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COUNTDOWN: 39 DAYS UNTIL BUCKEYE FOOTBALL!!!

Well, thank goodness the day that couldn't end fast enough finally did. Let's cleanse our palates with the next installment of our countdown to kickoff, shall we? Some numbers are more popular than others. In some cases, it's a function of what numbers are available for a given position...
23 Jul 2013
by AndyVance

COUNTDOWN: 40 DAYS UNTIL BUCKEYE FOOTBALL!!!

Like many of us, I'm living in a glass case of emotion this morning, so let's quickly get to the countdown and let some historically-great Buckeyes calm our collective nerves. Precisely eight men have worn #40 on The Ohio State University football team, and chances are, you've only hear...
22 Jul 2013
by AndyVance

COUNTDOWN: 41 DAYS UNTIL BUCKEYE FOOTBALL!!!

Editor's note: This feature, a pictorial countdown to the kickoff of the 2013 Buckeye football season, was originally spawned in the Forums, but a fellow 11dubber suggested that it move to the blogs - so, here it is. Enjoy today's installment of the countdown. Ten days into our extended tri...
21 Jul 2013
by AndyVance

COUNTDOWN: 42 DAYS UNTIL BUCKEYE FOOTBALL!!!

Editor's note: This feature, a pictorial countdown to the kickoff of the 2013 Buckeye football season, was originally spawned in the Forums, but a fellow 11dubber suggested that it move to the blogs - so, here it is. Enjoy today's installment of the countdown. Forty-two days left: exactly s...
20 Jul 2013
by AndyVance

COUNTDOWN: 43 DAYS UNTIL BUCKEYE FOOTBALL!!!

Editor's note: This feature, a pictorial countdown to the kickoff of the 2013 Buckeye football season, was originally spawned in the Forums, but a fellow 11dubber suggested that it move to the blogs - so, here it is. Also, apologies for the tardiness of today's posting, but, well... I have a...
19 Jul 2013
by AndyVance

COUNTDOWN: 44 DAYS UNTIL BUCKEYE FOOTBALL!!!

Editor's note: This feature, a pictorial countdown to the kickoff of the 2013 Buckeye football season, was originally spawned in the Forums, but a fellow 11dubber suggested that it move to the blogs - so, here it is. Also, apologies for the delay in putting our today's edition - my flight di...
18 Jul 2013
by AndyVance

45 DAYS UNTIL BUCKEYE FOOTBALL!!!

Editor's note: This feature, a pictorial countdown to the kickoff of the 2013 Buckeye football season, was originally spawned in the Forums, but a fellow 11dubber suggested that it move to the blogs - so, here it is. Enjoy today's installment of the countdown. Prior to 1972, there wasn'...
17 Jul 2013
by AndyVance

BCS Pairings and Seeding Issues

While the BCS system as we know it is about to fade into that long goodnight, the discussion over its faults and foibles continues. Today, many of us have been chatting about the Big Ten's abysmal performance against the vaunted So Evil South Eastern Conference. When the discussion turned to the...
25 Jun 2013
by AndyVance

Gee, by the numbers

In one of the several posts and threads about the most recent, and ultimately tenure-ending gaffes committed by legendary Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee, someone asked for a succinct recitation of his many, many accomplishments. While the general consensus is that he is a "transformational ...
18 Jun 2013
by AndyVance

Tough Outs: Perspective on Tonight's "Shocking" Loss

For many of us (and especially for the very colorfully-spoken among us on the open thread), tonight's loss to the Fighting Totos of Wichita State was probably one of the most deflating losses in a long time. Yes, the debacle and Madison was ugly, and it always hurts to lose in Ann Arbor, but the...
30 Mar 2013
by AndyVance

Settling the Matta: Unfinished Business

What a difference eight games can make... Feeling somewhat like a sinner following a miraculous conversion experience, I find myself singing the indelible line from Amazing Grace: "I once was lost, but now am found, was blind, but now I see." Thad Matta is a helluva basketball coach. Fo...
18 Mar 2013
by AndyVance

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