Buckeye Newsstand, January 6

Take a look at the best stories that weren't done by us. Come along as we take a trip around the 'net for all the Ohio State news that you can handle.

Sunday, January 6
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on Jim Tressel and what he is like away from football.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a feature story on linebacker James Laurinaitis and his family.

It could be a benefit for OSU to be the underdog Monday night, as the Dispatch takes a look back at how the underdog has found success in the BCS National Championship Game over the years. The Dispatch also has a story comparing Tressel's three title game teams.

The Dayton Daily News has a feature story on OSU's Miami Valley ties. The DDN also has an interactive biography page on OSU's Dayton-area players.

Backup quarterback Antonio Henton speaks of his 2007 legal troubles in a Dispatch story. The Canton Repository and Lorain Morning Journal both have stories on Henton as well.

The Dispatch has a LSU football notebook from New Orleans.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on OSU's north central Ohio flavor.

The Dayton Daily News has a story on how Buckeye football unites Ohio. The DDN also has a story on OSU's football history.

OSU captain Kirk Barton is the subject of stories by the Canton Repository and Toledo Blade.

Robby Schoenhoft's move to tight end is the subject of stories by the Cincinnati Enquirer and Lorain Morning Journal. Starting quarterback Todd Boeckman is the subject of stories by the Akron Beacon Journal and Lima News.

The Akron Beacon Journal has a BCS notebook.

The Canton Repository has a story on OSU's underdog status. The Repository also has an OSU football notebook.

The Dispatch has a story on OSU fans traveling to New Orleans. The Dayton Daily News has a similar story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on how Ohio State and LSU compare away from football.

Tom Archdeacon of the Dayton Daily News has a feature story on Cameron Heyward's return to where his father launched his NFL career. Heyward is also the subject of a story in the Lima News.

The DDN also has a feature story on the bond between Tyson Gentry and Kurt Coleman.

The Dispatch has a notebook on LSU, entitled "Kneaux Your Feaux." The Dispatch has a story on LSU's 2007 season.

Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer also has a column on how Monday's game may rest on OSU defensive end Vernon Gholston.

The Akron Beacon Journal has a story on OSU senior long snapper Dimitrios Makridis. Offensive lineman Jimmy Cordle is the subject of a story by the Mansfield News Journal

Andre Amos is the subject of a story in the Dayton Daily News.

Mike Harden of the Dispatch has a column on New Orleans and how it is still haunted by Hurricane Katrina. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how the mental aspect of Monday's game may be as important as the physical aspect. Joe Blundo of the Dispatch has a column on the name of Monday's game.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column with a prediction for Monday's game.

The Dayton Daily News has a story on how Monday's game represents a second chance for both OSU and LSU. The DDN also has a story on the perception or reality that the SEC is the best conference in football.

The Dispatch has a men's basketball story on how OSU fans will not be able to see the next three Buckeye games unless they have the Big Ten Network.

The women's basketball Buckeyes head back to the court today without Star Allen. The Dispatch has a story on OSU's game vs. Iowa.

Finally, the Plain Dealer has a story on Ted Ginn Sr. as a documentary on him is set to be released.

Down on the Bayou
The Baton Rouge (La.) Advocate has a story on the large amount of people descending on New Orleans for Monday's game. The Shreveport (La.) Times has a similar story.

LSU quarterback Matt Flynn is the subject of a story in the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The Times-Picayune also has a story on how Monday will be a busy day in the Big Easy.

Shreveport native Jacob Hester is the subject of a story in the Shreveport Times.

The Advocate has a feature story on LSU's Glenn Dorsey, as well as a story on LSU's marching band.

The Times-Picayune has a story on Les Miles' Ohio ties.

The Advocate has a story on how BCS title teams have a history of penalties. The Advocate also has a BCS notebook.

John DeShazier of the Times-Picayune has a column on LSU quarterback Ryan Perrilloux. Peter Finney of the Times-Picayune has a column on receiver Early Doucet.

Doucet is also the subject of a story in the Shreveport Times. The Times also has a LSU football notebook.

The Advocate has a story on Perrilloux and his 2007 season.

Finally, the Advocate has a story on OSU's Laurinaitis. The Advocate also has a story on Heyward.


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