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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...

Ohio State On This Date: October 17

FIVE THINGS 10-17 This is the 18th time (11-6) Ohio State has played on 10-17. Ohio State is 8-2 at home on this date. The Buckeyes are 4-0 when ranked and playing at home. The Buckeyes have won three out of the last four games&n...
17 Oct 2015
by Matt Gutridge

College Football Week 7 Bold Predictions

1. At least half of remaining undefeated teams fall We're midway through the regular season and only sixteen FBS squads still have a perfect record.  Week 6 was a relatively good week for such teams, but I think week 7 has the potential for a lot of chaos.  Oklahoma State has a bye, but...

SECede Doomsday Scenario

Most of our fanbase would have a hearty cackle if the SECede was excluded from the playoff. At the halfway point of the season, this is looking like a strong possibility. A combination of shaky QB play and/or a lack of overall game experience has left this conference without a clear frontrunner. The...
15 Oct 2015
by LTWilliams

Four years of notes from an Offensive Guard

I've spoken before on my individual play as an offensive guard.  But this time around I figured I'd take an approach that spoke more on the role of a guard, and what makes it different from the other two line spots.  Per Barry Sims, an NFL offensive linemen who made 141 starts in...

College Football Week 6 Recap

1. Cal knocks off Utah to take lead in Pac-12 race Utah survived this one, 30 - 24, helped out by Cal QB Jared Goff's 5 interceptions.  The Utes' earlier win over Oregon lost a bit of its luster, as the Ducks fell to Washington State in double overtime, but nonetheless, Utah takes the le...

The Ohio State Effect: Maryland

Another week and another team gets its stats stuffed. It's always interesting to see how a team's stats change after playing Ohio State. Below you will be able to compare Indiana's stats before playing, and after playing, Ohio State.   MARYLAND'S OFFENSIVE...

Ohio State of Mind: Maryland

Enough is enough. It's time to play like we know we can. We didn't come here to be OK or good enough. We came here to be the best.  Yes, we're 5-0. But we know we can be better.  Because when we face real adversity, we can't rely on pure talent alone. Our ability has gotten us this ...

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