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Category: ‘Former OSU Players’

Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger not Invited to 2012 NBA Draft
June 26th, 2012 at 11:14 AM
A few months ago, people were debating whether Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger would go No. 2 overall after Kentucky’s Anthony Davis in the 2012 NBA Draft this Thursday. Now it seems increasingly likely that the two-time All-American will still be on the board at No. 20. Sullinger was not invited...

What If… LeBron Would Have Spent One Year at Ohio State
June 22nd, 2012 at 1:00 PM
Let’s have a seat in the DeLorean and take a step back into time, say the year is 2003. LeBron James is entering his senior season at Akron St. Vincent- St. Mary High School, after an unsuccessful attempt at leaving for the NBA after his junior year. The NBA rules state...

Former Ohio State Guard William Buford Getting Exposure at NBA Combine
June 15th, 2012 at 1:01 PM
Former Ohio State guard William Buford is drawing reviews from scouts at the NBA pre-draft combine; he might not be getting noticed for the things Buckeye fans think. Questions began to surface about the strength and conditioning of Buford, and were reaffirmed when his body fat was measured. Buford checked in...

Former Ohio State Buckeye Now Playing Football at Illinois State
May 2nd, 2012 at 12:26 PM
Former Buckeye cornerback Dominic Clarke has joined the football team at Illinois State University, according to CBSSports.com. Clarke was not a regular contributor with the Buckeyes last fall, but he did start in three games for the Scarlet and Gray and played in 12 contests on the year as a sophomore....

Ohio State Players Selected in NFL Draft
May 1st, 2012 at 12:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Having lived through the awkward transition year between Jim Tressel and Urban Meyer, Ohio State players who entered the NFL draft weren't sure how the difficult times at Ohio State would affect their selection in the NFL Draft. With all of the hype surrounding the draft and draft programs now...

Ohio State Sophomore J.D. Weatherspoon Decides to Transfer
April 14th, 2012 at 4:55 PM
An Ohio State men's basketball player has decided to pack his bags and leave Columbus. Sophomore J.D. Weatherspoon, who saw very limited time during the 2011-2012 season, has decided to transfer. He has not chosen a new school, but his time as a Buckeye is done, according to CBSSports.com Weatherspoon measures in at...

Ohio State to Celebrate 100 Years of Athletic Competition
April 10th, 2012 at 12:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was 100 years ago this year that Ohio State established its athletic department, and joined competitive collegiate athletics by becoming a member of the Western Conference that later became the Big Ten Conference. In 1912, Ohio State initiated its athletics program by establishing teams in baseball, men’s basketball, football,...

Ohio State Ties Help Ohio Bobcats in the Big Dance
March 21st, 2012 at 11:43 AM
A common phrase is that a person is the product of his or her experiences. That is especially true for the Ohio Bobcats, the team that many agreed was the least likely to make the Sweet 16 field in this year's NCAA Tournament. ***PHOTO1***  But a closer look at the Bobcats reveals...

Ohio State Buckeye Fans Should Root for New York Giants … Maybe
February 5th, 2012 at 1:10 PM
Whether it comes as a surprise or not, there are not too many former Ohio State football players taking part in Super Bowl XLVI tonight in Indianapolis. But for those fans rooting for a squad based on the number of Buckeyes on the roster, the answer is the New York...

Former Ohio State Quarterback Troy Smith Arrested
December 24th, 2011 at 4:54 PM
Former Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith was arrested in Cleveland last night. He was pulled over for a traffic violation when the police discovered that he had an outstanding warrant for driving under suspension. The finding of that warrant led to Smith's subsequent arrest. ***PHOTO1*** Smith, a standout quarterback at Ohio State...

Ohio State Programs on the Right Track: Part 2
December 9th, 2011 at 1:31 PM
On Wednesday we started to talk about the major athletic programs at the Ohio State University, as football was the topic of discussion. Today lets take an in depth look at the growth in the Buckeye basketball team. ***PHOTO1*** Similar to the Ohio State football team, scandalous actions were the reason for...

Former Buckeye Basketball Player Brent Darby Dead at Age 30
December 6th, 2011 at 3:33 PM
  The title says it all, former Ohio State guard Brent Darby died this morning in a Detroit hospital, two of his former teammates confirmed for The Columbus Dispatch today. He was 30 years old. Another former Buckeye Neshaun Coleman had learned from Darby's former in-laws, that Darby had been hospitalized last night for blood...

Ohio State Buckeyes Defeat Walsh 95-49
November 6th, 2011 at 4:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The long awaited Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball season is finally here. The Buckeyes spent the off-season preparing for this month and getting accolades from media and coaches across the country. Ranked third in the AP Preseason Top 25 Poll, the Buckeyes proved today that they belong in that...

ESPN’s College Gameday Host Lee Corso Makes 200th Pick
October 22nd, 2011 at 12:57 PM
Today, as ESPN's College Gameday host Lee Corso made his 200th pick using a mascot head, the program reminded us all where it started. On October 5, 1996, Corso put on a mascot head for the first time, right here in Columbus, Ohio. And, of course, it was Brutus the...

Nine Former Ohio State Buckeyes Take on NCAA
October 21st, 2011 at 8:49 AM
Several former Ohio State football players got together to fight on behalf of suspended wide receiver DeVier Posey. Jim Conroy, a member of the 1968 National Championship team and current Cleveland area lawyer, drew up a letter dated Oct.14 and signed by nine former Buckeyes and sent it to NCAA...

Ohio State Football Fans Preparing for Homecoming, Wisconsin
October 19th, 2011 at 1:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Ohio State Buckeyes have this Saturday off, and will be using the extra week to prepare for a tough match against the #4 ranked Wisconsin Badgers. While they are preparing for this important game, the fans will be preparing to support them. Saturday October 29th is Homecoming for the...

Ohio State Buckeyes Men’s Basketball Set to Start
October 14th, 2011 at 10:43 PM
With the onslaught of negativity surrounding the Ohio State Buckeyes football team, Buckeyes fans finally have something to look forward to: Basketball season. The men's basketball team had their media day yesterday, and the players gave fans a little ray of light as they conversed with the media and goofed...

Is Ohio State Really on the Verge of Collapse?
October 7th, 2011 at 6:30 PM
Tomorrow, Ohio State travels to Lincoln, Nebraska to play the Cornhuskers under the lights. The Buckeyes last road game under the lights didn't end so well for the scarlet and gray, the team suffered a 24-6 loss to the Miami Hurricanes. As the team prepared for a tough Huskers team...

Ohio State Quarterback Braxton Miller Must Keep Getting Better
September 27th, 2011 at 4:00 PM
After last weeks win over a Colorado team who was clearly overmatched, freshman quarterback Braxton Miller seemed like a savior of sorts to most. Yes, he did win the football game and Braxton played very well. But as Lee Corso would say, "Not so fast my friends." ***PHOTO1*** Heavy praise for leading...

Ohio State Defense Looks to Bounce Back Under John Simon’s Leadership
September 22nd, 2011 at 10:01 AM
The Ohio State Buckeyes have struggled and faltered over the last two weeks, but it hasn't been entirely the fault of the defense. Adjustments have been made and the players have shown signs of life and sparks of greatness during each game. It's not consistent yet, but it's something they're...