Writing and stuff

Oct 13

When a tie feels like a loss

When a tie feels like a loss

With Ohio State off this weekend, Ohio had a chance to focus on its pro football teams, and the Browns and Bengals certainly delivered plenty of storyline to get us through. Some thoughts on the men in stripes…

OK, so it wasn’t all bad. And it isn’t all bad. But it sure felt bad. And a day later it really hasn’t started feeling better.

The Bengals did some good things Sunday against the…

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Oct 07

The Best Is Yet To Come

The Best Is Yet To Come

The future is bright for Ohio State, but how long will it take to get here?

That’s the question in my weekly football column for BuckeyeSports.com.

Marshall

So far we have seen a young team flummoxed by a unique scheme look bad one night this season but bounce back with three straight wins over opponents that were overmatched to varying degrees.

There was a lot to like about the win in Maryland,…

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Oct 06

Sights from Ohio State’s win at Maryland

Sights from Ohio State’s win at Maryland

Ohio State and Maryland met on the football field for the first time last Saturday, and the Buckeyes won handily to improve to 4-1.

Here’s a look at some of the sights from Byrd Stadium.  (more…)

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Oct 02

"The pig was reportedly last seen resting under a tree, possibly nursing a hangover." (via Drunk and boarish: swigging pig hogs 18 beers at campsite | Australia news | theguardian.com)

"The pig was reportedly last seen resting under a tree, possibly nursing a hangover." (via Drunk and boarish: swigging pig hogs 18 beers at campsite | Australia news | theguardian.com)

Sep 30

An intriguing name for Michigan’s next head coach

An intriguing name for Michigan’s next head coach

This Bill Connelly piece on a potential (now inevitable?) Michigan head coach search in the near future is interesting for a lot of reasons, but the one that caught my eye most was the inclusion of Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen.

As a student of the history of the game and of course the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry, this possibility (if it’s even real, which may or may not be) is truly…

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Sep 29

Ohio State football opening month in pictures

Ohio State football opening month in pictures

Just a few of the sights from Ohio State’s first four games.

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Sep 22

The U, Gator Chomp or Tomahawk Chop? Meyer saw them all | FOX Sports

It turns out nonverbal communication is big in the Sunshine State: The U, Gator Chomp or Tomahawk Chop?

The U, Gator Chomp or Tomahawk Chop? Meyer saw them all | FOX Sports

It turns out nonverbal communication is big in the Sunshine State: The U, Gator Chomp or Tomahawk Chop?

Sep 11

Ohio State suffering a power outage?

Ohio State suffering a power outage?

For all the talk about the added speed on this Ohio State roster, a power outage may be more to blame for the loss to Virginia Tech.

After finishing my video review Ohio State lost to Virginia Tech, I filed my usual report with BuckeyeSports.com. The conclusion was that Virginia Tech had a good plan considering all the factors going into the game, both from their personnel standpoint and Ohio…

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Sep 09

Ohio State Football Week 3: Turn, Turn, Turn

Ohio State Football Week 3: Turn, Turn, Turn

Urban Meyer has shown half of why many thought he could combine the best qualities of the last two full-time head coaches to build a new dynasty at Ohio State.

How did he do that? By mimicking John Cooper and recruiting three straight highly regarded recruiting classes full of players from across the country.

Cus Words Week 3: Turn, Turn, Turn - Ohiostate - Scout

After Virginia Tech exposed a bunch of deficiencies in his young Buckeye squad, it’s…

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Sep 05

Ohio State Football Week 2 in review

Ohio State Football Week 2 in review

The blog has been quiet this week, but I have been busy. Here’s a rundown of coverage following Ohio State’s season-opening win over Navy and in preparation for the Buckeyes’ visit from Virginia Tech.  (more…)

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