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FILE - Ohio State wide receiver Chris Olave catches a touchdown pass in front of Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game in New Orleans, in this Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, file photo. After the announcements of quarterback Justin Fields, cornerback Shaun Wade and other early departures trickled out via social media after the loss to Alabama in the national championship game, the Buckeyes got a huge “stay” in Chris Olave, last season’s leading receiver who as a junior was draft eligible. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

Day encouraged by returning players who put off NFL dreams

Jan. 22, 2021 2:34 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State stars leaving early for the NFL happens every winter, but the bigger news this time might be about who decided to stay. After the expected announcements by quarterback Justin Fields, cornerback Shaun Wade and other early departures trickled out via social media after the...

FILE - Ohio State defensive back Shaun Wade plays against Nebraska during an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio, in this Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, file photo. Two of the best cornerbacks in the nation, Shaun Wade of Ohio State and Patrick Surtain of Alabama, will have their hands full on Monday night, Jan. 11, 2021, in South Florida. They are possibly the No. 1 and No. 2 NFL prospects at the position — which one is best is a matter of debate that the national championship game could help settle. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Top cornerbacks will play crucial role in championship game

Jan. 7, 2021 5:48 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two of the best cornerbacks in the nation, Shaun Wade of Ohio State and Patrick Surtain II of Alabama, are going to have their hands full during Monday night's national championship game. Both are highly decorated All-Americans and top NFL prospects — which one is best is a...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith holds up his most outstanding offensive player trophy after their 31-14 win against Notre Dame in the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Alabama in record 5th CFP title game vs 1st champ Ohio State

Jan. 2, 2021 1:59 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Top-ranked Alabama has two Heisman Trophy finalists and is in the College Football Playoff championship game for a record fifth time. Ohio State is back for the first time since winning the inaugural title in the CFP era. After the SEC champion Crimson Tide rolled past Notre Dame...

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, file photo, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) looks for a receiver during the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Notre Dame in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)

Sugar Bowl features Clemson-Ohio State CFP semifinal rematch

Dec. 31, 2020 3:09 PM EST

No. 2 Clemson (10-1, No. 2 College Football Playoff) vs. No. 3 Ohio State (6-0, No. 3 CFP), 8 p.m. EST. LINE: Clemson by 7. Series record: Clemson leads 4-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE? A berth in the College Football Playoff national championship game in Miami on Jan. 11. Clemson is seeking its fifth appearance in the...

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2020, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Indiana during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. Fields repeated as offensive player of the year and is joined by three of his teammates on the Associated Press All-Big Ten football team. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

AP All-Big Ten: Ohio State's Fields, Indiana's Allen honored

Dec. 22, 2020 12:01 PM EST

Quarterback Justin Fields repeated as offensive player of the year and is joined by three of his teammates on The Associated Press All-Big Ten football team announced Tuesday. Lineman Daviyon Nixon of Iowa is the defensive player of the year and is among six Hawkeyes players on the first team in voting by 24...

Northwestern running back Cam Porter, left, scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

No. 3 Buckeyes, No. 15 Northwestern vie for Big Ten crown

Dec. 17, 2020 4:17 PM EST

No. 15 Northwestern (6-1 Big Ten, No. 14 CFP) vs. No. 3 Ohio State (5-0, No. 4 CFP) Saturday at noon EST (Fox). Line: Ohio State by 20 1/2. Series record: Ohio State leads 63-14-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Ohio State is seeking a school record fourth consecutive outright Big Ten title but also hopes to burnish its...

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, left, rushes against Michigan State's Antjuan Simmons during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich.   (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Ohio State's Fields chosen Big Ten Offensive Player of Year

Dec. 15, 2020 2:08 PM EST

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, according to a vote by conference coaches and media released Tuesday. A Heisman Trophy finalist in 2019 when he delivered one of the most productive seasons by a Buckeyes quarterback, Fields has been...

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields (1) escapes from Michigan State linebacker Antjuan Simmons during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

No. 3 Ohio State has no problem with Spartans in 52-12 win

Dec. 5, 2020 5:35 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Justin Fields ran, passed and blocked for unbeaten Ohio State in its latest stylish victory. And with coach Ryan Day away from the team following his positive COVID-19 test, Fields did his best to fill that role, too. “It was crazy. It kind of felt like I was almost our...

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day talks to his players during an NCAA college football game against Indiana, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Revitalized Illinois hosts undefeated No. 3 Ohio State

Nov. 27, 2020 4:52 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields and Ohio State are scoring points by the truckload, as expected, but cracks in the defense have made for some unsatisfying finishes of late for the No. 3 Buckeyes. They haven't let one slip by yet, but Indiana got close last week. Down 35-7 early in the second half, the...

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Indiana during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Indiana 42-35. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 3 Ohio State goes on the road to face revitalized Illini

Nov. 27, 2020 4:32 PM EST

No. 3 Ohio State (4-0, 4-0 Big Ten, No. 4 CFP) at Illinois (2-3, 2-3), Saturday at noon EST (FS1). Line: Ohio State by 28. Series record: Ohio State leads 68–30–4. WHAT’S AT STAKE Ohio State is putting up the points as expected but has shown some worrying vulnerability in closing out games....