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Dec
5

Harris: Meyer Deserves High Praise For All He Did At Ohio State

Urban Meyer leaves Ohio State with far more pluses and than minuses, and is saying by retiring at 54 that he has other priorities without making football and coaching his god.

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Dec
2

Ohio State Wins Big Ten But Likely Will Fall Short Of Playoffs

Haskins was brilliant again as Buckeyes win back-to-back conference titles … Committee probably will go with Georgia or Oklahoma for last spot … Playoffs need to expand to eight teams so no legitimate title contenders get left out. Read Doug Harris in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
25

Harris: Ohio State Pounds Michigan To Earn Big Ten Title Shot

Buckeyes put it all together for seventh straight win in rivalry … Haskins has another record-setting day as Ohio State puts up 62 points … Ohio State defense outshines highly touted unit from Michigan. Read more OSU football by Doug Harris inside today’s PressPros.

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Nov
18

Buckeyes Overcome Horrendous Defense To Stay Alive In Big Ten

Buckeyes get gashed for big plays again at Maryland … Except for turnovers, Haskins and Dobbins were nearly unstoppable in 52-51 win … Late two-point conversion fails for Terps as Ohio State improves to 10-1. Read Doug Harris’s account of the game.

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Nov
10

Buckeyes Grab Key Road Win Behind Defense, Special Teams

Ohio State holds Michigan State offense down in 26-6 victory … Defensive lineman Dre’Mont Jones gets touchdown with fumble recovery in end zone … Offense never really clicked, but punter Drue Chrisman had monster day. Read more OSU football by Doug Harris inside today’s PressPros.

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Nov
4

Buckeyes Hang On For Win In Game They Couldn’t Afford To Lose

Ohio State improves to 8-1 and keeps hopes alive for Big Ten and national title … Running game makes slight improvement in 36-24 win … 10th-ranked Buckeyes get by without sterling game from Haskins for once. Doug Harris writes about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
21

Buckeyes Suffer First Loss With Feeble Effort At Purdue

Multitude of problems contribute to stunning upset … Second-ranked Ohio State gets big game from Haskins but little else in 49-20 defeat … Ground game, red-zone woes can’t be overcome.

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Oct
13

Buckeyes Bruised By Gophers But Hang On For Win

Haskins has big day again while leading offense against Minnesota …K.J. Hill has an even bigger day…Ohio State defense and rushing game still lacking … Buckeyes hike record to 7-0 but need improvement with tougher foes ahead. Read Saturday’s game story from Doug Harris on Press Pros.

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Oct
7

Ohio State Pulls Away For Win But Still Has Room For Improvement

Defense still shaky as Indiana puts up fight before falling … Haskins throws for six TDs to power offense … Running game needs to get untracked after slow start this season. Columnist Doug Harris writes about the game for Press Pros.

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Sep
30

Buckeyes Pull Out Stunning One-Point Win Against Nittany Lions

They saved their best for last – literally – the Buckeyes scoring a pair of touchdowns in the final eight minutes Saturday night to pull victory from the jaws of defeat. Doug Harris writes about the game in today’s Press Pros Buckeye feature.

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Sep
23

Meyer-Led Buckeyes Thrash Tulane Behind Improving Defense

Buckeyes keep visitors in check during 49-6 blowout … Young defenders look much better while cutting down on big plays … Haskins throws for 5 TDs in one half in another sterling performance. Read about the game from Doug Harris is today’s Press Pros Ohio State feature.

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Sep
16

Buckeyes Look Shaky But Rally For Win Against TCU

Dwayne Haskins looks like the real deal after another monster game … Ohio State falls behind early but offense comes alive … Day making a case that he really should be a head coach next year…Read Doug Harris’s impressions on the game in today’s Buckeyes Press Pros feature.

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Sep
9

Haskins Puts On Another Dazzling Show While Ohio State Rolls

Parris Campbell (above), high, wide and a little wet…Buckeye QB has four touchdown passes with just three incompletions … Opponents haven’t been stout, but Ohio State has scored 77 and 52 points in two games … Defense performed better, but largest test is looming. Read Doug Harris on the game.

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Sep
1

Ohio State Offense Rolls While Blasting Oregon State

Haskins has eye-popping starting debut while throwing for over 300 yards and five touchdowns in 77-31 win … Buckeyes ready to play even with coach on suspension … One down, two to go until Meyer comes back. Read Doug Harris account of the game on Press Pros.

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Apr
15

Ohio State Quarterbacks Are Making It Tough On Meyer

Burrow and Haskins have productive days in spring game … Buckeyes probably could thrive with either player at the position … Meyer says decision could come in the next week.

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Dec
30

Ohio State Batters Southern Cal Behind Dominant Defense

Barrett fittingly finishes career with victory … Offense sluggish but takes care of business in 24-7 victory … Ohio State adds Cotton Bowl trophy to Big Ten title. Read Doug Harris and his take on the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
3

Ohio State Holds On Against Wisconsin To Win Big Ten

Buckeyes make their case for college football playoffs with 27-21 win … Barrett shows guts while playing six days after surgery … Defense and Dobbins lead the way as Ohio State improves to 11-2. Read more from Doug Harris in the latest Buckeye update on Press Pros.

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Nov
25

Buckeyes Win Sixth Straight Over Wolves…Dominance Continues!

Dwayne Haskins (above) gives Ohio State spark when Barrett gets injured … Down 14, Ohio State stages rally for sixth straight win in rivalry … Offense comes alive after quarterback change. Read more on OSU’s sixth straight win over the team up north in today’s Press Pros inside feature from Doug Harris.

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Nov
18

Ohio State Claims Big Ten East Title With Easy Victory

Buckeye offense performs at torrid pace in blowout victory … Illinois no match for Ohio State on Senior Day … Barrett has strong showing in final game at Ohio Stadium. Read Doug Harris’s account of the action in today’s OSU inside feature.

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Nov
5

Buckeyes’ Playoff Hopes Ended After Lopsided Loss To Iowa

Barrett throws four interceptions after having only one in the first eight games … Buckeyes fail to build on last week’s win over Penn State … Ohio State can still capture Big Ten title by winning out. Read more from Doug Harris in today’s Press Pros Buckeyes feature.

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