The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the rise of the OSU defense, as well as some stats on some historic Buckeye defenses. The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook and a college football insider.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a national college football notebook, a look back at OSU's win over Purdue, a look at how Michigan fared Saturday, a Heisman Watch, a look ahead to this week's games and a look at how OSU beat writer Doug Lesmerises voted in the AP Top 25 poll.
The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) has a story on the new AP poll, which has OSU No. 3.
Brian Hartline is the subject of a story by the Canton Repository.
Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on Ohio State being in control of its own destiny.
About Kent State
The USA Today has a look at the Golden Flashes and the rest of the Mid-American Conference with its MAC Inside Slant.