Across The Field: Best half of 2012

The second half outburst at Penn State was almost certainly the best half the Buckeyes played all season. Illinois next, then a bye week to get primed for the finish. This is Across The Field, a regular feature on BuckeyeNation where we point you to noteworthy Buckeyes coverage here and elsewhere. Think something should be included? Send it to espnkendrick@gmail.com.

Ohio State 35, Penn State 23

BuckeyeNation Week in Review


  • Buckeyes were lucky to be undefeated headed into the Penn State game, writes Bob Hunter. (Dispatch, $)

  • Within this notebook, it appears that San Diego State could be the schedule replacement for Vanderbilt in 2013. (Dispatch, $)

  • Chris Fields aims to build on his breakout game, writes John Kampf. (News-Herald)

  • Zach Boren is a natural born tackler, following in the footsteps of his father, who was a linebacker under Bo Schembechler at Michigan. (Dispatch, $)

  • Losing freshman Devan Bogard for the season is a tough one for Urban Meyer. (Plain Dealer)

  • A look at Buckeyes in the NFL. (TheOzone.net)

  • College football means a lot to the bottom lines in both State College and Columbus. (11 Warriors)

  • The 2002 title team had a great moment against Penn State, thanks to Chris Gamble. (Buckeye Empire)


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