Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer spoke at Big Ten Media Day in Chicago at 1:30 p.m. today. During his news conference, Meyer stressed the importance of his offensive line, the health status of quarterback Braxton Miller and he named a sophomore who could make an impact for the Buckeyes this season.
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In a poll conducted by the Cleveland Plain Dealer with media members, Ohio State was predicted to win the Big Ten.
The Buckeyes received 19 of 29 votes to win the Big Ten. Nine votes went to new East Division foe Michigan State while Nebraska received the final vote.
Obviously, the Buckeyes were chosen to win the East. Wisconsin was narrowly selected to win the West Division over Iowa and Nebraska.
The Plain Dealer has conducted the poll the last four years after the Big Ten stopped conducting it.To read more or comment...
Here is a news release from Ohio State concerning the kickoff time of its game against Kent State.
The Week 3 football game between Ohio State and Kent State will kick off at noon EDT, the Big Ten Conference confirmed today. The game will be televised on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 with advance notice of the network carrier getting announced either 12- or six-days out.
Eight of Ohio State’s 2014 football games now have a start time, including a record five primetime starts. TV networks and start times for the other four games – Oct. 4 at Maryland; Nov. 15 at Minnesota; Nov. 22 vs. Indiana and Nov. 29 vs. Michigan – will be determined with the six- or 12-day advance notice protocol.
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With 123 players, it's not a surprise to see two Ohio State players on the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list. Those two players also aren't a surprise.
Senior Michael Bennett and sophomore Joey Bosa were both named to the award's preseason watch list. It's just the latest award to tab Bennett and Bosa.
Both players are on the watch lists for the Nagurski Trophy and Bednarik Award. Bennett is also on the Outalnd Trophy watch list.
The Lombardi Award is given every year to the best down lineman in college football. That means that both offensive and defensive players can win it.To read more or comment...