Buckeye Newsstand, Oct. 21

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, October 21
Despite there being no game for the Ohio State football team this weekend, the Columbus Dispatch has its weekly Gameday+ page. The Dispatch also has a feature story on redshirt freshman cornerback Bradley Roby.

The Associated Press (via FoxSportsOhio.com) has a story on the recently- finalized contract of Ohio State head football coach Luke Fickell. The Toledo Blade and Dispatch also have stories on the contract, and the deal is the lead note in a Cleveland Plain Dealer OSU notebook.

Zac Jackson of FoxSportsOhio.com has a story on OSU men's basketball senior William Buford.


Thursday, October 20
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on former Ohio State football players taking DeVier Posey's case to the NCAA. The Dispatch also has a story on Wisconsin being the Big Ten's best team and an NFL notebook with a note on Jim Tressel starting his job with the Indianapolis Colts.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a Starting Blocks video in which OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises gives Buckeye head coach Luke Fickell a grade of B-minus thus far.

Matt Markey of the Toledo Blade has his weekly End Zone column on OSU football.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on what the Ohio State football team will be doing on its open week as well as an OSU notebook.

The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) has a story on former OSU safety Kurt Coleman being named the NFC defensive player of the week after a three-interception game vs. Washington.


Wednesday, October 19
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Ohio State football team looking inward during its open week. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook and a Jack Park flashback on the 1916 Ohio State-Wisconsin football game.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an OSU notebook.

The Dispatch has a story on the Ohio State men's basketball team looking for the next David Lighty.

Finally, the Toledo Blade has a feature story on local product - and OSU women's volleyball captain/libero - Sarah Mignin.


Tuesday, October 18
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on John Simon, recently named the Big Ten defensive player of the week.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the Ohio State football team getting to catch its breath during its open week.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has an OSU notebook. The AP (via the Lorain Morning Journal also has a note on junior tight end Jake Stoneburner being put on the midseason watch list for the Mackey Award.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on men's basketball Buckeye Jared Sullinger.

Finally, the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a short note on the Ohio State wrestling team getting a verbal commitment from Lakewood St. Edward senior Mark Martin.


Monday, October 17
The Columbus Dispatch has an OSU Insider notebook, a look at how former Buckeyes fared in the NFL on Sunday, a national college football notebook, its weekly Inside the Beat look at OSU football with Tim May and Bill Rabinowitz and a note on defensive lineman John Simon being named the Big Ten defensive player of the week.

OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has an analysis video about OSU's win against the Fighting Illini. The Plain Dealer also has its Buckeyes Leaves notebook, National College Football Insider and Weekly Wolverine Watch.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on OSU finding answers in its win at No. 16 Illinois.

FoxSportsOhio.com has a note on Simon's Big Ten honor.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal writes that OSU's offensive attack against Illinois does not bode well for the rest of the 2011 season.

The AP (via the Dayton Daily News) has a note on the inappropriate hand gesture - and subsequent apology - made by former OSU linebacker A.J. Hawk Sunday afternoon during the Green Bay-St. Louis NFL game.

The Canton Repository has an update on former Ohio State men's basketball player Kosta Koufos.


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