49ers Training Camp Capsule
SAN FRANCISCO (4-12)
OPEN CAMP: July 27, Santa Clara, California
LAST YEAR: Season went awry early with QB Jimmy Garoppolo and RB Jerick McKinnon going down with season-ending knee...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers doubled down on their hefty investment in the defensive line this offseason in hopes it will raise the level of play of the entire...
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa is hoping to return to form with the Los Angeles Chargers wearing a new, yet familiar, number.
The defensive end has switched from No. 99 to 97. Bosa wore...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Two key San Francisco 49ers defensive players are sidelined from injuries during the offseason program.
The 49ers said that safety Jimmie Ward broke his collarbone...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Nick Bosa has a prominent fan.
President Donald Trump tweeted out congratulations to Bosa on Saturday for being the second...
49ers look to Nick Bosa to boost anemic pass rush
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch pulled off a surprise when he orchestrated a trade for Pro Bowl defensive end Dee Ford in March. Lynch's decision to take...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Bosa found himself in the news again last week when Zion Williamson sprained his right knee in the opening minute against North Carolina.
Defensive linemen dominate this year’s combine class
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — This year's class of quarterback prospects isn't as sexy as last year's group led by Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold. Nor does it feature the tantalizing talents of next year's...
Joey Bosa: Brother made right decision not to return to OSU
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa agrees with his younger brother Nick's decision to leave Ohio State early to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft.
Nick Bosa suffered a core muscle injury on Sept. 15 against TCU. He had surgery five days later, and some had hoped the 6-foot-4, 263-pound junior could return late in the season. But Bosa announced on Oct. 16 that his Ohio State career was over.
Injured Bosa leaves Ohio State to prep for pro career
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Injured defensive end Nick Bosa has decided to leave school to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft in the spring, Ohio State said Tuesday.
The junior All-American from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, already had four sacks this season when he suffered a core muscle injury on Sept. 15 in the third game of the season. He had surgery five days later, and no timetable was set for his return to the team.
Ohio State DE Nick Bosa has surgery, out indefinitely
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's All-American defensive end Nick Bosa will be out indefinitely after having surgery for a lower-abdomen injury.
Coach Urban Meyer said on his radio show Thursday that Bosa had surgery on a "core muscle." Meyer didn't provide a timetable for his return.
Jonathan Cooper is expected to start in Bosa's place opposite Chase Young in Saturday's game against Tulane. Defensive tackle Dre'Mont Jones also can play end, if necessary.
No. 4 Ohio State holds off No. 15 TCU 40-28 after quick TDs
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Fourth-ranked Ohio State overcame the adversity of Urban Meyer's absence and its toughest test so far — and is still undefeated for the return of the suspended coach.
Ohio State’s Bosa out of TCU game with apparent groin issue
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ohio State standout defensive end Nick Bosa left the No. 4 Buckeyes' game against No. 15 TCU with an apparent left groin injury Saturday night.
No. 4 Ohio State heads back to title site to play No. 15 TCU
No. 4 Ohio State (2-0) vs. No. 15 TCU (2-0) at Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m. ET (ABC)
Rutgers looks to bounce back at Kansas, Sitkowski better
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers freshman quarterback Art Sitkowski is feeling better and coach Chris Ash expects him to play this weekend against Kansas.
Sitkowski hurt his right shoulder in Saturday's 52-3 loss at No. 4 Ohio State when sacked by Nick Bosa in the waning seconds of the first half with the Scarlet Knights trailing 35-0.
Slippery Rock’s Marcus Martin becomes first Hendricks Award finalist from Division II
Slippery Rock senior Marcus Martin made more history Friday when he became the first NCAA Division II player to be named a finalist for the Ted Hendricks Award, which is given annually to the best defensive end in college football.
The other four finalists are N.C. State's Bradley Chubb, Ohio State's Nick Bosa, Clemson's Clelin Ferrell and Northern Illinois' Sutton Smith. The winner will be announced Wednesday.
Michigan fifth year senior defense of tackle Maurice Hurst made clear via social media his displeasure after the announcement of the Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year was made.
Ohio State sophomore Nick Bosa won the award announced Thursday, along with the other Big Ten individual honors.
Hurst used three emojis — one identified as hopeless and two as irritated — in his initial Twitter response, and then posted another tweet asking "where the big10 headquarters at?"
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Wisconsin, Michigan get 3 defenders on All-Big Ten 1st team
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Wisconsin and Michigan have three players apiece on the coaches' All-Big Ten defense first team.
The conference began announcing its postseason awards on Tuesday. The coaches' All-Big Ten offense will be announced Wednesday and individual awards on Thursday.
Ohio State’s Nick Bosa: ‘I think we’re as good as anybody in the country, but ...’
Ohio State's Nick Bosa: 'I think we're as good as anybody in the country, but ...'
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nick Bosa feels your frustration, Ohio State fans.
He watched the second half of the Iowa loss a week ago on TV, just like you.
"I was angry," Bosa said. "It was a weird feeling. I never had that feeling before. It's kind of hard to explain. I was just sitting there, like ... confused."
Ohio State’s Nick Bosa booted for targeting
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa was ejected in the second quarter of Saturday's game at Iowa for targeting.
Bosa, a 6-foot-4, 270-pound sophomore, left his feet and made helmet-to-helmet contact with Hawkeyes quarterback Nate Stanley. Officials ejected Bosa after a review from the booth.
Bosa, the younger brother of former Buckeyes star Joey Bosa, entered play with a team-high 10 tackles for loss.
AP All-America Watch: New star Bosa; Sills catching for WVU
The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released its first preseason All-America team and will also release a midseason team next week before the full, three-team All-America selections are unveiled in December. The fifth installment of the weekly All-America watch features a Buckeye following in his big brother's footsteps, a converted QB catching on at West Virginia and some struggles for the Heisman winner.
Will Bosa’s pass rush ‘go crazy’ in Buckeyes’ new scheme?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Bosa lives in the shadow of his superstar older brother Joey, one of the best defensive ends ever to play at Ohio State. That's fine with the younger Bosa, who wears his brother's famous number 97 and looks so much like him on the field that sometimes it's hard tell Joey ever left.