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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 08:  Herbie Husker, mascot for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, performs against the Purdue Boilermakers during their first round game of 2012 Big Ten Men's Basketball Conferene Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 8, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

tBBC LiveChat MBB: vs Nebraska Cornhuskers

The Ohio State Buckeyes (19-8, 8-6) host the Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-14, 5-10) this evening. The Buckeyes are playing a) to try to work in the #4 spot in the B1G and b) to get Thad one more win closer to Fred Taylor’s all time winning mark. Nebraska, well, none of the above… You can catch […]

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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, These Genes

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 […]

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 9:  Mascot Brutus Buckeye of the Ohio State Buckeyes cheers on the team during a game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Ohio Stadium on October 9, 2010 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Buckeye Weekend Sports Update; Baseball, Golf, Volleyball, Wrestling

The Ides of February turned out to be (mostly) good for Buckeye teams. The men’s volleyball, wrestling and baseball teams won, but the men’s golf lost their opening match in the B1G Match Play. Baseball The baseball team had a successful weekend in Florida at the Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte. FL, finishing at 3-0. […]

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Happy St. Woody’s Day!

In case you’d forgotten, today is the birthday of Wayne Woodrow Hayes. He would have been 102 years old. Born in Clifton Ohio, Woody followed a stint in the US Navy by coaching at Denison (his alma mater) and Miami University before transforming Ohio State football as we currently know it. Woody led the Buckeyes […]

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OSU Men’s Volleyball: February is Perfect

When we last checked in with the Ohio State men’s volleyball team (OSUMVB), they had rolled Limestone, George Mason and Pfeiffer by identical 3-1 scores to move their record to 6-2. The month of January was a good one; 8 games, 6 wins.  February is also off to a good start; the Buckeyes accomplished 3-0 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ohio State Gets Their Man; Tony Alford Reportedly To Replace Stan Drayton

Urban Meyer continued showing his recruiting chops this weekend. After securing an impressive NLOID list, he reportedly has reeled in a replacement for former Running Backs Coach Stan Drayton who decamped to the Chicago Bears. This is driven by “report this, report that”, but there is enough smoke to be a fire hire in this […]

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Stan Drayton Hired by Chicago Bears to Coach Running Backs

Outside of the University of Houston hiring Tom Herman as it’s new head coach, it looked like the Buckeye coaching staff would return for the 2015 campaign unscathed. Today was a firm reminder that there will always be head coaches on the hunt for the best available assistants to fill their staffs. New Chicago Bear […]

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Wrapping Up: 2015 Ohio State Recruiting

Well, that was certainly a lot of fun, wasn’t it? After yesterday’s big news on the “Hey! New Buckeyes!!” front, we sat down in tBBC conference room to chat about our quick first impressions of the #Elite15. We also talked about who’s turn it was to bring doughnuts, but that’s not really relevant at this point […]

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Ohio State National Signing Day 2015

Welcome to “second Christmas” for college football fans, as we await to see what Santa Fax puts under the tree for the 2015 Ohio State recruiting class. Buckeye Nation is expected to grow by about 25 or more today, and we’re here to help you follow all of the ins and outs as the day […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 06:  Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates his team's 59-0 win over the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 6, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

2015 NLOID: Quick Reaction

Like most/many/some of you I followed the college signings quite closely. [OK, I was contractually obligated to do so, but that isn’t the point.] This is really the only day I follow this stuff; in terms of the actual recruiting and the verbal commitment processes, I leave that to others with more interest and capability. […]

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Isaiah Prince Is A Buckeye!!!!

Offensive coordinator and line coach Ed Warriner got good news today, as a Maryland standout becomes the latest member of the 2015 recruiting class. Greenbelt Maryland’s Isaiah Prince joins the Buckeye team after a whirlwind recruiting saga that included a verbal commitment to Alabama earlier in the year, but then saw the Eleanor Roosevelt senior […]

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K.J. Hill Is A Buckeye!!!!

Getting a verbal commitment from one of the nation’s top receivers? Pretty nice.  Getting a verbal commitment from one of the nation’s top receivers who was expected to play for Bert Bielema? Freaking awesome. Particularly when that receiver has the skill set that K.J. Hill brings to the table as the latest member of the […]

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