Les Horvath has come back from the dead to kick your ass

The early days of Ohio State football are littered with names that will always be legendary around Columbus, Ohio. Chic Harley. Francis Schmidt. Paul Brown. Bill Willis. Les Horvath. Horvath won the Heisman Trophy for Ohio State in 1944, the first one ever won by a Buckeye. Two years earlier, OSU won a National Championship […]

Hopalong Cassady brings us closer to kickoff

Howard “Hopalong” Cassady is known for many reasons around Ohio State. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1955. His number was retired by OSU after he left. He won a National Championship for us. But one accomplishment that is not often listed is that he helped saved the job of Woody Hayes. Following the 1953 […]

Thank you, Mrs. Griffin!

Back in the day (more specifically, the mid-70s), you could easily find dozens of cars with a simple bumper sticker that read “Thank you, Mrs. Griffin”. It was a tribute to the woman who gave birth to three sons who were all football stars for Ohio State. One of them you still hear about. Our […]

Gameday observations

<—–This is us in our seats yesterday Usually, I avoid discussion on how we looked after the fact, but since SO many of you were unable to watch the Ohio State/Indiana game, I’ll give my personal opinion from my seat in 18-B. The first two possessions sucked ass. Awful on every count. Troy missed his […]

The best single-sentence summary I can find

As I browse the sports section looking for commetary on the Ohio State victory over Penn State (or any other victory), I like to look for little nuggets of wisdom. With the defense clicking and the offense finding the magic when needed, everyone has a lot to say about our beloved boys in scarlet. But […]

Buckeyes finish "Revenge Tour '06"

OK, I’ll admit it. It was scary for a while there. Not seeing our beloved Buckeyes score for the first two quarters scared the hell out of me. At halftime, I thought “Damn, I wonder when the last time we went back-to-back quarters without scoring”. The answer to that question was the third and fourth […]