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2014 Georgia Recruits Visit Plans

I just finished chatting with a few of the premiere 2014 recruits on the Ohio State coaching staff's radar. The state of Georgia holds an all-star game after the playoffs have been complete for the current juniors. Several of those prospects have the Buckeyes in their top group.  LB Raekwo...
28 Dec 2012
by Derek Young 7 Comments

Anyone watching BTN this week?

Not sure if anyone is taking advantage of vacation time and has flipped through college football to find that BTN is basically replaying the entire B1G football season this year.  I have rewatched most of the games in the past few days and have a few observations:   1) Carlos Hyde had on...
28 Dec 2012
by abrahajc 6 Comments

George Brown Jr. Introduction

The Buckeyes are already taking a look at several 2015 prospects in the state of Ohio. While only one, Eric Glover-Williams, holds an offer from the scarlet and gray, many others are already hearing from the Buckeyes. One of these prospects is Cincinnati (OH) Colerain OT George Brown Jr. I caught up...
27 Dec 2012
by Miles Joseph 1 Comment

The appearance of impropriety

In my high school and college days, one of my mentors was an educator now working in the upper echelons of the Ohio Department of Education. Among the many things he taught those of us benefiting from his mentorship was to behave in a way that our actions were "beyond reproach," in other w...
26 Dec 2012
by AndyVance 18 Comments

An "Insider's" Look at the Jayhawks

Last year I put together a preview of the KU-OSU tournament game since I am a huge KU fan and follow both teams pretty close.  It’s a bit early for a full-fledged preview since I don’t have enough time to watch all the games, but I figured I would give some thoughts on the Kansas te...
19 Dec 2012
by rdubs 19 Comments

B1G coaching turnover and down cycles

Two facts about the current state of college football are fairly well known: The Big Ten is "down," and has an overall disappointing season relative to expectations; and, There are no "legends" left in the B1G coaching cupboard. Turnover is a big issue in footbal...
19 Dec 2012
by AndyVance 8 Comments

Why Notre Dame is no longer the B1G's White Whale

We've said more than a few times that conference expansion is about money, and money is about television rights. Conventional wisdom for 20 years has said that the ideal candidate for Big Ten expansion is Notre Dame, but in the current conference landscape, I'm not sure adding Notre Dame mak...
18 Dec 2012
by AndyVance 79 Comments

Tressel to Wisconsin? Not a rumor--just a thought

If Alvarez has any grey matter left after putting up with Bret "booger eater" Bielema, he should try to get Jim Tressel in Madison.  I know there is the 5 game thing, but Alvarez could be on the sideline for those--most are out of conference anyhow.  Barry would love it--he would...
17 Dec 2012
by Jonnferrell 33 Comments

WAY TOO EARLY TOP 25 FOR THE 2013 SEASON

PER ATHLON SPORTS:  Even though the 2012 college football season isn’t over, it’s never too early to take a peek ahead to 2013. Considering players are going to leave for the NFL Draft and more coaching changes are in store over the next few months, a lot is going to change betwe...
13 Dec 2012
by SEC BUCKEYE 12 Comments

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