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2017 Schedule
12-2, 1st in Big Ten - East
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13hAdam Rittenberg

Winners and losers from NFL draft early entries

With potential first-round defensive linemen Christian Wilkins and Clelin Ferrell returning to school, Clemson is the clear winner of the early entry period. How did other contenders fare?

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5dAdam Rittenberg

Buckeyes' Campbell to return for 'one more'

Parris Campbell, a redshirt sophomore who caught 40 passes for 583 yards and three TDs this season, will return to Ohio State rather than opt for the NFL draft.

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7dMark Schlabach

Introducing the ESPN All-Bowl team

Not surprisingly, Alabama and Georgia dominate the top performances from bowl season. But they're not the only ones who starred during the postseason.

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UCF ends year ranked 6th by AP; Bama No. 1

Alabama ended the season the same way it started -- ranked No. 1 in the AP poll. Undefeated UCF, meanwhile, finished at No. 6, but was the only other school to receive first-place votes.

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8dChris Low

The 10 best college football title games of all time

Vince Young and Texas taking down USC in the 2006 Rose Bowl remains the gold standard, but Alabama's incredible comeback over Georgia enters the top 10. What other classics rank among the best championship battles?

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Familiar faces atop 2018's early rankings (0:58)
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8dDan Murphy

OSU's Baker skipping senior year to enter draft

Ohio State junior linebacker Jerome Baker announced Monday he would be skipping his senior season in Columbus to start his pro career. Baker is considered to be one of the top 10 linebackers in the 2018 draft class.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State officially announces Alex Grinch has joined the staff. Grinch, who did an excellent job as Washington State's defensive coordinator and was coveted by several top Power 5 programs, returns to his home state. His responsibilities with the defensive staff will be announced later.

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Tyreke Smith chooses Ohio State (1:07)
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12dTom VanHaaren

Smith to Ohio State among UA game commits

ESPN 300 DE Tyreke Smith picked Ohio State over several schools Thursday, the first of a number of top prospects who announced their commitments during the Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando, Florida.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 defensive end Tyreke Smith has committed to Ohio State. Smith, the No. 145 ranked prospect, gives the Buckeyes 16 ESPN 300 commitments, which is second only to Texas, who has 17.

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OL Wohlabaugh transfers to Duke from Ohio State

Jack Wohlabaugh will enroll at Duke for the start of the spring semester on Wednesday, will sit out this season and will have two years of eligibility remaining beginning in 2019.

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13dPaul Lukas

The sizzle fizzles in college playoff unis

Despite claims to the contrary, teams that make the college football playoff tend to leave the flashy uniforms to the other guys.

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13dTom VanHaaren and Gerry Hamilton

Hot board: Under Armour All-America game

Which schools will land pledges from Under Armour All-Americans Anthony Schwartz, Tyreke Smith, Jayson Oweh and Nikolas Bonitto?

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Big Ten dominates bowl season (1:29)

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

According to ESPN Stats & Info, teams that had a 14-point lead are 6-1 in the CFP semifinals. The only team to lose was Alabama in the 2015 Sugar Bowl; the Tide led Ohio State 21-6 and lost 42-35.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 defensive end Jayson Oweh announces his commitment at the Under Armour All-America game. Oweh says he's down to Penn State and Ohio State.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 defensive end Tyreke Smith is scheduled to announce his commitment at the Under Armour All-America game. He's down to Alabama, Ohio State, Oregon, Penn State and USC.

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17dDan Murphy

Ohio State DE Hubbard to enter NFL draft

Ohio State defensive end Sam Hubbard will skip his final year of eligibility in Columbus to enter the NFL draft, he announced via Twitter. Hubbard finished his final year of college football with 42 tackles and seven sacks.

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Highly anticipated matchup ends in disaster for USC (1:14)
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Buckeyes capitalize on Trojans' struggles for 24-7 win (1:39)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer on J.T. Barrett: "I know he doesn't want to coach, but I'm not done trying to get him to coach."

Team Stats

Passing Yards262.836th
Rushing Yards243.217th
Points For41.1
Points Against19.922nd