The Columbus Dispatch has a story on new Ohio State linebackers coach Mike Vrabel. The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook and a national college football notebook.
Sticking with linebackers, the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on freshman Curtis Grant.
Head coach Luke Fickell spoke with the media on Thursday, and The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has the details.
FoxSportsOhio.com has a story on Fickell's comments about the Buckeyes' quarterback situation.
The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) has the story on the NFL contract signed by Terrelle Pryor.
Finally, Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has some OSU notes, including potential bad news for the men's basketball team, in his weekly Rumblings column.
Thursday, August 25
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's tight ends.
Todd Porter of the Canton Repository has a feature story on Ohio State running backs coach Dick Tressel, who recently spoke about his younger brother Jim.
Dayton area native Zach Domicone is profiled in a story by the Dayton Daily News.
The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on the questions facing the 2011 Buckeyes.
The Dispatch has a story on former OSU player Nate Clements, who has found a home in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Wednesday, August 24
The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State's efforts to improve its special teams. The Plain Dealer also polled northeast Ohio high school football coaches and found that they are split on whether to wear ties during the first weekend of the season to honor Jim Tressel.
Freshman wide receiver Devin Smith is the subject of a Canton Repository story.
Marc F. Pendleton of the Dayton Daily News writes that Terrelle Pryor should give up on his hopes of playing quarterback in the NFL.
Finally, Zac Jackson of FoxSportsOhio.com talks Ohio State football in his Jackson Five.
Tuesday, August 23
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on senior quarterback Joe Bauserman, who is beginning to emerge in the starting QB battle.
The question of who will run the ball for Ohio State this season is addressed in a Cleveland Plain Dealer story.
Former OSU quarterback Terrelle Pryor has a NFL home. He was taken by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the supplemental draft on Monday. The Oakland Tribune, Dispatch, Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) have the details.
Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on man of action Luke Fickell.
Finally, the Dispatch has a feature story on high school football standout Joshua Perry, an OSU commit.
Monday, August 22
Media day at Ohio State was Sunday, and several newspapers have stories (and will continue to in coming days) from the 45-minute open interview session. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes embracing an underdog role this season, as well as an OSU notebook and a Bob Hunter column on freshman quarterback Braxton Miller.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an OSU Insider notebook from media day.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Ohio State gaining motivation from public perception of the Buckeyes.
The Toledo Blade has a story on Glass City native and OSU offensive lineman Jack Mewhort.
Todd Porter of the Canton Repository has a column on man of action Luke Fickell.
Bud Shaw of the Plain Dealer has a column that says NFL commissioner Roger Goodell did the right thing in suspending former OSU quarterback Terrelle Pryor.
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the questions facing the Ohio State offense this fall.
Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor had his pro day in the Pittsburgh area on Saturday, and Zac Jackson of FoxSportsOhio.com has the details.
The first AP college football poll of the 2011 season was released on Saturday with Ohio State ranked No. 18. The AP (via FoxSportsOhio.com) has a story on the rankings and Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer) also looks at why OSU was listed where it was.
Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on the problem of boosters in college football.
Bud Shaw of the Plain Dealer has a column on the NCAA being scared straight.
Finally, Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on Ohio State's quarterback battle.