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4 Ohio State football assistants top $1 million in salary

Mar. 9, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four assistant football coaches at Ohio State will be paid at least $1 million this year, according to salary figures released by the school Monday. That will mark the first time four assistants on one staff have made seven figures, according to the USA Today database of coach's...

FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, Ohio State University football coach Ryan Day gestures during an NCAA college football practice in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State’s spring practice likely will begin a competition to determine who will be the Buckeyes’ starting quarterback in 2021. The contenders are highly touted freshmen Jack Miller or C.J. Stroud, both of whom were early enrollees and have been on campus since the beginning of the year. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)

Spring practice provides look at Ohio State's future QBs

Mar. 2, 2020 1:39 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The opening of Ohio State’s spring practice Monday began the competition to determine the Buckeyes' likely starting quarterback of the future. Coach Ryan Day got an initial look at Jack Miller and C.J. Stroud in the first of 15 practices that culminate in the spring game April...

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Ohio State coach Ryan Day watches during the second half of the team's Big Ten championship NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in Indianapolis. Ryan Day, who led Ohio State to a 13-1 record and a College Football Playoff appearance in his first year as head coach, is being rewarded with a three-year contract extension and a salary bump, the university said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Ohio State's Day gets 3-year contract extension, salary bump

Feb. 25, 2020 2:52 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Day, who led Ohio State to a 13-1 record and a College Football Playoff appearance in his first year as head coach, is being rewarded with a three-year contract extension and a raise, the university said Tuesday. The 40-year-old Day is now under contract through the 2026 season....

Not guilty plea by suspect accused of making game threat

Feb. 14, 2020 9:52 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A California man pleaded not guilty on Friday to a charge of threatening a shooting at Ohio State University and vowing to hurt players on the football team. An indictment unsealed late last year in federal court in Columbus accuses Daniel Rippy of making the “electronic...

Former Ohio State football player Jahsen Wint, left, consults with his attorney, Sam Shamansky, right, following his arraignment on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at the Franklin County Municipal Courthouse in Columbus, Ohio. Wint, who was dismissed from the team on Feb. 12, 2020, along with teammate and co-defendant Amir Riep, are charged with the rape and kidnapping of a 19-year-old woman on Feb. 4, 2020 at an apartment the two men share. (Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

2 Ohio State football players plead not guilty to rape

Feb. 13, 2020 4:57 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two former Ohio State football players pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that they held a woman against her will and raped her this month. Defensive backs Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint — who were kicked off the team Wednesday after they were charged — made an initial...

These photos provided by the Franklin County Ohio Sheriff show Jahsen Wint, left, and Amir I. Reip, right. Police say two Ohio State University football players have been charged with rape and kidnapping. The Columbus Dispatch reports that 21-year-old defensive players Amir I. Riep and Jahsen L. Wint were booked into jail early Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (Franklin County Ohio Sheriff via AP)

2 Ohio State football players dismissed amid rape charges

Feb. 12, 2020 7:17 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio State University football players were kicked off the team Wednesday after being charged with rape and kidnapping. Defensive backs Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint, both 21, were booked into jail earlier in the day after they were charged with sexually assaulting a woman on Feb. 4...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day watches during the second half of the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in Indianapolis. Ohio State is back on top in Big Ten recruiting, with Day wrapping up his first full signing class on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Buckeyes on top in Big Ten recruiting; Huskers best in West

Feb. 5, 2020 6:20 PM EST

Ohio State is back on top in Big Ten recruiting, with Ryan Day wrapping up his first full signing class Wednesday with a letter of intent from the two-time Michigan high school player of the year. Michigan, Penn State and Nebraska followed the Buckeyes in the Big Ten composite rankings compiled by 247Sports. The...