Buckeye Newsstand, October 25

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, October 25
The Buckeyes host Penn State in a primetime Big Ten showdown, and the Columbus Dispatch has its pregame coverage on its BuckeyeXtra page.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a feature story on senior cornerback Malcolm Jenkins. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer is picking Penn State and has a blog entry on why, as well as a blog entry on OSU's chances to make the Rose Bowl.

The Lima News has an OSU notebook, as well as a column by Jim Naveau.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on

The Toledo Blade has a story on the Buckeyes and Nittany Lions playing on the national stage.

The Canton Repository has some notes on tonight's game. The Repository also has a story the men's basketball team.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story previewing the game.

The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) has a story previewing tonight's game.

Scouting Penn State
The Centre Times Daily of State College, Pa., has a story on tonight's crazy atmosphere. The Centre Times Daily has a story on linebacker Ollie Ogbu, as well as a story on PSU's storylines tonight.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a story on Penn State's defensive line, as well as some notes on tonight's game.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on PSU kicker Kevin Kelly.


Friday, October 24
Senior co-captain Malcolm Jenkins is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch feature story. The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook.

Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story near and dear to my heart – one about college football uniforms. The Plain Dealer also has stories on how this year will be the final one of the Football Appreciation Banquet sponsored by the Ohio State Alumni Club Of Greater Cleveland, as well as an update on Chimdi Chekwa and how LeBron James will be in Columbus to support OSU this weekend.

Kyle Nagel of the Dayton Daily News has a column on how a win over the Nittany Lions could impress voters.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on a sore Chris "Beanie" Wells ready for Saturday. The Lima News and Lorain Morning Journal both also have stories on Wells.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a story on former Buckeye Santonio Holmes, who will be charged with marijuana possession stemming from an incident Thursday.

Scouting Penn State
Running back Evan Royster is the subject of a Centre Daily Times of State College, Pa., feature story.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a story on Deon Butler being close to becoming PSU's all-time receiving record.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on the battle between Penn State's receivers and Ohio State's secondary. The Post-Gazette also has a PSU notebook.

The Dispatch has a feature story on PSU QB Daryll Clark. The Toledo Blade also has a story on Clark.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on legendary head coach Joe Paterno. Joe Starkey of the Tribune-Review also has a column on Paterno.


Thursday, October 23
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how the receivers have had their role in Ohio State's offense diminish following the change at quarterback. The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an OSU Insider notebook, as well a blog entry Chris "Beanie" Wells preparing for Saturday night's clash. Bill Livingston of the Plain Dealer has a column on QB Terrelle Pryor.

Wells is the subject of a Mansfield News Journal story.

The Lima News has a story on cornerback Malcolm Jenkins.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Pryor playing a team from his home state. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a similar story.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has its Buckeye Periscope notebook.

The Canton Repository has an OSU notebook.

The Dayton Daily News has a story on how former Buckeye Craig Kellogg is set to speak at the annual Wright State basketball luncheon on Nov. 3 in suburban Dayton.

The USA Today has a story on tonight's Monroeville (Pa.) Gateway vs. McKeesport, Pa., high school football game. Gateway features a pair of future Buckeyes in linebacker Dorian Bell and defensive back Corey Brown.

Scouting Penn State
The Centre Daily Times of State College, Pa., has a story on Penn State's linebacker rotation.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a story on the conflicted feelings of Jeannette, Pa., when hometown hero Pryor takes on the Nittany Lions.

The Philadelphia Inquirer has a feature story on receiver Deon Butler.

The Dispatch has a feature story on Derrick Williams.

The Scranton Times Tribune has a story on kicker Kevin Kelly.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a story comparing Pryor and PSU quarterback Daryll Clark. Clark is also the subject of a Plain Dealer story.

The Associated Press (via the Erie Times-News has a story on Joe Paterno's protege, Tom Bradley.


Wednesday, October 22
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State preparing for a home night game. The Dispatch also has a story on OSU's rebound following its loss at USC, as well as a story on Penn State head coach Joe Paterno likely coaching from the press box this weekend.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State's quest for three outright Big Ten titles in a row. Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer also has a blog entry on JIm Tressel's scarlet fever, as well as an update on the fake Big Ten-SEC Challenge.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Terrelle Pryor facing a team from his home state. The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) has a similar story.

The Lima News has a story on how Saturday night's game will feature a showdown of athletic quarterbacks.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Penn State's struggles at Ohio Stadium. The Morning Journal also has an OSU notebook.

The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) has a story on the Buckeyes looking for a big win on a big stage Saturday night. The AP (via the Dayton Daily News) has its Buckeye Periscope notebook.

The Centre Daily Times of State College, Pa., has a story on the Buckeyes looking to gain respect with a win over No. 3 PSU.

Scouting Penn State
The Centre Daily Times has a story on Penn State's struggles at OSU.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on the Nittany Lions' challenge in beating the defending Big Ten champs. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has quotes from Paterno's press conference.


Tuesday, October 21
Penn State's struggles at Ohio Stadium are the subject of a Columbus Dispatch story. The Dispatch also has a story on OSU and PSU utilizing dual-threat quarterbacks.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has an off campus feature on fullback Brandon Smith. The Plain Dealer also has its Hey, Doug! OSU mailbag with beat writer Doug Lesmerises, as well as a look at Ohio State in home night games.

The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) has a story on how the Penn State game gives Ohio State another chance on the national stage. The Canton Repository has a similar story.

The Toledo Blade has a story on the challenge facing OSU in playing against Penn State's high-powered offense.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Saturday night's showdown.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has its Buckeye Periscope notebook.

The Portland Oregonian has a story on Greg Oden's burden as he returns for injury.

Scouting Penn State
The York Daily Record has a story on Penn State not getting much respect from the BCS computers.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review compares PSU's Daryll Clark to Ohio State's Terrelle Pryor.

The Centre Daily Times of State College, Pa., has a Penn State notebook.


Monday, October 20
The first BCS standings have been released and Ohio State sits at No. 9. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how it will be hard for the Buckeyes to reach one of the top two spots with four games remaining. The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the computers liking OSU more than the human voters.

The Dispatch has an OSU Insider notebook, as well as a look at how former Buckeyes and other central Ohioans fared in the NFL on Sunday.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a blog note on the BCS standings, as well as a college insider notebook and a column by Bill Livingston ranking Cleveland's best gifts to Ohio State football.

The Canton Repository has a story on Terrelle Pryor listening to his critics, especially ESPN's Mark May.

The Lima News has a story on OSU's next challenge, a night home game vs. Penn State.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on how OSU head coach Jim Tressel should try to be more like Pryor.

The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) has a story on how the game between the Buckeyes and Penn State this weekend could decide who wins the Big Ten.

Scouting Penn State
The Philadelphia Inquirer has a story on the Nittany Lions setting their sights on the Buckeyes.

The Centre Daily Times of State College, Pa., has a story on how the Lions are cruising through their most difficult month.

The Morning Call of eastern Pennsylvania has a story on Penn State's BCS hopes.


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