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Buckeye Roundup: Former and Current Buckeyes in the Spotlight


There are quite a few Ohio State players in the spotlight over the next few days as there are loads of big games involving Buckeyes:

  • Tonight, the Indians host the Rays in the Wild Card Round of the MLB playoffs. Nick Swisher will try to lead the Indians into the ALDS. The pitching matchup is Danny Salazar for the Indians against Alex Cobb for the Rays. You can catch the game on TBS, 8:07 EST first pitch.
  • Friday, Alternate Captain RJ Umberger will lead the Columbus Blue Jackets in their season opener against the Calgary Flames at Nationwide Arena. Puck drops at 7:00 EST on FS-Ohio
  • Saturday, of course, Ohio State’s football team will travel to Evanston to face Northwestern on ESPN’s game of the week. College Gameday is going to Northwestern for the game and they released this pump-up video. 8:00 PM EST kickoff on ABC
  • Sunday, several Buckeyes will take the gridiron in the NFL. James Laurinatis, Brian Hartline, Terrelle Pryor, Donte Whitner, and  AJ Hawk are among some of the Buckeyes playing well a quarter of the way through the NFL season. Check your local listings.
  • Lastly, Monday Night, Santonio Holmes and Nick Mangold will try to lead the Jets in an upset of the Falcons on ESPN’s Monday Night Football.

 

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