Buckeye Newsstand, Sept. 23

Take a look at the best stories that weren't done by us. Come along as we take a trip around the 'net for all the Ohio State news that you can handle.

Friday, September 23
When the Ohio State football team takes the first Saturday against Colorado, freshman Braxton Miller will make his first start at quarterback. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, FoxSportsOhio.com and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have stories on the change under center.

John Kampf of the Lorain Morning Journal and Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal have columns on the QB change.

The Dispatch also has its Gameday+ page, an OSU notebook and a Rob Oller column on how Ohio State should rely on its running game.

The Plain Dealer has a Buckeye Football Insider note on Ohio State's young receivers.

Marc Katz of the Dayton Daily News has a column in which he says he remains high on the Buckeyes.

FoxSportsOhio.com has a preview of Saturday's game.

Colorado Links
The Boulder Daily Camera has a story on linebacker Doug Rippy.

The Dispatch has a story on Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen.

Finally, the Denver Post has a story on Ohio State's off-the-field issues.


Thursday, September 22
The Columbus Dispatch has a profile on junior defensive lineman John Simon as well as an OSU notebook and a story on the Ohio state supreme court ordering OSU to release records that ESPN requested.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State's tackling troubles. The PD also has an OSU notebook and a Starting Blocks video in which beat writer Doug Lesmerises says OSU remains on schedule for a 9-3 season.

The Toledo Blade has a feature story on junior fullback Zach Boren. Matt Markey of the Blade also has his End Zone blog entry on Ohio State's quarterback quandry.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Ohio State leaning on its running backs until the quarterback situation settles as well as an OSU notebook and John Kampf's First and 10 notes.

The Lima News has a story on how difficult it is to start as a freshman for the Ohio State football team.

Thayer Evans talks about OSU's quarterback situation in a video for FoxSportsOhio.com.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on the Buckeyes looking for a boost in confidence.

Colorado Links
The Boulder Daily Camera has a story on Colorado's offensive struggles away from home.

The Denver Post has a story on CU's freshmen making an impact this fall.

The Dispatch has a story on CU linebacker Doug Rippy and another on Columbus Brookhaven product Rodney Stewart.


Wednesday, September 21
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State not making a decision on who will start at quarterback on Saturday and an Buckeye football notebook.

Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has an analysis piece on OSU's quarterback situation. The Plain Dealer also has notes from Luke Fickell's Tuesday media luncheon and an OSU Insider notebook.

The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) has a story on the Buckeyes moving on after the Miami loss.

The Lima News has a story on OSU's quarterback situation.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the Buckeyes looking for answers, as well as an OSU notebook.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Ohio State's uncertainty at quarterback. FoxSportsOhio.com has a similar story.

Marc F. Pendleton of the Dayton Daily News has a column saying Braxton Miller needs to find his spark again.

Finally, the Lima News reports that a concussion suffered during the preseason has ended the brief NFL career of former Ohio State linebacker Ross Homan.

Colorado Links
The Boulder Daily Camera has a story on the Buffaloes wanting to prevent another slow start. The Daily Camera also has a CU notebook.

The Denver Post has a story on CU running back Rodney Stewart, who has impressed in the passing game in addition to his talents running the ball.

Finally, the Dispatch has a feature story on Colorado cornerback Ayodeji Olatoye.


Tuesday, September 20
The Columbus Dispatch spoke with former Ohio State football coaches about the decision Luke Fickell will have to make when it comes to the quarterback position. The Dispatch also has a note on the OSU-Michigan State game on Oct. 1 being a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.

OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has his Hey, Doug! mailbag.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on Ohio State looking for answers after the Miami loss.

Russ Kent of the Mansfield News Journal has a column saying its took soon to give up on the Buckeyes.

Greg Billing of the Dayton Daily News has a column saying college football needs real change.

Colorado Links
The Boulder Daily Camera has a story on the Buffaloes "earning a brick" last week with their win against Colorado State. The Daily Camera also has a story on CU's success in not turning the ball over during the first three weeks of the season.

The Denver Post has a story on how former Ohio State tight end John Frank put first-year CU head coach Jon Embree on a path to Colorado as a player in 1983.


Monday, September 19
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's bad quarterback play, an OSU Insider notebook, a look at how former Buckeyes fared Sunday in the NFL and a Rob Oller column on how Saturday's loss should not have been a big surprise.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has its National College Football Insider, a Buckeye Leaves notebook and the Weekly Wolverine Watch.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column in which he remembers some not-so-good times in Ohio State history. He also has an OSU-Miami report card.

The Lima News has a story on the Buckeyes searching for confidence after the Miami loss.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the historically bad night for the Ohio State passing game.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on Ohio State falling out of the AP Top 25 for the first time since 2004.

Colorado Links
The Denver Post has a story on Colorado wide receiver Toney Clemons, who transferred to CU from Michigan and still dislikes Ohio State.

The Boulder Daily Camera has a story on the series history between the Buffaloes and the Buckeyes.


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