Ohio State remained aggressive this season in overcoming Minnesota's ugly, yellow jerseys in a 30-7 win at the Metrodome Saturday night. The Columbus Dispatch, Dayton Daily News, Cleveland Plain Dealer Toledo Blade, Lima News, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) all have stories on the win.
The Lima News has a story on players trying to follow Heisman Trophy winners.
The Dispatch has a story on Chris "Beanie" Wells and how another 100-yard game for the sophomore ended with a fumble. The Dispatch also has stories on the Buckeyes' Saturday night success and success in the Metrodome. The last game in the Metrodome for OSU is also the subject of stories by the Plain Dealer and Lorain Morning Journal.
The Dispatch has an editor's mailbox with several OSU-related questions and answers.
The Star Tribune has a story on how the loss did not matter to Minnesota as much as the team's gradual improvement. The Pioneer Press has a column saying a loss is a loss, however. The Pioneer Press also has a story on Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster recruiting heavy on the defensive side of the ball.
The Dispatch has a Gopher notebook.
Saturday, September 29
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's big play offense. The Dispatch also takes a look at OSU's big plays this season. The Dayton Daily News also has a story on OSU's quick strike ability.
The Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes' success in recruiting athletes from other Big Ten states.
The Big Ten Network has reached an agreement with cable provider WideOpenWest, and the Dispatch has the story.
Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on if a team cannot story OSU, the Buckeyes will likely score touchdowns and not attempt field goals.
The Plain Dealer has a story on former Buckeye Troy Smith as he prepares to travel to Cleveland to face the Browns with the Baltimore Ravens.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on some memorable moments from the first 500 games at Ohio Stadium.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune has a preview of the game and a score prediction.
Quarterback Adam Weber is the subject of a spotlight story by the Dispatch.
The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on the Golden Gophers trying to stay upbeat for tonight's game. The Canton Repository has a story on the Gophers dreaming of an upset. The Lorain Morning Journal also has a story on the struggling Gophers.
Friday, September 28
Third-string quarterback Antonio Henton will return to the Buckeyes next week, but he will not play in games. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have the story.
The Dispatch has a column that says a Franklin County judge should not have scolded Henton in court the way she did.
The Dispatch has a story on the hard-hitting kick-coverage team.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on running back Maurice Wells.
The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on a recovering Lawrence Wilson.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on the upcoming night games Ohio State will have vs. Minnesota and Purdue.
The Associated Press (via the Zanesville Times Recorder) has a story on the Buckeyes being eager to face the struggling Minnesota defense.
The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a story on Greg Oden's positive attitude after season-ending sugery.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press has a story on Ohio native Ernie Wheelwright looking for revenge against the Buckeyes Saturday night.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune has a story on the task Minnesota will face against OSU's defense.
The Dispatch has a story on UM fullback Justin Valentine.
Thursday, September 27
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the improvement quarterback Todd Boeckman has shown in recent weeks.
The Lima News has a story on fullback Tyler Whaley.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on OSU's big-play offense.
The Dispatch has an OSU notebook, led off by a note on when defensive end Lawrence Wilson could return to the field. The Dispatch also has some notes for people traveling to Minneapolis for Saturday night's game.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on national champion quarterback Craig Krenzel, who was at OSU-Mansfield Wednesday.
The Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal has a story on a pair of linebackers at Trinity High School, including a future Buckeye in junior verbal commit Jordan Whiting.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune has a story on Minnesota's lack of a pass rush.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press has a story on Minnesota native James Laurinaitis and what might be different with the Golden Gophers if he had stayed in state.
The Dispatch has a story on the Gophers keeping a positive attitude despite some early season struggles.
Wednesday, September 26
Ohio State quarterback Antonio Henton faced a judge Tuesday morning and pled not guilty to a charge of soliciting an undercover female police officer. The Columbus DIspatch, Dayton Daily News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal, Toledo Blade, Lima News and Lorain Morning Journal have stories on Henton's arrest and indefinite suspension.
Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how OSU football plays cannot elude the spotlight.
The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) has a story on the Buckeyes' reaction to Henton's arrest.
The Toledo Blade has a story on Toledo native Dane Sanzenbacher and his expected return to the Buckeyes' lineup Saturday at Minnesota.
The Star Tribune also has a Minnesota football notebook.
Tuesday, September 25
Third-string quarterback Antonio Henton was arrested last night by an undercover police officer for allegedly soliciting a prostitute. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Henton pleading not guilty at the Franklin County Municipal Court this morning. The Canton Repository and The Associated Press (via the Oxford Press) have stories on Henton as well.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on the leadership some juniors have given the Buckeyes this season.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has its Hey, Doug! OSU mailbag.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on OSU's fast defense.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a column on Ohio State's decision to go for it on fourth down twice in Northwestern territory, rather attempt field goals.
The Golden Gophers may bench starting running back, and senior captain, Amir Pinnix for his fumbling problems. The St. Paul Pioneer Press has the details.
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Gophers no longer having ties to Brookhaven, Ohio, after the dismissal of three players from the city's high school.
Monday, September 25
Bob Hunter of the Columbus Dispatch has a story on a way to improve gameday at Ohio Stadium. The Dispatch also has a college football insider story and a look at how former Buckeyes fared in the NFL Sunday.
Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer takes a look back at the win over Northwestern and hands out some Buckeye Leaves. The Plain Dealer also has a college football notebook, a look at the best games next week, a look at how Michigan fared vs. Penn State and a Heisman watch. Lesmerises also posted how he voted in the AP poll.
The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade ) has a story on the new AP Top 25 poll, which has OSU at No. 8.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column that says it will not be easy for OSU to win the Big Ten this season.
The Lima News has a story on next week's game vs. struggling Minnesota.