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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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Heard Around the ‘Shoe – 9/23/2016

Welcome to your tri-weekly look at all things Ohio State recruiting. Let’s get started! Urban On the Road: While the Buckeye offensive line recruiting has gone really well this season, the consensus is that they still might want to get one more into the class this year. They already have commitments from Josh Myers, Jake […]

After The First Quarter Of 2016, Where Does Ohio State Stand? Three games into the 2016 college football season, and even though the bye week seems to have arrived early for the Ohio State Buckeyes, the first quarter has come and gone.  Only nine regular season games remain in the season, with the Buckeyes in the conversation as a possible College Football Playoff participant. As […]

What Do You Want To See? Idle Week

OK, Buckeye fans. Time to take a break for a week. Ohio State is idle. Maybe it comes at the wrong time as the Buckeye Express seems to be rolling after stomping Oklahoma with its basic defense. Anyhoo, that doesn’t stop our crack staff from producing its weekly wish list. Ready? Scott B1G up: Need […]

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View From the Fan – Bye Week Edition

This article originally appeared at Thoughts on Last Week Much like Urban Meyer, I was concerned about how this young team would respond to a hostile road environment at Oklahoma. I was nervous all day – the delayed kickoff didn’t help – but once the ball was in the air, and the Buckeyes put up a […]

Beyond Buckeye Lines – Hookin ‘Em a Rott Besides getting into the heart of college football season, we are (unfortunately) also in the middle of election season. And in the name of fairness, I have to offer equal time to be compliant with federal election laws. Since we had a Texas A&M Aggie sit down last week, this week we are going […]

Men of the Scarlet and Gray Podcast: A Basic Buckeye Roundtable

What do you get when BTN analyst Stanley Jackson, Tony Gerdeman along with Script Ohio’s Clair Crawford when they join Shannon and Chip to talk Buckeyes football?

A Basic Buckeye Roundtable of course.

This All-Star packed show has everything from Michigan humor to actual Maize and Blue discussion. There is a recap of the Ohio State/Oklahoma match-up from last Saturday.

Everyone discusses some of the things that Ohio State needs to fix going forward along with how the Buckeyes have a tough schedule. Did the bye week come at the right time?

Find out who everyone picked to be in the Big Ten Championship game in November. Did they all pick the Buckeyes or is there going to be another Big Ten East powerhouse back in Indy?


The View From Beyond The Shoe: Big 12 – DOA

Time: 11:37 PM, Local Time. Date: September 17th, 2016. Location: 76 Canyon Road, Berkeley, California 94704. Crime: The murder of the 2016 Big 12 College Football Playoff hopes and dreams. When Houston took on Oklahoma in early September, everyone in college football knew that this was going to be a game…one that shows where Oklahoma […]

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Buckeyes in the NFL – Week 2

Week two of the NFL is now over, and some former Buckeyes had some impressive games, and some had days they probably want to forget. Let’s jump in and see what all the Buckeye alumni did this past weekend. Ezekiel Elliott had a touchdown in his debut, but was pretty much bottled up all game. […]


Ten Years at The Buckeye Battle Cry: A Look Back

The Buckeye Battle Cry is now 10 years old. Holy crap. Being a father of a vocal and creative 9 year old, I can easily say that tBBC doesn’t act a day over 6. As the guy who coined the “tBBC” nomenclature and who herded the cats the longest, ten years is simply unbelievable to […]


Get to Know The Buckeye Battle Cry: Ben van Ooyen

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. To get things started, I sat down […]


OSU Women’s Volleyball Takes 3 in Muncie, In

(Photo courtesy The Ohio State University women’s volleyball team (10-2), 19th in the nation polished off a trifecta in Muncie by taking the Ball State Active Ankle Challenge over the weekend with a powerful performance which wrapped up the 2016 non-conference schedule by downing the host BSU Cardinals in straight sets (25-20, 25-12, 25-14). […]

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Three Buckeyes Win Awards

The awards are starting to trickle in for the dominant all-around performance on Saturday Night in Norman.  On Monday morning, three outstanding Buckeye players were given prestigious awards. Baker Earns Top Defensive Honors in B1G For a guy who was supposed to be a back-up, Jerome Baker really made his presence known on Saturday night […]