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Silver Bullet Points Sets Up Camp

Start of something amazing Jim has got this week’s practices covered, so here’s the other news that you may have missed. Former Buckeye News Later, Louis: We learned on Sunday that James Louis would not be in camp; he was rumored for a while to be looking to transfer closer to home. Recent news is […]

Sports Illustrated: How Tressel Lost Ohio State

Really? That’s your title? After much speculation and rumors, the article that possibly expedited the end of the Ohio State careers of Jim Tressel (and Terrelle Pryor?) went online at Sports Illustrated this evening. In it, author George Dohrmann raps up a six week investigation into Ohio State football and other aspects of life in […]

Recruiting Update: 5/11/2011

The biggest recruiting news since our last update has been Ohio players lacking offers committing to other schools (see the “dropped” list below) . Michigan in particular has been cleaning up with players that Ohio State has not been pursuing heavily in Ohio. As an Ohio State fan, you always hope that the in-state players […]

Silver Bullet Points Wishes It Were A SEAL

Lots of things to catch up on… Some of this has been around for a bit, but we’re not all edgy and trendy and stuff. The Story Of The Week Although it’s not really sports related, the capture/death of Osama Bin Laden did have some ripples throughout Buckeye nation and the sports world, particularly on […]

Spring Game: Players to Watch on Defense

  The Buckeyes have to reload on defense more in 2011 than any year since 2006. If you remember back, the 2006 defense had to replace all time great A.J. Hawk amongst many others. The task was daunting, but players like James Laurinaitis and Malcolm Jenkins quickly emerged as the next great Buckeye defenders. A […]

Spring Game Primer

With spring practice well underway and the spring game quickly approaching, it is time to move from “way too early looks” at each position into some more informed analysis based on practice reports. [Note: I apologize for not getting to the defensive backs in my “way too early looks”.] This offseason has been a tumultuous […]

Way Too Early Look: 2011 Linebackers

The Buckeyes lose two starters at linebacker in 2011, Brian Rolle in the middle and Ross Homan on the weak side. The situation is remarkably similar to 2009, when Ohio State lost James Laurinaitis in the middle and Marcus Freeman on the weak side. Fortunately, the duo of Rolle and Homan proved more than capable […]

Regular Season Review: Linebackers

Strong linebacker play has been a trademark of Ohio State football for decades. While another school may have been given the title ‘Linebacker U’, few teams have matched the consistent excellence Buckeyes have brought to the position. At the start of the season, Ohio State had two sure things at linebacker in Ross Homan and […]

Silver Bullet Points Goes Lion Hunting

Short press conference today, including Coach Tressel being honored by the National Guard. Buckeye 411 Injury Report- Bell and Homan, locked and loaded for this weekend. Tress Talk- On Penn State’s focus Well, the thing that’s made Penn State good over the years is they’re so steady. They’re never going to be too high and […]

Silver Bullet Points is Better Late Than Never

As promised, updates from Tressel’s press conference and other college football news: Buckeye 411 Injury Report-Homan and Bell will be back for Penn State, as was reported earlier. Evenge is also progressing in his rehab. Speaking of Penn State- Today’s “

Silver Bullet Points Does Triage

Buckeye 411 Injury Report- Ross Homan’s injury will mean that he’s out for a couple of weeks, Dorian Bell is recovering from a concussion that he got against Indiana. Storm Klein was not 100% last week, but is expected to be ready for Purdue. Orhian Johnson should also be ready to go. Shugarts’ foot still […]

Silver Bullet Points- Beginning of the Big T1e1n’s End

Buckeye 411 Injury Report- Dorian Bell and Travis Howard should be back this week, and Chimdi Chekwa is expected to go on Saturday, even though he’s been hampered by back spasms and so forth.  Jake Stoneburner is still questionable; the high ankle sprain won’t be fully diagnosed until later in the week. Remember when the […]

Silver Bullet Points- Post Mascot Mayhem

Notes and commentary from around the globe, as long as your globe revolves around college football. Buckeye 411 Injury Report- The Donnie is out. We’ve got OHD on suicide watch, but Coach Tressel says that he’ll only be out for a number of weeks, so there’s hope we’ll see him by the time we get […]

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