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No Place Like Silver Bullet Points

Welp, there’s only so much Midwest my family can handle.  Wait… that’s not right. There’s only so much of my family that the Midwest can handle. That’s more accurate.  Since I’m flying back to LaLa land as we speak, here’s some traveling music for your morning interlude. Buckeye 411 We’ve Got A New Shiny Hoopster! […]

Is There A Doctor In The House?

Short answer- “Of course”.  Longer answer- “Now, more than one”. We take a brief moment from our mayhem and merriment to publicly congratulate our own Eric on successfully defending his dissertation on Friday night, meaning that he now holds a PhD in Condensed Matter Physics. Yup, he’s certifiably dense. Given that his advanced degree is […]

SBP: Buckeye News And Notes 1.22.14

Quick change of title format for our Wednesday update, for reasons that will soon be evident.  Also taking a beat from the news, today’s soundtrack goes all Roger Goodell on life. Buckeye 411 Tight End, Loose Cannon? Kyle Rowland of Eleven Warriors broke the news late Tuesday that Buckeye tight end Marcus Baugh had been […]

Ohio State Academics: Often Overlooked Excellence

As we have reported in many stories here at tBBC, including Ken’s excellent updates on things going on at the James, Ohio State does exceptional things in the classrooms and research labs as well as on the field and court.  However, awareness of OSU’s academic and research excellence isn’t as widespread as its reputation for […]

No Debating Silver Bullet Points

If you think the “Final Verdict” segments of College Gameday are amazing places for rhetoric and logic, you’re probably excited for the beginning of the Presidential Debates tonight.  Me? I’d rather argue about college sports… compared to politics, the BCS makes sense. Buckeye 411 Clothing, Part One- Never ones to miss the obvious, the Athletic […]

This… Is… Silver Bullet Points

If you’re reading this, you’ve survived Bloody Tuesday… don’t you just hate corporate bonding retreats?  Here’s some happy music to get you through the day. Buckeye 411 Seeking Hyde- Tuesday, Coach Meyer indicated that all signs pointed to Carlos Hyde being cleared to play this weekend against Michigan State, but admitted that they’d know more […]

Silver Bullet Points Braces For Impact

Yup, it’s that week again- we find ourselves looking to the skies and hoping for an astronomical event to head toward… let’s see… this year the game is in South Bend, so that will do just fine. Just think, if Notre Dame’s previous coach was still on the sidelines, there just might be enough gravitational […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Conflicted

So here’s the thing. The story of the day yesterday was the first episode of All Access, a behind the scenes look at the Buckeye program under the new regime. The problem? It was on one of the ESPN channels… and you know how we feel about those fine individuals. But… in a moment of […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Appealing

It’s your regularly scheduled look around the world of college sports- a bit more in depth than the tidbits we’ve got after practice. Following Tuesday’s notes, be sure to check the latest on “reform” from the NCAA and thoughts on Penn State’s constant appeals processes. Buckeye 411 Not So Fast…  Any speculation about Roby playing […]

Silver Bullet Points Fingers

The quiet of this week around Buckeye Nation provides a moment of peace prior to August’s chaos of fall camp and Olympic dreams. It’s completely different than July of 2011… and I don’t hear many complaining. What I do hear, though, are the thunder and raging winds still swirling from last week’s Freeh Report. Both […]

Silver Bullet Points to Vacation

Salutations from our nation’s 48th state, where I currently find myself vacating on the same road that I live by several hours to the west. Yup, this is as close to Rich Rod as I’ll ever get… probably for the best.  Knowing that we were headed this way the wife let me plan our trip […]

Rockets Red Glare, Silver Bullet Points In The Air

A bit of a damper on the July 4th celebration, as Andy Griffith passed away on Tuesday. Since he represented a slice of America for so many folks, it only makes sense that he’d leave us this close to America’s birthday. Buckeye 411 Hall no!! We hope it’s not true, but a number of reports […]

Tennis and Volleyball Teams Receive High Honors

To most people, including myself, the term APR is a banking term used to confuse people what their actual rate is. To college sports fans, the term APR stands for Academic Progress Rate. The NCAA uses this formula to measure Universities’ eligibility and retention for Division student athletes. It is used as an early indicator […]

Midweek Updates: APR Scores, Possible Spring Game Move

A couple of quick news stories from the OSU Athletic Department today we wanted to bring to your attention. Think of it as “Silver BBs”. First, APR Scores are out, and OSU football is number three in the country, behind only Northwestern and Duke/SISU.  The 988 score is better than Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, and Vandy. […]

Silver Bullet Points You Toward The Weekend

SBP gets the ol’ bumperino this week to accommodate life. It happens, right? Buckeye 411 Well, Frick- The Lantern tonight released a story regarding 11-12 pending violations being processed by the NCAA. After the “46 violations and various raffle rigging” story from last week, you’ve got to think that the folks in Columbus are just […]

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