Top 25 Podcast: Big Ten talk and surprise team encores

Sports 04/11/19, 14:10

Ohio State is ready to unveil new quarterback Justin Fields at the Buckeyes' spring game. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bill Bender of the Sporting News joins AP's Ralph Russo to chat about the new-look Buckeyes. What will Ryan Day's influence on the team be as he ...

Former Ohio State coach Meyer joining Fox’s studio team

Football 03/11/19, 15:13

Urban Meyer is headed back to television.Fox announced Monday that it has hired the former Ohio State coach as one of the analysts for its retooled college football pregame show.Meyer, who won national championships at Florida and Ohio State, retired last season after eight years in charge of the Buckeyes. ...

New Ohio State coach kicks off tenure with many new faces

Football 03/06/19, 13:37

Ryan Day began his tenure as Ohio State's head coach with lots of new faces on the indoor field at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.Day, who took over after Urban Meyer retired in January, began his inaugural season running the show on Wednesday when he convened the first of 15 ...

Michigan lands Big Ten’s top class for first time since 2007

Sports 02/06/19, 16:45

Michigan finished the football recruiting cycle with the top class in the Big Ten and four other conference programs were ranked in the top 25 in the nation Wednesday.Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh added one player on the second letter-of-intent signing day to a 26-man class that was No. 1 in ...

source: Georgia QB Fields visits Ohio State, may transfer

Sports 01/04/19, 17:27

Georgia quarterback Justin Fields could give new Ohio State coach Ryan Day a sublimely talented dual-threat passer to run his offense if Dwayne Haskins Jr. makes an expected jump to the NFL.Fields, who decided to transfer from Georgia after one season sitting behind Jake Fromm, was expected to visit the ...

Investigation that benched Meyer cost Ohio State $1 million

Football 01/03/19, 18:11

The investigation that led to a three-game suspension of Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer cost the university $1 million, twice the amount originally requested for it, the school said Thursday.The original $500,000 amount "was preliminary and did not represent the total anticipated cost," spokesman Benjamin Johnson said Thursday. He ...

Ohio State tops Washington 28-23 in Meyer’s Rose Bowl finale

Football 01/01/19, 20:51

Dwayne Haskins passed for 251 yards and three touchdowns, and Urban Meyer finished his coaching career at Ohio State with a 28-23 victory after the Buckeyes held off Washington's thrilling fourth-quarter comeback in the 105th Rose Bowl on Tuesday.Parris Campbell, Johnnie Dixon and Rashod Berry caught TD passes in the ...

Buckeyes, Huskies face off in 105th edition of Rose Bowl

Football 12/31/18, 17:47

Rose Bowl: Ohio State (12-1) vs. Washington (10-3), Jan. 1, 5 p.m. Eastern (ESPN)Line: Ohio State by 6 ½.Series record: Ohio State leads 8-3.WHAT'S AT STAKE?Ohio State's Urban Meyer is ending his coaching career in the 105th edition of the Granddaddy of Them All. The three-time national champion coach leads ...

Urban Meyer ends career in Rose Bowl vs Petersen’s Huskies

Football 12/31/18, 17:46

Urban Meyer sees the Rose Bowl nestled in verdant Arroyo Seco on a sunny winter day and thinks back to the formative days of his coaching career.When he was a 20-something wide receivers coach for Colorado State back in the 1990s, Meyer interrupted a recruiting trip to the Los Angeles ...

Ohio St’s Day still learning from Meyer before Rose Bowl

Football 12/30/18, 20:34

Ryan Day is definitely not the first assistant coach to spend his collegiate career filling up a notebook with plans, diagrams and all sorts of other information that will come in handy if he ever gets his chance to be a head coach.Unlike most of those aspiring sideline stars, Ohio ...

Tragic deaths, sports probes among top 2018 stories in Ohio

Sports 12/28/18, 12:09

The death of a 16-year-old boy while trapped in his family minivan and an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct by an Ohio State team doctor are among the state's top stories in 2018 as selected by The Associated Press.Other stories chosen this year include the abrupt closing of one of ...

Buckeyes’ Meyer to teach, be assistant AD after he retires

Football 12/24/18, 16:24

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer will teach a class in the university's business school and become an assistant athletic director after he retires following the Rose Bowl.Meyer will co-teach "Leadership and Character" during the spring semester and be available to up to 198 students. Meyer's teaching partner will be ...

Ohio State gets first big W for new coach on signing day

Football 12/19/18, 17:35

Zach Harrison is one of the most highly touted recruits in the country and he goes to high school 15 miles from Ohio State.Yet not until Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period, did the 6-foot-6, 245-pound defensive end commit to become a Buckeye, giving incoming head coach ...

Ryan Day paid coaching dues before getting Ohio State job

Sports 12/05/18, 02:17

When Urban Meyer started thinking about retiring, he realized he already had the ideal successor right there in the building in quarterbacks coach Ryan Day. So Ohio State bumped up Day's salary to $1 million per year after last season and promoted him to offensive coordinator to keep him around ...

Column: Meyer will not coach in college again. Believe it

Football 12/05/18, 02:16

After leading Utah to an unbeaten season in 2004, Urban Meyer had a choice to make. He could become the coach at Notre Dame — a dream job, he once called it — or he could be head coach at Florida.Meyer picked Florida because the Gators were better positioned to ...

Column: For Urban Meyer, a good time to say goodbye

Football 12/04/18, 17:50

Urban Meyer stood before Ohio State boosters seven years ago with one goal in mind as he returned to the state he grew up in and the university where he got his first job."Our objective is simple: to make the state of Ohio proud," Meyer said.As Meyer walks away from ...

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at a glance

Sports 12/04/18, 11:11

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is stepping down after the Buckeyes play Washington in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. A look at his career:AGE: 54CAREER RECORD: 186-32 (overall); 17-6 (Bowling Green); 22-2 (Utah); 65-15 (Florida); 82-9 (Ohio State)TITLES: 3 national championships (two at Florida, one at Ohio State). One ...

Update: Ex-Players pay tribute to OSU coach Urban Meyer

Football 12/04/18, 10:28

The Latest on Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's retirement: (all times local):10:20 a.m.Former Ohio State players are paying tribute to retiring coach Urban Meyer.Ohio State says the 54-year-old Meyer is retiring from coaching and co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take over after the Rose Bowl.Former Buckeyes linebacker Joshua Perry says ...

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

Football 12/04/18, 08:15

Ohio State says Urban Meyer will retire after the Rose Bowl and assistant Ryan Day will be the next head coach.After seven years and a national championship at Ohio State, the 54-year-old Meyer will formally announce his departure Tuesday at a news conference.The university didn't say why he was retiring, ...

No. 6 Ohio St. ignores sideshows as Big Ten title game looms

Sports 11/30/18, 18:16

Urban Meyer arrived in Indianapolis on Friday with one goal — heading home with another Big Ten championship trophy.He treated everything else as a sideshow.Meyer ignored speculation about his coaching future and deflected talk about what No. 6 Ohio State would need to earn a spot in the college football ...

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