Pass D Perception: 3 Plays Away from Greatness?

Gunner Kiel came into the Shoe and threw for a total of 352 yards and 4 touchdowns.  And while that's not great it's also not that bad either, and here's why:   Let's just for one second, take away Gunner's 3 long bombs: 60, 78 and 83 yarders - all TD passes.  I know that's like sa...
28 Sep 2014
by Earthoid.

The Series History: Ohio State/Cincinnati

Some quick notes for Saturday's game: Ohio State leads the all-time series 13-2. The Buckeyes are 8-0 at home against Cincinnati and have outscored the Bearcats 319-46 in Columbus. When Ohio State is ranked the Buckeyes are 4-0 against Cincinnati and the average score is 30-13.  ...
25 Sep 2014
by Remy

OSU vs. UC: Significance of This Photo?

Ok OSU Fans... In honor of the University of Cincinnati vs. THE Ohio State University game... I have a quick trivia question... This question should be really easy to answer. Question: WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PHOTO BELOW? The UC WR is George Murray & the OSU defender is Cie Grant. H...
25 Sep 2014
by ziplock007

The Rundown: Cincinnati at No. 20 Ohio State

THE RUNNING START TV: Saturday, 6:00 BTN Troy Smith and Antoine Winfield will be inducted into the Ohio State Sports Hall of Fame this weekend. Hopefully Smith and Winfield will also be able to celebrate Ohio State's victory over Cincinnati. The Last Time... Cincinnati played Ohio...
23 Sep 2014
by Remy

How To Rate Defensive Backs

I would rate pass defenders based on these activities, in order of importance: No passes to your side of field Interceptions (additional points for int returns, scores, or wins resulting from them) PBU's  Tackles just as/after ball is caught Tackles after a teammate missed. Forc...
23 Sep 2014
by ibuck

Your Weekley Adult Beverage Review: Allagash Black

I made the decision last week to review Stone's Imperial Russian Stout.  I was excited about this since I thought I could remember having it at one point in time.  There was a plan in place.  Since the Buckeyes weren't playing I obliged my wife by going shopping and test driving some ...
23 Sep 2014

A modest review of the current playoff picture

The introduction of the forward pass is arguably the last major change college football saw prior to the introduction of the new playoff system, which has the SEC and 4 or 5 other teams vying for 4 slots.  Just as the forward pass saw an increase in yards gained per game, we’ll get twice as m...
21 Sep 2014
by osu78

Josh Sweat Dislocates Kneecap

ESPN is reporting that Josh Sweat has suffered a dislocated kneecap in a game on Friday September 19th.  Sweat is a top recruit who has the Buckeyes in his Top 5. He is a player that could help Ohio State or any program that he signs with.  Some recruiting services have him as the top recr...

The Ohio State Effect: Kent State

Another week and another opponent's stats get dumped. We all know that Ohio State defeated Kent State 66-0 in the Horseshoe on Saturday, but the Buckeyes dominated the stat sheet as well. It's always interesting to see how a team's stats change after playing Ohio State. Below you will b...
14 Sep 2014
by Remy

PSA: Blue Jeans Are Blue

Dear fellow Buckeye fans, let me ask you a very simple question:  Would you wear blue in Ohio Stadium during a Buckeye football game? I hope you answered No (or better yet, Hell No). That was the easy question.  Now let's get to the harder one.  Can any of you right-thinking ...
14 Sep 2014
by Menexenus

The Rundown: Kent State at No. 22 Ohio State

THE RUNNING START TV: Saturday, 12:00 ABC Regional 1967 was the last time Ohio State lost a home opener against an unranked opponent. I believe there would be very few readers of Eleven Warriors that attended that attended the 7-14. The Buckeyes finished 6-3, but defeated That Team 24-14 i...
10 Sep 2014
by Remy

The problem with success

A boss once told me "sometimes it is better to be able to consistently hit doubles than occasional home runs because if you hit several home runs people will always expect them even when it is nearly impossible." We are in this position with football. Make no mistake, expecting and working for ex...
07 Sep 2014
by osu78