Ohio State football: Coaches hit recruiting trail, Buckeyes will be healthy for Penn State
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Ohio State coaches hit the recruiting trail
Ohio State’s coaching staff has an extra week before the Penn State game, which means more freedom to visit recruits this week. Urban Meyer, for example, was in Texas on Monday with Greg Schiano to see cornerback target Anthony Cook and defensive tackle commit Antwuan Jackson.
For info on where Meyer and some other assistants visited on Monday and Tuesday, be sure to check out the Tuesday edition of Dotting The ‘Eyes.
Buckeyes’ injured players ‘probable’ for Penn State
A number of players exited the Nebraska game with injuries, but Meyer said they should all be ready to take on the Nittany Lions. That list included Parris Campbell, Jamarco Jones, Mike Weber and Jalyn Holmes.
“All are very probable,” he said. “They’ll all be ready to go next week.”
Ezekiel Elliott allowed to play … for now
The six-game suspension the NFL imposed on Ezekiel Elliott seems inevitable, but he was spared again on Tuesday with another temporary restraining order.
The ruling from a federal judge will allow him to play on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers and almost certainly the following weekend against the Redskins. But anything beyond that remains in doubt.
What else we wrote
A brief look at what we recently published:
- The big game for Ohio State is finally here
- Ohio State podcast: What to make of the Buckeyes’ recent dominance?
- Shelley Meyer apologized for a tweet she sent
- Ohio State’s band will perform at an NFL game
Other news to note
We’re not the only site that covers the Buckeyes. Some items from our friends at other outlets.
- Ohio State’s playoff hopes are rising, writes Nick Piotrowicz of the Toledo Blade
- Tony Gerdeman of The Ozone took his weekly look at Michigan’s woes
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