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2017 Schedule
0-0, 1st in Big Ten - East
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Meyer puts 2016 ending on his shoulders (2:31)
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Is Ohio State the best team in the country? (1:07)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

The clock in the Ohio State football complex is already counting down (to the second) to The Game. Urban Meyer is 5-0 vs. Michigan and 26-3 vs. his chief rivals during his head coaching career. Meyer said rivalries are what separate college football from the NFL. "I grew up in the 10-year war with Woody Hayes and Bo Schembechler. ... For 365 days, you have to live with it if you lose this game," Meyer told ESPN.

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Have the Buckeyes won enough under Meyer? (2:54)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

One of the most obvious changes for Ohio State this season is new offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson. Head coach Urban Meyer told ESPN on Wednesday that Wilson brings a "swagger" to the Buckeyes' offense and Meyer has been encouraged by what he's seen this preseason in terms of their ability to make more big plays down the field.

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Meyer on Harbaugh relationship: 'Mutual respect' (0:52)
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Meyer worries about Elliott (0:45)
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Barrett is a dynamic leader for the Buckeyes (0:24)
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Barrett poised to lead Ohio State to another championship (1:27)
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Updated 2018 class rankings: Ohio State

The Buckeyes haven't finished outside the top seven of the class rankings in the last seven years, and another strong class is in the works.

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Vegas odds say 'Roll Tide'

The latest Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook odds have Alabam as the favorite to win the College Football Playoff national title, at 5-2 -- better than Ohio State, USC and Florida State.

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Ranking the top recruiters for the Class of 2018

Ohio State has a loaded 2018 recruiting class with 13 ESPN 300 commitments. It's no surprise the Buckeyes place two recruiters in the rankings, including defensive coordinator Greg Schiano.

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8dTodd McShay

Position ranks: Buckeyes loaded with pass rushers

Ohio State's Sam Hubbard, a former safety and linebacker, has quickly transformed into one of the best defensive ends in the nation. Two of his teammates join him on our top-10 list.

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Darnold has best chance to win the Heisman

According to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, Sam Darnold's odds to win the Heisman Trophy are two times better than the next-best contenders, Baker Mayfield and 2016 winner Lamar Jackson.

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OSU DT Hill banned indefinitely, to miss opener

Ohio State defensive tackle Michael Hill will miss the Buckeyes' first game of 2017 against Indiana due to an undisclosed team violation, according to coach Urban Meyer.

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Bucs shrug off Schiano's OSU D-line comments

Buccaneers defensive players who played for Greg Schiano in 2012 and '13 took it in stride after hearing Schiano's comments that Ohio State's current defensive line is better than the units on those Tampa Bay teams.

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