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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 […]

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Nick Bosa is a Buckeye!

(Photo courtesy of 247sports) Per Doug Lesmerises at Cleveland.com  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 […]

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Austin Mack is a Buckeye!!!

(Austin Mack already knows how to stiff-arm. hudl.com) Per Doug Lesmerises at Cleveland.com, 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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″ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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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tBBC Radio Hour: Signing Day Primer with Jeremy Birmingham

Signing Day is right around the corner and here at The Buckeye Battle Cry Radio Hour, we bring you the best content we can to get you prepared for what could go down on Wednesday when members of the Class of 2015 fax in their letters of intent to various schools across the country to play football for those coaches and universities.tbbc-Radio-Hour-itunes

Ohio State is expected to finish the day with the highest rated class in the Big Ten and a top ten group of recruits across that national spectrum.

Helping us break down what to expect is Jeremy Birmingham, who is one of the if not the most respected Recruiting Analysts out there. The Eleven Warriors recruiting director helps us break down:

  • The 2015 class as a whole and how they can provide depth despite heading to a National Championship team that is loaded at nearly every position
  • Whether or not Cass Tech (MI) running back Mike Weber will stay an Ohio State commit despite a late surge from Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh
  • Where Torrance Gibson fits in this class and how high he ranks among athletes across the country and quarterback and at Wide Receiver
  • Who the “Sleeper” of this class is that could help Urban Meyer and company right away during the 2015 campaign
  • The development of the coaching staff on the recruiting scene and how Kerry Coombs has carved a recruiting road into the state of Michigan
  • How Ed Warinner has impressed recruits and their families with his ability to turn recruits into NFL lineman
  • The likelihood of Porter Gustin signing on the dotted line and faxing over his letter of Intent to Ohio State
  • If there could be a quarterback logjam down the road
  • Who Jeremy’s favorite recruits are that decided to go elsewhere for their education and to play football

Plus, our own MaliBuckeye stops by to talk about the other side of recruiting and what role education and development have in the selections that young men will be making tomorrow.

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