The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how offensive captain Kirk Barton will give Saturday's pregame speech.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on Todd Boeckman's loyalty to Ohio State, even as he took a visit to Ann Arbor as a high school recruit. The DDN also has a Big Ten notebook, as does the Akron Beacon Journal.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a feature story on Detroit native Vernon Gholston.
The Dispatch has a short story on some parking restrictions in Columbus for this weekend's game.
The Toledo Blade has a story on how OSU's offense will have to be humming this weekend.
The Dispatch has a story on B.J. Mullens, who will sign his national letter of intent to play for Ohio State's men's basketball team today. The Dispatch also has a story on the two women's basketball players who will be Buckeyes, Amber Stokes and Samantha Prahalis.
Staying with Jim Foster's squad, OSU improved to 2-0 with a rout of Tennessee State. The Dispatch has the details.
The Toledo Blade has a story on Toledo Libbey's William Buford signing his letter of intent to play basketball at OSU.
Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column with several OSU-related notes.
About the Wolverines
The Ann Arbor (Mich.) News has a story on U-M head coach Lloyd Carr and how he is trying to stay the same person he has been through a tough season.
Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press has a column on U-M running back Mike Hart. The Free Press also has a story on how OSU great Eddie George has not gotten over his last loss to the Wolverines. The Free Press also has some predictions and comments on the rivalry from former U-M players, as well as a story with comments from Chris Speilman and a story on Todd Boeckman.
The Detroit News has a story on how it has been nearly a year since the passing of Bo Schembechler. The News also has a story on how The Game is all that matters for OSU, as well as another excerpt from Schembechler's book and a U-M Q&A.
The Plain Dealer has a story on how Carr's struggles against OSU could taint his legacy.
The Dispatch has a feature story on U-M offensive lineman Justin Boren.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on U-M's seniors and their last chance to beat the Buckeyes.