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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 […]

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 […]


TBBC Awards; Oklahoma Sooners; Noah Brown, Buckeye Secondary, the Aussie

Plenty of thoughts on the best of the best from Saturdays blowout of Oklahoma. Leave us your thoughts in the comments section! Offensive tOSU Offensive MVP Scott – Noah Brown. Catch of the year and all. WVa – I use to have the top play each week and Noah Brown wins that hands down! There is […]

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?


Are You Not Entertained? Oklahoma

That was fun, no? The Buckeyes are heading into their idle week on a high, after going into Norman, Okla., and punching the Sooners in the mouth over in over again. All night. Every Buckeye fan wanted a win. Some of us wanted more. Are we happy today? Read on and find out, starting with […]

The Buckeye Battle Cry Weekly Big Ten Power Poll: Week 2

  When we all sat down to watch the games for the second week of this young football season, no one expected to walk away scratching our heads at to what we witnessed. Thankfully we have time to go back and analyze some of the craziness that is college football. After all the votes have […]

What Do You Want To See? Tulsa

Due to gaffe on my part, we failed to run the season-opening edition last week. But What Do You Want To See is back and better than ever. I hate that cliché but oh well. Each week our crack staff, and our staff on crack will present a wish list of sorts, highlighting expectations for […]

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TBBC Fans Interact: Bowling Green; Lindsay, Jane, Diana and Melissa

We love some round-tables in these parts and our fans interact is one of the most fun things I have participated in! A big thank you to the four ladies that make-up the all-female Buckeye fearsome foursome! Melissa’s tweet below depicts the four perfectly! Please follow them and congratulate them on an awesome article.     […]

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 3:  Members of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate their 77-10 victory over the Bowling Green Falcons while singing "Carmen Ohio" on September 3, 2016 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Bowling Green 77-10. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Tulsa at Ohio State

Tulsa Golden Hurricanes @ Ohio State Buckeyes – Ohio Stadium, 3:30 p.m. ET Things could not have gone more smoothly in Columbus on Saturday as the Buckeyes completely annihilated the Bowling Green Falcons on their way to breaking a few records which have stood for many years.  Even the most die-hard fan out there could […]

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 3:  Demario McCall #30 of the Ohio State Buckeyes stiff arms Cameron Jefferies #18 of the Bowling Green Falcons while carrying the ball during the fourth quarter on September 3, 2016 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Bowling Green 77-10. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Opinion: Knock on wood, The Buckeye Offense is back

I hesitate writing this because I’m afraid of giving Ohio State the ESPN Mike Greenberg Kiss of Death. But after watching the Buckeyes 77-10 thwacking of Bowling Green Saturday, I can’t help but think the offense we expected to see all of last year has finally arrived. Bigger and better. For all the issues OSU […]


TBBC Awards: Bowling Green Falcons

Take a long look as the staff brings “the Juice” of their own thoughts for the weekly awards. Offensive   tOSU Offensive MVP We were the first to the interwebs about this thanks to

The Buckeye Battle Cry Weekly Big Ten Power Poll: Week 1

        Here at the Buckeye Battle Cry offices, we tend to get into spirited debates on who is the best teams in the Big Ten behind The Ohio State. Each one of seems to have our favorite teams to hate besides the maize and blue – I think Penn State has recently […]

Apr 16, 2016; Columbus, OH, USA; Ohio State Scarlet Team defensive lineman Tommy Schutt (90) during the Ohio State Spring Game at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Game Preview: Bowling Green at Ohio State

Bowling Green Falcons @ Ohio State Buckeyes – Ohio Stadium Noon ET It started as soon as the Buckeyes finished off Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl on January 1st.  Everyone knew the Ohio State football team would look completely different for the 2016 season.  Slowly over the next couple of days, players declared for […]

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Rumblin’, Stumblin’, Bumblin’: Pre-Season Edition

There hasn’t been a lot happening that could motivate me to go to town like I usually do in this weekly article. First let me say that it’s great being back with the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly that is Ohio State football. Of course I let the gang get involved and they have […]


Around the B1G: Week 1 Edition

We will have waited a painstakingly horrible 246 days from the time we saw the Ohio State Buckeyes leave the field against Notre Dame until we see them come through the tunnel against Bowling Green.  The horror that is known as the off-season is over! Now is the time of year where we sit back […]

Men of the Scarlet and Gray Podcast: Big Ten East Discussion

It’s time to talk about the teams in the Big Ten East Division.   Shannon and Chip are joined again this week with Brett Ciancia of They start off with Rutgers who they all feel will finish last in the division followed by Maryland. All three agree the hires of Chris Ash for Rutgers […]

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The Motivational Power of Larry Johnson

If you follow me on twitter you know that at some point yesterday evening I got up off of my couch and ran through my basement wall. Keep in mind that I am a 48 year old male and not a young college kid that gets to listen to him all day, everyday. There’s been […]