Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said running back Mike Weber will play against Oklahoma, sharing time with freshman J.K. Dobbins. Weber rushed for over 1,000 yards as a redshirt freshman last season but was hampered by a hamstring injury throughout preseason. Dobbins ramble for 181 yards in Ohio State’s 49-21 win over Indiana last week.
J.K. Dobbins broke the Ohio State freshman record by rushing for 181 yards, J.T. Barrett threw three touchdown passes as 2nd-ranked Ohio State pulled away to beat Indiana 49-21. The Buckeyes scored the game’s final 28 points. Ohio State hosts 7th-ranked Oklahoma next Saturday night.
Former Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley has been accused by a woman of raping her in a Cleveland hotel earlier this month. Conley has not been arrested nor have any charges been filed against him as authorities investigate the allegations. Conley is projected to be a first-round pick in tomorrow’s NFL draft.
Torrance Gibson is plotting his return to college football. And he’s eyeing his old position of quarterback.
Luke Fickell is hitting the ground running as Cincinnati coach. And in building a roster, he saw a connection to Ohio State, where he was defensive coordinator before becoming the Bearcats’ head coach.
The match appeared perfect. Gibson announced his plans on Thursday to get an associate’s degree this spring and then join the Bearcats.
Former Indiana coach Kevin Wilson is expected to be named offensive coordinator at Ohio State. Wilson, who has been accused of mistreatment of players, has been lauded as a great offensive mind. The Buckeyes also lost a top assistant, Tim Beck, to Texas, but hired former San Francisco 49ers assistant Ryan Day as quarterbacks coach.