Wrestling: Know Your Enemy: Purdue

Preview by Curt Heinrichs “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of 100 battles.” – The Art of War- Sun Tzu   Trying to bounce back from a tough loss to rival Michigan, the Buckeyes will take to the road again and head to West Lafayette....

Wrestling: Bucks fall to TTUN

Recap by Curt Heinrichs   Heading into Friday’s match against #11 Michigan, the keys to the match as mentioned by Wolverine coach Joe McFarland were bonus points as well as upsets. While the bonus points went in favor of the Buckeyes, the Wolverines had the edge in upsets, scoring 3 ups...

Ohio State Football Recruiting: Class of 2008

With National Signing Day on the horizon I figured this would be a good time to catch up on the players who signed in previous classes. Today we look at what happened to the players who signed in 2008. Below you will find the 18 players who signed with Ohio State in February 2008 and their vitals c...


We all seem to get on to the fire Fickell or thank goodness Withers is gone wagon.  However, we really need to think about our defense since Dantonio.  It really hasn't been that great against Top Tier Teams......maybe Mark Snyder was good.  I hear all the pro-Heacock fans do...
01 Feb 2014
by VickVega24

Wrestling: Buckeyes in the Crosshairs- Michigan

I'm pleased to announce a new feature that I'll be bringing to Eleven Warriors; leading up to the remaining dual matches on the schedule, I'm going to reach out to the opposing staff to get a glimpse of their perspective heading into the match with the Buckeyes. I figured there was no be...

Individual Offensive Ratings in B1G play

Individual offensive rating is points produced per 100 possessions.  The details of this calculation can be found here: Usage rate is an estimate of the percentage of offensive possessions an individual player uses when he is on the co...
30 Jan 2014
by thePhilipJFry

Phil Matusz a new tOSU S&C coach

According to a story on Land grant. Phil Matusz has been hired as a tOSU  Strength and Conditioning Coach (S&C)   ome big news from the Villanova football staff broke yesterda...
30 Jan 2014
by Boxley

Is Penn State A Buckeye Rival?

Sports fans across the country can name the biggest rivalries.  Yankees-Red Sox in baseball.  Lakers-Celtics in basketball.  Pirates of the Caribbean versus The Fast and the Furious for Movie-Franchise-that-Should-Have-Ended-After-One-Film-But-Just-Keeps-Going.  But, what makes...
29 Jan 2014
by MarkC

Wrestling: Know Your Enemy- TSUN

Preview by Curt Heinrichs   “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of 100 battles.” – The Art of War- Sun Tzu Head Coach: Joe McFarland An Ohioan himself, McFarland was a 2 time state champ in Ohio as a high schooler. McFarland then be...

Oden, Opinions & ESPN

Shandel Richardson of the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel is right on the mark: There was a time Greg Oden could not wait to watch sports highlights on television.   He recalls flipping the channel to ESPN just so he could catch up on the previous night's NBA or NHL clips. And the...
26 Jan 2014
by ibuck

Glass Half Full

The last 50 days or so has not been the best of times for Buckeye fans, but I am convinced it will get better quickly.  I will explain why I am optimistic for both the Football and Basketball programs.   Football - UFM and the rest of the Coaching staff is putting the finishing touches o...
26 Jan 2014
by NashBuckeye

Carlos Hyde: Where does he rank?

To me this is a tricky question. Where does Carlos Hyde rank among the long list of the greatest Ohio State RB's of all time? Like I need to give anyone on here a history lesson, but for the sake of arguments I am going to post some stats below anyway for comparison. Forgive me if I ...
23 Jan 2014
by wilkins0802

Defining Oversigning - Part 2

Yesterday, I wrote this blog describing one of the problems with Oversigning complaints:  many of them are using different definitions.  Below, I give a little more detail about each of those definitions and where they came from / some examples of their use.  I also discuss why the de...
23 Jan 2014
by Catch 5

Wrestling: Know Your Enemy- Nebraska

  Preview by Curt Heinrichs “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of 100 battles.” – The Art of War- Sun Tzu On Friday, the Buckeyes will play host to #7 Nebraska (* all rankings in this preview refer to those updated on Intermat on Jan...

So, How do you define Oversigning?

Here we are in late January with National Signing Day just around the corner.  One of the topics that usually rears its ugly head this time of year is Oversigning.  Many of you know I will often dive into these conversations when it surfaces – and being an Alabama fan, I rarely share...
22 Jan 2014
by Catch 5

Rod Johnson possible commit?

The decision from Roderick Johnson should be coming any time now, they are saying it's down to Ohio State and Florida State. With us picking up Brady Taylor, what are the chances Johnson commit's to tOSU? I think even with picking up Taylor, he would be a great add, as he is in the ESPN 300....
22 Jan 2014
by wilkins0802