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GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01:  James Onwualu #17 and teammate Andrew Trumbetti #98 of the Fighting Irish sack TJ Barrett #16 of the Buckeyes during the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. Buckeyes won 44-28.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

2nd Thoughts: Fiesta Bowl

(I think that Urban is addressing you) Well, that was satisfying, wasn’t it? The Buckeyes made good use of their bowl-prep time (Adolphus Washington, excepted) to keep their offense well-oiled. After scoring over 40 points against Michigan, Ohio State did it again in their 44-28 defeat of Notre Dame. The last time these teams played, […]

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tBBC Fiesta Bowl LiveChat

Here it is, Ohio State’s Bowl Game! At 1:00 PM (or so) the Buckeyes square off against the Irish in the Fiesta Bowl. Let’s hope it works out as well as it did the last time these teams met in similar circumstances! We have sufficiently recovered from ushering in a New Year and will fire […]

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Fiesta Bowl: Ohio State vs Notre Dame Full Preview and Prediction

(Image courtesy FiestaBowl.org) Hello one and all and welcome as I preview the Fiesta Bowl.   This year it’ll be the Ohio State Buckeyes taking on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame in a battle of two of the most storied programs in College Football history. How both teams got to the Fiesta Bowl couldn’t […]

Ohio State Takes Fight Out Of Irish, 64-61

Ohio State (11-0) and Notre Dame (8-3) squared off this evening in the Gotham Classic played in, well, NYC. The preview to the game is here; the recap is below. Ohio State overcame a cold 2nd half of shooting (10 – 29 ) 34% to pull out a last second thriller against the Irish of […]

BBN Basketball Liveblog: Notre Dame

The Buckeyes and Fighting Irish are set to square off in New York in the finale of the Gotham City Classic. The game is set to tip at 7:30 pm eastern time. Stop by and chat with all of your favorite Buckeye bloggers and friends! Go Bucks!

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 71

With 71 days left until the season, it’s time to celebrate a 71 point game. I wonder which we should choose… Well duh. By the 1980’s Ohio State and Notre Dame, two of the best historical football programs in the country, had only faced off twice in history. Both of those games, played in 1935 […]

Top 25: The Week in Review & The Week Ahead

The revolving door that is known as the Top 25 continued to revolve this week.  4 of the 5 Top 5 teams all loss, including Kansas who has now lost three in a row.  In addition to the top 5 teams laying an egg, 14 of the 25 teams lost at least one game this […]

Top 25: The Week in Review & The Week Ahead

Last week when I said we can get this party started, I had no idea the party would be quite like this.  Most conferences opened up conference play (the SEC is a week behind) this past week and it was total mayhem!   The Top 25 teams were all over the place this week.  New Mexico […]

2011 Champs Sports Bowl: Florida State -vs- Notre Dame

The Basics: Thursday, December 29th from Orlando Florida at 5:30 PM EST. The game will be televised on ESPN. Florida State (8-4, 5-3 ACC) and Notre Dame (8-4). History: Originally known as the Blockbuster Bowl, CarQuest Bowl, and MicronPC Bowl, the Champs Sports Bowl has been a regular feature in late December in Orlando Florida […]

The Coaching Search: Urban Meyer

This series took an interesting turn during the last week with the announcement that Gene Smith was removing the “Interim” tag from Luke Fickell.  It’s possible that the University has decided that Fickell is their guy and that any future search will be unnecessary. At this point, though, a future coaching search is still in […]

March Madness 2011: Southwest Region

We continue our look at the NCAA tournament field with our third of three regions.  Jay and Joe already did a fantastic job with the West and Southeast regions yesterday.  The Southwest region seems a lot easier to predict than the Southeast with a lot fewer chances for upsets in the first round.  That doesn’t […]

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