It's prime preseason all-conference and All-American season, and no one does it better than college football prognosticator Phil Steele.
Eight Ohio State players, spread across four teams, were named All-Americans by Steele. Running back Ezekiel Elliott and defensive end Joey Bosa earned first-team honors. Offensive linemen Taylor Decker and Pat Elflein, defensive lineman Adolophus Washington and punt returner Jalin Marshall were second-team choices. Linebacker Darron Lee and safety Vonn Bell were third team honorees.
A ttotal of 17 Ohio State players are on Steele's four All-Big Ten teams. Bell, Decker, Elflein, Elliott, Lee, Washington and wide receiver Michael Thomas are all on the first team. That's right, almost every Ohio State players is rated as an all-conference performer.To read more or comment...
During a stop at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Saturday, the Rolling Stones delighted the crowd with a cover of "Hang on Sloopy." The crowd responded appropriately chanting O-H-I-O between Mick Jagger's lyrics.
The song is synonymous with Ohio State, and plenty of other Ohio-based sports teams, and because the state's official rock song in 1985.
The band played the song midway through a 20-song set, but it's not the first time the group covered the McCoys classic. The song was a staple of the band's setlist in 1966, but it's been absent since.To read more or comment...