Ohio State At Oklahoma May Truly Be Ostentatious

“ Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something…” ~ Thomas Edison Leave it to Thomas Edison, an Ohioan and considered “The Father Of Invention”, to appropriately summarize the goals for the 2016 Ohio State football team. No rules – just accomplish something. “Something” is a pretty vague and open concept. […]

Men of the Scarlet and Gray Podcast We Are Back

Chip Minnich and Shannon Sommers finally get back together after a busy summer to discuss the future of the MotSaG Podcast.

They also discuss the relatively drama free Big Ten media days except for the James Franklin allegations about Ohio State recruiting. Bri’onte Dunn and his status on being able to return to the scarlet and gray or not. Talk about the running back position, offensive line and wide receivers.

Former Buckeye players will be starting their rookie seasons in the NFL with training camp starting up. We let you know where all 14 players that were drafted will be playing along with the three that went undrafted.

They included some other Buckeye info that has come out about players eligibility and others placed on scholarships.

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 11:  Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes is seen during the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Urban Meyer Big Ten Media Press Conference

Did you miss Buckeye head coach Urban Meyer today at his presser for the Big Ten Media Days? Don’t worry we here at The Buckeye Battle Cry have you covered with the full transcript. Thanks for being here, and it’s an honor to represent the Ohio State University and the Big Ten Conference in our […]


Dylan Thompson ruled ineligible for 2016

The Buckeyes’ defensive line took a hit today when Urban Meyer ruled redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Dylan Thompson academically ineligible at Big Ten Media Days, per Bleacher Report’s Ben Axelrod. Thompson sat out the 2014 season with a knee injury and red-shirted last year. Since Joey Bosa and Adolphus Washington left early to the NFL […]

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Ohio State’s Big Recruiting Weekend & A Look Forward

As expected, Ohio State had a huge recruiting weekend after its annual Friday Night Lights camp. Commitments from Chase Young and Amir Riep add to an already impressive class for 2017, and Brian Snead got things started in the same direction for the 2018 class. Let’s see how these commitments impact the Buckeyes’ future recruiting plans […]


Sunday Morning Coffee: October 15, 1916

The wind whistled sharply as the sun began to rise on this crisp Sunday morning. John Wilce rolled over from his slumber, having not slept well at all. His night had been dominated with recalling the day before.  It had indeed been an event. “Coffee?” He whispered to his sleeping wife, Minerva, who had the blanket […]


Amir Riep becomes commitment #16 for Class of 2017

The Buckeyes gained their 16th commitment of the class of 2017 today when Amir Riep of Colerain High School (Cincinnati, Ohio) verbally gave his pledge on his birthday. Riep is the third defensive back to commit in this class, and he, Shaun Wade, and Marcus Williamson make up a trio of four-star recruits to join the Buckeyes’ […]

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Chase Young becomes #15 for 2017

Ohio State has received the verbal commitment of Chase Young, the weak-side defensive end out of DeMatha Catholic High School this evening.  Young provided his verbal at the much hyped Friday Night Lights Camp. We will have more about this commitment coming up tomorrow. Looks like 5-star defensive end Chase Young has committed to Ohio […]


Making The List: Peter “Pete” George

In our pursuit to bring to focus some of the great past names of athletics from The Ohio State University in Making the List, often names are missed – even intended to bring out at another time … but the grand tool of forgetfulness arrives and good intent vanishes as it arrives to another worthy […]


2016 Friday Night Lights Preview

Friday Night Lights has become an annual staple since Urban Meyer came to Columbus, and the Buckeyes will once again host a slew of top talent from across the nation at the Horseshoe tonight. Let’s take a look at who will be there and if we can expect any commitments out of the group. Tate […]

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Quarterback Jake Rudock #15 of the Michigan Wolverines fumbles the ball while being hit by Adolphus Washington #92 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the third quarter at Michigan Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Game in 2016 may rival 2006 For B1G, Possible CFP Spot

“ Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something…” ~ Thomas Edison Leave it to Thomas Edison, an Ohioan and considered “The Father Of Invention”, to appropriately summarize the goals for the 2016 Ohio State football team. No rules – just accomplish something. “Something” is a pretty vague and open concept. […]


Nate Ebner Heading To Rio On Usa Men’s Rugby 7’s Team

No so long after announcing his return to the New England Patriots in a two-year extension deal that lands him a million-plus each year Nate Ebner will be missing training camp this summer as he heads to Brazil as a member of the USA Rugby Team. Bill Belichick, Ebner recalls, was welcoming of his pursuit […]

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 03:  Head Coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes congratulates Bri'onte Dunn #25 of the Ohio State Buckeyes after he scored a touchdown against the Illinois Illini on November 3, 2012 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Illinois 52-22. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Ohio State Running Back Dismissed

Redshirt senior Bri’onte Dunn has been dismissed from the team.   Ohio State running back Bri’onte Dunn has been dismissed from the football team, Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer announced in a statement released by the school on Monday.   The career that never was. Bri’onte seemed to live in coach Meyers doghouse early during his […]


Good things on horizon for Ohio State men’s hoops team

In 1992 the Chicago Cubs were stuck in a quagmire despite what was supposed to be a homerun free agent class of slugger George Bell, ace Danny Jackson and closer Dave Smith. Clubhouse attendant Yosh Kiwano saw the team brass moping around and told them sometimes you can add by subtracting. The Cubs traded Bell […]


Sunday Morning Coffee: May 04, 1890

The Sunday morning breeze blasted through the untidy room. The sun’s brightness also began its commanding appearance. It shone directly onto the face of Alexander Lilley, who rolled to his side in an attempt to rid the nuisance and gather a few extra moments of sleep. He knew he’d be hearing a knock soon enough […]


TBBC Roundtable: Pre-Season Expectations for Buckeye Football

As you all may already know, we love roundtables around these parts and have become pretty good at them. Hopefully, we will have one just about every Friday as the practices and season hit to keep you updated on our pulse as a crew. Let’s get rolling with our pre-season expectations! What is the one […]


Making The List: Jim Reeder

This week let’s journey into baseball. The Buckeyes had some fantastic players in the wondrous world played on a diamond. Thus far in our journey to bring back a focus on past athletes from The Ohio State University – in baseball – we took a look at Frank Howard (also a basketball star) and Nick […]