COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 6:  Michael Thomas #3 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs upfield to complete a 53-yard reception for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Ohio Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Virginia Tech upset Ohio State 35-21.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Ticket Prices High For Unanimous AP Preseason No. 1 Buckeyes

When the AP preseason poll came out on Sunday, the college football world wasn’t surprised to see the Ohio State Buckeyes in the No. 1 spot. What was surprising, however, was the Buckeyes securing all first-place votes, something that hasn’t been done since voting started in 1950. In their quest for back-to-back National Championships, the […]


Ohio State Places Highly in Latest Academic Rankings

Yesterday marked the first day of classes for the 2015-2016 school year at Ohio State and tens of thousands of students made their way to their first class with various levels of eagerness and excitement. Here at tBBC we tend to praise the achievements of the various athletic teams and discuss their rankings but with […]



The BBC Awards returns for football season and the gang takes a look at who they predict to be on top for the season and still standing at the end! Awards will be back every Tuesday after each and every Buckeye game. Let’s look at what the staff thinks.   Offensive tOSU Offensive MVP – […]


OSU To Allow Alcohol Sales at Football Games

Gene Smith, vice president and director of athletics, announced today that The Ohio State University will be starting a pilot program this fall to sell beer and wine in select locations in Ohio Stadium during OSU football games.  Before you crack open a bottle to celebrate this news, you should realize that it most likely […]



We here at the BBC love to do roundtables and there’s none better than ones about Buckeye’s football! I got the gang together to discuss expectations and mostly around things in general, and then specifically about the QB’s. There seems to be a growing sentiment that JT Barrett will win the job again based on […]


Former Buckeyes Coach Earle Bruce suffered a stroke back on July 23rd in Maryland while attending a family reunion. The Doctors at Ohio State’s Dodd Hall where the 84-year old is rehabilitating have expressed optimism and expect the Coach to fully recover. Coach Bruce’s daughter, Lynn, offered us all hope: “He’s doing very well. Physically, […]

Buckeye Sports Radio: Roy Hall Reviews Week One of Fall Camp

Joe Dexter is joined on Buckeye Sports Radio by former Ohio State receiver Roy Hall to discuss what it’s like to be a part of fall camp in week one, as well as Braxton Miller and Torrence Gibson’s transition to receiver.

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Women’s Basketball Enjoys Brazil

Head Coach Kevin McGuff and staff took the Buckeyes on a whirlwind tour of Brazil and it all began on August 7th. They began the trip in  Sao Paulo where they visited the Ohio State Brazil Gateway, which is led by director and 2010 Ohio state graduate Luke Barbara. Called the Ohio State Embassy of […]

COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 18:  Quarterbacks J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Braxton Miller #5 of the Ohio State Buckeyes watch alongside Head Coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes as Cardale Jones #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs the offense for the Ohio State Buckeyes Gray team against the Scarlet team at Ohio Stadium on April 18, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Buckeye Sports Radio: A Tale of Two Quarterbacks

The Ohio State Buckeyes have an interesting situation on their hands. Two quarterbacks, that have shown their talents on the field in very different ways, are battling for the starting nod. Head Coach Urban Meyer has made it clear that the fans and media will not be notified if J.T. Barrett or Cardale Jones is […]

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: Ohio State Buckeyes players celebrate after a 49-37 win over the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

A Realistic Approach To The Nay-Sayers

A pile-on has commenced if you haven’t noticed. The predictions of all the nay-sayers that seemingly possess the only crystal ball that speaks the truth say one of two things: 1) The Buckeyes will not repeat as National Champions of Football. Or 2) that such a feat is ridiculously difficult – if not impossible. I […]

Rumblin' Stumblin'

Rumblin’, Stumblin’, Bumblin': Offseason Roundtable

As we ramp things up and get ready to welcome the Buckeyes back to Columbus and the start of fall camp, I thought it’s be a good idea to get the gang together and talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly before they do. Let’s get rolling with the very good. Rumblin’ The gang has […]


