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.
Offensive coordinator Tom Herman says he and the coaches agree on two two-point conversion plays on THursdays, and they stick to them come Saturdays, just like they did under fire against Purdue.
Urban Meyer sends a loud and clear message to his defense that its effort on Saturday won't be good enough going forward.
With a high-scoring offense and a defense cobbled together from spare parts, Ohio State managed to hold off Indiana on Saturday to move to 7-0 on the season.
While the 63-38 victory by the Buckeyes over Nebraska was big for the recruits in attendance, the chance to get back together with future teammates went a long way.
Bradley Roby said earlier this week he'd get an interception against Nebraska. He backed it up with a pick-six in the first quarter, then added a second-quarter interception for good measure.
Philly Brown gave OSU 12 receptions on Saturday, but he needs to turn them into more than 84 yards.
Big plays, bad reads, turnovers, injuries -- the Buckeyes right now only go as far as Braxton Miller can take them. On Saturday at Michigan State, he took them to 5-0.
Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell will provide a stern test for an Ohio State team that has struggled even making straightforward tackles heading into its Big Ten opener on the road Saturday.
Reserve cornerback Doran Grant was a major part of Saturday's victory over UAB with his contributions all over the field, stuffing the stats sheet as Ohio State closed out its nonconference schedule.
Sure Ohio State went undefeated in its nonconference games, including a 29-15 win over UAB on Saturday. But the Buckeyes found a few more things to work on before opening Big Ten play.
The Buckeyes located their pass rush bot forget how to tackle in the narrow victory over California, which Urban Meyer plans to address with more contact in practice.
Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Devin Smith's latest addition to his highlight reel clinched a 35-28 win over California and solidified his status as Ohio State's master of the big moment.
With Carlos Hyde joining the ranks of the wounded and Jordan Hall still uncertain for Saturday, Ohio State is scrambling to get three backs ready for California this week.