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Brady Hoke's twin brother

I remember last year I started to think Brady Hoke looked like Flounder from the movie Animal House. He does. But Flounder may actually be a little too clean and well-groomed for a true Hoke comparison. After recently watching the classic movie Dirty Work, (starring Norm MacDonald), it's ...
17 Mar 2012
by Bucks43201

PLEASE READ: One Dollar-One Day Fundraiser Push

Dear 11W Community, As you know we have been running the Respect the Basement Fundraiser for a while now and are winding down towards the end come April 1. We have done an outstanding job and we appreciate everyone's help thus far, but we are so close yet so far from achieving our g...
16 Mar 2012
by 11W Staff

Buckeye Basketball: The Two-Faced Monster

Jekyll and Hyde The 2011-12 edition of Ohio State basketball has been nothing short of a comparison to one of the many high flyin’ roller coasters at Cedar Point Amusement Park.  Its peaks, valleys, twists, turns, and even loops have made for one wild ride.  In reality, the...
15 Mar 2012
by osubucks10

OSU 1 and Done? It has happened...

Ohio state is a #2 seed.  History says #2 seeds only have a 96.2% chance of victory.  Tasting victory a mere 104 times out of 108 opportunities.  Ok, you can smell the sarcasm... but #15 seeds have won 4 times. #15 Seeds are never feared, they are the unwanted, the untalented, ...
15 Mar 2012
by ziplock007

Respect the Basement / March Madness Challenge

"Quite clearly, 11W has filled an unmet need for Buckeyes fans by abandoning milquetoast, sanitized commentary for real talk without forsaking quality or sanity" That line echos in my head ... and like the day that Howard Stern hangs up his headphones and stops doing his live show, ...

Ohio State vs. Loyola (MD) Preview

The first round matchups for schools that are seeded #1 or #2 tend to give us a glimpse at a smaller school that may not be on our radar for the other eleven months out of the year, and Ohio State’s game against the Loyola (MD) Greyhounds on Friday night is no exception.  Unless you&rs...
12 Mar 2012
by AJBor41

Urban Meyer & Brady Hoke 2013 Recruiting Comparison

When the dust had settled last month and the 2012 recruiting classes had been established, it was clear that Ohio State and M*chigan had separated themselves from the rest of the Big Ten.  Based on Scout.com’s rankings, OSU and UM finished 3rd and 4th in the country, respectively, and ...
09 Mar 2012
by AJBor41

LaQuinton Ross

Somebody please explain to me why this guy doesn't play? He adds length to the rotation at 6'8, He shoots the lights out from three point range, and he's thick enough at 225 pounds to help sully rebound underneath! It can't be a defensive problem.... anyone ever see Deshaun Thomas...

Summer Internship: 11W Marketer

If you're a current business school student at the Ohio State Unversity Fisher College of Business and you are interested in a very flexible and fun internship with Eleven Warriors, log into FisherConnect and search for Job 19364. All of the information on the internship that you need is ...
07 Mar 2012
by 11W Staff

Ohio State 2013 Defensive Recruiting Needs/Offers

Last week I wrote about some of the offensive needs that the team would encounter after the 2012 season, and what recruiting offers were currently out there to address those needs.  Now it's time to focus on what wins championships, according to the old saying, and that is defense. ...
28 Feb 2012
by AJBor41

OSU 2013 Offensive Recruiting Needs

While most of us are still recovering from Urban Meyer's in-your-face recruiting domination with the 2012 class, his newly formed staff is already looking ahead.  We are eager to find out what new faces will be on the field in 2012, and already they are checking out high school athletes ...
24 Feb 2012
by AJBor41

Which bench player looked best vs Illinois?

I thought Ross looked like a true 1st teamer vs JV in the time he got (probably because he is). We know he can shoot but looked good driving as well. The other night an announcer said even Mr. Defense himself, Bobby Knight, kept subpar defenders in the game if they were a true scor...
22 Feb 2012
by D. Anthony

Buckeyes, Buckeyes everywhere

I am interested in folks' recollections of far-flung places where they have run into their Buckeye brethren. Some of my own: 1) While living in Belize for two years where I was a biologist at an eco-lodge/research station, we were visited by an OSU Alumni Association tour group which stay...
18 Feb 2012
by LABuckeye

Bucks wear lavender shirts

In a scarlet and gray world, a lavender shirt sticks out. And that’s the point, said Ohio State football’s new director of performance, Mickey Marotti. In putting the Buckeyes through the first winter conditioning program under coach Urban Meyer, he has made the lavender shirt the...
16 Feb 2012
by Seth4Bucks

1956

  Appearing on his weekly television show during the 1955 season, Woody Hayes was discussing the troubles he had keeping players in school because football kept them too busy to hold meaningful jobs. Hayes then admitted that he often loaned small amounts of money to players that nee...

Shapiro: "I'm taking that program down to Chinatown"

From www.collegefootballtalk.com - Nevin Shapiro is mad as hell and he's not gonna take it anymore. The media has been pretty quiet about the whole Miami scandal since it broke, and of course the Penn State scandal overwhelmed everything else. But, this could get even more interesting. Miami ...
12 Feb 2012
by Bucks43201

Bret vs. Urban: The Aftermath

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturday/headlinin-bret-bielema-takes-anti-urban-crusade-higher-125223138.html No need to read the story, here's a recap. The B1G coaches were snacking at TGIFridays as they reminisced on the coaches of yesteryore.  Tressel and Carr and Til...
05 Feb 2012
by ziplock007

Wrestlers Man Handle Michigan (2/3/2012)

THE TEAM: Ohio State Wrestling Team THE DAY: Feb. 3, 2012 THE PRICE: It appeared free for students and cheap for everyone else THE PLACE: Historic St. John’s Arena THE OPPONENT: Michigan THE RESULTS: Ohio State 24 – Michigan 13 THE GLOSSARY: ...
04 Feb 2012
by LadyBuck

Urban Meyer Statement

Here is Coach Meyer's statement, just released from OSU: “I was pleased to take part in a productive, regularly scheduled meeting of the Big Ten Conference coaches today in Chicago. We had an opportunity to discuss a number of issues with each other and conference staff, including t...
03 Feb 2012
by Alex

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