The offense finally awoke a bit with the help from a surprise player in the red-zone! JT Barrett made an appearance that will leave fans happy and maybe a wanting a little bit more from #16. Huge thanks to Mekka Don for stopping by and plugging in his choices! Offensive tOSU Offensive MVP Mekka Don […]

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 25:  Ohio State Buckeyes fans wave towels with the block letter 'O' during a game against the Eastern Michigan Eagles at Ohio Stadium on September 25, 2010 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Block O Radio Show 10/12/15: Maryland Recap, Controversy, PSU Predictions

The Block O Radio Show is back for it’s second installment today as host Hayden Wetmore is joined by his new co-host Brandon Held to discuss the Buckeyes at length after a win against Maryland on Saturday.

Brandon and Hayden talk about the controversy behind this team even when they win, how they thought the Buckeyes looked against the Terps, ponder if Ohio State is last year’s Florida State and take a sneak peek at the Penn State Nittany Lions, who travel to Ohio Stadium Saturday night.

To Listen to this week’s episode, click play below. To download the show, click here.

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 10:  Braxton Miller #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes is facemasked by Jalen Brooks #43 of the Maryland Terrapins in the first quarter at Ohio Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Are You Not Entertained? Maryland

Well, well, well. Welcome back offense. Where’d ya go defense? Seems to be the continuing saga of the Buckeyes football season. Eventually both sides are going to start playing complete games at the same time. When that happens, watch out. In reality, the defense needs to stop giving up the big play. It’s OK to […]

Script Ohio On Buckeye Sports Radio: The Tale of Two Quarterbacks

Joe Dexter and Clair Crawford break down the performance of Cardale Jones and J.T. Barrett in Ohio State’s win over Maryland. They also discuss the future with two quarterbacks and praise Braxton Miller for embracing his role as a lead receiver. They also discuss the “Bend Don’t Break” defense theory and hand out this week’s Buckeye Leaves.


Life Lessons Learned at The Local Muni

One adage is “art imitates life”. Another, more to my point, is “golf imitates life”. They may both be true, since ‘art’ and ‘golf’ are part of life. Today’s point is that there are some experiences I’ve had on a golf course that can be carried through into other aspects of life. To set the […]

COLLEGE PARK, MD - OCTOBER 04:  Running back Ezekiel Elliott #15 (C) of the Ohio State Buckeyes takes a handoff from quarterback J.T. Barrett #16 (L) to run against the Maryland Terrapins during Ohio State's 52-24 win at Byrd Stadium on October 4, 2014 in College Park, Maryland.  (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Ohio State Swamps Maryland, 49-28

It was a beautiful day for a Homecoming celebration when Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes (5-0, 1-0) hosted Randy Edsall’s (for now) Maryland Terrapins (2-3, 0-1). It turned out, despite a slow start, to be a Happy Homecoming for the Buckeyes & their fans since Ohio State won, 49-28 This will be a brief, knee-jerk […]


Friday Night Slights: Weathering the “Fair Weather” Fans

Games can be a nightmare or even cause you to have a bad day if your favorite one didn’t beat someone by a jazillion points. Such is the case with Ohio State fans and just about every slight this week is a shot at them! Enjoy! Kirk Barton will be a regular headliner here because […]

COLLEGE PARK, MD - OCTOBER 04:  Dontre Wilson #2 (C) of the Ohio State Buckeyes stiff-arms cornerback William Likely #4 (R) of the Maryland Terrapins during the first half of Ohio State's 52-24 win at Byrd Stadium on October 4, 2014 in College Park, Maryland.  (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

What Do You Want To See? Maryland

I didn’t realize OSU was idle this week. Oh wait, they play Maryland. Just as good as being off, I guess. The Terps really, um, well … they are not good. This is just what the Buckeyes need to get things ramped up. Coach Urban Meyer said he thinks the team is close to breaking […]

