j.t. barrett

college football

Clemson vs. Ohio State Just Might be the Only Exciting Game this College Football Playoff

Ohio State vs. Clemson has a chance to be the matchup of the bowl season.
Kevin Trahan

2016 Was College Football's Year of the Running Quarterback

To counter the rise of the spread, big-time football programs like Alabama, Ohio State, and Clemson are relying on their quarterbacks' legs to carry them to the College Football Playoffs.
Ian Boyd

Under Urban Meyer, Ohio State Has Traded Rebuilding For Reloading

The Buckeyes enter the 2016 college football season on the heels of a massive experience exodus—but between Meyer's coaching and a slew of talented youngsters, they may not miss a beat in the Big Ten or on the national stage.
Kevin Trahan
college football

Ezekiel Elliott Is Right About Ohio State's Confused Coaching

After Ohio State's stunning loss to Michigan State, Ezekiel Elliott criticized the Buckeyes' offensive strategy, which has been missing something all season.
Kevin Trahan

Ohio State Is Taking J.T. Barrett's Summer School Money Because It Can

Why is Ohio State punishing J.T. Barrett for an alleged drunk-driving offense by revoking his summer financial aid? Because big-time college sports are less about education than power.
Jack Moore
impossible expectations

Jerrod Heard Is Now The Most Important Player In College Football

A redshirt freshman may be the only thing standing between the best coaching job in the sport being open once again. That's not fair, but nothing at Texas really is these days.
Mike Piellucci
college football

Cardale Jones's Deep Ball Can Make Ohio State's Offense Great Again

Ohio State doesn't need to reopen a quarterback competition to recapture its 2014 magic. It needs to let cannon-armed Cardale Jones do what he does best.
Kevin Trahan
bleak determinism

J.T. Barrett Is a Backup Quarterback Because Self-Determination Is a Lie

The best quarterback on Ohio State's roster would be also be the best quarterback anywhere else. He isn't, because sports aren't as nearly fair as people want them to be.
Mike Piellucci

J.T. Barrett Rumbles 86 Yards For Touchdown

In the freezing cold and snow, J.T. Barrett ran 86 yards for an Ohio State touchdown on third-and-one.
Sean Newell