The Columbus Dispatch catches up with former Buckeye linebacker Andy Katzenmoyer, who is now a defensive coordinator at a Columbus-area high school.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on OSU's top defense going up against Purdue's strong offense Saturday night. The Plain Dealer also takes a look at some stats on the Purdue offense and Buckeye defense.
The Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes trying to ignore their ranking. The Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) all have similar stories.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on OSU head coach Jim Tressel not ready to praise his defense.
The Lima News has a story on Purdue being OSU's toughest test to date.
The Big Ten Network is unlikely to air the Ohio State-Michigan game, according to a story by the Dispatch.
Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on some unfamiliar names in the recent Top 25 polls.
The Dispatch has a note on Michigan receiver Mario Manningham not likely to play Saturday due to a violation of a team rule.
The Indianapolis Star has some notes on Purdue's game vs. Ohio State.