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How They Compare: 2014 Defense vs. 2016 Defense

On Friday, I took a position by position look at how the 2014 and 2016 offenses compared heading into their respective seasons.  It showed the two teams were pretty similar on paper and each had their strengths.  Today we will take a look at the defenses and see how they stack up against each other […]

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Now That The Dust Has Settled …

(photo courtesy of www.nbc4i.com) …the 2016 NFL Draft,  held April 28th – 30th in Chicago, is now nearing two weeks old. It is time to break it down …. At least act like we have some grand inside knowledge of the war rooms and present an analysis worthy of some of the greatest sporting minds […]

Script Ohio: Five former Buckeyes drafted in First Round of 2016 NFL Draft

Clair Crawford and Joe Dexter break down the first round selections of Joey Bosa, Ezekiel Elliott, Eli Apple, Taylor Decker, and Darron Lee.

They also take a closer look at which Buckeye can have the biggest impact, after being drafted in rounds 2-7.

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Buckeyes Valued in NFL Draft, Round 1

(Image courtesy of patch.com) The first round is in the books. Of this year’s 31 first round selections, five of them were Buckeyes. Here’s a “Who, When, Where, Why” look at Thursday’s events.   Who: Joey Bosa When: 3rd Pick Where: San Diego Chargers Why: Bosa is, in my opinion, the best edge rusher in the Draft. […]

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Ohio State Buckeye Moments: Eli Apple

(Image courtesy Fanpass.NFL.com) The NFL Draft is right around the corner and over the next few days, the staff here at The Buckeye Battle Cry want to share with you our favorite Buckeye Moments from the draft eligible players from the Ohio State program. Today, we look at cornerback Eli Apple. The Voorhees Township, NJ […]

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Mock (yeah), Ing (yeah)..the NFL Draft

We are a little more than 18 days away from the 2016 NFL Draft which will take place in Chicago beginning on April 28th.  The NFL combine has taken place and the OSU Pro Day spectacle has been completed.  Ohio State is looking at 11 players guaranteed on being drafted with seven of those players picked […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 22: Former Texas A&M offensive lineman Jake Matthews runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NFL Combine Thoughts

So, the NFL Combine is finally over. I also understand that the Buckeyes had quite a few players invited to the combine; 14 to be exact. I’ll look at some of the Buckeyes’ Combine performance and offer brief thoughts on what it means in regards to the upcoming NFL Draft, April 28-30. Joey Bosa Let’s […]

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Eli Apple Will Move on to the NFL Level

The Silver Bullet defense will need to reload it’s ammunition in 2016. On Monday afternoon, Ohio State defensive back Eli Apple became the third draft-eligible defensive player to move on to the NFL Draft. Like Darron Lee and Tyvis Powell, Apple made the announcement through social media. Like Powell, Apple was initially a Jim Tressel […]

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What Do You Want To see? VaTech

It’s the game for which Buckeye fans have been waiting. Ohio State gets a chance to avenge its only loss from last season Monday when the Buckeyes visit Blacksburg and a road test against Virginia Tech. Just wondering … if someone at that school gets arrested do they get sent to the Hokie Pokey? But […]

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Ohio State Position Battles: Cornerbacks

One of my least favorite things in the world is speculation. In most cases it leads to negativity between fans and can, in the end, divide a house when it comes to football. I thought it would be interesting to sit down and present my opinions on a few of the position battles we will […]

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NCAA, Universities Prove That Families Matter

1.6.16 UPDATE: The College Football Playoff Committee has announced that it will provide $1250 per parent ($2500 total) for the families of players at Ohio State and Oregon as travel assistance for them to attend the National Championship. My daughter is taking dance and gymnastics classes locally. It’s what kids do. Twice a year, I get the […]

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Wednesday Night Rumble: Complete the Mission

The Game has come and gone. The regular season is over. A lot has happened and changed since August when the 2014 campaign began. A lot has changed since Saturday, November 29th. We’ll get into it. It’s Wednesday, let’s rumble! The Game For three quarters the 2014 rendition of The Game was eerily reminiscent of […]

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tBBC Awards: Sparty Yes!!

On a weekly basis now for several weeks we have all been coming together to put in our thoughts on the awards for Ohio State football. It’s mostly been the JT Barrett and Joey Bosa show and has been a lot of fun. I look forward to carrying it on for basketball too, so look […]

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Wednesday Night Rumble: The Road To East Lansing

The bye weeks are over, we have Buckeye football every Saturday from now until Thanksgiving and hopefully into the first week of December culminating in Indianapolis battling it out in the Big Ten Championship Game. The Buckeyes welcome Rutgers to town this weekend for a first ever meeting with the Scarlet Knights as they embark […]

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Ohio State Midseason Evals: Defense

Part two of our look at the season thus far– let’s get defensive: Who are the players that are living up to the hype thus far? Patrick- Joey Bosa. Enough said. Scott- Joey Bosa. Nothing needs to be said. Mali- Raekwon McMillan. 5 star LB showing out as a freshman… not too shabby. (OK, Bosa […]

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Buckeyes Claim 52-24 Victory Over Terrapins

Today marked Maryland’s inaugural home game in the Big Ten conference. Their door prize was having to play the Ohio State Buckeyes, which was softened by getting them in DC. The Buckeyes put up their third straight games with over 500 yards of offense on the way to a 52-24 victory over the Terrapins. JT […]

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