The Ohio State Rugby Club has just posted its upcoming Fall Schedule. Though Football has the attention of the entire campus, alumni-world-wide, and the College Sports World period – there is also the joy of Rugby to enjoy as a Scarlet and Gray fan. Fall 2015 Schedule Sep. 19th 1:00 p.m. OSU (H) Bowling Green […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01:  Jalin Marshall #17 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in action against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

OK, Here’s What I Think About …

.. these suspensions, per the Columbus Dispatch. As we’re aware by now, Joey Bosa, Jalin Marshall, Dontre Wilson and Corey Smith have been suspended for the season opener against Virginia Tech. As pointed out here, here and here, these players’ policy violations may have some repercussions. First, these young men evidently had a, or repeated, […]

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 3: Jim Delany, Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, addresses the media during a press conference to announce the New Era Pinstripe Bowl's eight-year partnership with the Big Ten Conference at Yankees Stadium on June 3, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images

tBBC Radio Hour: B1G Media Days with Andy Coppens

There’s nothing like B1G Media Days.

Where else can you find college football head coaches standing at a podium and showing off their jersey buy from the night before? Or a herd of media members following said coach to wherever he decides to go?

This week on the Radio Hour, we cover it all! From the winners and losers on the podium, to the players that shined in front of the microphone. Joining us to do so is Andy Coppens of Talking 10. Coppens was in Chicago last week and brings us his great insight.

Some topics this week include:

  • Jim Harbaugh taking over the two day event
  • Paul Cryst impressing on the microphone
  • Mike Riley proving he is the right fit for Nebraska
  • Kirk Ferentz talking about a punting competition
  • Kevin Wilson and his tough situation in Indiana
  • Tim Beckman’s handling of the allegations against him at Media Days

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MIAMI - DECEMBER 7:  Fans of the University of Miami Hurricanes want their team to take on the Ohio State University Buckeyes during the game against the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Hokies at the Orange Bowl on December 7, 2002 in Miami, Florida.  The Hurricanes won 56-45. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)


“I kind of knew about this for a little bit,” said Meyer. “The athletic department has some policies that we are 100 percent fully supportive of it. … You try to create a culture where teams know how to move forward.” “We’re pushing forward. The comment I did make, we are playing an extremely talented […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01:  (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white)  Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on prior to the All State Sugar Bowl against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Buckeyes to wear Black Jersey in 2015?

It looks like fans of the Ohio State Buckeyes now have an answer to a question they’ve been asking over the last five years. According to various reports, Nike has plans of creating black colored uniforms this season for the likes of Ohio State, Oregon, Florida State and Alabama. The company released what many are […]


Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Ohio State Football, Canadian Open

Welcome to this week’s  edition of Weekend Wonderings. Here we are, it’s already July and hopefully you’re getting together with family and friends the holiday weekend. We’ll get into the James, this week in WWI, Cardale Jones and the Canadian Open.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab whatever beverage that you […]

during the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.

Quick Hits: Reaction to Ohio State’s Suspension of Bosa, Marshall, Wilson, and Smith

After yesterday’s suspensions of Joey Bosa, Dontre Wilson, Jalin Marshall and Corey Smith due to their violation of Department of Athletics Policy, I wanted to share some of my thoughts with you on the situation and what it will mean when the Buckeyes take on Virginia Tech on the road on September 7th. Here are […]

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 19:  Quarterback Jake Rudock #15 of the Iowa Hawkeyes passes in the second quarter as Joey Bosa #97 of the Ohio State Buckeyes applies pressure at Ohio Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.  Ohio State defeated Iowa 34-24.   (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Buckeye Sports Radio: Ohio State Must Overcome Suspensions

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer entered B1G Media Days on Thursday with a motto for the start of the season, after it had recently become public that Joey Bosa, Dontre Wilson, Jalin Marshall, and Corey Smith would be suspended for the first game of the season. Get Going. Move forward. That’s what Buckeyes will […]