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Analyzing Bret's B1G vs. SEC Battle Royal

We've all heard Bert's idea of the B1G vs. SEC Challenge. Essentially, each conference has 14 teams... So, in one weekend of the season let each conference's #1 square off, each conference's #2's square off, etc... It got me thinking, we all know Bama and OSU are at the top, but where do the m...
19 Nov 2015
by ziplock007

My College Football Week 12 Rankings

I decided that I will determine my rankings before the committee releases their top 25, but I will wait until afterwards to post them.  That way, I can outline any major differences between my list and theirs.  For example, this week, there is still the major difference of my top 4 in...

2016 B1G Recruiting Rankings: 11-16-2015

B1G LOSSES // 2 WEEKS // 8 LOST COMMITS The last two weeks have been hard on B1G teams on the recruiting front. Michigan State, Nebraska, Ohio State and Purdue lost a combined eight commits in the last 14 days. The Spartans took the biggest hit with three players s...

The Series History: Michigan State

Ohio State leads the overall series 29-14 and is 14-8 against Sparty in Columbus. THE SERIES HISTORY CRIB NOTES The Buckeyes have won 8 of the last 10 in the series and have out-scored the Spartans 304-194 in those games. That is an average of 30-19. Oh...

The Ohio State Effect: Illinois

Another week and another team gets its stats stuffed. ILLINOIS' OFFENSIVE NUMBERS Illinois entered the game with an offense that hung it's hat on the passing game. However, Illinois found its running game against Purdue. Before playing Ohio S...

Ohio State of Mind: at Illinois

  Don't look ahead. We all know what's coming.  But we can't look ahead.  The moment after we look ahead, we will find ourselves looking back, wondering what went wrong.  We can't look ahead. Don't give back the Illibuck. It's the first trophy we play for this yea...

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...

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