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Chillicothe (via Hamden)

Member since 19 November 2012 | Blog

I've been a Buckeye fan since birth. I remember quite fondly my dad and I would climb onto the roof of the house every Saturday and early Sunday morning in order to adjust the antenna so that we could watch THE Ohio State Buckeyes' games. The ones that were not live, we always listened to religiously on the radio, and then stayed up late (it was the weekend) in order to receive our edition of the Dispatch so we could read the game recap as Hot-off-the-press as was possible at 3am. Watching the Buckeyes Replays on WOSU Sunday mornings at 9am were always the highlights of the fall in my opinion. And we NEVER missed them. Sometimes even being late for Church on occasion. Well..the Pastor at our church made the mistake of asking my Dad to try and be a little earlier next time on this one particular Sunday.This happened to be the Sunday before Thanksgiving and as it turns out was the same Sunday of WOSU's replay of the '87 TSUN game, Erle Bruce's last as Head Coach..My father quite emphatically explained to the entire congregation that his God..Our God is indeed a Buckeye!! And the very mere request of such a preacher could only be the work of those Devilish wolverine fans..Needless to say, we never stepped foot back inside his church. So for me, Buckeye Football is as close to religion as there is.


  • SPORTS MOMENT: 1990 Cincinnati Reds World Champs
    2002 Ohio State Buckeyes National Champs
    2012 Ohio State finishing the season undefeated!!
    Anytime that state up north loses a game.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Orlando Pace, Chris Spielman, Mike Vrable, Eddie George
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Jimmy Jackson, Gary Trent
  • NFL TEAM: Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns
  • NHL TEAM: Blue Jackets, Penguins
  • NBA TEAM: Lebron..not the team
  • MLB TEAM: Cincinnati Reds, any team playing the Cardinals
  • SOCCER TEAM: soccer is not a sport..This is football country.

Recent Activity

Comment 30 Nov 2015

Majority of the people we ran into were very courteous.  The only even remotely ill-natured exchange we had was with an usher as we were headed towards our seats.

This guy asked if we needed help finding them after we arrived at our section.  I looked down at the tickets to find the row, then just smiled at the guy and shook my head, "No.  I think we're good."

He looked over at the other usher and muttered "Hey, Dave we've got an Ohioan here that can read!"  To which his partner replied, "Well, he may be able to read but he is still in the wrong state to watch a football game."

I just laughed and offered up a dry smile then retaliated with, "Don't either of you know that we've owned this state in football for over ten years now.. We just came up here to show you how to play it."

Comment 18 Nov 2015

Great idea Bert.. Lets do this every year.  We can call them bowl games.  We can even get sponsors.  Like a credit card company or an austrailian themed steakhouse or something...

Comment 16 Oct 2015

Not going to lie.. Avon has caused the wife and I to have a few domestic arguments as well.  However, none occurred on the highway though.. But alcohol was involved in many of them. ;)

Comment 01 Sep 2015

"We tried to tackle Cardale, but Rhonda Rousey punched us with this fist."

Comment 01 Sep 2015

Dude..  There is no need for name calling of what appears to be a very classy fanbase.  HokiePro has been a voice of reason here ever since he joined our community.  And he has a point.  They outplayed, and beat us in our house last year.  Please dont stoop to that level.  Show some dignity.  We are Buckeyes.  We win with class.

Comment 29 Aug 2015

His name was Jason Williams. Former Marshall/Florida Point Guard and NBA star.  Perhaps more well know in NBA circles as "White Chocolate."

Comment 28 Aug 2015

After that game we installed a state of the art drainage system.  It is basically a giant vacuum cleaner under the stadium.  

..and yet no one makes a Ttun joke.  That giant stadium of theirs has sucked for years.

Comment 24 Aug 2015

I like the thought of taking on his former assistants.  But I'm going to surmise that if either one is still at those two schools then neither has done a very good job.

Comment 23 Aug 2015

I am never going to question Braxton's athletic ability. We all know what he can do with the ball in his hands.  What I am anxious to see is his ability to get downfield and throw a block on a saftey that opens up a huge gain for Zeke and what he does without the ball.  Football is so much more intricate than what we are able to see on the highlight reels. Coincidentally, those are also the types of plays that will get him drafted very highly.

Comment 19 Aug 2015

I think it could definitely help.  Obviously a lot of factors go into it. But in my mind it started way back when Karen Holbrook trumpeted her own little war on open-containers while we are tailgating on campus. Lots of folks seem to be afraid to cut loose anymore.  Plus with Hineygate no longer a just poured another bucket of water on the ashes.