The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on OSU defensive end Vernon Gholston, who lets his play on the field speak for him.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on OSU offensive lineman Alex Boone, and his blocking out blame from the Buckeyes' loss in the BCS National Championship Game.
The Plain Dealer also has an OSU football notebook. The Akron Beacon Journal has a Big Ten notebook. The Dispatch has a story on Big Ten coaches and their preferences to have bye weeks. The Dispatch also has some notes on "If U. Go" to Penn State.
The Toledo Blade has a story on the many awards Ohio State and Michigan football players are up for.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Paterno and his respect for OSU.
The Lima News has a story on how even if OSU wins Saturday night, it will not end the debate on whether the Buckeyes should be No. 1 or not.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on how the Buckeyes will not lost focus during their break between the regular season and bowl game this year.
The Miami Heat made a trade Wednesday, and the Dayton Daily News has a story on how it might affect Dayton-native Daequan Cook.
The Dayton Daily News has a note on Centerville native Justin Kronauge, a tennis player who is OSU's athlete of the week.
About Penn State
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette has a story on the two starting quarterbacks Saturday night – OSU's Todd Boeckman and PSU's Anthony Morelli.
The Philadelphia Inquirer has a story on PSU's test this weekend.
The Hanover (Pa.) Evening Sun has a story on Penn State cornerback Justin King.
The Carlisle (Pa.) Sentinel has a story on some of PSU's untimely injuries.
The Dispatch has a story on Penn State's defense.