Meyer Confirms Smith's Departure

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer confirmed on Tuesday that senior running back Rod Smith is no longer a member of the team.
October 28, 2014

Smith's Block One Of Best Meyer Has Seen

Running back Rod Smith impressed his head coach Saturday against Navy, but it wasn't running the ball. Smith executed an 11-second block during a punt return that should earn him carries against Virginia Tech.
September 3, 2014

BSB TV: Players Moving On To VT

A vibrant prime-time atmosphere is expected when Ohio State takes on Virginia Tech on Saturday night, and a number of Buckeye players are excited -- for one reason or another -- to see what might be ahead.
September 3, 2014

Smith Making Impact On, Off Field

As Rod Smith turned into an upperclassman a season ago, he didn't get the anticipated bump on the football field after an impressive 2012 campaign. But going into his senior year, Smith has a fresh outlook on life as he tries to help the team both on and off the field.
March 27, 2014

Hyde's Impact Lives On At OSU

Ohio State continues to look for a replacement on the field for running back Carlos Hyde, but the star back's impact continues to exist off the field. Hyde's maturation both on and off the field is an example being followed by his former teammates in the running back room, much to the delight of coach Stan Drayton.
March 22, 2014

Veterans' Increased Roles Helped Vs. SDSU

It was no secret the Ohio State football team was understaffed, if you will, while playing uneven football in its opening win vs. Buffalo. That clearly wasn't the case in the win against San Diego State, though, as the returns of several important players helped the Buckeyes dominate.
September 8, 2013

Running Back Rotation In Flux

Ohio State couldn't find enough carries for its running backs on Saturday -- and another upperclassman is being added to the mix this weekend against San Diego State. tries to sort everything out with the return of Rod Smith and more on tap.
September 5, 2013