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tBBC Preview: Rutgers vs. Ohio State

Rutgers Head Coach Chris Ash returns to Columbus this coming weekend, October 1st , following a dramatic tenure of two-years as Coach Urban Meyer’s star pupil — the Buckeyes Defensive Coordinator. Just as interesting, the current Co-Defensive Coordinator for the Buckeyes, Greg Schiano, will be marking X’s and O’s against the team he served as […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 9/28/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Buckeyes Lose First 2017 Commitment: In case you were under a rock yesterday, Danny Clark, a 3-star quarterback and the first recruit to commit to the class of 2017 decided to reopen his recruitment yesterday. Clark decided that he wasn’t going […]

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Report the news, don’t create it

As a professional (snicker) journalist, I have always prided myself on two things: I never sensationalize and I never try and create the news. I don’t write speculative stories. Never have. Never will. When there have been job openings, whether at city hall or in an athletic department, I won’t get into the game of […]

Watch: Ohio State’s Official Highlight Reel vs Tulsa

The Ohio State Buckeyes silenced any disaster the Golden Hurricane presented during week two of the college football regular season.

Despite a sluggish start, Ohio State put together a 48-3 win behind the defensive excellence of Marshon Lattimore and Malik Hooker, who scored on interceptions late in the second quarter to give the Buckeyes a 20-3 lead heading into the locker room.

The offense did the rest in the second half, scoring four touchdowns behind the leadership of J.T. Barrett, who scored two rushing touchdowns in the second half. Mike Weber, Curtis Samuel, and Barrett combined to rush for 225 yards and three scores.

Watch the official highlight video of the Ohio State football program above.

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Depth Chart: Rutgers Week

Once again, there were no major changes to the Ohio State depth chart as they prepare for Big Ten action.  Within the last week, the injury bug has affected two Buckeye players and while they didn’t appear on the two-deep both of them have received playing time this year.  The first player is redshirt freshman […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Punter Cameron Johnston #95 of the Ohio State Buckeyes walks off the field before the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The View From Beyond The Shoe: Turn It Down!

On the evening of Sunday, September 18th, I was lying in bed watching the Packers vs Vikings as I tried to nod off to sleep. At one point, the offense stalled and had to punt. The ball was near midfield. There was a penalty. NBC cut to a zoom on the referee who proceeded to […]

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Buckeyes in the NFL – Week 3

Week three of the NFL is in the books, and the Buckeyes in the league had a pretty good showing. From one player playing almost every position on the field, to guys making their NFL debuts, let’s take a look at how the former Buckeyes fared in week 3. Let’s start with Mr. Do-it-All Terrelle […]

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Danny Clark Decommits from Ohio State

The 2017 Ohio State recruiting class lost its founding member Tuesday morning when 3-star pro-style quarterback Danny Clark from Archbishop Hoban High School announced on Twitter that he had decided to decommit from Ohio State and reopen his recruitment. The Buckeyes received a commitment from Tate Martell back in May, and that kind of put […]

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Around the B1G: Week 5 Edition

This weekend was the dreaded bye week for our beloved Buckeyes.  While I’m sure they wished they had the bye week later on in the season, Coach Meyer and his staff used the time to work on fundamentals and get everyone a little healthier as they get ready for Big Ten play.  While the Buckeyes […]

Get to Know The Buckeye Battle Cry: Mike

The Buckeye Battle Cry has recently reached a milestone for the site. Over the weekend of the Oklahoma game, the Facebook page reached 10,000 likes. With reaching that milestone, we wanted to spend a little time interviewing the writers and editors of the Best Damn Website out there. Add that into the 10 year anniversary of the site this week, and it has been an exciting time indeed for us all.

It is time for another exciting edition Get to Know The Buckeye Battle Cry!  In installment three, I had the amazing opportunity to sit down with Mike Meals who is one of our newest writers to tBBC staff.

Mike sits down with me and discusses everything from his journey against all odds to overcome his dads efforts to ruin his sports life by making him a die-hard Browns fan to his personal superstitions.

Take a moment to get to know one of our newest writers!

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Taken Too Soon

On March 2nd, 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia, a bus carrying the Bluffton University (OH) baseball team went off an exit ramp on Interstate 75, killing 7 people and injuring 21 more. On November 30th, 2014, Ohio State’s own Kosta Karageorge was found dead near his Columbus, Ohio apartment, a victim of an apparent suicide. July […]

The Buckeye battle Cry Weekly Power Poll: Week 4

Most of the teams opened up Big Ten play this past week. Some teams are positioning themselves in a race to the bottom of the conference. Let’s take a look and see how it all shook out.   1. The Ohio State University Buckeyes (3-0, 0-0)            140 pts. No surprise here, […]

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Women’s Volleyball Falls To 0-2 In Big 10 Play

On September 23 in Madison, Wisconsin the Women’s Volleyball Team opened up Big Ten play against the Nations #3 Badgers of Wisconsin with a loss. The Buckeyes would be dropped in three sets: 25-16, 25-19, 25-17. OSU fell to a dominating 15-block via the Badgers. But even in such turmoil the Buckeyes out-killed the opposition […]

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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 9/26/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Top DT Target Releases Top 7: One of the highest ranking players left on Ohio States 2017 recruiting Big Board would have to be Jay Tufele, a 4-star defensive tackle out of South Jordan, Utah. He released his top 7 last […]

Are You Not Entertained? Idle Week

So much for our idle week. No, not Idol. Idle. Like, not playing. Some call it a bye week. Or what the Cleveland Browns do every Sunday. Not play. Anyway, since OSU didn’t play, this won’t be a traditional AYNE since most of the things or crack staff wanted to see have to do with OSU. […]

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Sunday Morning Coffee: September 18, 2016

Inside of Room 17 on the second floor of Gould Hall off Asp Avenue on the Oklahoma University Norman campus sat a surly Austin Kendall. His roommate had not returned from the day before – off elsewhere while the heat died down. Austin had made a statement earlier in the week calling The Ohio State […]

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Officially Speaking: Inadvertent Signals

We are all used to seeing football players celebrate when they score a touchdown with anything from a simple pointing to the sky or spiking the ball to more complex and planned celebrations.  Lately there seems to be a trend among some players to celebrate a touchdown, especially on a long run, by dropping the […]

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Get to Know The Buckeye Battle Cry: Brandon

The Buckeye Battle Cry has recently reached a milestone for the site. Over the weekend of the Oklahoma game, the Facebook page reached 10,000 likes. With reaching that milestone, we wanted to spend a little time interviewing the writers and editors of the Best Damn Website out there. Add that into the 10 year anniversary of the […]

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tBBC Alumni Interact: Founder Jeff, Former Editors Mali and Ken

It’s the tenth anniversary of the night that Jeff created the Buckeye Battle Cry in his mothers basement, and what a better way to celebrate it than including the three people who helped make it what it is today. Jeff spent years building and burping his baby until handing over to Mali who was our […]

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Making The List: Chic Harley

Who was the first star for the Buckeyes? I am talking back – back – back in the day! It is a legitimate question …. We’d have to go back to 1916 …. Charles William Harley was born on September 15, 1894 in Chicago. Thus, his nickname “Chic”.  His family moved to Columbus when he was […]

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