Across The Field: Catching fire

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Ohio State 56, Miami 10

  • That catch by Devin Smith is going to get lots of play on the highlights shows, and it really gave the offense a jolt against Miami. (Austin Ward)

  • Urban Meyer said he hung on to 'Sloopy' a little bit.Insider (Ward)

  • Braxton Miller made Meyer's day, writes Tom Archdeacon. (Dayton Daily News)

  • Nathan Williams' return was one of the feel-good stories of the opener. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

  • Braxton Miller's learning curve is both thrilling and troubling, writes Bill Livingston (Plain Dealer)

  • That last play of the first half bugged Urban Meyer a bit. (Dayton Daily News)

  • Yes, that was Republican vice-presidential nominee (and Miami grad) Paul Ryan playing cornhole in an Ohio State parking lot on Saturday. (Columbus Dispatch)

BuckeyeNation Week in Review


  • Urban Meyer likes "angry" teams -- creating chips on his players' shoulders is a big part of his motivational technique-- and it should serve the Buckeyes well, writes Bob Hunter. (Dispatch)

  • The scandal that brought the Tressel era to an end will end up being a positive development, writes Gregg Doyel. (CBS)

  • There was a little tiff between the writers and the unversity this week over tweeting during news conferences. (Akron Beacon Journal)

  • 2013 pledge Joey Bosa is primed for a big senior season. (Miami Herald)

  • The change to semesters has created a new ticket dynamic. (Plain Dealer)

  • Remember that Urban Meyer drawing that the Plain Dealer asked its readers to take around the world? (Plain Dealer)

  • They didn't take Shelley Meyer along, but perhaps they should have. She's a colorful character. (Dispatch)

  • The new video board on the Ohio Stadium scoreboard is cutting edge. (Lantern)

  • Marcus Hall was a pleasant surprise to the coaching staff. (Eleven Warriors)

  • And former DL Kenny Hayes is headed to Toledo. (Toledo Blade)


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