Buckeye Newsstand, September 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.

Saturday, September 6
The Buckeyes will be without Chris "Beanie" Wells this afternoon when they taken on Ohio University at the Horseshoe. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how OSU will find out more about its running back depth with Wells out. The Dispatch also has a story on OSU's milestones on the way to possibly its 800th program win today.

The Dispatch has its weekly pregame features in its Play of the Week, On The Edge look at the game by unit, Five Key Factors and In The Spotlight, highlighting OSU's DeVier Posey and OU receiver Taylor Price.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on how USC is going to get a closer look at Terrelle Pryor this afternoon. The Plain Dealer also has a feature story on offensive lineman Bryant Browning, as well as a story on how OSU is feasting on cupcakes. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer also has blog notes on Alex Boone's health and on how the defense needs more playing time.

The Dispatch has feature stories on Nader Abdallah and Brian Robiskie, as well as a story on how fewer people will be in the student section because school has not yet begun at OSU.

The Canton Repository has a story on the Buckeyes hoping to make Ohio U. their 800th victim.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Wells' backups, as well as a feature on one of them – Daniel "Boom" Herron.

The Lima News has an OSU notebook.

The Lorain Morning Journal also has a story on the running back backups.

Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on how the MAC is not that far behind the Big Ten. Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on OSU head coach Jim Tressel. Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on how the Ohio game is just a warm-up for OSU.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has an OSU football notebook. Brian Kollars of the DDN has a blog entry on how he does not feel OSU will cover the 34-point spread this afternoon.

Scouting Ohio
The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on how playing at Ohio Stadium is a dream for many of the Bobcats.


Friday, September 5
Chris "Beanie" Wells will not play this weekend vs. Ohio University, and the XX has the story. The Columbus Dispatch has an OSU football notebook led with the decision to sit Wells.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on Wells' backups. The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on one of those backups, senior Maurice Wells, getting the start Saturday.

The Dispatch has a feature story on coaching legend Paul Brown, as well as a column by Bob Hunter on what things may have been like if Brown had stayed at Ohio State.

Fullback Brandon Smith is the subject of a Dispatch feature story.

The Plain Dealer has a feature story on freshman receiver DeVier Posey.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a breakdown of Saturday's game, as well as a "Big Ten" notebook on 10 things of note by OSU beat writer Jason Lloyd.

The Lima News has a story on former Buckeye QB Bob Hoying, who will enter the OSU Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend. Former women's golfer Amy Langhals, another inductee, is also the subject of a Lima News.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on how some OSU wins cost more than others.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a Big Ten football notebook, as well as an OSU notebook.

Scouting Ohio
The Dispatch has a story on another Columbus-area Bobcat, junior receiver Taylor Price. The Lorain Morning Journal also has a story on Price.


Thursday, September 4
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the latest on Chris "Beanie" Wells' injury, as does The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade). The Columbus Dispatch has an OSU notebook, led with an update on Wells.

The Dispatch and Canton Repository have stories on wide receiver Ray Small and his emergence from Jim Tressel's dog house.

If Wells does not play vs. Ohio Saturday, it could mean a bigger role for redshirt freshman running back Daniel "Boom" Herron, who is the subject of stories by the Mansfield News Journal and the Plain Dealer.

The Lima News has a story on Wells' backups.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on OSU's seniors losing their marbles this season. The AP (via the Dayton Daily News also has an OSU football notebook.

Finally, the Dispatch has some notes on the Big Ten portion of the OSU men's basketball schedule being announced.

Scouting Ohio
The Dispatch has a story on Idris Lawrence, an Ohio cornerback from the Columbus area.


Wednesday, September 3
The health status of Chris "Beanie" Wells continues to be the dominant subject surrounding Ohio State football. Head coach Jim Tressel avoided directly answering the media's questions on what the injury actually is, so the Columbus Dispatch went to Beanie's mother for the story. The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Toledo Blade, Canton Repository, Lima News, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) all also have stories on Wells.

The Dispatch, Plain Dealer, Canton Repository and Lorain Morning Journal have OSU football notebooks.

The Toledo Blade has a story on an upcoming milestone for Ohio State's football program.

Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on freshman quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on the new AP Top 25 rankings.

Scouting Ohio
The Dispatch has a story on Ohio University's focus on recruiting in-state players.


Tuesday, September 2
Chris "Beanie" Wells did not practice with the Buckeyes Monday, and several newspapers have stories on the running back's injury. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how Wells' ailment brings back memories of Keith Byars broken foot in 1985. The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Lorain Morning Journal, Los Angeles Times and The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) also have stories on Wells.

The Miami Herald has a story on the latest Ohio State football verbal commit, Jaamal Berry of Miami Palmetto.

The next football victory of Ohio State will be the program's 800th, and the Toledo Blade has a story on that historic mark.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer answers readers' e-mails in his "Hey, Doug!" OSU mailbag. The Plain Dealer also has a Q&A with tight end Rory Nicol, as well as a story on a fake SEC-Big Ten challenge.

Scouting Ohio
The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Ohio head coach Frank Solich and how he can relate to Ohio State's plight with Wells' injury.


Monday, September 1
The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Canton Repository, Toledo Blade and The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) have updates on Chris "Beanie" Wells' injury.

The Plain Dealer has a story on the question of when starters should sit during blowouts.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on the Ohio State freshmen.

Terrelle Pryor is the subject of a Lorain Morning Journal story.

The Lima News has a story on a solid 2008 debut for quarterback Todd Boeckman and the Buckeyes Saturday.

The Dispatch has some notes on the Buckeyes' next game Sept. 6 vs. Ohio.

Finally, the Dispatch has a note on an important milestone reached by former Buckeye Katie Smith.

Scouting Ohio
The Athens (Ohio) News has a story on the Bobcats' one-point loss at Wyoming last weekend.


Sunday, August 31
The good news Saturday was that Ohio State defeated Youngstown State 43-0. The bad news, which overshadowed most everything else, was the injury to Chris "Beanie" Wells. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Akron Beacon Journal, Mansfield News Journal, Lima News, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal all have game stories from the season opener.

The Dispatch, Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Mansfield News Journal and Lorain Morning Journal all have OSU notebooks.

The Dispatch has a story on the debut of freshman quarterback Terrelle Pryor. The Dispatch also has its Six Points from the game, notes from the opposite sideline, miscellaneous notes on the game and a Bob Hunter column on Wells' injury.

Bill Lubinger of the Plain Dealer hands out grades following the victory. Bud Shaw of the Plain Dealer also has a column on Pryor's debut.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on how OSU fans can breathe a little easier with Wells back on the sidelines at the end of the game.

Jim Naveau of the Lima News has a column on how Lawrence Wilson felt with Wells went down. Wilson broke his leg in last season's first game against YSU.

The Canton Repository has some additional notes and picks its players of the game.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Pryor's debut, as well as a report card for OSU's various units.

The Lorain Morning Journal also has a story on the debut of Pryor, as well as

The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a roundup of the other Big Ten games.

Scouting Ohio
The Bobcats lost their season opener at Wyoming Saturday afternoon. The Laramie (Wyo.) Boomerang has a game story, as well as story on history affecting Ohio in the loss – the second straight one-point defeat suffered vs. the Cowboys.


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