Today is the day that Ohio State QB Cardale Jones must decide if he’ll return for his junior season or turn pro. I think he should return to Columbus. Three starts aren’t enough even if they were incredibly impressive. Jones needs more seasoning. Then again, his stock never will be higher—and he risks sliding back to third-string. An interesting conundrum. Update: Jones has announced a news conference today to make his decision. BTN & BTN2Go will carry the event live. Life changing decision at 4pm — Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) January 15, 2015 On the subject of Ohio State quarterbacks, here
Time to reach into my latest Big Ten Mailbag. The performance of the conference in the postseason has many of you excited. And, with good cause. On to the letters!
The answer? Yes. But for some of the former Big Ten players, it was more about rooting for the Big Ten than Ohio State.
It’s never too early to look toward 2015 schedules, right? The Minneapolis Star Tribune took a gander at Minnesota’s slate for next season. And, let’s just say that it’s mighty tough–maybe one of the most difficult in the nation. It opens at home on a Thursday night vs. a TCU team that crushed Minnesota, 30-7, in 2014 and is projected by some to be the preseason No. 1 club. Wait, it gets tougher: There also is a date at defending national champ Ohio State, which also could be a preseason No. 1. In addition to the tilt with the Horned
Urban Meyer announced that Ed Warinner has been promoted to offensive coordinator and that Tim Beck has joined the staff as co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach.
Bowl season is over, and now it's time to consider the Big Ten's biggest stars from a statement-making 6-5 postseason. See Tom Dienhart's All-Big Ten postseason team inside.
Wexner Medical Center, a Columbus-based hospital, handed out "We're #1" blankets to newborn babies. See the photo inside!
Congratulations to @theohiostateuniversity! Our lights are now shining in scarlet and grey to honor their #CFBPlayoff victory over the University of Oregon. A photo posted by Empire State Building (@empirestatebldg) on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:19pm PST Yes, that’s the Empire State Building. And yes, that’s the Empire State Building shining in scarlet and gray. [ MORE: Top 5 Ohio State tweets | Ohio State No. 1 in AP Poll | Brutus to Disney ] The iconic building went with Ohio State colors to honor the Buckeyes’ victory over Oregon in the first championship game of the playoff era Monday
Several Ohio State players and coaches took to Twitter to celebrate Monday night's national championship victory. See our favorite postgame tweets in this post.
Moments after Ohio State wrapped up the national championship Monday night in Arlington, Texas, the way-too-early 2015 top 25 polls were released.