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Frank Beamer and His Amazing Tenure

Frank Beamer spent 29 years at one school at one job.  Not too impressive until you realize the job was head coach.  It got me thinking, where's the next Frank Beamer in big time (FBS) CFB. According to Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_NCAA_Division_I_FBS_footbal...
01 Nov 2015
by ziplock007

College Football Week 9 Bold Predictions

1. Double, double toil and trouble; Mountaineers win and burst Frogs' bubble West Virginia is winless in conference play so far, after dropping three straight contests.  But recent games between these two programs have been close, with the road team getting the win every time since both ...

Explaining Iowa

Iowa vs. Iowa State, The Battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy, is one of the few nationally relevant rivalries involving a Big Ten team. This is pretty surprising considering that the Cyclones are normally terrible. Since 1978, their last season under Earle Bruce, the Cyclones have only 8 winning seasons. ...
29 Oct 2015
by LTWilliams

College Football Week 8 Recap

Another week, another set of mostly wrong bold predictions. 1. Five or more ranked teams lose to unranked opponents There were a couple of big upsets Saturday night, but it was not enough to salvage this prediction.  Two top-ten, undefeated teams went down, as Georgia Tech upset Flor...

Senior Night Reflections

My last blog talked about a great deal of adversity facing our team last week.  Splits resulted in the team because of this adversity, even myself coming to harsh words with another teammate in the course of our Thursday practice.  Our best player was out.  Three of our five original ...
28 Oct 2015
by UniotoTank55

The Ohio State Effect: Rutgers

Another week and another team gets its stats stuffed. RUTGERS' OFFENSIVE NUMBERS Rutgers entered the game with an offense that was well balanced and could score. Before playing Ohio State the Scarlet Knights averaged 34.3 point...

Ohio State On This Date: October 24th

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 October 24th. FIVE THINGS 10-24 This is the 17th time (10-6) Ohio State has played on 10-24. Ohio State is...
24 Oct 2015
by Matt Gutridge

Ohio State of Mind: at Rutgers

Rule the night. When we get to Piscataway, we will make our presence known.  We will roar and they will know the Buckeyes have arrived.  We live in prime-time because it's our time.  The nation will be watching and most people will be waiting for us to fail.  They will be ...

Tailgate Fare Weeks 5-8

Week Five: Turkey Cheddar Kabobs INGREDIENTS 1 pound deli-smoked turkey, cut into 1” cubes 1 8-oz. package Cheddar cheese cubes 1 pint grape tomatoes 1 16-oz. jar dill gherkin pickles 30 4” wooden skewers Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce DIRECTIONS Thread 1 each of first 4 ingredient...
23 Oct 2015
by BUCKEYE3M

College Football Week 8 Bold Predictions

Week 7 went poorly (in terms of my bold predictions).  Let's see if my luck can turn around in week 8.   1. Five or more ranked teams lose to unranked opponents There wasn't much chaos in week 7, so why not week 8?  There's only one game on the schedule featuring a match...

College Football Week 7 Recap

1. At least half of remaining undefeated teams fall While there were a few upsets in week 7, it was not the chaos-filled weekend I had predicted.  Ironically, two of those upsets were in games where the underdog was the undefeated team (Michigan State over Michigan, and Memphis over Ole ...

Recruiting Recon: Rutgers' Defense

THE LAND FROM WHICH THEY COME New Brunswick, NJ looks like a...place. I'll definitely hold out for that assignment in Hawai'i. EIGHT NEW FACTS ABOUT NEW JERSEY​ New Jersey has 108 toxic waste dumps. The most of any state. It is illegal to...

Recruiting Recon: Rutgers' Offense

THE LAND FROM WHICH THEY COME New Brunswick, NJ looks like a...place. I'll definitely hold out for that assignment in Hawai'i. TEN FACTS ABOUT NEW JERSEY​ North Jersey is the car theft capital of the world. Newark has more cars stolen than Ne...

The Rundown: No. 1 Ohio State at Rutgers

THE RUNNING START When: Saturday, October 24, 2015 Where: Piscataway, NJ // High Point Solutions Stadium TV: 8:00 // ABC  Announcers: Chris Fowler // Kirk Herbstreit // Heather Cox  This will be the second game between Ohio State and Rutgers. Ohio St...

Adversity

Adversity. When you just suffered an unprecedented loss 15-13 to an 0-7 team. Adversity. When you just suffered the unprecedented loss of your father. Adversity.  When your best player and best friend tears his ACL and is done for the season. Adversity. When your driving do...

Michigan is out (unless the world implodes)

Seventy-two hours ago, Michigan was the media darling. They were world beaters. Harbaugh had created a resurgence. Michigan was unstoppable and had been all but crowned B1G champs (before yesterday's game they were favored against Sparty and some pundits had them beating us. Some even had them ...
18 Oct 2015
by huber57

The Ohio State Effect: Penn State

Another week and another team gets its stats stuffed. Due to family obligations the blog version of The Ohio State Effect will just be the stats. Nothing but the stats. The forum edition later today will have the breakdown and video highlights. THE MOST IMPORTANT STAT ...

Ohio State of Mind: Penn State

Win for your brothers.  Stand with them and fight.  Just win. They will fight with you until the end.  They will give everything they have and more.  After exhaustion sets in, they will not stop, they will not give in.  Return the favor. Win for the fans.  The...

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