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The Week That Were: 11.09.13

Today’s soundtrack thanks our Veterans for all that they’ve done… Ok, class… time for a quiz.  What did we learn this week? We learned that the template for beating Oregon has not changed. Control the ball and the clock with power running, Don’t turn the ball over, Take advantage of turnovers, and Hold on for […]

Poll Position: Two Atop tBBC Top Ten

Another week, another shake up in tBBC top ten. In a week that saw undefeated Missouri and Texas Tech drop from the ranks of the unbeaten, and Miami and Stanford survive “scares” from Wake Forest and Oregon State, the top four teams just continued on their merry way towards a date with a crystal ball. […]

The Week That Were: 10.26.13

It’s a week of ghastly costumes and other ghoulish accoutrements… so of course, we’ve got a great soundtrack for all of our friends. Well, the powers that be didn’t decide to market this weekend’s games as a “Separation Saturday”, but it ended up looking that way at the end of the day. Two more undefeateds […]

Poll Position: Huge Shift In tBBC Top Ten

What a week it was in college football. Many Buckeyes fans have wondered aloud what would need to happen for the Bucks to be playing in the “2nd game” in Pasadena in January and some of those wishes came true on Saturday. Teams like Louisville, Georgia, Texas A&M, LSU and South Carolina all but eliminated […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: The Chase Is On!

The bye week is over and the Buckeyes now await a home matchup on Saturday against the Iowa Hawkeyes. The second half of the season is about to begin and we’ll look ahead to what needs to happen for the Buckeyes to make a trip to Pasadena to play for the National Championship. It’s Wednesday, […]

Shake up in tBBC Top Ten

Every year there seems to be one or two weeks that shape and define that certain college football season. This past Saturday seemed to be the first of one of those weeks. We saw two undefeated top teams go down (Stanford and Oklahoma) and a few other top ten teams barely survive. It was a […]

Poll Position: tBBC Top Ten, Week 6

The second poll of the year is in and Oregon keeps the top spot at tBBC. Oregon came in at number one with the same number of first place votes (6) as last week. The voters changed their first place votes a tad (after a lot of back lash for OSU receiving 1 first place […]

Silver Bullet Points Considers The Impact

You’d think I’d choose the obvious for today’s soundtrack, and you’d be wrong, mister.  Here’s the tune of the week- Yeaaaaaaah! Buckeye 411 Injury Updates- Tommy Schutt is expected back against Iowa; Adolphus Washington is dinged, but will be fine in two weeks as well. Jordan Hall has what was described as a “joint issue” […]

Poll Position: tBBC Top 10

As week 5 ends and the B1G schedule began with a win for the Buckeyes, we present you with our first The Buckeye Battle Cry top ten poll. We’re firm believers that you don’t really know anything about a team until October, so here we go. Stop back each Tuesday to see who tops our […]

The Week That Were: 09.21.13

Monday’s menagerie of thoughts and wonderings on Saturday’s shenanigans comes with music. It was an “ugly” weekend, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t make a silk purse out of it all. Before we dive into the scores, it’s important to remember how trivial college athletics is in the big picture of things. Unfortunately, this […]

The Week That Were: 9.15.13

Where to start, where to start. Alabama got revenge, Michigan almost got upset by Akron, Texas still can’t play defense and Nebraska, well, Bo Pelini better have his resume updated. But we must start with the odd finish to the Wisconsin-Arizona State game in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The Sun Devils led 32-30 […]

Silver Bullet Points Fingers

As you’re reading this, I’m prepping for the drive from Los Angeles to the Bay Area with the Mrs. for Saturday’s game. Given that we got engaged on the Marin Headlands, this song by one of her favorite performers is the obvious choice for this week’s soundtrack. Gonna’ warn you, though… this week’s reflection is… […]

The Week That Were: 8.31.13

For those unfamiliar with this feature, consider it your cheat sheet for the conversations around the grill on Labor Day. As always, these come with a melodic interlude to play gently in the background during your perusal… because you’re that important to me. It was the best of times, it was the… well… best of […]

Silver Bullet Points Treads Lightly

Heisenberg’s words to Hank ring true for the remaining seven episodes, they also should sound as a warning for the rest of the B1G. There are still a lot of question marks on the Ohio State team as camp progresses… and if you don’t truly know who the Buckeyes are and what they are capable […]

Silver Bullet Points Makes Memories

Hopefully you’re either recovering from the long weekend or making plans for the next one… as an educational moment, though, be sure to know what you’re doing. As for me, I had a great weekend up above the treeline and enjoying some music that made me remember my college days… so, it’s also your soundtrack. […]

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