After running for 246 yards and four touchdowns and leading Ohio State to victory in the National Championship game on Monday, Ezekiel Elliott has become a household name.
Fans took to the streets after Ohio State’s football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in the case of a few, tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post. A few injuries were reported.
Ohio State took advantage of an opportunity they never would have had in the BCS, shrugging off questions about if they belonged among the college football’s final four. Cardale Jones, Ezekiel Elliott and the Buckeyes won the first College Football Playoff national championship, upsetting Marcus Mariota and Oregon 42-20 on Monday night.
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year
The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.
With teams vying for four playoff spots and bowl game placements, this weekend can either cause a big shakeup or solidify seeds/rankings to both the bowl game and playoff picture. While there are many top matchups this weekend to watch, let’s look at the 5 must-watch games that have the most at stake for the teams playing in them.
Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.
Joey Bosa’s Ohio State’s teammates had to tell the defensive tackle that he’d just finished off Penn State with a sack in the second overtime.
Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.
Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
Less than a month since being drafted by the Steelers with their first round draft pick, Steelers Linebacker Ryan Shazier joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about being thrust into a starting role already and what he’s picking up from a legend like Dick LeBeau.
Ohio State Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Coach Luke Fickell joined Starkey and Mueller to tell us what sort of player the Steelers just landed in Ryan Shazier.