Ohio State isn't eligible for a BCS national title appearance, but the Buckeyes can win the AP national title and that is becoming their main goal.
All freshman have to make adjustments at the college level, even the nation's to players such as OSU DE Noah Spence. But he's turning the corner.
Braxton Miller made perhaps the most electrifying 1-yard score of this season and added to a resume that seems certain to earn him an invitation to the Heisman Trophy ceremony.
The undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes have bounced back from two of their worst defensive efforts of the season with a couple of the best, but a late score by Penn State still enraged Urban Meyer.
The NCAA sanctions might not be in the rearview mirror yet, but Urban Meyer has worked quickly to erase the sting of the losing record that preceded his hiring and has the program back in the AP top 10.
Ohio State and Penn State have one of the Big Ten's better rivalries, but 2012 is the battle of the banned when Ohio State takes on Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Oct. 27.
Urban Meyer doesn't believe he'll need gimmicks to lead Buckeyes through bowl-less season
UCF Knights defense was stout last season, could pose some resistance to Ohio State offense in season's second game