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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 […]

Men of the Scarlet and Gray Podcast Big Ten West Discussion

Shannon Sommers and Chip Minnich are joined by Brett Ciancia of Pick Six Previews to discuss the Big Ten West. They start off talking about Purdue Boilermakers and Darrell Hazell’s future in West Lafayette. Moving onto the Illinois Fighting Illinois. They talk about if new head coach Lovie Smith can get them back into a bowl […]


Instant Analysis: Pridgeon and Slade Injuries

Just a short while ago, Coach Meyer announced the injuries of Malcolm Pridgeon and Darius Slade.  Pridgeon will be out at least three months as he works his way back from a knee injury and Slade will miss the entire season due to an Achilles injury.  While neither guy was expected to start, both injuries […]


Buckeye Battle Cry Crew Talk Buckeyes at Talking10

Buckeyes training camp has opened up which as we all know it is officially Buckeye football season. Some of you may be aware many of us do different shows, create content for other sites. Being the loyal Buckeye fans you are we always want to bring you as much info about the Buckeyes as we […]


How They Compare: 2014 Defense vs. 2016 Defense

On Friday, I took a position by position look at how the 2014 and 2016 offenses compared heading into their respective seasons.  It showed the two teams were pretty similar on paper and each had their strengths.  Today we will take a look at the defenses and see how they stack up against each other […]

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Pre-Fall Outlook: Ohio State Defensive Line

Back in February, I took a look at arguably the strongest positional group for the 2016 Buckeyes.  Things have not changed too much five months later as we are staring directly down the barrel of fall practice beginning.  There were two major shake-ups which came out of the spring practices.  First, Donovan Munger unfortunately had […]

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

How They Compare: 2014 Offense vs. 2016 Offense

It has been well-documented the Buckeyes have lost 16 starters from last year’s team.  Additionally, it has been well-publicized that approximately all of them went in the first round this year of the NFL draft.  Naturally, we as a fan base would like to use our memories of the glorious 2014 season and compare the […]


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 […]


Pre-Fall Outlook: Ohio State “Slobs”

As I wrote about in February, one of the major question marks for the 2016 Ohio State offense will be the offensive line.  They lose three starters and must turn to young, albeit highly touted, student athletes to step in and protect quarterback J.T. Barrett.  After spending their entire Buckeye career learning from Ed Warriner, […]

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 28: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after rushing for a fourth quarter touchdown against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Barrett, Lewis and McMillan Make Watch Lists

Per Jerry Emig, Associate Sports Information Director at Ohio State: The Maxwell Football Club today announced its watch lists for the 80th annual Maxwell Award and the 22nd annual Chuck Bednarik Award. Buckeyes are on each watch list: Junior quarterback J.T. Barrett is on the Maxwell Award watch list. The award honors college football’s player […]

Big Ten Top 5 Pre-Season Kickers and Punters

Imagine this. You have on you favorite college football jersey on, maybe enjoying an adult beverage or two while your sitting back on your sofa or recliner. You hit the button on the remote then you see it, college football is here! Well we aren’t there just yet but each week that passes is a week closer. […]

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Pre-Fall Outlook: Ohio State Tight Ends

This year’s Ohio State squad will feature a lot of new starters but in most cases those guys are people we are pretty familiar with.  Whether it is from filling in for injured players or making big hits on special teams, we as a fan base know what we should be able to expect.  That […]

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Joker Phillips Added to Staff

Today it was announced the Ohio State football team had added Joker Phillips to their coaching staff as a Quality Control assistant.  Anytime you can add a former FBS head coach and NFL positional coach to the ranks, it is a good thing. Some may remember Phillips as the head coach of Kentucky while a […]


TBBC Recruiting Round-Up: The Opening Preview

On Tuesday, July 5th in Beaverton, Oregon,  Ohio State University Nike Football will be presenting The Opening  — highlighting a lot of talent from across the nation. For the most part there are other recruits attending that garner plenty of interest without being one of the new record eleven commits to Ohio State that are […]

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Pre-Fall Outlook: Ohio State Running Backs

It’s really no big deal at all.  The Buckeyes just have to replace a guy who averaged 2,062 rushing and receiving yards during his two years as starter.  No really trust me, it’s not a big deal they just have to replace a guy who scored 41 touchdowns over those two years.  That’s not really […]

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 28: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after rushing for a fourth quarter touchdown against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio State Pre-Fall Outlook: Quarterbacks

The countdown is on, our Saturdays of watching How I Met your Mother reruns are close to being put away for a few months.  With a little over a month left until the 2016 Buckeyes fall camp officially begins on August 7th, I figured now would be the perfect time to take a look back […]

Script Ohio: Celebrating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers

Joe Dexter and Clair Crawford review Cleveland’s long road to a championship and ask the question — is a Cavs championship greater than an Ohio State ring?

Also, Big Ten media rights, and Cam Robinson/Hootie Jones talk.

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Buckeyes also Well Drafted Over The Weekend

(Image courtesy of Following an impressive First Round showing on Thursday, the NFL teams also held Buckeye players in high regard over the weekend. Friday’s Rounds 2 & 3 went well with five Buckeyes drafted. So did Saturday’s Rounds 4-7, with twp  Buckeyes chosen.. Let’s take a look of “Who, When, Where, Why” from Friday’s […]

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Ohio State Buckeyes Moments: Joshua Perry

The NFL Draft is right around the corner and over the next few days, the staff here at The Buckeye Battle Cry want to share with you our favorite Buckeye Moments from the draft eligible players leaving the Ohio State program. Let’s take a look at Joshua Perry, he played in 52 games, started 39 times […]