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  1. Instant analysis: Ohio State 40, Buffalo 20

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- At times Ohio State looked like a contender. At others it seemed to be just trying to survive the heat and injuries that made it even more shorthanded than planned. The Buckeyes were far from perfect as they opened the season on ...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  2. Instant analysis: Ohio State 52, Illinois 22

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The march through the conference and toward perfection rolls right along for Ohio State. Illinois barely even slowed it down. The Illini hung around for about a quarter, but it didn't take long for the Buckeyes to shift their ...

    Blog | November 03, 2012
  3. Instant analysis: Ohio State 29, Purdue 22

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The undefeated season is intact. But Ohio State might have suffered a pretty big loss at quarterback in the process. Braxton Miller left the game late in the third quarter and was transported to the hospital, and the Buckeyes ...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  4. Instant analysis: Ohio State 52, Indiana 49

    Austin Ward

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Ohio State staged another shootout. It still has the better weapons. The Buckeyes kept their record perfect behind another explosive offensive performance, riding Braxton Miller and Carlos Hyde on the ground and getting a c...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  5. Halftime instant analysis: OSU 7, MSU 3

    Austin Ward

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- What started as a shootout quickly has reverted to a Big Ten slugfest. Neither Ohio State nor Michigan State has been able to land a knockout blow just yet. Jordan Hall plunged in for a short touchdown and the Spartans an...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  6. Instant analysis: Ohio State 29, UAB 15

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There were certainly no style points for Ohio State on Saturday. But, no matter how the Buckeyes did it, they wrapped up their nonconference schedule with another win to stay unbeaten. The offense was explosive for brief perio...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  7. Halftime instant analysis: OSU 21, UAB 12

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After stumbling again out of the blocks, Ohio State found its top gear just before halftime. The stagnant offense sprinted into the locker room with three consecutive touchdowns after a scoreless first quarter. A defense that ...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  8. Halftime instant analysis: OSU 20, Cal 7

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The offensive backfield picked up a boost with the return of running back Jordan Hall. The pressure from the defensive line also made a comeback with four sacks in the first half. And Braxton Miller is still rolling right alon...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  9. Instant analysis: Ohio State 31, UCF 16

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer might have a few more teaching points. But the Ohio State coach will again have the benefit of cleaning up issues after a win. The Buckeyes had communication issues on both offense and defense and had some problems...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  10. Instant analysis: OSU 56, Miami (Ohio) 10

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Urban Meyer era is officially under way, and he delivered almost exactly what Ohio State fans wanted in his debut. The no-huddle, spread offense delivered touchdowns in a hurry. The defense was hard-nosed and relentless in pu...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  11. Halftime instant analysis: OSU 21, Miami 3

    Austin Ward

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The first quarter was forgettable. The second was exactly what Ohio State fans were expecting. The new offense finally kicked into gear, and the Buckeyes erased a sloppy start to impose their will on Miami (Ohio), rattling off...

    Blog | September 01, 2012