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Heacock-ball, style points and polls

There was a lot of hand-wringing and misplaced concern over Ohio State's narrow win over Wisconsin.  Despite seeing their Buckeyes play impressively on national television and in front of a lot of important recruits, fans (and some pundits) looked at the scores of the Oregon, Clemson and ev...

tOSU vs. Oregon - Offensive Comparison against Cal

  Since everyone in the national media is impressed with Oregon's offense. I thought it would be interesting to compare tOSU offensive performance and Oregon's offensive performance against a common opponent -- Cal. Here are the numbers. Ohio State vs Cal 52 points 608 total yard...
29 Sep 2013
by Bubba 81

How we got here

It is late December 2006.  Ohio State, Michigan, and Wisconsin sit at 1, 3, and 5 in the AP rankings, respectively.  A large portion of the country is asking for an all big ten national championship in a rematch of the amazing 1 vs. 2 Ohio State Michigan game, as these were “clearly ...
29 Sep 2013
by Goalscorer9

Back Pedaling 101 With the NCAA

I saw this article http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/college-football/story/_/id/9728503/usc-athletic-director-pat-haden-lobbies-ncaa-reduce-sanctions.  Frankly, I support USC (ack,pttttth!   Spit, spit! This is killing me! )  with their claim that since Penn State gets scholarship ...
26 Sep 2013
by Idaho Helga

The Series History: Ohio State/Wisconsin

If you're a numbers geek like I am you might enjoy the compilation below. This article chronicles every year and score that Ohio State and Wisconsin played football. You will find the overall series, last ten games and other spans of games between the two schools. A breakdown by decade is als...
25 Sep 2013
by Remy

Rundown: No. 24 Wisconsin at No. 3 Ohio State

THE RUNNING START TV: Saturday, 8:00 (ABC) Ohio State leads the series 55-18-5 and is 8-2 against Wisconsin in the last ten games in Ohio Stadium. Something is going to have to give in this game. Both Ohio State and Wisconsin have superb rushing offenses and rushing defenses. The Buckeyes ent...
24 Sep 2013
by Remy

B1G Ten Recruit Rankings By Position

I got bored and decided to break out the current committed recruits for each B1G team (plus Maryland & Rutgers) by position to see how they stack up. First # is the position ranking & the second (in parenthesis) is the national ranking. All rankings come from the 247 Composite list. The ord...

Guiton's New Role

Now that our our main man is back in action (would be a shock if he isn't this week), Kenny G's sweet jazz sound will get a lot less play time, BUT I think can still have a huge role in the offense. My thinking is with Braxton back he should take 100% of the snaps unless he is injured. No ma...
23 Sep 2013
by Nick

Buckeye Charting Project - Cal Helmet Stickers

Defense What a showing by Bosa! Five helmet stickers for a true freshman is ridiculous. The rest of the D-line was solid as well. Unfortunately, our veteran players do not look impressive under this metric. Yes, it doesn't capture the balls that *weren't* thrown Roby's way... but it...
23 Sep 2013
by yrro

Buckeye Charting Project - Cal Offense

Guiton was a beast. But I think you all already knew that. Jordan Hall also graded out really well - he's making plays himself, not just running through the giant holes in the line. Although there are giant holes in the line to run through. One thing that is quickly becoming apparent with this ...
23 Sep 2013
by yrro

Buckeye Charting Project - Cal Defense

This is missing the 2nd quarter, but it's better than nothing. The defense took turns being dominating and frustrating. Shazier had a lot more minuses than usual. Bosa was a beast, especially for a freshman. You could quickly see that Cal was running the same few plays over and over again,...
23 Sep 2013
by yrro

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