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The Week That Were: 11.12.11

This has been a difficult week. “Gee, you think?” – People in Happy Valley Even as someone who’s not affiliated directly with PSU football, the news and headlines coming out of this story has created a pall over all of the games this weekend. This story reminds us that there are things greater than the […]

The Week That Were: 10.29.11

I’ll be honest… it’s been so great to relive the huge Buckeye win over Wisconsin, I’ve had to dig a bit to find motivation to even think about the other games from this week. However, my search for a soundtrack that would be appropriate for Halloween Weekend, I found this gem that helped me keep […]

The Week That Were: 10.01.11

Given their recent decision to disband, several people recommended REM tunes for this week’s soundtrack, from the obvious to the more fatalistic. However, we like to keep it upbeat here at TWTW, so this week’s post was written with this R&B classic in mind. In many ways, this was a weekend to forget, as eight […]

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 Goes Mobile

Quick announcement and some short news updates this morning… Introducing: tBBC Mobile platform. If you’ve been reading us on your iPhone or Android Device, hopefully you’ve noticed that we’re a lot more user friendly these days.  Thanks to the great work of Chad at digital:construct, we’ve launched a version of this that you can take […]

Are You Not Entertained? Sugar Bowl

Wow… I think we may have hit a record for “wishes granted” this week. Here’s the tale of the tape… Jeff A repeat of last year’s Rose Bowl – The Buckeyes came out firing, particularly with the “no huddle” wrinkle on first downs. A beautiful thing… Foot on the gas pedal – Well, at least […]

What Do You Want To See? Sugar Bowl

Jeff A repeat of last year’s Rose Bowl – Shake things up with the playbook, catch them off guard, but above all, be in attack mode from start to finish. Foot on the gas pedal – After Saturday’s embarrassment for the Big Ten, we need to remind the nation that we are not the lousy […]

Know your enemy: Arkansas edition

If you’re not familiar with Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino, then don’t feel bad, because you’re not alone.  While there are many casual college football fans who won’t be knowledgeable about Petrino’s history, the truth is that the basics of that history make it unlikely that even those around him get to know him that […]

Across the Web: Arkansas

We are indeed blessed  to be joined by the guys from SBN’s Arkansas Expats for the last edition of this year’s blogger exchange.  Check out our thoughts on their meticulous interrogation over here: 1) With all the suspension news in Columbus, what’s your take on the NCAA’s decision to let these guys play? Well, objectively […]

Get Excited: Sugar Bowl

Yeah, we know- the Big Ten had a horrible day, going 0-5 in games where they were all underdogs, and 0-3 to the mighty SEC. But, while it’s cool to rep our conference, we’re not ones to go around shouting “Big Ten” when Illinois wins or when Michigan beats Florida to send Lloyd out a […]

Graphic Content: Sugar Bowl

It’s been a while since we’ve been blessed by our friend Kevin’s work, but since you all got shiny new computers and stuff for Christmas, he decided to provide us all with something to help get excited about the big doin’s in the Big Easy:

More is better… but at what cost?

ESPN has a great piece about the oversigning phenomenon in college football; for example having 20 scholarships, but getting commitments from more than 20 incoming students and either realizing the recruit won’t make it through admissions, or finding a way to open up a scholarship from a player currently on the roster. Check out the […]

Silver Bullet Points Gets Into The Holiday Spirit

It’s a bit quiet in Columbus… not a creature was stirring, as it were. Buckeye 411 Post Season Hardware: Terrelle Pryor is a finalist for the Chicago Tribune’s Silver Football Award You look familiar, somehow… Jim Tressel was not sad to see Mallet transfer, and now faces him at the “prime of his career”. Post […]

How Sweet It Is!

It’s official: January 4, 2011, 7:30 PM The Ohio State University against the University of Arkansas. This will be the first meeting between these two programs. More commentary, analysis, and so forth in the coming days.

Silver Bullet Points Looks Ahead

No press conference this week, but we do have Tress’ thoughts from after The Game and so forth Buckeye 411 Award Winners- Congrats to the members of the Ohio State team who were honored with All Big Ten accolades by the conference’s coaches. The Buckeyes led the conference with ten winners, including first team Boom […]

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