The BCS National Championship Game will not be the first time OSU and LSU have faced each other. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on the history between the Tigers and Buckeyes.
The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) has a story on OSU defensive tackle Nader Abdallah returning to New Orleans for the bowl game.
The Dayton Daily News also has a story on Troy Smith trying to start a new Heisman quarterback tradition Sunday.
The Canton Repository has a story on OSU defensive end Vernon Gholston and his impressive season.
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Mansfield native and former LSU coach Paul Dietzel and how he cannot root for OSU Jan. 7.
The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the difficulties OSU has had in the past vs. teams from the SEC.
Down on the Bayou
The Baton Rouge (La.) Advocate has a story from a writer's trip to Columbus to see what OSU football is about. From Tuesday, the Advocate had a story on LSU offensive tackle Ciron Black and his friendship with a cancer patient.