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BCS vs. Playoffs: BCS is......OK

First posted at Inside The Shoe Ed. Note: This is part 1 of Danny's response to Brady. Part 2 will come next week and will cover more of the financial part of it all. Moving to a playoff system in the Division formerly known as 1-A is all the rage these days.  Everyone, from U...

BCS vs. Playoffs: Playoffs Are Better

First posted at Inside The Shoe Ed. Note: The first in a series of posts between Brady and Danny on what system is better: The BCS, or the Playoffs. The NCAA basketball tournament is at full throttle and our Ohio St. Buckeyes have been as good as advertised up to this point. George Mason ...

The Herbstreit Move

I admittedly have no idea where a post like this goes, but I didn't want to hijack a basketball thread for a separate topic...and needed to vent. My buddy writes for WFNY and they just posted this (from the Dipatch) - http://www.waitingfornextyear.com/2011/03/kirk-herbstreit-moves-out-of-...
12 Mar 2011
by Reens

Cam Heyward Speaks to PFT About Tressel

Cameron Heyward appeared on PFT Live earlier today and was asked about the Tressel situation (7:25): Transcript: It's been a rough process up here. I just got up here Sunday, but you know I'm a Buckeye through and through and I'm with Coach Tressel to the very end. Coach...

The Emails

The initial email from the concerned attorney is sent to Tressel on April 2nd. He warns Tressel about Edward "Eddie" Rife, saying the feds raided the tattoo parlor's house and that they seized "a lot of Ohio State memoriabilia; including championship rings." Tressel replie...

Time to Shelve the "No Great Teams" Line

ESPN's Eamonn Brennan says it's time to put an end to the silly "no great teams" line this season: If we needed further evidence to this effect, see Sunday’s insane offensive effort against Wisconsin in which Jon Diebler and the Buckeyes only put on the single grea...

Sitting Down With Tyler Moeller

First posted at Inside The Shoe You may have heard of Tyler Moeller, the 6'0" 210 lb senior from the Queen City. One of the fan favorites on defense, Moeller started to get some recognition in the 2008 season when he earned his first start against Illinois, recording seven tackles, t...

Luke Winn's Final Set of Power Rankings

Winn has worked magic with these this season and it will be sad to see them end, but we can at least take pride knowing our Buckeyes topped the final list: Ohio State is my final No. 1 team because the Buckeyes are most deserving as of right now ... and because I think they're going t...

Michigan Offers Kyle Kalis

The Lakewood St. Edward tackle, considered the best OL prospect in the '12 class, has long been a Buckeye commit, but this clearly shows Hoke isn't afraid to go into Ohio and challenge for these types of kids. Michigan is also going after a few of Kalis' teammates (TE Sam Grant, DT Gr...

Chris Carter Jr. Signs With OSU

After some potential legal troubles, Cleveland JFK OL Chris Carter has finally signed his NLOI with Ohio State. Below is a press release from the school: Carter Signs With Ohio State Football Cleveland native 24th to join Buckeye recruiting class COLUMBUS, Ohio – Chris Car...

Now Accepting Your Handouts

You probably noticed a new "Donate" button on the sidebar today and I wanted to take a minute to explain its presence. For the longest time, the revenue brought in from Google ads and the random t-shirt sale here and there suited our needs just fine. We were able to cover all of our...

10 Questions with Thad Matta

This is a couple days old, but I didn't see this posted anywhere on here. Who knew he was a cookie dough fiend? 10 Questions with Thad Matta 1. What's the best thing about coaching at Ohio State? Being a Buckeye, I think, just the power and the feeling you get anytime you ...
07 Feb 2011
by Seth4Bucks

Does Ohio State "Need To Lose"?

First posted at Inside The Shoe   The majority of people I have spoken to and heard on various sports shows seem to agree that losing at least one game during the regular season helps a team in the long run.  They don't have to deal with any questions about an undefeated sea...

Signing Day Predictions Part 2

In Part 2 of the 3 part series, I will be taking a look at and predicting where Aundrey Walker, Ejuan Price, and Cardale Jones will land. You can see Part 1 here. These next 3 recruits are pretty important to grab. Ejuan Price committed to Ohio State, but could be having second thoughts...

Dane shines in 2011 Senior Bowl

If you had a chance to catch the 2011 Senior Bowl, you would know that Dane Sanzebacher was about the only bright spot for the North team on offense (Ross Homan recorded a few tackles on defense). He had 5 receptions for 62 yards. That was the most yards receiving for the...
30 Jan 2011
by buckeyedude

3 Big Questions For Next Season And Beyond

First Posted at Inside The Shoe (Assuming Braxton Miller starts) What happens if he has led the Buckeye’s to a 5-0 record next season when Pryor and the rest of the Tat5 are ready to rejoin the team?   This is a tough scenario to envision right now but I think it is entirel...

Michigan's new DC legally changed his name

I was racking my brain, trying to figure out where I'd seen new Michigan Defensive Coordinator Greg Mattison before his days with the Baltimore Ravens. I remember him stalking the sidelines for another team at some point. Then it hit me. Years ago, when the head coach of the Texas State Armad...
19 Jan 2011
by The_Lurker

It's Official, THE Ohio State is the #1 team

On Monday, Ohio State ascended to No. 1 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll.   An odd mix of mostly seniors and freshmen, the Buckeyes returned to the top spot in the nation by beating Penn State at home Saturday after Duke lost at Florida State on Wednesday. http://sports.es...
17 Jan 2011
by Seth4Bucks

Homan Selected to Play in the Senior Bowl

Per a release from Ohio State: Mobile, AL. (Jan. 16)—Ohio State linebacker Ross Homan will represent the Buckeyes in the 2011 Under Armour Senior Bowl. Homan has officially accepted an invitation to the senior showcase event, it was announced today. He will play for the North team while...

Brady Hoke's speech

I just finished up watching Brady Hoke's introductory speech as the new head coach at Michigan.  I thought I'd share my findings with you, if you don't mind. He only spoke for six minutes before opening it up for questions.  But in those six minutes, he did the following...

Ohio State's Statement on NCAA Appeal

OSU released a statement Saturday announcing their intent to appeal the NCAA's decision to suspend five players for five games to begin next season. We've known this was coming, but the statement provides additional details: COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State has notified the NCAA that it w...

Tonight's Top Ten: Michigan's Coaching Options!

Dave: Alright folks, time for tonight's Top Ten! (musical interlude) Dave: Ok, tonight's top ten is - Top Ten Options for the UofM Football Coach! Ready? #10 - Bear Byrant's hat on Les Miles' head. Dave: So Les will call the plays and run practice, but the hat mana...
08 Jan 2011
by BucksfanXC

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