Across The Field: All-time best
July, 14, 2013
By Scott Kendrick | ESPN.com
This is Across The Field, a regular feature on BuckeyeNation where we point you to noteworthy Buckeyes coverage here and elsewhere. Think something should be included? Send it to email@example.com.
BuckeyeNation Week in Review
BuckeyeNation Week in Review
- The BuckeyeNation team and former Buckeyes receiver Bam Childress conducted an all-time draft. Nine other ESPN team sites did the same.
- And our readers picked a favorite.
- Former Ohio State linebacker (and Team Kendrick draft choice) Bobby Carpenter broke down our picks.
- Which future player could become an all-time great someday? One in the 2014 class could be Damon Webb.
- Austin Ward and Brad Bournival each picked a player from WolverineNation's draft that they'd like to borrow. Ward took Jake Long and Bournival took Charles Woodson. And Michael Rothstein of WolverineNation would like A.J. Hawk.
- The preseason watch lists are coming out, with the Buckeyes represented on just about all of them. This week, lists from the Thorpe (Christian Bryant, C.J. Barnett, Bradley Roby), Nagurski (Bryant, Roby, Ryan Shazier), Outland (Jack Mewhort, Andrew Norwell), Rimington (Corey Linsley), Mackey (Jeff Heuerman), Bednarik (Barnett, Roby and Shazier) and Maxwell (Braxton Miller, Carlos Hyde) were released.
- The Opening was big for WR Terry McLaurin. Here are Bournival's top 10 targets/commitments who stood out in Oregon.
- McLaurin was one of four commits in an eight-day stretch that could define the 2014 class.
- Ohio State's assistants are deployed to the places they know the best in recruiting.
- Quarterback target Brandon Harris is set to announce this week.
- How big will Ohio State's class be? That's a moving target, writes Bournival in this week's mailbag.
- Columbus Bishop Ready OT Brady Taylor still wants that Ohio State offer before he decides to commit elsewhere.
- Chris Warren, the son of a former NFL running back of the same name, is visiting in a couple of weeks.
- Media days are almost here. Here's a primer from Big Ten blogger Brian Bennett.
- Defensive tackle at Ohio State is among Mark Schlabach's key position battles across the country.
- Former president Gordon Gee took his time when making apologies, records show.
- The Big Ten released its nine-game schedule for 2016 and 2017, and Bennett broke them down.
- The Buckeyes recruiting class made some strides at The Opening, writes Tim May. (Dispatch)
- How good is Ohio State's Australian punter, Cameron Johnston? (Plain Dealer)
- This is gonna sting financially: Ohio State will only play six home games in 2017. (Plain Dealer)
- Offensive line coach Ed Warinner talked Buckeyes in a trip back to his hometown. (Times Reporter)
- High winds did some minor damage to the Ohio Stadium scoreboard. (CBS)
- You've probably all seen the great story about how 12-year-old Grant Reed beat "Michigan." (AP)
- Former Ohio State receiver Ray Small was indicted on drug charges. (Dispatch)
- In a "megasim" of NCAA Football 14, the Buckeyes come out on top as much as any school. (Land Grant Holy Land)
- Buckeyes coaches are on the lookout for a couple of big men in the next class. (Dispatch)
- Lawrence Funderburke takes a different approach with his foundation, helping children with practical life skills. (Dispatch)
The Gang's All Here
- Ohio State led the conference with 74 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars.
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BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
Final Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27 Final Utah State 21 23 Northern Illinois 14
Final Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Final Syracuse 21 Minnesota 17 Final Brigham Young 16 Washington 31
Final Rutgers 16 Notre Dame 29 Final Cincinnati 17 North Carolina 39 Final Miami (FL) 9 18 Louisville 36 Final Michigan 14 Kansas State 31
Final Middle Tennessee 6 Navy 24 Final Ole Miss 25 Georgia Tech 17 Final 10 Oregon 30 Texas 7 Final 14 Arizona State 23 Texas Tech 37
Final Arizona 42 Boston College 19 Final Virginia Tech 12 17 UCLA 42 Final Rice 7 Mississippi State 44 Final 24 Duke 48 21 Texas A&M 52
Final Nebraska 24 22 Georgia 19 Final UNLV 14 North Texas 36 Final Iowa 14 16 LSU 21 Final 19 Wisconsin 24 9 South Carolina 34 Final 5 Stanford 20 4 Michigan State 24 Final 15 UCF 52 6 Baylor 42
Final 13 Oklahoma State 31 8 Missouri 41 Final 12 Clemson 40 7 Ohio State 35