SEATTLE - OCTOBER 10:  Defensive end Grant Wistrom #96 of the Seattle Seahawks blocks tackle Orlando Pace #76 of the St. Louis Rams during the game at Qwest Field on October 10, 2004 in Seattle, Washington. The Rams defeated the Seahawks 33-27 in overtime. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Making The List: The Big Guy Goes At #1

Making The List is turning into a journey to sensibly seek out the greatest Buckeyes ever in history. Often such a search is purely based on one’s opinion. There are so many that arguably are deserving of mention. To fit them in where they belong again rides into the category of one’s opinion. Not to […]

CHESTER, PA - MAY 31:  Players from  Michigan and Ohio State fight for the ball during the Collegiate Rugby Championship at PPL Park on May 31, 2014 in Chester, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)


The Ohio State Football team is undefeated in Big 10 Play… …So is the Ohio State Men’s Rugby team. Opening up against Illinois on September 26 @ Fred Beekman Park they had a convincing 57-10 win. This past weekend, October 3rd, the Buckeyes traveled to West Lafayette, IN to visit the Purdue Boilermakers. The statement […]

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tBBC Pick’em Week 6: Conference Play

Welcome to the 3rd year of our internal tBBC pick measuring contest. After Week 5, I have a narrow lead over Patrick and Scott, with Charles and Joe lurking. Those two are good at “lurking”. After the first week in conference play I lost a bit of ground.. On to this week’s picks:   Illinois […]

Script Ohio ON BSR: All-Time Ohio State Fantasy Draft

Joe Dexter and Clair Crawford take a reprieve from Ohio State’s offensive struggles to see which GM can draft the Ultimate Ohio State Buckeye football team. Hopefully these two can draft better than the Cleveland Browns.

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 25:  Ohio State Buckeyes fans wave towels with the block letter 'O' during a game against the Eastern Michigan Eagles at Ohio Stadium on September 25, 2010 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

The Block O Radio Show: QB Debate, Previewing Maryland, The Best in the B1G

Welcome in to the brand new Block O Radio Show on The Buckeye Battle Cry! Starting this week, Hayden Wetmore will bring you his thoughts on the current state of the Ohio State program.

On this week’s program, Hayden goes solo, but touches on the big topics.

The Block O brings the heat on the QB debate and why Cardale Jones is still the starter, questions Kevin Wilson’s comments that he was satisfied with how his defense stopped Ezekiel Elliott, Winning and moving on.

Wetmore also previews the struggling Maryland Terrapins, and brings up the question — Is Ezekiel Elliott the best running back in College Football?

To listen, click play below! To download the show, click here.


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TBBC Fans Interact: Thoughts On Indiana Hoosiers

Huge shout-out to  @mmeals  @micahmike33 qstorm@ – Really the same problem that seems to have plagued the offense all season so far:  Execution and play-calling.  First of all let me preface that I am a big Urban fan and trust him very much so; my thoughts and opinions are strictly from a fan perspective as an outsider looking in. […]

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Ohio State Women’s Rugby Providing Leadership

This past weekend The Ohio State University Women’s Rugby Team did not have a game. Though they hardly sat idle. Saturday October 4 wasn’t the wondrous (weather-wise) day we all had hoped. As the East Coast was being pounded with a Nor’easter the day before and sighing with relief as Hurricane Joaquin decided to stay […]


BuckeyeGolf: OSUMG Finishes Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational, Engle Sets Career Mark

Coaches Jay Moseley and Brad Smith led the team into the Northwest this week, traveling to Portland, OR for the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational tournament, played at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. The 54 hole event, played Sunday and Monday, was played over two courses. Sunday’s first round was at the Ghost Creek course, which […]

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Rumblin’, Stumblin’, Bumblin': Indiana Hoosiers

Seems like every other week we have a different situation to discuss as teams bring their best to the table against the Buckeyes. The Indiana Hoosiers have a viable football program now thanks to Kevin Wilson and staff and gave the Buckeyes another near nightmare. Let’s get rollin’ with the very, very, very good on […]