football-fbs flag

Eric Vander Voort | NCAA.com | July 28, 2015

Jones, Buckeyes fall for dummy prank

The first three starts of Cardale Jones' career were last year's Big Ten championship game, national semifinal and national championship game. Seemingly unfazed, Jones led the Buckeyes to big wins in all three.

Taking a stroll through Ohio State's facilities, however? That might make it harder for Jones to keep a cool head on his shoulders -- at least when someone is dressed up as a ProCombat Dummy, jumping out at him as he walks by.

Jones and some of his Buckeye teammates were caught off guard on Monday, and all of the reactions were caught on the video above. Ohio State fans hope Jones won't have the same reaction to a defensive lineman bearing down on him on the field.

MORE: Ohio State picked to win Big Ten

Saturday's college basketball upsets (and near-upsets) showed again why pandemonium is this season's norm

It’s no news that college basketball is one big wad of fickle fate this season. On Jan. 18, six top-25 teams were hammered by double digits against unranked opponents, which had never happened on the same day in the 71-year history of the AP poll.
READ MORE

College wrestling: No. 4 Ohio State takes down No. 8 Wisconsin on the road in top-10 tilt

Ohio State took down Wisconsin in a top-10 battle. Luke Pletcher reached 99 career wins and Kollin Moore’s 21-3 win over Peter Christensen sealed the dual win, and represented the 100th win of his career.
READ MORE

Ohio State vs. Wisconsin wrestling: Three things to know before this top-ten dual in Madison

On Friday night, the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers will welcome No. 4 Ohio State to The Field House in Madison, a venue that, just five days ago, echoed of enthusiasm and excitement as the Badgers outscored the No. 2 team in the country 25-18.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners