Making The List: Anne Gross Hayes

Football is the blood stream of the faithful at The Ohio State University. There just isn’t a better time of the year. The Fall – some like it because the heat of summer disperses and the freezing of winter has yet to arrive. But, and this is true, we love it because it is Football […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Buckeyes vs. Sooners Quiz

The Ohio State University and the Oklahoma Sooners are two storied programs. They have only met twice prior to this coming Saturday in their playing history. Between these two dominant programs they have won 15 National Titles and presented to the world of sports 12 Heisman Trophy Winners. This weekend is a big deal in […]


What Would Woody Watch: Week One

Week one of the college football season is finally upon us!  The Ohio State Buckeyes take on the pesky Falcons of Bowling Green on Saturday at noon.  Be sure to check out my preview for that game.  Outside of our Buckeyes, there are a ton of great games going on around the nation…but let’s be […]


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 […]


What Would Woody Watch? Week 12 Recommendations

This is the time of year when the college football fan has a mixed bag of emotions. The games are starting to get better and each game matters to those teams still in contention.  On the other hand, it is a time to mentally prepare yourself for the regular season ending next weekend and really […]


What Would Woody Watch? Week 10 Recommendations

Well the bye week came and passed without any major news coming out of the WHAC…wait what did you say? J.T. got a what?  Cardale is back at the helm?  Who is the back-up QB?  We lost another DB?  Oh good, but we got another DB back.  WHAT? We even lost a recruit…that everyone knew […]


What Would Woody Watch? Week 9 Recommendations

It’s that week we all dread, you feel helpless and very unsure about whether the world is right. You’re right…it is the week that the NBA starts their regular season which is just a really long exhibition season.  On top of that travesty, our beloved Buckeyes are taking a well-deserved rest as they take on […]


What Would Woody Watch? Week 8 Recommendations

We already know Ohio State is set to take on those color-stealing Scarlet Knights for a night game in Piscataway. The question is how do we fill our day up until that point? Lucky for you, I am here to let you know about some of the big match-ups around the nation. The bad news, […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: On to Indy!

The regular season is over and the Buckeyes are 12-0 for the second year in a row. Their school record winning streak now sits at 24 straight games. After a thriller in Ann Arbor, the scarlet and grey now travel to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship game and a date with the Michigan State […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Hate Week and The Game

The Buckeyes sit at 11-0 and Hate Week is here. Last night students participated in the annual Mirror Lake jump and tomorrow we settle in for Thanksgiving before the weekends fun begins. It’s Wednesday, let’s rumble! Senior Send-off  Saturday at Ohio Stadium was both bitter sweet and bitter cold. Bitter sweet in that we said […]

Wednesday MORNING Rumble: 10 days!

We are 10 days away from kickoff in Ohio Stadium! Can you feel it?! The excitement is real and the anticipation is high for 2013. Let’s take a look at the few things we’ve gathered from practices since we last met and finish our look at the college football schedule from a national perspective as […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Previews everywhere!

We’re a few days shy of two weeks until the Buckeyes kick off 2013 in Ohio Stadium against the Buffalo Bulls. I’ve got some thoughts on the news coming out of camp and we’ll continue looking ahead at 2013’s slate of games around the country and take a focused look at the month of October. […]

Top 25: The Final Week in Review

  In a season that has been total chaos, the final week of the regular season did not disappoint.  Key conference battles rounded out the year and set up seedings for their conference tournaments. More than half of the Top 25 lost at least one game during all the madness this past week.  A couple […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Signings and Sprays

It’s February and more importantly it’s national signing day for college football players and programs around the country. Take a break from following the updates of who faxed their letter of intent to whom and let’s hit some big topics. Who’s ready? Let’s rumble! The Athletic O Late Monday afternoon it was revealed that the […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: Down Goes Creed!

A bye week can make for a lazy Saturday. Maybe you finish up some yard work before the weather really changes for the worst or maybe one last trip to do your favorite outdoor activities. For me, fun during a bye week is seeing the defending national champion aka the unbeatable aka the mighty aka […]

E:60- Maurice Clarett

In case you haven’t seen this, here’s ESPN’s story on MoC and his life after incarceration. For those new to our site, here’s previous tBBC reflections on #13– he’s one of our Top 25 Buckeyes of the last decade. Keep doin’ work, Maurice…

Top 25 Buckeyes of the Decade: #1 Troy Smith

The Buckeye Battle Cry will be counting down the Top 25 players of the past decade all spring/summer.  Every Monday and Thursday, Jim will be announcing a new player.  Our #1 player will be presented on Monday, August 30th.  Three days later, the 2010 season officially begins.  To view the previous entries in our Top […]