There is a lot of news coming from OSU's bowl media day in Columbus Thursday afternoon. The main story coming from the event is that 13 juniors have filed paperwork to find their draft status from the NFL. The Columbus Dispatch, Dayton Daily News, Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository and The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade have the story. The Dispatch also has a list of players who may have filed.
The Dispatch has a story on Antonio Henton moving to the No. 2 quarterback on the depth chart. Robby Schoenhoft, the former No. 2, has been working out as a tight end for now. The Cleveland Plain Dealer also has an OSU insider notebook with Schoenhoft's move as the lead notes.
The Canton Repository has a story in which OSU president Gordon Gee says there will never be a college football playoff.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on the Debacle in the Desert providing OSU plenty of motivation.
The Lima News has a story on what is at stake for OSU with a win over LSU in the title game.
Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a column on James Laurinaitis.
The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on Tressel denying a rumor that has been appearing in inboxes around the country.
The Dispatch has a story on Presbyterian College head coach Gregg Nibert, an Ohioan who will return to Columbus to lead the Blue Hose vs. the OSU men's basketball team this weekend.
Forward Xavier Balc is the subject of an OSU men's soccer story by the Dispatch as the Buckeyes prepare to open College Cup play vs. UMass tonight. The Dispatch also has some notes on the College Cup schedule.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on Time Warner saying there is not much interest in the Big Ten Network.
Down on the Bayou
The New Orleans Times-Picayune has a story on the ticket deal LSU has offered state legislators for the BCS title game.
The Shreveport (La.) Times has a story on LSU fans lining up to win tickets to the game.