Fans at Ross-Ade Stadium came to be a part of a nationally-televised "Blackout," but it was the Ohio State defense that blacked out the Boilermakers in a 23-7 win. The Columbus Dispatch, Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier, Dayton Daily News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Lima News, Lorain Morning Journal, Indianapolis Star and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have game stories.
The Dispatch has a story on OSU's strong secondary play, as well as an OSU football notebook. The Dispatch also has its Scarlet & Gray Matter notebook, its Six Points look back at the win, and its unit grads in its Bottom Line.
The Lima News has a story that says OSU athletic director Gene Smith does not expect the OSU-Michigan game to be at night this season.
The Buckeyes should move up in the polls following Stanford's upset victory over USC. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column that says ranking are relative.
The Zanesville Times Recorder has a story on Ohio State golfer Kyle Coconis.
The Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier gives out some low grades in its weekly "Grading the Boilermakers" notebook.
Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star has a column on Purdue not being ready for the big time.
About Ohio State's next opponent, Kent State
The Golden Flashes lost their homecoming game to Miami (Ohio), and the Dayton Daily News has the story.