Category Archives: Ohio State

Ohio State football: What Jerome Baker’s NFL draft decision means for Buckeyes

Preparing for NFL defections is one thing, but replacing a truly unique playmaker such as Jerome Baker is another. Ohio State is recruiting at a high level and has no shortage of candidates waiting in reserve for a shot…read more

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Ohio State shows what BCS missed with convincing Cotton Bowl win

Playoff-snubbed Ohio State got a bit defensive even without one of its best defenders in the Cotton Bowl. Damon Webb returned an interception for a touchdown after recovering a fumble to set up an early score and the No. 5 … Continue reading

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Well, The Big Ten is Awesome (In Glorified Exhibitions)

It’s foolish to sink too much stock in a conference’s quality based solely on its bowl performance. At the same time, it’s tough to ignore strong evidence mounting right in front of one’s eyes. Take the Big Ten’s 5-0 bowl record … Continue reading

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USC vs. Ohio State: Two giants of college football

Two legendary programs meet in the Cotton Bowl. A breakdown of the great history of Ohio State and USC…read more

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Kirk Herbstreit still passionately defends choice to walk off set after Alabama made College Football Playoff

Kirk Herbstreit still is defending his choice to walk off the set after the College Football Playoff selection committee chose Alabama to make the Sugar Bowl.We’ve known the Crimson Tide’s place among the country’s top four teams for weeks, but … Continue reading

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SEC benefits from Big Ten champion’s second straight year of College Football Playoff pain

For the second straight year, a Big Ten champion won’t appear in the College Football Playoff…read more

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Here’s why there will not be an eight-team College Football Playoff anytime soon

‘Too many games’ is one but far from the lone reason the CFP will not be expanding…read more

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How Ohio State, Penn State losses wreck Big Ten’s College Football Playoff outlook

No. 6 Ohio State lost 55-24 at Iowa and No. 7 Penn State lost 27-24 to No. 24 Michigan State in two more surprises that complicate the Big Ten and College Football Playoff picture…read more

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College football’s zany October leaves questions around every College Football Playoff contender

In the sage words of Urban Meyer, who had this to ask moments after his Ohio State Buckeyes pulled a rabbit out of the helmet against Penn State…What the heck just happened?…read more

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130-team S&P+ rankings show we’re 1 more big upset away from some 2007-level delirium

This college football season is ripe for total November mayhem…read more

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College Football Players of the Week: J.T. Barrett accounts for seven touchdowns

The Ohio State QB led his team to an easy win in Lincoln…read more

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College football scores, schedule 2017: Ohio State grabs late lead against Indiana

No. 2 Ohio State and No. 10 Oklahoma State are both in action on Thursday night…read more

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2017 bold predictions: Look out for Urban Meyer’s revenge in 2017

It might mean more in the SEC, but it’s hard to argue with the ACC’s claim as the best football conference in 2016. Clemson won its first national championship in 35 years by beating Alabama 35-31 in the College Football … Continue reading

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Locking down in-state stars tops Ohio State’s recruiting to-do list in August

It is now August. Ohio State, and college football programs all over the country, are turning focus away from the recruiting trail and swinging it to the team it will put on the field a month from now…read more

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College football standards: The lowest common demoniator

Star Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, last seen in action trying to expose an unsuspecting woman’s breasts as she watched a St. Patrick’s Day parade, remains a societal menace who doesn’t know right from wrong despite his full scholarship enrollment … Continue reading

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College football’s still a Big 2 sport. Here comes Ohio State again

Urban Meyer and Nick Saban haven’t won every title of the last 11 years, but they’re the favorites in 2017. Yet again…read more

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The 8 college football teams whose stocks were most boosted by The Opening

The Opening Finals, the year’s biggest national recruiting event, is done. And even if you’re not a big recruiting obsessive (though if you care about a college football team, you kinda should be), there are still some easy takeaways for … Continue reading

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Ranking the Top-10 Former Ohio State Players Currently Playing in the NFL

Lately, Ohio State has been pumping players to the next level like an NFL factory. The past two years, 19 former Buckeyes have been selected in the NFL Draft, with eight of those players being taken in the first round. … Continue reading

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College football win totals 2017: Picks for Ohio State, Michigan and the Big Ten

Making plays on the over/under for all 14 teams in the Big Ten…read more

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Cover 3: The best player in college football is …

Plus, notes on Penn State’s newest offensive threat and putting into perspective how ridiculous Ohio State’s recruiting is….read more

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