Isiah Pryor Passes the Abs Test

Isiah Pryor is a Buckeye! Class of ’17 gets Classier

(Isiah Pryor passes the Abs Test. Photo courtesy of This summer is heating up, literally, on the recruiting front with Ohio State receiving new of 2017 4-star Georgia native safety Isiah Pryor confirming his commitment to the Buckeyes. The 6’2″ 190 (for now) Pryor is extremely highly rated, #2 in the country and has had offers […]


Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, Buckeye Football, The 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, Ohio State football and Jordan Spieth.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab whatever beverage that you […]


Nick Bosa is a Buckeye!

(Photo courtesy of 247sports) Per Doug Lesmerises at  five-star defensive lineman Nick Bosa of Ft. Lauderdale FL (St. Thomas Aquinas HS) has verbally committed to the Ohio State University. Nick Tweeted, earlier today: “Just wanted to let everyone know I’m committed to THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY !!!” The 6’4″ 265 pound Bosa The Younger is rated […]


OSU Recruiting: 2016 DB Wayne Davis, Come on Down..

Things are a bit soft with activity during the summer doldrums,, except for in the area of recruiting. Another young man has committed to the Buckeyes; Norfolk, VA defensive back Wayne Davis, a 5’11, 180 lb student-athlete. Interestingly, Wayne hails from the same high school as OSU defensive end Jalyn Holmes. I think that Zach […]


Austin Mack is a Buckeye!!!

(Austin Mack already knows how to stiff-arm. Per Doug Lesmerises at, four-star wide receiver  Austin Mack of Ft. Wayne IN (Bishop Luers HS) has verbally committed to the Ohio State University. Per Austin: “Ohio State has been in my recruitment since I was a freshman or sophomore. Hearing (that I am one of their […]


Michael Jordan is a Buckeye !!!!

And you thought the Nike deal wouldn’t reap benefits… what? Not that one? Ah. Instead, Ohio State adds offensive tackle Michael Jordan to the 2016 class. Jordan was believed to be a lock to stay in state and play in Ann Arbor, but the Plymouth High senior to be from Canton Michigan pulled the trigger […]


Drue Chrisman Is A Buckeye!!!!

Oh, just for kicks, let’s talk about another member of the 2016 recruiting class… This afternoon, Cincinnati LaSalle’s rising senior punter Drue Chrisman became the fourteenth member of that group by verballing to the Scarlet and Grey. See? Good things do come out of the Queen city! Chrisman is the top ranked punter nationally, and held […]


Kareem Felder Is A Buckeye !!!

With some Buckeyes now headed to their careers in NFL cities, it’s time to once again get excited about a future member of the Scarlet and Gray. Baltimore’s Kareem Felder has decided to become the thirteenth member of the 2016 recruiting class after stepping away from his verbal commitment to Virginia Tech last month A […]


Micah Potter Is A Buckeye !!!

You know what? Ohio State is a Basketball school, too. Not to be outdone by the Football Recruiting Spectacular over the weekend, Thad Matta added a member to the 2016 class as well. Mentor center Micah Potter, a three star athlete who checks in at 6’10” became the latest hoopster to choose the scarlet and […]


Todd Sibley Is A Buckeye !!!

What, you thought Ohio State was only picking up four stars for the 2016 recruiting class this weekend? Akron Hoban’s Todd Sibley becomes the second member of the 2017 class to verbal to the Buckeyes this weekend and the sixth overall member of that group. Sibley is a four star running back and new teammate […]


Malik Barrow Is A Buckeye !!!

Big weekend, Big news, Big Buckeye. Ohio State picks up their twelfth commitment for the 2016 class as a part of a huge Spring Game weekend, as Tampa Florida’s Malik Barrow becomes the latest national standout to choose the scarlet and gray. Barrow, a defensive lineman from Tampa’s IMG Academy currently measures in at 6’3″ […]


Marcus Williamson Is A Buckeye !!!

Good things come in threes! As a part of the Spring Game weekend that saw a record 99K plus attendance, Ohio State picked up their their third verbal commitment in two days, although they’ll have to wait another year to see this one in scarlet and Gray Another in-state star, Westerville South’s Marcus Williamson is a […]


Jack Wohlabaugh Is A Buckeye !!

And here we go again! Spring showers bring recruiting flowers, and the Ohio State 2016 recruiting class picks up its’ second commitment in as many days. Jack Wohlabaugh from Stow Ohio joined the Buckeyes’ class almost immediately after receiving an offer this morning as a part of the Spring Game festivities. Projected by many to be […]


Tuf Borland Is A Buckeye !!!

We haven’t even kicked off the Spring Game, and we’re already seeing fireworks! Ohio State gains their tenth member of the 2016 class when four star linebacker Tuf Borland gives the staff his verbal agreement to be a part of the Buckeye program Bollingbrook Illinois’ finest weighs in at 6’2″ and 225 pounds, and led […]


Tristen Wallace Is A Buckeye!!!

Ohio State’s 2015 “Quarterback situation” may be the talk of College Gameday, but the 2016 class has one name at that position. Today, De Soto Texas’ Tristen Wallace verballed to the Scarlet and Gray following a whirlwind recruitment process. Yes, the same De Soto High that brought us Dontre Wilson… They ain’t shabby. Wallace had […]

North Ridgeville Football

OSU FB Recruiting: Demario McCall is a Sweet 16’er

Four-star running back Demario McCall of North Ridgeville, OH apparently liked what he saw with his unofficial visit to Ohio State today. Liked it so much, he stated his commitment to come to Ohio State. The 5’11” 180 pound McCall is ranked (Rivals) as the 3rd top RB, at at overall #57, easily in Rivals […]


Terelle Hall Is A Buckeye!!!!

And the March to greatness continues, as Ohio State gets a verbal commitment from the seventh member of their 2016 recruiting class. As

University of Notre Dame vs University of Michigan

Further Thoughts on Tony Alford.. They’re All Good

Well, well. It’s “officially” official; Ohio State has a new running back coach who also has some recruiting chops.  The agreement of Coach Tony Alford to move from (similar responsibilities) at Notre Dame to Ohio State is a solid hire.  Jerry Emig confirmed what we’d suspected, for a few days, that Urban Meyer intended to […]


Ohio State (Officially) Gets Their Man: Tony Alford On Board as Running Backs Coach

A few days ago we participated in the ‘Tony Alford Speculation Train‘ where a lot of not-really confirmed evidence indicated that (former) Notre Dame Running Backs Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Tony Alford was offered and accepted a similar position at Ohio State. Per Ohio State’s Jerry Emif, who’s the reliable source for something like this. Below is […]


Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, NLOID

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekend Wonderings. I trust that you all got through the Holidays in fine shape and are keeping your new year resolutions.. Today we have updates on The James, this week in WWI and some college football. For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab whatever beverage that […]