Sunday, November 25, 2012
Across The Field: Perfect ending
By Scott Kendrick
There were 105,899 in attendance at Ohio Stadium on Saturday, and roughly half of them were potential football recruits. (Just a slight exaggeration, but you might want to check back throughout the day Sunday for tons of recruiting updates from the blue-chippers who were in Columbus.) 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.
Ohio State 26, Michigan 21
- How sweet it is, but Zach Boren does admit that it's a bit hard to swallow that a 12-0 team can't go further, writes Austin Ward.
- Halftime adjustments made all the difference against a Michigan offense that was very predictable, writes WolverineNation's Michael Rothstein.
- The Buckeyes won them all, and believe they should be No. 1, writes Brian Bennett.
- Check out postgame interviews with Urban Meyer, Boren and Ryan Shazier.
- It was gratifying, but awkward, writes Bob Hunter. (Dispatch, $)
- The win was covered by a tough Hyde, writes Bill Livingston. (Plain Dealer)
- The defense was inspired, and John Simon received a game ball, writes John Kampf. (News-Herald)
- Michigan's players had no real answers. (MLive.com)
- The Buckeyes are unbeaten, untied and unfulfilled. (New York Times)
BuckeyeNation Week in Review
The Gang's All Here
- A $10 million donation will go toward building a new secondary arena that will replace St. John Arena, which is costing too much to keep up. (Dispatch)
- Some TBDBITL history was made on Saturday, too. Jocelyn Smallwood, a senior sousaphone player, was the first African-American woman to dot the "i" and the first woman to dot the "i" against Michigan. (Eleven Warriors)
- OSU legend (and ESPN broadcaster) Chris Spielman was recipient of a Big Ten award for his humanitarian efforts. (Big Ten)
- Nate Silver (yes, the presidential race prediction guy) has a detailed breakdown of what adding Maryland and Rutgers does (and doesn't do) for the Big Ten. (New York Times)
- And there were a few arrests after the Mirror Lake jump, a tradition the school does not embrace. (Lantern)