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2016 Schedule
11-2, 1st in Big Ten - East
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2017 Football Class Rankings

National signing day is rapidly approaching, and the combination of multiple commitments along with the release of the final ESPN 300 player rankings has spurred changes throughout the class rankings. Ranks 1-10 (Insider)

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Ohio State has some of nation's top talent

The Buckeyes have three players represented on the final #CFBrank top 50 list of 2016. The honorees include: Malik Hooker (No. 12, DB); Raekwon McMillan (No. 20, LB); and Pat Elflein (No. 43, OL). Final #CFBrank

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Ohio State has set its spring game for April 15. Spring games are kind of a big deal in Columbus. The Buckeyes drew 100,189 fans to last year's exhibition in the Horseshoe, breaking their own record of 99,391 the year before.

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1dHeather Dinich

Hancock: AD can't aid Ohio St. on CFP committee

Ohio State's controversial No. 3 finish in the final 2016 CFP poll was not a factor in AD Gene Smith being considered for the selection committee, according to executive director Bill Hancock.

Buckeyes lose key cogs to the NFL draft

Ohio State's secondary must reload again after the departures of three starters. The Buckeyes are among teams most affected by NFL draft declaration day, writes Adam Rittenberg. Winners and losers (Insider)

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Gene Smith joins CFP selection committee (2:32)
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5dHeather Dinich

Sources: Ohio State AD to join CFP committee

Gene Smith, who has been the Buckeyes' athletic director since 2005, will be joining the CFP selection committee, sources told ESPN.

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Emmitt amazed by Zeke's national championship performance (0:47)
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Ohio State-Indiana opener one to watch

Already missing college football? Opening week isn't as great as this past year's slate, but there is plenty of intrigue. Ohio State opens against Indiana in Bloomington on Aug. 31 with former Hoosiers coach Kevin Wilson, fired this season, as the new Buckeyes offensive coordinator. Countdown to 2017

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6dBrian Bennett

Coaches, revenues pushing Big Ten toward top

Maybe bowl season didn't quite go as planned for the Big Ten, but the league is as strong as its ever been from top to bottom and trending up.

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