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tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 10

The 2002 season was filled with many close games that came down to the wire but only one of them ended due to a play so spectacular that it earned its own nickname.  On November 9th, 2002, the second ranked Ohio State Buckeyes rolled into West Lafayette to face the Purdue Boilermakers.  Purdue entered the […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 29

In today’s edition of Kickoff Countdown we celebrate the number 29, the combined score of Ohio State’s win over Iowa 19-10 on October 18th, 2003.. The B’eyes hosted the H’eyes in probably one one the oddest games I’ve seen. Iowa had 219 yards total offense on 67 plays while OSU had 185 yards on 64 […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 39

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 39, a thrilling Ohio State victory over Illinois  on  November 16th, 2002, 27-12. The Buckeyes kept rolling towards a hoped for undefeated season  One week after the Krenzel-Jenkins ‘Holy Buckeye’ moment against Purdue,  OSU had to go to overtime to bet Illinois. Jenkins picked up where he left off […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 44

Over the course of its long history, Ohio Stadium has played host to numerous memorable games, many of which have been or will be highlighted as part of our countdown to the 2013 season.  Surprisingly, despite all the major games that happened over the years, it took the stadium until its 81st year of existence […]

Top 25 Buckeyes of the Decade: #10 Michael Jenkins

The Buckeye Battle Cry will be counting down the Top 25 players of the past decade all spring/summer.  Every Monday and Thursday, Jim will be announcing a new player.  Our #1 player will be presented on Monday, August 30th.  Three days later, the 2010 season officially begins.  To view the previous entries in our Top […]

Buckeyes In The Fantasy World

If you’re like most football fans you probably play some form of fantasy football.  It gives me the ability to have a rooting interest in any NFL game I watch.  I also like to have hometown players on my team but since I live in Cleveland that’s not such a good idea.  So if you’re […]

Holy Buckeye, we're getting closer to kickoff!

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a Buckeye fan. Do I really need to explain what this picture shows? Didn’t think so. Michael Jenkins, today’s your day. Time and time again, you made the catch that saved our asses. You deserve a whole week to yourself for the effort and the grit you gave. Thank […]

The glory days of Brandon Schnittker

Brandon Schnittker wasn’t widely known outside of the diehard Buckeye circles. He was a great blocker and when you’re lined up in the same backfield as a freshman RB who has 1,300 yards on the season, you just KNOW you’re not getting the ball very much. So his stats are not going to dominate the […]

This is going to be a long, difficult season

With all the hype over Ohio State’s quest for a National Championship in 2006, I spent some time today thinking about how it all relates to the 2002 season. And I’ve gotta tell you, there is very little comparison. Sure, there’s the obvious similarities. But most of the time, we’ve gotta actually LOOK for the […]

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