The Buckeyes are No. 1, but they will have a rough stretch coming up. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on OSU's road to New Orleans. The Dispatch also has notes on all five of OSU's remaining regular season games.
The Dayton Daily News also has a story on how it's just five more wins to the Big Easy. The DDN also has a note on Ohio Statequarterback Antonio Henton being granted a continuance on his court date for a misdemeanor charge of soliciting for prostitution.
Former Buckeye captain Ron Spring was in a coma Monday night following surgery Saturday night. The Dispatch has a story on the details.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on sophomore cornerback Donald Washington.
The Canton Repository has a note on OSU Brian Hartline being named the Big Ten special teams player of the week.
About Michigan State
The Lansing (Mich.) State Journal has a story on how facing the No. 1-ranked team in the nation is nothing new for Michigan State. The State Journal also has a story on Dantonio looking forward to coming to Columbus.
The Detroit News has a story on Spartans taking motivation from the '98 upset.
The Free Press has a MSU football notebook.
The Dispatch has a story on MSU head coach Mark Dantonio saying OSU head coach Jim Tressel will not allow the Buckeyes to overlook the Spartans.