Saturday unofficially was national signing day inside Thad Matta's office at Ohio State. Tuesday, the Buckeyes offered a scholarship to Versailles, Ohio, small forward Justin Ahrens, two months after they had done the same to Cincinnati Princeton small forward Darius Bazley. AAU teammates and roommates
Former Illinois football coach Tim Beckman has joined North Carolina as a volunteer assistant, a Tar Heels team spokesman said Wednesday. Beckman, a Berea native who was an assistant coach at Ohio State in 2005 and '06, was fired a week before the 2015 season opener for mishandling athletes'
Some of the biggest losses in college football's opening week likely won't be reflected on the scoreboard. Several teams in recent seasons have lost starting quarterbacks the first couple of weeks and spent the remainder of the year dealing with QB issues. Air Force, Boston College, BYU, Kansas