Ohio State redshirt freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett will miss the rest of the season after suffering a right ankle fracture in Saturday’s 42-28 rivalry win vs. Michigan. He will undergo surgery Sunday at the Ohio State University Medical Center. The injury occurred on the first play of the fourth quarter, with Ohio State leading 28-21. Barrett was tackled by a trio of Wolverines, and his body bent in an awkward position. The training staff put an air cast on Barrett’s leg and he was taken off the field on a cart. Read the official release about Barrett’s status below. Ohio
And the 2014 Big Ten title game mathup is set! No. 14 Wisconsin took down No. 18 Minnesota to win the inaugural Big Ten West crown and advance to play No. 6 Ohio State in Indianapolis. Also highlighting the Week 14 rivalry slate, No. 6 Ohio State dropped Michigan despite losing star quarterback J.T. Barrett to a season-ending broken ankle on the first play of the fourth quarter. In other Week 14 action, No. 10 Michigan State cruised past Penn State, Rutgers rallied past Maryland, Indiana topped Purdue and Illinois downed Northwestern. Catch up on all of the action on our
We’re collecting the best USA Today photos from Week 14. It’s the last regular-season weekend of 2014, so be sure to go back and look at each of the weekly photo galleries over here. And here’s the live Week 14 scoreboard page.
Ohio Stadium went silent as an announcer called out the name of a missing football player and a police poster seeking information on his disappearance appeared on a monitor.
A missing Ohio State University football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed with police. Kosta Karageorge, a 22-year-old senior defensive tackle from Columbus, was last seen at his apartment around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Team spokesman Jerry Emig confirmed that Karageorge missed practice Wednesday and Thursday, which his family says was uncharacteristic. Karageorge’s parents filed a missing-person report Wednesday evening, listing him as white, 6-foot-5, 285 pounds, bearded and bald. Kosta Karageorge, a former Buckeyes wrestler, joined the football team as a walk-on
What does Tevin Coleman's pregame routine consist of? What is his favorite play in the playbook? Find out in this Q&A with Tom Dienhart.
Rivalry week is here, with several juicy clashes. All eyes will be on Madison, though, where Minnesota and Wisconsin will meet in a de facto Big Ten West title game.
Ready for Rivalry Week? Saturday is going to be special, with enticing matchups all across the Big Ten. The headliner, per usual, is The Game.
Who wins Week 14 Big Ten games? See our team's picks, including Wisconsin writer Evan Flood, and select your winners inside.
Ohio State junior Noah Spence has been declared permanently ineligible from all intercollegiate athletics competition by the Big Ten Conference. Get more details inside.