COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A few players to keep an eye on as No. 16 Ohio State opens up the stretch run in the Big Ten with a primetime matchup against Illinois. RB Ezekiel Elliott: The touchdown vulture is gone now that Rod Smith is no longer with the program, so the sophomore tailback should see more action in the red zone and a chance to add a few scores to his resume.
about 1022 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The nonconference action is in the books, and while Maryland might not be a traditional Big Ten opponent, league play has officially arrived for Ohio State. Both teams are looking for an early leg up in the competitive East Division, and for the Buckeyes, they could use big outings from these guys likely to make an impact on the road on Saturday.
about 1050 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Almost as soon as it arrived, spring camp at Ohio State wrapped up. Time isn't likely to fly by quite as quickly in the offseason with the summer months sure to drag by until the 2014 campaign finally opens in August.
about 1215 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer seemed to be guarding a secret, and it couldn't be deciphered by reading between the lines. The Ohio State coach joked about being a little bored by his spring game, expressed some frustration about the lack of offensive execution and stressed that there was plenty of work to do at a few key positions heading into the offseason.
about 1223 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The entire roster wasn't on display, leaving some uncertainty about what Ohio State will look like at full strength. But heading into the offseason, there were still some lessons to be learned by the Gray's 17-7 victory over the Scarlet on Saturday at Ohio Stadium.
about 1224 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The spring season's star was back on a familiar stage, again stealing the show. A few thousand fans crowded into Ohio State's indoor practice facility on Saturday, and, as he's done three camps running, Michael Thomas gave them all something to remember and rave about.
about 1229 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. The wide receivers and tight ends are up next. Illinois: The Illini are looking for more from this group after losing top target Steve Hull, who exploded late in the season to finish just shy of 1,000 receiving yards.
about 1268 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Here's a team-by-team look at what to watch in the new Big Ten East this spring. Indiana Spring start: March 8 Spring game: TBA What to watch Getting defensive: The Hoosiers have had no trouble scoring since Kevin Wilson took over the program, but opponents have made it look even easier.
about 1270 days ago | Austin Ward | Penn State Nittany Lions