Buckeye Newsstand, October 5

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 5
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on Anderson Russell and his importance in the Buckeyes' nickel defense.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on receiver Brian Hartline and his brother, who is the No. 2 quarterback at Kentucky.

The Dayton Daily News has a story on Ohio State getting prepared for Purdue's high-powered offense. The Mansfield News Journal has a story on the Buckeyes facing a challenge by Purdue's special teams.

The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on OSU breakout receiver Brian Robiskie.

The Dispatch has a story on former Buckeye Mike Vrabel and how his success mirrors that of the New England Patriots.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story on the Florida loss still haunting the Buckeyes.

The Lima News has a story on the Buckeyes saying they're unaffected by their high ranking.

The Dispatch and Dayton Daily News have OSU football notebooks.

Ohio State wrestling volunteer assistant coach Joe Heskett has been forced to retire from competitive wrestling because of a heart ailment. The Akron Beacon Journal has the story.

The Toledo Blade has a note saying Michigan will not have to forfeit any games for using an ineligible player on the field.

The Chicago Sun-Times has a note saying the Ohio State/Purdue game will be shown on the local ABC affiliate, with the Notre Dame/UCLA game being shown on a digital channel.

The Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner has a story on the new U.S. College Hockey Online/College Sports Television and the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine rankings, with the Buckeyes being ranked No. 19 in the former.

About Purdue...
The Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier has a story on Purdue's offense getting the attention of the Buckeyes. The Journal and Courier also has a story on Purdue's eight-hour tailgating rule.

The Dispatch has a story on Purdue quarterback Curtis Painter and receiver Dorien Bryant.

The Fort Wayne (Ind.) News-Sentinel has a story on Purdue's chance to return to glory Saturday night.


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