The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes dealing with their No. 1 ranking.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story comparing Ohio State to No. 2 South Florida.
The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on the motivation the Buckeyes have taken from their loss in the last BCS National Championship Game, as does the Lorain Morning Journal. The Detroit Free Press also has a story on OSU's recovery from its loss to Florida.
The Lima News has a story on OSU head coach Jim Tressel saying he will wait until the final BCS poll to get excited.
The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a story on how college professors view college athletics.
About Michigan State
The Lansing State Journal has a story on the Spartans' upset of No. 1 Ohio State in 1998. The State Journal also has a story on the mentality of the 1998 Spartans heading into Columbus.
The Detroit News also has a story on Ringer and his emergence this season.
The Associated Press (via the Zanesville Times Recorder) has a story on MSU head coach Mark Dantonio's Ohio roots.