Let's take a look at Ohio State as it tries to build off an undefeated season and compete for titles now that its postseason ban has expired. OHIO STATE BUCKEYES Coach: Urban Meyer (116-23, 11 seasons; 12-0 at Ohio State) 2012 record: 12-0, Leaders Division champions (ineligible for postseason) Key losses: DE John Simon, DT Johnathan Hankins, RT Reid Fragel, WR/TE Jake Stoneburner, LB/FB Zach Boren, LB Etienne Sabino, CB Travis Howard Key returnees: QB Braxton Miller, WR Philly Brown, CB Bradley Roby, SAF Christian Bryant, SAF C.
about 565 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The circumstances clearly aren't the same, but the situation is pretty much identical. Ohio State reported to training camp a year ago with its starting running back on the shelf and unavailable for at least the first two weeks of the season, putting the spotlight on the backup and casting at least a little doubt about how the rushing attack would survive until Jordan Hall returned.
about 577 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Training camp hasn't even started yet. After that grueling month, there's still almost an entire season to be played before "The Game" that matters most. But it's never too early to set the table for the feud between Ohio State and Michigan, and at BuckeyeNation and WolverineNation, we're doing it all week.
about 592 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The final chapter hasn't been written yet for Ohio State's senior class, and a handful of Buckeyes have a chance to author something pretty memorable. This week, we'll be looking at five players with a chance to leave a legacy with the program with one more productive season, what kind of impact they might have this fall and how they might be viewed down the road.
about 614 days ago | Austin Ward | Ohio State Buckeyes
The writers at WolverineNation and BuckeyeNation put their heads together to break down the rivals' 2013 classes. They'll give readers a position-by-position look at who coaches Brady Hoke and Urban Meyer brought in and, ultimately, which class edged out the other.
about 739 days ago | Chantel Jennings & Brad Bournival | Michigan Wolverines
Michigan's run game in 2012 was a disappointment. As a result, the coaches have ramped up their efforts to right the ship immediately. The Wolverines are hoping to use the 2013 recruiting class to get the ground game going as the post-Denard Robinson era begins.
about 771 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | Michigan Wolverines