Ohio State kicker Aaron Pettrey certainly had an up and down career for the Buckeyes, suffering through a delayed enrollment, as well as assorted injuries, throughout his time in Columbus. But he defied the odds, and returned from a mid-season injury, to kick in the Rose Bowl. Bill Greene has the latest on Pettrey.
February 23, 2010
Senior placekicker Aaron Pettrey is ahead in his rehab schedule after suffering a right knee injury in October. The injury was thought to be season-ending, however Pettrey thinks the odds of him kicking in the Rose Bowl are better than 50-50.
December 21, 2009
Ohio State will make its first appearance in the Rose Bowl since the 1997 game, and preparations are underway in Columbus. Although it has been a hectic month for head coach Jim Tressel, he met with reporters on bowl media to give the latest on his team's health and academic situation as well as which juniors might be considering heading to the NFL.
December 14, 2009
In a shorter-than-normal final press conference of the week, Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel announced that junior walk-on Devin Barclay figures to earn the starting spot at kicker this weekend. Get the latest on the position as well as updates on Dexter Larimore and Justin Boren, among others, in this update.
November 5, 2009
Ohio State's kicking game is back in the spotlight following the season-ending injury suffered by senior Aaron Pettrey. With the loss of the strong-legged Pettrey, junior walk-on Devin Barclay or redshirt freshman Ben Buchanan will be called upon to kick during OSU's stretch run.
November 4, 2009
With a major Big Ten clash next on the docket for his team, Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel met with local reporters Tuesday for his weekly press luncheon. He confirmed his senior kicker is out for the year but said the rest of the team should head to Penn State in good health.
November 3, 2009
New Mexico State shut out Ohio State in the first quarter Saturday, but the hosts put 28 points on the board in the second quarter to seize firm control of the contest, and they did so with more than a little bit of sleight of hand en route to a 45-0 win at Ohio Stadium.
October 31, 2009