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Austin Ward

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Football Writer, ESPN.com — ESPN

Austin Ward covers Big Ten football for ESPN.com.

Big Ten season preview: Ohio State Buckeyes

espn.com — 3:43 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. The nicknames have seemingly been rolled out one after the other for Ohio State. This has been labeled the "Year of Development." The practice facility has become the "Land of the Wolves."

B1G roundtable: Which freshman will make the biggest impact this year?

espn.com — 10:35 AM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. Recruiting hype isn't much good now. At this point in August, coaches have had their hands on February's darlings for a couple weeks of training camp, and the freshmen have started to show whether they're ready to live up to the buzz or need more time to develop.

Is Mike Weber ready to become Ohio State's next great tailback?

espn.com — 1:14 AM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Mike Weber had his moments to think about who came before him and what, exactly, that means. The Ohio State redshirt freshman watched Carlos Hyde bulldoze defenders when he was being recruited.

Nick Bosa is already giving Ohio State Buckeyes some déjà vu

espn.com — 11:26 AM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The body types are obviously similar, genetic blessings shared by the pair of brothers.

Buckeye bloodline: Nick Bosa is already giving Ohio State some deja vu

espn.com — 9:39 AM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The body types are obviously similar, genetic blessings shared by the pair of brothers.

Urban Meyer says Cincinnati Bearcats 'should be in the Big 12'

espn.com — 4:20 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Cincinnati landed a major endorsement for its candidacy for the Big 12, even if that program joining a Power 5 league creates some new headaches for Ohio State coach Urban Meyer.

It's Joe Burrow's turn to keep Ohio State's backup QB tradition alive

espn.com — 12:14 AM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The story is so well-known, there is no need for anybody to discuss it in Ohio State's quarterback meetings. The Buckeyes could relive it if needed, of course.

Writing off young Ohio State? 2014 is a reminder why that's a bad idea

espn.com — 4:40 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The reasons to write off Ohio State aren't particularly hard to find, and the temptation to actually do it might even be understandable. The roster looks too young.

CLEVELAND Sports Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings, Rumors

espn.com — As Robert Griffin III prepares to become the 25th Browns starting QB since 1999, he has his work cut out for him. The starting QBs on his divisional rivals have made a combined 368 starts with their current teams.

J.T. Barrett misses Cardale Jones, but not Buckeyes' QB controversy

espn.com — 6:45 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The endless scrutiny, the back-and-forth competition and the controversy that swirled around Ohio State's quarterback battle in 2015 aren't going to be missed.
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Aug 25, 2016

False alarm on the equipment move. Looks like @CoachChrisAsh is just getting some bonus publicity.

Aug 25, 2016

At a wedding in a small Penn. town -- still can't shake B1G season prep. Rutgers already on the move to Washington. https://t.co/RNTcQlkXQv

Aug 25, 2016

Ohio State season preview: What's the best-case scenario for the Buckeyes? Think 2014.  http://es.pn/2bzaILp 

Aug 24, 2016

Ohio State defensive end Sam Hubbard, still close with Joey Bosa, said it's been tough...  http://es.pn/2bjqfeC  https://t.co/rdpaSEuq7L

Aug 24, 2016

The current threat level for Ohio State as it begins to turn attention to the opener:...  http://es.pn/2bjmMg9  https://t.co/ycT7SQ5w5B

Aug 23, 2016

Our B1G predictions are hot off the press, and there isn't much that we seem to agree on this season.  http://es.pn/2bdCEE6 

Aug 22, 2016

Curtis Samuel could be the key to Ohio State's offense this season given his versatile...  http://es.pn/2bcid6V  https://t.co/OKuFhXq737

Aug 22, 2016

Urban Meyer doesn't quite have all the starting jobs nailed down, but Ohio State is...  http://es.pn/2bbKAFX  https://t.co/CZE6UGwPjF


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