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College Football Week 11 Bold Predictions

1. Oregon gives Stanford taste of their own medicine with upset win over Cardinal Stanford has only beaten the Ducks three times since 2001, but each of those times Oregon entered the game favored and with possible championship aspirations, only to have their hopes ruined by a scrappy Cardinal te...

Ohio State On This Date: November 14th

Ohio State On This Date is a weekly in-depth look at Ohio State's record on the date of each game day. Today we delve into the Buckeyes' performance on November 14th. FIVE THINGS 11-7 This is the 19th time (13-5) Ohio State has played on 11-14. Ohio State is...

21 BIG Predictions for the OSU Basketball Season

I finished watching the replay of our glorified scrimmage vs Walsh last night (really well coached team). Holy KDB! I was pretty close with my predictions for the starting 5 lineup, but I waaaaaay underestimated Keita Bates-Diop. He showed some flashes of defensive intensity and playmaking...

College Football Week 10 Recap

My week 10 predictions looked pretty good... or so I thought: 1. Florida State upsets top-ranked Clemson Clemson finally got over the hump and took down the reigning three-time ACC champions, Florida State.  As a result, they won the Atlantic division and clinched a berth in the conf...

Recruiting Recon: Illinois' Offense

THE LAND FROM WHICH THEY COME Urbana-Champaign looks nice, but I'll hold out for that assignment in Hawai'i. TEN FACTS AND LAWS ABOUT ILLINOIS ​ In Champaign it is illegal to pee in your neighbor's mouth. In 1893 Chicago opened ...

My College Football Week 11 Rankings

Oklahoma State and Alabama impressed with big wins over ranked opponents, and that is reflected in this week's rankings.  The Crimson Tide may not be as high in my rankings as they will likely be in the committee's, as I am giving the undefeated teams a bit more credit.  It certainly didn'...

The Series History: Ohio State/Illinois

Ohio State leads the overall series 67-30-4* and is 36-11* against the Illini in Champaign. *NCAA sanctions be damned. THE SERIES HISTORY CRIB NOTES Ohio State leads the overall series 67-30-4 and has outscored Illinois 2,162-1,247 (21-12). The Buckeyes ha...

Urban's Amazing OSU Winning Pct

Urban Meyer is Now 47-3 as an OSU coach.  That's an amazing 94% win percentage.   So, My question is, how many consecutive Urban losses are necessary before his winning percentage falls to the level of his predecessors? Another way of stating this... is how do the previous OSU coa...
08 Nov 2015
by ziplock007

The Ohio State Effect: Minnesota

Another week and another team gets its stats stuffed. MINNESOTA'S OFFENSIVE NUMBERS Minnesota entered the game with an offense that found its passing stride against That Team last week. Before playing Ohio State the Gophers averaged...

Ohio State of Mind: Minnesota

November is the month when contenders rise and others' hopes die. Will we rise to the challenge or will we crumble at the feet of our enemies?  This is when we learn who we are at our core.  We will be tested.  We will be pushed to our limit.  How we respond will define ou...

Ohio State On This Date: November 7th

Ohio State On This Date is a weekly in-depth look at Ohio State's record on the date of each game day. Today we delve into the Buckeyes' performance on November 7th. FIVE THINGS 11-7 This is the 19th time (9-8-1) Ohio State has played on 11-7. This is the 51st&nb...

College Football Week 10 Bold Predictions

1. Florida State upsets top-ranked Clemson The Tigers have avoided the letdown so far this year, but how will they fare with the pressure of a number-one ranking?  The Seminoles are still a contender in the ACC, despite their loss to Georgia Tech, and will be playing hard to keep any las...

College Football Week 9 Recap

A dearth of major upsets spelled trouble for my spooky week 9 predictions: 1. Double, double toil and trouble; Mountaineers win and burst Frogs' bubble TCU's defense decided to show up this week, as the Horned Frogs won 40 - 10, thereby breaking the pattern of close games won by the r...

My College Football Week 10 Rankings

Here is my first attempt at a top 25 for the year. I will continue to update these each week around the same time the committee announces their rankings.  This week they come in after the committee's list, but in the future I'll try to get mine out before they release theirs. The pl...

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