Fields, Dobbins lead No. 4 Ohio St over No. 25 Michigan St
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields looked less like Superman and more like a mere mortal at times against No. 25 Michigan State on Saturday night. But that was bound to happen to the Ohio State...
Ohio State picking up steam on the way to Big Ten slate
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 6 Ohio State knows the games are going to get harder eventually, but so far everything has just seemed, well, so easy.
Dobbins, Fields help No. 6 Ohio St. knock out Indiana 51-10
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Justin Fields and J.K. Dobbins keep finding holes in opposing defenses.
Their ability to take advantage of them quickly is turning Ohio State's dynamic duo into an...
No. 6 Buckeyes pose big challenge for unbeaten Hoosiers
No. 6 Ohio State (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) at Indiana (2-0, 0-0), Saturday at noon EDT (FOX).
Fields, No. 5 Ohio State bury Cincinnati 42-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The hopes for a shocking upset that Luke Fickell and Cincinnati carried with them up Interstate 71 didn't take long to dissipate into the late summer air at Ohio Stadium on...
Ohio State’s Dobbins says he’s the best back in the nation
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Despite running for 1,053 yards and 10 touchdowns, J.K. Dobbins says last season was a frustrating personal failure.
"I didn't make defenses fear me as I should," the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State and Ohio State each placed two players on the preseason all-Big Ten team announced Thursday.
Junior running back J.K. Dobbins and defensive end Chase Young were...
Ohio State running back Mike Weber to enter NFL draft
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State running back Mike Weber plans to declare for the NFL draft after the Rose Bowl.
The redshirt junior announced on Twitter on Sunday that he would forgo his senior season to pursue his childhood dream of playing pro football. He said he would play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 "to finish what my brothers and I started."
Have the No. 8 Buckeyes solved their running game problems?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After seeing its two star running backs shut down by a series of less talented opponents, No. 8 Ohio State finally managed to break them loose on Saturday. It was a timely development, as the Buckeyes this week prepare to face the top defense in the country against the run.
No. 8 Ohio State rallies to beat Nebraska 36-31
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With five minutes left in the game and Ohio State clinging to a six-point lead, J.K. Dobbins burst through a hole between center and right guard and rumbled untouched 42 yards for a touchdown and some breathing room.
No. 3 Ohio State holds off persistent Minnesota 30-14
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — All of No. 3 Ohio State's strengths and weaknesses were on full display in a win over persistent Minnesota.
Dwayne Haskins and the passing game continue to be tip-top. Ohio State's receivers get open and vacuum in anything thrown near them. K.J. Hill's grab and run for a touchdown in the first half was the best catch of the season, so far.
Hill caught another TD pass in the fourth quarter to seal the 30-14 win over Minnesota (3-3, 0-3 Big Ten) on Saturday.
Buckeyes seeking more from ground game vs Minnesota
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. has been lighting up the scoreboard with touchdown passes. Next up is Minnesota, and the No. 3 Buckeyes will try to get their running game back on track.
Star tailbacks J.K. Dobbins and Mike Weber combined for just 3.2 yards per carry in the last two games. The focus will involve more push from the offensive line when the Buckeyes host the Gophers on Saturday.
No. 4 Ohio State will learn how good it is vs. No. 15 TCU
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State so far proved it can dispense merciless beatings to opponents it is supposed to beat. The Buckeyes will learn more about their potential when they travel to Arlington, Texas, this week to face another AP Top 25 team in TCU.
Without Meyer, No. 5 Buckeyes look for opening day win
Oregon State (1-11 last season) at No. 5 Ohio State (12-2), noon ET (ABC).
Texas adds eight more players to its 2018 recruiting class
AUSTIN — The plan to put together an oversized recruiting class in 2018 was hatched by Derek Chang, a 2004 Texas graduate who now serves as the team’s director of player personnel.The late-November hiring of coach Tom Herman in 2016 was viewed as a coup for the program, but the timing also placed the new staff at something of a disadvantage on the recruiting trail. So, rather than scramble and hastily extend offers simply to get more bodies in burnt orange, UT treaded carefully.Texas signed just...
Containing Ohio State’s Barrett is focus for MSU
East Lansing — The last couple of weeks were hardly used as tuneups, but the fact Michigan State just played two straight games defending offenses that feature dynamic quarterbacks and effective running attacks sure helps heading into Saturday's matchup with Ohio State.
Ohio State hosts Spartans in Big Ten East battle
No. 13 Michigan State (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten, CFP No. 12) at No. 11 Ohio State (7-2, 5-1, CFP No. 13), Saturday, noon ET (Fox).
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No. 9 Ohio St. looking to keep surge going against Nebraska
No. 9 Ohio State (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) at Nebraska (3-3, 2-1), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (FS1)
No. 8 Ohio State bounces back with 38-7 rout of Army
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State desperately needed some positive vibes after a deflating, demoralizing loss to Oklahoma at home a week ago. Overmatched Army was able to help out on Saturday.
Meyer still angry, trying to move on after Oklahoma loss
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said Monday his team still is somewhere between being angry and trying to move on after the loss to Oklahoma revealed glaring fundamental problems with quality of play as well as play-calling.
Meyer: Weber, Dobbins will both play against Oklahoma
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State running back Mike Weber will play against Oklahoma, sharing time with dynamic true freshman J.K. Dobbins.
Weber rushed for over 1,000 yards as a redshirt freshman last season but was hampered by a hamstring injury throughout preseason camp. Still not 100 percent last Thursday, he sat out as Dobbins rambled for 181 yards on 29 carries, showing instincts and judgment beyond his years in a 49-21 win over Indiana.
Freshman RB Dobbins may timeshare for No. 2 Buckeyes
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Urban Meyer kept trying to lower the expectations surrounding freshman running back J.K. Dobbins before No. 2 Ohio State's season opener.
He has no chance of keeping his newest offensive weapon a secret any more.
After rushing for 181 yards and breaking Maurice Clarett's 15-year-old school record for a freshman debut, the Buckeyes will try to figure out how best to deploy their newest star and last season's top runner, Mike Weber, together.
Dobbins’ debut leads No. 2 Ohio State past Indiana 49-21
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — J.K. Dobbins wanted to give his fans back in Texas something to cheer about.
His Ohio State teammates and Buckeyes fans jumped right on board.
The freshman broke a 15-year-old school record by rushing for 181 yards in his college debut, J.T. Barrett threw three touchdown passes and No. 2 Ohio State managed to pull away in the second half for a 49-21 victory over Indiana on Thursday night.
Hoosiers face opening week challenge against No. 2 Buckeyes
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — No. 2 Ohio State (11-2, 8-1 Big Ten in 2016) at Indiana (6-7, 4-5 in 2015), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Meyer: Freshman RB J.K. Dobbins earned right to play
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The parents of true freshman running back J.K. Dobbins will get a call soon from an Ohio State coach to say their son will make his college football debut.
That's a tradition at Ohio State, and it's also an indication that Dobbins likely will play significant snaps in the opener against Indiana next week.