2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
0-0, 1st in Big Ten - East
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Buckeye commit puts nasty stiff-arm on defender (0:33)
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Franklin inks deal to make big bucks

James Franklin's extension places him among the five highest-paid coaches in college football, along with Alabama's Nick Saban, Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, Ohio State's Urban Meyer and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher.

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Barrett hoping for better things in 2017 (1:06)
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Meyer's comments a bad look for Elliott (1:39)
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Meyer puts 2016 ending on his shoulders (2:31)
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Is Ohio State the best team in the country? (1:07)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

The clock in the Ohio State football complex is already counting down (to the second) to The Game. Urban Meyer is 5-0 vs. Michigan and 26-3 vs. his chief rivals during his head coaching career. Meyer said rivalries are what separate college football from the NFL. "I grew up in the 10-year war with Woody Hayes and Bo Schembechler. ... For 365 days, you have to live with it if you lose this game," Meyer told ESPN.

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Have the Buckeyes won enough under Meyer? (2:54)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

One of the most obvious changes for Ohio State this season is new offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson. Head coach Urban Meyer told ESPN on Wednesday that Wilson brings a "swagger" to the Buckeyes' offense and Meyer has been encouraged by what he's seen this preseason in terms of their ability to make more big plays down the field.

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Meyer on Harbaugh relationship: 'Mutual respect' (0:52)
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Meyer worries about Elliott (0:45)
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Barrett is a dynamic leader for the Buckeyes (0:24)
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Barrett poised to lead Ohio State to another championship (1:27)
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Vegas odds say 'Roll Tide'

The latest Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook odds have Alabam as the favorite to win the College Football Playoff national title, at 5-2 -- better than Ohio State, USC and Florida State.