The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Nader Abdallah and how his brother has helped revive his career.
Freshman running back Brandon Saine and his skills as a receiver are the subject of a story by the Columbus Dispatch.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on the Buckeyes remaining focused despite their new No. 1 ranking.
The Dispatch has a story on someone with ties to both Ohio State's football program and the University of South Florida.
The Toledo Blade has a story on OSU defensive tackle Dexter Larimore.
OSU's ambidextrous center leads off a football notebook by the Dispatch.
The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on former Buckeye Ron Springs, who is still in a coma in Dallas.
The Akron Beacon Journal has a Big Ten notebook.
The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a national college football notebook.
The Cincinnati Enquirer has a story on former Buckeye center Nick Mangold and his return to his native southwest Ohio to play the Cincinnati Bengals this weekend as a member of the New York Jets.
The Associated Press (via the Fort Wayne (Ind.) Journal Gazette) has a story on Mike Conley Jr.'s return to his native Indianapolis to play the Pacers as a member of the Memphis Grizzlies. Conley's return also leads off a Pacers notebook by the Indianapolis Star.
About Michigan State
The Detroit Free Press has a story on the friendship between OSU head coach Jim Tressel and MSU head coach Mark Dantonio.
The Detroit News also has a story on the relationships between the OSU coaching staff and the MSU coaching staff.
The Lima News has a story on how Tressel and Dantonio are not exactly alike.
The Free Press also has a story on the problem facing young Logan Tressel this weekend.
The Dispatch has a story on Ohio native Javon Ringer, and how he had hoped to play for the Buckeyes.