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12-2, 1st in Big Ten - East
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Brown, 1st black Ohio State captain, dies at 84

Leo Brown, Ohio State's first black football captain, has died. He was 84. Brown was a two-way end for the Buckeyes, captaining coach Woody Hayes' 1957 national championship team.

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11dAdam Rittenberg

Clemson prevails in 64-team college football bracket

As we finish up our dream, 64-team college football bracket, which team reigns supreme? Thanks to a dominant defense and several options at QB, Dabo Swinney's squad comes out on top.

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12dAdam Rittenberg

What would happen in a 64-team college football bracket?

Sure, the College Football Playoff is great, but let's get greedy. Using the 2018 preseason FPI, we get down to the Sweet 16 in a true version of gridiron madness.

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16dMitch Sherman

Teams feeling the excitement since the end of bowl season

Every team is optimistic this time of year, but thanks to late recruiting pushes, intriguing coaching hires and some key transfers, these five teams should really be ready to go this spring.

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19dAdam Rittenberg

Ex-RB Wells seeking treatment for brain injury

Former Ohio State and Arizona Cardinals running back Chris "Beanie" Wells is seeking treatment for a brain injury he believes was caused by playing football.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

4.32 (u) 40 time for Ohio State CB Denzel Ward. High-level technique and footwork on film. Smooth. Ward can find the ball, too. Top 10 traits at the position.

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23dCameron Wolfe

Price: Combine bench press injury 'very minor'

Ohio State center Billy Price, projected as a possible first-round pick, said he isn't expected to miss any time after suffering an incomplete pectoral tear at the NFL scouting combine.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State C Billy Price, a potential 1st round pick, stopped his bench press after appearing to suffer an injury. He was grimacing in pain.

32dAdam Rittenberg

QB Future Power Rankings: Georgia leads the way

Which teams are primed for success over the next three seasons at the game's most important position? A true freshman led Georgia to the title game, and the Bulldogs have the nation's top 2018 recruit on campus, but Clemson and Alabama aren't far behind.

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Buckeyes DC Schiano gets pay bump to $1.5M

Ohio State gave defensive coordinator Greg Schiano a raise to $1.5 million a year, up from $700,000, and offensive coordinator/QB coach Ryan Day a raise to $1 million, up from $400,000.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State will increase its assistant coach salary pool by $3.4 million for 2018, which includes $800,000 for new assistant Alex Grinch. Defensive coordinator Greg Schiano will earn $1.5 million in 2018, more than double his salary from 2017 ($700,000). Offensive coordinator Ryan Day receives a $600,000 increase to $1 million and now will make more than fellow OC Kevin Wilson, whose salary increases to $800,000.

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38dEdward Aschoff

Take a spin with college football's trade machine

Clemson QB Kelly Bryant and Alabama QB Jalen Hurts on the move? With quality backups in place, let's make some (pretend) deals. Here are 11 trade-deadline-inspired moves to improve college football's best teams for 2018.

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44dTom VanHaaren

College football's best recruiters of 2018

With Georgia and Ohio State ranked 1-2 in the class rankings, it's no surprise to find a couple of their coaches on this list. Who else made the cut?

Meyer thrilled to land No. 1 OT Petit-Frere (0:22)
Meyer not shocked to sign Petit-Frere (1:13)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer told reporters in Columbus today that he soon will sign a two-year contract extension to remain at the school. Meyer is under contract through the 2020 season.

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