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Urban Meyer releases statement regarding Zach Smith, allegations

Urban Meyer says that he *did* report the Zach Smith incident in 2015 and apologized for lying at Big Ten Media Days.

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Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

Is this possibly the end? Ohio State has placed Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave

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Urban Meyer made smart choice naming Brian Hartline the interim wide receivers coach

Urban Meyer was put in a tough spot given the timing, but naming Brian Hartline the interim WRs coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes was the right choice

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It was time: Ohio State has fired wide receivers coach Zach Smith

Amid more ugly allegations involving his ex-wife, the Buckeyes have fired wide receivers coach Zach Smith. It was a move Urban Meyer seemingly had to make.

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Ohio State hires Taver Johnson to replace Kerry Coombs

Kerry Coombs will be tough to replace, but Urban Meyer seems to have made a home-run hire, bringing back former Ohio State cornerbacks coach and most recently Temple defensive coordinator Taver Johnson, who was the cornerbacks coach on Jim Tressel’s staff in Columbus from 2007-11.

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Urban Meyer expects to get extension, pay raise through 2022

When Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney was recruiting the No. 2-ranked offensive tackle in the country and best player in Ohio, Jackson Carman, he told the kid that Meyer was on the back half of his career and Swinney himself was just starting up. The negative (and untrue) recruiting was one of the few reasons why Carman chose Clemson over Ohio State. That seems to be one of the reasons why Ohio State has given Meyer both an extension and a pay raise.

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Ohio State DC Greg Schiano to remain with Buckeyes, receive pay raise

It seemed as though Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Schiano was head to New England to be the Patriots new defensive coordinator. Contrary to reports earlier this week, Schiano will remain in Columbus and will receive a nice little pay raise from the Buckeyes because of it.

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Kerry Coombs turned the Ohio State Buckeyes into the new DBU

When Coombs came to Ohio State with head coach Urban Meyer in 2012 to be the defensive backs and special teams coach, a majority of Buckeyes fans had no idea who he was. He was just a coach from Cincinnati who coached at Cincinnati-area high schools from 1983-2006 and then joined the University of Cincinnati’s coaching staff led by Brian Kelly in 2007 and stayed there until coming to the Buckeyes. My how things have changed in six years. He’s went from a no-namer to a legend in Columbus.

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Ohio State QBs coach Ryan Day promoted to OC, play-caller

After spurning an SEC program looking to have him be their head coach and the Titan’s OC gig under new coach Mike Vrabel, Ryan Day has received a promotion after deciding to stay in Columbus.

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Buckeyes, Multimedia

The Brotherhood: Ohio State’s 2017 season trailer is a must watch

While the scarlet and gray have performed quite well on the field, their video and graphic team has (somehow) outdone them off of it. Ever since Urban Meyer came back to Ohio State in 2014, social media and graphics have been an important part to his staff. They had some impressive trailers throughout Meyer’s tenure, previewing each matchup just days before they were to take place. But the one that the Buckeyes released on Friday, wrapping up the 2017 season, was the best yet.

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What to expect for the Buckeyes after three leave early for NFL

After nine declared early in 2016 and six in did in 2017, just three Ohio State Buckeyes decided to forego their final season in Columbus and declare for the 2018 NFL Draft. With a handful more who decided to return to school that could have declared, the Buckeyes have a very good chance to be really, really good next fall.

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Ohio State in Top 4 of each way-too-early college football rankings

The college football season just ended, but it’s never too early to talk about next fall. In the earliest way-too-early rankings, media members don’t seem to care that the Ohio State Buckeyes will have a brand new starting quarterback and have to retool at a number of both skill positions and along the line. They even seem to think that the scarlet and gray will be one of the best teams in the country heading into 2018.

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Washington State DC Alex Grinch joins Ohio State as 10th assistant

A native of Grove City, Ohio and three-time national champion as a player at Mount Union, Alex Grinch returns home and will join the Ohio State coaching staff as the team’s 10th assistant. One of the most respected young, up-and-coming defensive minds in college football will presumably become the co-defensive coordinator.

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Ohio State’s Denzel Ward sat out the Cotton Bowl, and that’s OK

When the Ohio State Buckeyes beat the USC Trojans in the Cotton Bowl last Friday night, the scarlet and gray were without Denzel Ward. Ohio State’s top cornerback decided to sit out the game in order to guarantee his health and get ready to make millions of dollars in April. Expected to be a first-round pick, it’s Ok that Ward decided to watch his final collegiate game fro the sidelines.

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Ohio State’s defense dominates in 24-7 win over USC

In one of the most anticipated non-Playoff games of the bowl season, the Ohio State Buckeyes defense dominated, leading the scarlet and gray to a 24-7 win over the USC Trojans. The low-scoring game included a scoreless second half.

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Buckeyes, Podcast

Let’s go bowling! New Year’s Six college football preview – The Nail in the Coffin, Episode 102

For the third straight year, Mark Podolski, sports editor of The News-Herald, joins Tom and Travis for a marathon rundown of college football’s New Year’s Six bowl games.

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Buckeyes, Multimedia

Ohio State releases trailer for Cotton Bowl matchup against USC

Somehow, it’s only been three-and-a-half weeks since the Ohio State Buckeyes last took the field. Although they didn’t make the Playoff, the scarlet and gray still have plenty to prove and play for in the Cotton Bowl against USC.

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Five former Ohio State Buckeyes named to 2018 NFL Pro Bowl

The Ohio State Buckeyes have been quite successful on the football field ever since Urban Meyer become the head coach, and that success seems to have continued into the NFL as well. With five selections in the 2018 Pro Bowl, the Buckeyes lead the way, with Alabama and Georgia (four each) right behind them.

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Ohio State’s Billy Price, Denzel Ward, Nick Bosa named All-Americans

Whether it’s on offense or defense, there is plenty of talent all over the field for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Following the conclusion of the regular season, a number of outlets released their All American lists. Of the five that the NCAA recognizes, three Ohio State players were named All-Americans. Not bad, huh?

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Ohio State’s Billy Price named best center in college football

For the second-consecutive season, Ohio State has the best center in college football. In 2016 it was Pat Elflein, this year, it’s first-year center Billy Price. The two-time captain has led the way for one of the most dominant offenses in college football.

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