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Ohio State 29, UAB 15
No, it wasn't pretty. But it is 4-0, with plenty to work on, writes Austin Ward.
Penalty totals weren't horrible against UAB, but they came at horrible times.
Ohio State would be 1-3 if not for Braxton Miller, writes Bill Livingston. (Plain Dealer)
There isn't much evidence of progress, Bob Hunter writes. (Dispatch)
UAB saw a lot of positives, of course. (Birmingham News)
BuckeyeNation Week in Review
Who's next in the class? Brad Bournival has a top five.
Wide receiver Shelton Gibson could be the next guy. He's planning three more trips to Columbus.
Toledo Central Catholic QB DeShone Kizer is still angling for an offer, and Michigan is also lurking.
It didn't happen this week, but can the Buckeyes get a deep game going?
Former Buckeyes All-America lineman LeCharles Bentley is looking out for the next generation of linemen.
Freshman Luke Roberts comes from a school with an OSU linebacker pedigree.
It's looking like a rough year for the Big Ten, but they'll rise again, writes ESPN.com's Brad Edwards.
Friday is kick-back day for the Buckeyes, writes Doug Lesmerises. (Plain Dealer)
Having football taken away for a while has given Storm Klein a new perspective. (Eleven Warriors)
The defensive line was supposed to be deep. What happened? (The-Ozone.net)
Don't expect a miracle season, writes Rob Oller. (Dispatch)
While coaches these days don't elaborate about injuries, Urban Meyer sprinkles in a little news now and then. (Plain Dealer)
Florida Atlantic played Alabama on Saturday, and former Buckeyes WR Duron Carter wasn't in uniform against one of his former teams. He'll have to sit out all season. (OwlAccess.com)
The Buckeyes got a commitment from a shooting guard ranked in the ESPN 100.
Thad Matta has to be considered an elite coach now, writes Jeff Rapp. (The-Ozone.net)
Ohio State will host a tip-off event on Oct. 22. (ohiostatebuckeyes.com)
Matta and former OSU coach Randy Ayers were inducted into the Cradle of Coaches at Miami (Ohio). Ayers is a Miami grad, and Matta had two stints as an assistant there. (ohiostatebuckeyes.com)