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Silver Bullet Points Gets B1G

Weekly update from Coach Fickell’s press conference as well as notes from around the world of college football. Buckeye 411 Injury Update: No news today on Philly Brown or Nathan Williams; it’s speculated that Brown may be back sooner of the two. Coach made no comments on some of the other guys dinged up- (Melvin […]

Picks for the Weak: Week Four

It’s week four of the college football season, and you weaklings are gaining strength. No, it’s not from our expert prespective… Yeah, no. This week, us college football fans get our inspiration for top notch picks by pumping ice water in our veins! We might be in Death Valley, but it’s our time to choose […]

Silver Bullet Points Hunts Tatanka

Notes from the Fickell presser, and other happenings around the world of college football, including updated NCAA investigation information (it’s not just us) and the latest on conference expansion. Buckeye 411 Injury Update- Nathan Williams is still out, and Adam Homan had surgery this week. Andrew Sweat is banged up, but expected to play, but […]

tBBC Rewind- Playoff Proposal

On Friday, tBBC turns 5.  Or, as Jeff says “we’re old enough to be in kindergarten!” which will come as no surprise to all eight of our regular readers. You’ll also be happy to know that we’ve officially stopped eating paste. So, to celebrate we “veterans” are taking a look back and re-posting our favorite […]

The Week That Were- 9.17.11

Well, after a loss there really is only one choice for this week’s soundtrack… Just be thankful I didn’t go all Broadway on you. I know that there were exciting things on the field to talk about, but the big story brings us to… This week in EXPAND-A-PALOOZA: Well, well, well- Saturday awoke to the […]

Picks for the Weak: Week 2

  There ain’t no thunderstorm bright enough, ain’t no rain storm long enough, ain’t no computer smart enough –to keep me from helping you weaklings! Week 1 is in the books, and though I finished sub .500 in the first week of our picks, I am spry and ready to prove that Week two is […]

The Week That Were: 9.2.11

Welcome back to tBBC’s weekly wrapup- random thoughts, snarky observations, random hyperlinks, and occasionally intelligent insight from the weekend in college football.  As always, we aspire to bring you the best soundtracks to help you enjoy the words and pictures… so here we go– thanks to

tBBC Radio Hour: 2011 Football Season Preview Part 3

Eric, Jim and Joe are back with another preseason look at the 2011 Ohio State Buckeyes!  Jim has attended all of the open practices so far this year and has a lot to say about the make-up of the depth chart to date.  In particular we discuss the offensive line – primarily it’s youth and […]

Here We Go Again (or not): Conference Expansion News and Notes

Update: Well… huh.  The SEC has stated that they’re not extending an offer to aTm at this time, bringing this whole shebang to a screeching halt. Sources say that the argument over who might be the 14th team and Aggy counterpart was partially responsible for the decision. No word yet on whether or not the […]

Silver Bullet Points Leads Their Target

It’s been an interesting week in Bristol Connecticut, way out on the edge of the prairie of reason and rational thought… Let’s talk a little about what’s happened since the last time we chatted. Our part in the party- First, as loyal readers know, the network decided to get all legal and stuff with their […]

Welcome, Children of the Corn

Today marks the day that it becomes official, that the University of Nebraska becomes a part of the B1G Ten. Well, there goes the neighborhood… Since we were one of the first sites to break the news, and since we’ve picked up a great group of Nebraska readers and regulars, it only makes sense to […]

tBBC Radio Hour with Malcolm Jenkins

Following up our excellent conversation with Jonathan Wells and The Wiz of Odds, we continue our return with another great interview. New Orleans Saints Free Safety Malcolm Jenkins (OSU DB ’05-’08) joins me on the podcast! In addition to being a Buckeye Legend and Super Bowl champion, Malcolm’s work in the community is making a […]

Football Primer: Big Ten Non-Conference Schedule

Despite the fact that news could be on the way that throws more fuel on the fire that is Tressel Gate 2011, there is no doubt that the staff here at The Buckeye Battle Cry is excited about the upcoming football season. When it comes to football conferences, there has never been a question that […]

Barbarians At The Gate: Heirs To The Throne?

This morning, we continue our examination of “The Potential Decline And Fall of the Buckeye Empire”-  in our last adventure, we talked about the stuff that’s all over the news and all over the WHAC.  Today’s journey will look more closely at two of the factors that can change the course of history on the […]

Buckeye Football Ready For Prime Time

The night time must be the right time, as Ohio State has announced two 8:00 pm EST games for the 2011 season, in addition to the game at Miami on September 17th. The Buckeyes will travel to Lincoln Nebraska for their third ever meeting with the Cornhuskers, and the first as members of the newly […]

Barbarians At The Gate: Decline and Fall?

Look to the past and remember no empire rises that sooner or later won’t fall.– Al Stewart This is the summer of our discontent- the dreaded “off season” that brings with it a lack of coverage for stories about life on the field, and instead finds the 24 hour news cycle filled with rumor, speculation, […]

Well, Crap- We're stuck with Leaders and Legends

News today from ESPN is that we’re stuck with “Leaders” and “Legends” at least through 2011. That’s the bad news. The good news is that this shirt is both awesome and relevant: In other “Are you sure that you want to go with that?” news, there’s an awesome site of potential logo replacements for the […]

Silver Bullet Points Goes Shotgun

Given that it’s the start of bowl week, this’ll probably be more scattered than usual. If that’s even possible. Healing powers: Christian Bryant is back, baby, according to his Twitter and (most importantly) according to Tressel. This week in clothing: The Buckeyes will be wearing away jerseys in the Sugar Bowl.  Worked well last year… […]

Leaders and Legends- Continued

Guest post from our friend Lurking_Michael… great work, bro- I’m guessing you want one of these for Christmas, right? Legends and Leaders? After completely screwing the pooch with their non-geographic divisional alignment, this task was not going to be easy, but I can’t imagine that a worse job could be done. The “winners” – Legends […]

Big Ten Reveals Logo, Divisional Names

Earlier today, the Big T1e2n announced both its division names for football and revealed a new logo. Let the branding of obedience begin: Other options for your bootleg t-shirt needs: Yup, we’re “Big”. You’ve got to wonder if the failure to try to build a number into the logo like with the Big T1e1n means […]

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