who dots the “I” during the playing of the iconic Script Ohio on game day at Ohio Stadium, or hitting a hole-in-one on the golf course. The 1983 graduate of Elida...

Ohio State grade card: Buckeyes’ resurgence continues

Ohio State grade card: Buckeyes’ resurgence continues

A grade card on Ohio State’s 66-17 win over Maryland, its third consecutive big win over less than elite competition: OFFENSE: A Maryland’s defense had no answers for Ohio State’s offense. The only offensive possession OSU did not score a touchdown...

Terps can’t slow Buckeyes

Terps can’t slow Buckeyes

COLUMBUS — Maryland possibly will be seeing scarlet and gray blurs in its sleep for at least one night after Ohio State routed the Terrapins 66-17 on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. It was the third consecutive outburst for the Buckeyes’ offense. It followed a...

Improved Ohio State defense noted

Improved Ohio State defense noted

COLUMBUS — Slowly, gradually Ohio State’s defense has begun to look like less of the disaster area many people thought it was earlier in the season. Saturday’s 66-17 win over Maryland provided more evidence the ongoing restoration of the...

Buckeyes’ streak against Maryland should continue

Buckeyes’ streak against Maryland should continue

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s opponent Saturday, Maryland, has become more of a factor in recruiting since Mike Locksley took over as the Terrapins’ coach in 2019. It hasn’t translated into a lot of success on the field yet. But Maryland’s 2020...

Listen to this week’s BuckEyes Podcast with Jim Naveau

Listen to this week’s BuckEyes Podcast with Jim Naveau

Jim Naveau shares insights about Ohio State’s win against Akron, including a health report on running back Trayveon Henderson and discussion on Chris Olave’s breakout game. We also share thoughts from OSU coach Ryan Day as the Buckeyes move on to face...

Michigan State, Penn State getting big boost from transfers

Michigan State, Penn State getting big boost from transfers

From its first snap of the season, Michigan State showed that coach Mel Tucker’s rebuilding project wouldn’t take nearly as long as expected. Wake Forest transfer Kenneth Walker took a handoff, made a move around a defender and raced down the left sideline...

Ohio State football: Running back Henderson ‘good to go’

Ohio State football: Running back Henderson ‘good to go’

COLUMBUS — For most Ohio State fans, hearing coach Ryan Day say freshman running back TreVeyon Henderson – who played only the first quarter against Rutgers last week – is “good to go” for the Buckeyes’ game against Maryland on...