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Five things: Ohio State vs. Clemson

Breaking down the critical areas and key players as No. 7 Ohio State closes the season against No. 12 Clemson in the Discover Orange Bowl (TV: ESPN, 8:30 p.m.).

Ohio State may be unbeaten, but still needs help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heading into their final three games of the season, the fourth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes go into an off week with almost all of their highest goals still within reach. The thing is, they also need some help. No wonder coach Urban Meyer will be watching TV closely. ”I’ve been there before a couple of times where some things had to happen right,” Meyer said after Wednesday’s rain-soaked practice. ”For us to waste energy on that, that’s not fair to the players we coach. But we’ll certainly be watching.” Meyer plans to watch Thursday night’s games with his son, Nathan. He’ll have plenty to watch, that night and Saturday. Thursday’s games include unbeaten No. 5 Baylor hosting No. 12 Oklahoma for the Big 12 lead, and then No. 2 Oregon at No. 6 Stanford in a Pac-12 showdown. Baylor is breathing down the Buckeyes’ neck in the Bowl Championship Series rankings, while Oregon is one of the three teams ahead of the Buckeyes. ”I’ll watch them both. Obviously I’ve got a lot of interest,” Meyer said during the Big Ten coaches’ call this week. ”Oregon, the style of play that they have – we try to use some of their stuff, as much as we can, because I just think they’re really good. But I’m going to watch Baylor; they’ve got an exciting program too.” Even though Ohio State (9-0, 5-0 Big Ten) is rolling through its schedule, the Buckeyes cannot play for the national championship if the status quo holds. At No. 4 in the BCS rankings, they need two of the three teams ahead of them to lose or drop behind them in order to be among the top two teams when the national championship pairings are determined in early December. On Saturday, another game with huge ramifications for Ohio State takes place when No. 10 LSU plays at top-ranked Alabama. Meyer said he will be measuring his own team by what he sees on the flat screen…

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Florida A&M Rattlers Complete Game Preview

The No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes are set to host the Florida A&M Rattlers to close out their nonconference slate this Saturday in Columbus. The Buckeyes (3-0) are coming off a 52-34 road victory over Cal-a game which featured more than 1,100 combined yards of offense.

SDSU vs. Ohio State: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

Ohio State will be looking to further cement itself as one of the nation’s top teams when the Buckeyes play host to San Diego State this Saturday. The No. 3 Buckeyes got off to a solid start with a 40-20 win over Buffalo in the season opener, although things were not all rosy in that contest. Ohio State was up 23-0 after the first quarter before watching Buffalo make things interesting. Meanwhile, San Diego State was humiliated on its home field by Eastern Illinois to the tune of 40-19.

Buffalo vs. Ohio State: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

The Ohio State Buckeyes will look to stay undefeated in the Urban Meyer era on Saturday when the Buffalo Bulls visit Columbus. Ranked as the No. 2 team in the nation to start the year in both the USA Today coaches poll and AP Top 25 poll, the Buckeyes are expected to contend for the national championship this season after being ineligible to do so in 2012.

College football’s 25 most intriguing quarterbacks of the 2013 season (Yahoo! Sports)

Back by semi-popular demand (my editor and a guy down the street said they liked it), we have the second annual Most Intriguing Series previewing the 2013 college football season. This week: the 25 most intriguing quarterbacks. 1. Johnny Manziel , Texas A&M. If you don’t know why he tops this list , you may want to start following curling instead of football. 2. A.J. McCarron, Alabama. Has a chance to go where no quarterback has gone before, being the starting QB on three straight national titlists. McCarron has often been at his best in the past two BCS championship games, and was highly clutch in the winning drive at LSU last year. He also comes with a girlfriend who made Brent Musberger foam at the mouth on national TV, and a chest tattoo that even Birdman Andersen would find impressive. The only player in America who makes him look dull is Manziel. 3. Braxton Miller , Ohio State. Which starting quarterback has the…

2015 WR has visit plans after The Opening

Wide receiver Christian Kirk (Scottsdale, Ariz./Saguaro) is one of only five 2015 prospects invited to The Opening. The standout prospect is honored by the accomplishment and is looking forward to experiencing the event firsthand. “It’s definitely super special. I remember watching it on TV and now knowing it’s a big-time deal. It’s the top seniors in the country, so to be invited as a junior is an honor,” he said. “All week I was posting it on Facebook and Twitter, like check me out on ESPNU.

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Miller accounts for 3 TDs in Buckeyes’ spring game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Braxton Miller threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Scarlet to a 31-14 victory over the Gray on Saturday in the Ohio State spring game, played before 37,643 in the Cincinnati Bengals’ Paul Brown Stadium.

Ohio State Spring Game 2013: Date, Start Time, TV Info and More

The 2012 season was a bittersweet one for Ohio State and its fans. On one hand, the team finished 12-0, finished atop the Leaders Division and watch Braxton Miller develop into a true star who finished fifth in the Heisman …

Ohio State Spring Game 2013: Date, Time, Practice Schedule and TV Info

Ohio State’s annual Scarlet and Gray game will have a different feel this year, but optimism will be high for fans getting their first chance to see the 2013 version of the Buckeyes. Urban Meyer ‘s team is coming off a 12-0 season and returns many of the players that keyed their undefeated run. Combine that with the 2013 recruiting class, which is loaded with possible contributors. However, due to renovations, the game will not be held in the confines of Ohio Stadium. Instead it will be held in Paul Brown Stadium, the home of the Cincinnati Bengals. Game Time The Buckeyes will take the field on April 13th at 1 p.m. During the Tressel era, the coaches split up the seniors and then the seniors drafted the remainder of the teams. For last season’s spring game the coaches picked each team. That was largely due to the fact that the Buckeyes were working with limited scholarships and didn’t have a …

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