Sunday, October 7
Fans at Ross-Ade Stadium came to be a part of a nationally-televised "Blackout," but it was the Ohio State defense that blacked out the Boilermakers in a 23-7 win. The Columbus Dispatch, Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier, Dayton Daily News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Lima News, Lorain Morning Journal, Indianapolis Star and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have game stories.
The Dispatch has a story on OSU's strong secondary play, as well as an OSU football notebook. The Dispatch also has its Scarlet & Gray Matter notebook, its Six Points look back at the win, and its unit grads in its Bottom Line.
Former Buckeye Dee Miller has a short column in the Dayton Daily News on Saturday's win. The Dayton Daily News also has an OSU football notebook.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer also has a notebook from the game, as does the Canton Repository.
The "Holy Buckeye" catch is the subject of a Dispatch story. The Dispatch also has a story on the advances in medical rehabilitation following the return of Brandon Saine from knee surgery.
The Lima News has a story that says OSU athletic director Gene Smith does not expect the OSU-Michigan game to be at night this season.
The Buckeyes should move up in the polls following Stanford's upset victory over USC. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column that says ranking are relative.
The Zanesville Times Recorder has a story on Ohio State golfer Kyle Coconis.
The Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier gives out some low grades in its weekly "Grading the Boilermakers" notebook.
Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star has a column on Purdue not being ready for the big time.
The Dispatch has a story on Purdue still looking for a full-game effort. The Dispatch also has a Purdue notebook.
About Ohio State's next opponent, Kent State
The Golden Flashes lost their homecoming game to Miami (Ohio), and the Dayton Daily News has the story.