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3-0, 1st in Big Ten - East
What does Ohio State need to do in Bosa's absence? (0:44)
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23hDan Murphy

Buckeyes DE Bosa has core muscle surgery

Ohio State standout DE Nick Bosa, who has four sacks in three games this season, had surgery to fix a core muscle injury and will not play against Tulane on Saturday.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

It isn't too early to start thinking about Ohio State-Penn State in Week 5: the most impactful game on the playoff race (conference championship games aside) this college football season, per ESPN's Playoff Predictor.


RR: The Steelers mess plus David Pollack

Russillo rants about why Ben, Bell and Brown are to blame for the Steelers mess, plus he talks to David Pollack about college football and the injury that ended his career.

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2dDan Murphy

OSU's Day to get $487K bonus for Meyer sub

Ohio State coach Ryan Day will get a $487,000 bonus at the end of this month for his work leading the Buckeyes football team during Urban Meyer's suspension.


Campus Conversation: Pac-12 Showdown, Ohio State's Future, Week 3.5 Conclusions

Matt Schick, Brad Edwards & Chris Low discuss the importance of Bryce Love as Stanford prepares to take on Oregon (1:52), Chip Kelly's reaction to criticism at UCLA (7:22), how Urban Meyer will handle future critics of Ohio State (9:25) and more. Plus, the guys "Jump To Conclusions" (14:50), answer Walk-Ons (35:25) and share their Extra Points (42:46).

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide have by far the best chance to run the table.

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3dDan Murphy

Ohio St. players say view of Meyer unchanged

Ohio State players, speaking Tuesday for the first time since Urban Meyer returned from suspension, said the coach's actions did not change the way they viewed him or the "core values" of honesty and respect for women that he regularly preaches.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer said he hopes to know soon how long Nick Bosa will be out for the Buckeyes. Bosa has an abodminal/groin injury that occurred during this past Saturday's win over TCU. Meyer said "further tests are being done now."

Finebaum skeptical of Meyer's truthfulness (1:27)
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4dDan Murphy

Meyer: Smith scandal might have hurt OSU's rep

In his first news conference since his suspension was announced, Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer acknowledged his actions in regard to Zach Smith may have damaged Ohio State's reputation.

Meyer: 'I did not lie to the media' (1:06)

Campus Conversation: Meyer Back, B1G & Pac Struggle, LSU's Big Win

Ivan Maisel, Matt Schick & Chris Low discuss Urban Meyer's conversation with Tom Rinaldi (3:25), a terrible weekend for the B1G (8:10) & Pac-12 (13:52), struggles for Scott Frost (26:06) & Willie Taggart (28:24), a big win for LSU, Texas (33:26) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" tackles the biggest risers & fallers (39:39), Walk-Ons (44:30) & Extra Points (51:45).

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer says defensive end Nick Bosa will miss Saturday's game against Tulane. Bosa is undergoing further testing on his lower abdomen and groin after leaving last Saturday's game against TCU in the third quarter.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer, asked about memory issues, says he has dealt with cysts in his head and has undergone several procedures and a surgery, and has taken heavy medication at times. But he says there has been no impact on his ability to coach his team.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer says he has "a great relationship" with university president Michael Drake, and says he's extremely close to AD Gene Smith. "My love for Ohio State is unwavering, never more so now." Says he has never looked at coaching Ohio State as a job.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer: "I have never deleted a text message. I have never changed the setting on my phone." He told this to investigative team. Also, he says many people have access to his phone.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer says that law enforcement told him the 2015 Zach Smith incident was not domestic violence but related to a messy divorce and child custody. Meyer says he had seen Courtney Smith and her children many times, and made a decision to get Zach Smith counseling to "support the family the way he should."

Patrick Abrahams ESPN Producer 

Urban Meyer addressing the media prior to this week's game against Tulane. It's his first time addressing the media since Media Day as Head Coach. His 3-game suspension ended yesterday

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

The 10 teams that have accomplished the most so far this college football season. An average top-25 team would have had a 19% chance to go 3-0 with LSU's schedule.

Team Stats

Passing Yards348.09th
Rushing Yards260.717th
Points For56.32nd
Points Against20.7Tied-45th

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