Could Ohio State actually be better off, not just fine, with a running back pairing of Mike Weber and Curtis Samuel as opposed to leaning on one back like the Buckeyes did the last three years with Carlos Hyde and Ezekiel Elliott? That's the premise of this “… but maybe,” where we offer a counterpoint to an idea that almost everyone would agree with. That idea is Elliott being the best the OSU run game could hope for.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor ?got some snaps?at the quarterback position Sunday against the Miami Dolphins ?and threw his first passes in an NFL game since 2013. Pryor ran three plays as quarterback on the Browns' second drive.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder on Sunday, hours after an embarrassing 38-35 home loss to Duke dropped the Fighting Irish — who started the season ranked No.10 — to 1-3.
“Normal” for the Browns has been pretty bad in recent decades. This week has been terrible, even by their standards.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A week after being shaken up, fourth-ranked Michigan came out in the Big Ten opener flexing its muscles. The Wolverines dominated Penn State from the first series Saturday, building a four-touchdown halftime lead and cruising to a 49-10 win at Michigan Stadium in front of 110,319 fans.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — By the time Alex Hornibrook’s first start was over, there wasn’t much question about whether he could handle one of the toughest road tests in the Big Ten.
OXFORD, Miss. — Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly faked the handoff and then took off running toward the end zone. A few seconds and 41 yards later, the quarterback had cruised through the middle of the Georgia defense and into the end zone untouched.
Quinton Maxwell threw two touchdown passes, Greg Windham added another and host Ohio University used a 30-point first half to beat Gardner-Webb 37-21 on Saturday.
For a man who is 6 feet 5 and 274 pounds, Jalyn Holmes showed on Sept. 17 he can scoot. Or maybe it was just an adrenaline rush. Whatever the reason, after he tipped a pass that Ohio State linebacker Jerome Baker intercepted and returned 68 yards for a touchdown in a 45-24 win over Oklahoma, Holmes almost beat Baker to the end zone.
Ohio State Image: Urban Meyer’s wife tweets picture of the coach cleaning the windows Saturday with the team on bye (ESPN)
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