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Austin Ward covers Big Ten football for ESPN.

Demetrius Knox out 8 weeks after surgery on broken foot

espn.com — 12:45 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State has taken one more hit to its depth coming out of the bye week and heading into Big Ten play.

Add one more injury for Ohio State coming out of its bye week to the list: Backup offensive lineman Demetrius Knox is out for eight weeks after having surgery for a broken foot on Friday morning. Knox hasn't been a major factor yet for the Buckeyes, but t

espn.com — Add one more injury for Ohio State coming out of its bye week to the list: Backup offensive lineman Demetrius Knox is out for eight weeks after having surgery for a broken foot on Friday morning.

Ohio State sees Buckeye blueprint as Chris Ash rebuilds Rutgers

espn.com — 3:24 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer had already checked off a list of Rutgers staffers who had ties to Ohio State.

Ohio State Buckeyes defensive coordinator Greg Schiano given misdemeanor, fine for crash with bicyclist

espn.com — 5:14 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Schiano was issued a ticket for failure to obey a traffic control device for his part in a car crash that involved hitting a bicyclist last week.

Did Urban Meyer see Tim Tebow's home run? "I did," Meyer said with a big smile. "Don't bet against him."

Ohio State's mantra for this season is front and center in the team meeting room. Urban Meyer's latest motivational trick -- The Edge -- has certainly worked well for the young Buckeyes so far.

espn.com — Ohio State's mantra for this season is front and center in the team meeting room. Urban Meyer's latest motivational trick -- The Edge -- has certainly worked well for the young Buckeyes so far. Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer

Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Schiano has been charged with a misdemeanor for failure to obey a traffic device for his part in the crash that included hitting a bicyclist last week. Schiano is scheduled to be arraigned on Oct. 5 and is facing a

espn.com — Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Schiano has been charged with a misdemeanor for failure to obey a traffic device for his part in the crash that included hitting a bicyclist last week. Schiano is scheduled to be arraigned on Oct.

Ohio State's defense knows one offensive play -- and it clearly works

espn.com — 1:19 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The offensive call in the defensive playbook fits on just one page.

Urban Meyer shoots down any contact from LSU about potentially replacing Les Miles. "No, I have not been contacted," Meyer said. "I'm going to be the coach at Ohio State."

espn.com — Urban Meyer shoots down any contact from LSU about potentially replacing Les Miles. "No, I have not been contacted," Meyer said. "I'm going to be the coach at Ohio State." Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer

Chris Ash has something of a head start scouting Ohio State after spending the last two years there as co-defensive coordinator, but the Rutgers coach isn't expecting that to be a big deal on game day. "Yeah, I know players, I know coaches, I know the off

espn.com — Chris Ash has something of a head start scouting Ohio State after spending the last two years there as co-defensive coordinator, but the Rutgers coach isn't expecting that to be a big deal on game day. "Yeah, I know players, I know coaches, I know the offensive and defensive schemes that they're running," Ash said.
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Sep 30, 2016

Sorry for not including others there: WR K.J. Hill (month, ankle) and LB Justin Hilliard (biceps, season) also ruled out following bye week. https://t.co/j4OS6ywUfY

Sep 30, 2016

Add one more injury for Ohio State coming out of its bye week to the list: Backup offensive lineman Demetrius...  http://www.espn.com/espn/now?nowId=21-0573546331096750770-4 

Sep 30, 2016

B1G picks to click: Players that could be in line for standout performances in some huge conference games Saturday.  http://es.pn/2dfxXLs 

Sep 30, 2016

Buckeye blueprint: OSU can see parts of itself in Rutgers as Chris Ash rebuilds using lessons from Urban Meyer.  http://es.pn/2df6idA 

Sep 29, 2016

OSU spills info on "Sideline Return," the only offensive play in its defensive playbook. With 4 TDs, it's working.  http://es.pn/2dkW4F9 

Sep 29, 2016

Week 5 B1G picks are in: I'm thinking there might be two surprising results for road teams on a critical Saturday.  http://es.pn/2dcsJjd 

Sep 28, 2016

@_Pat_Murphy Isn't that the truth! Heard somebody tonight nailed his 3-0 loss prediction.

Sep 28, 2016

Did Urban Meyer see Tim Tebow's home run? "I did," Meyer said with a big smile. "Don't...  http://es.pn/2dm95OE  https://t.co/ESeZU99gBJ


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