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Ohio State On This Date: January 1st

Ohio State On This Date is an in-depth look at Ohio State's record on the date of each game day. Today we delve into the Buckeyes' performance on January 1st. FIVE THINGS 1-1 This is the 27th time (12-14) Ohio State has played on January 1st. Ohio State...

Kentucky and NIU Game Notes

Now we know what a detriment Grandstaff was to the program. Him transferring was the best thing that could have happened for the Buckeyes. Just kidding. But the Buckeyes are now undefeated this season with all their wins coming against top 5 opponents with Grandstaff away from the program. And with ...

11W Military History Archive Blog Thing

Mods, everyone: I'm mostly organizing this as a single resource for the military history posts on 11W.  There's been a request for this stuff, so I figure it's good to organize it.  Also, people who write military history posts can link back to this one and include the archive.  Hopef...
20 Dec 2015
by JKH1232

My solution to the NFL concussion problem.

I think if the NFL would place size restrictions on every position it would greatly reduce their health concerns and help curb HGH abuse. If they were to pass a rule restricting sizes of players in say 20 years, it would give professional and college teams plenty of time to adjust their conditioning...
17 Dec 2015
by lhardeman

College Football Bowl Season Bold Predictions

1. Hark! The Houston Cougars win Both Houston and Florida State have momentum heading into their showdown in the Peach Bowl.  But the little guy has shown he has what it takes to slay the giant in previous New Year's Six and BCS bowls and this year figures to be no different.  The Couga...

UConn and Air Force Game Notes

The Buckeyes couldn’t build on the blowout victory over Air Force and suffered their biggest defeat this year to the Huskies on Saturday. Here are some notes on both games. UConn Game Notes UConn is a much better team than us and played like it. For the first time this year, it felt like ...

College Football Week 14 Recap

Let's recap my bold predictions from championship week 1. Favorites all win in SEC, ACC, Pac 12 championship games Alabama and Clemson locked up spots in the top 4 with wins in their respective conference title games, while Stanford claimed a Pac 12 title and Rose Bowl berth with...

WTF Is BattleFrog? Mystery Solved

Like you, I was puzzled by the sponsor of this year's Fiesta Bowl. BattleFrog sounds like a video game from the early '90s. Instead, BattleFrog is an extreme obstacle course designed by Navy SEALS. The company holds events/races across the country. BattleFrog In Their Words ...

My College Football Final Rankings

The final rankings are out, and in general there isn't a lot to disagree with.  My top 4 looks the same, except I have Michigan State and Alabama reversed.  I also have Ohio State, Iowa, and Stanford in a slightly different order in the 5-7 spots.  Ohio State and Iowa have v...

OSU vs. VMI Talking Points and Virginia Game Notes

I’m not going to lie. I didn’t watch the VMI game as close I usually watch our games. Way back in August my friends and I booked a place in Indianapolis on the assumption that the Buckeyes would be playing for the Big Ten championship. The good news is that we sold our tickets for a lot of money...

How OSU sold it's soul to Michigan State

Many of you have heard the story about the 1973 Ohio State v Michigan Rose bowl debacle. To summarize for those who have not, OSU had rolled through their schedule that year, by beating every opponent they faced by a considerable margin until they reached the final game against an undefeated Mi...
07 Dec 2015
by MacG91

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