Boxing Day With Silver Bullet Points

Well, here we are, at the second biggest shopping day of the holiday and fiscal season. It’s kind of sad, really- all those unwanted or mis- purchased gifts being dragged back to the mall, where “Good Will To Men” is certainly in short supply. That being said… how hard is it to follow a list? […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Aware Of The Issue

This week, Ohio State faces a Purdue coach that’s undefeated* against them, and seeks to rebound from a horrible defensive showing at Indiana.  So, yeah- our soundtrack is something that should be harped on, even if it seems a little paranoid. Buckeye 411 Think Pink- Well, I guess this is a thing now, as this […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Conflicted

So here’s the thing. The story of the day yesterday was the first episode of All Access, a behind the scenes look at the Buckeye program under the new regime. The problem? It was on one of the ESPN channels… and you know how we feel about those fine individuals. But… in a moment of […]

Silver Bullet Points Has Been To The Mountaintop

On Tuesday, I was impressed by Danny from 11W posting his “OHIO” photo from the top of Mt. Baker, for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve lived in WA and skied at Baker all the time. Second, I was hoping to have a similar photo from the top of Mt. Whitney under my belt by […]

Penn State Sanctions – Can they Recover?

There has been much speculation about what was going to happen to the Penn State football program and it all came to fruition this morning in a huge way. The question isn’t will they recover, it’s can they? Let’s take a look at their punishment for covering up the crimes of a former assistant that […]

Monday Morning Commentary

It’s not often that I show my negative opinions publicly but this commentary has given me a great opportunity to get things off my chest so to speak. Remember that my opinion is not necessarily that of tBBC and should only be considered as my opinion. Here it goes, with both barrels. I already said my […]

Ohio State Reports Secondary Violations

Ok, you can place this squarely in the “You have got to be effing kidding me” files. Ohio State today released information regarding 46 secondary NCAA violations across all of their athletic programs. Doug Lesmerises has the full scoop. After a year and a half of “Oh NOES!!!!”, I actually appreciate this news for two […]

Silver Bullet Points Hears The Whispers

Buckeye 411 Shower Ends Sweat- This “Duh!” headline actually points to an interesting story Tuesday about why former Buckeye Andrew Sweat chose to end his bid at a professional career. According to the Dispatch, Sweat slipped in the shower the morning that mini-camp was to start and experienced concussive-like symptoms similar to what he wrestled […]

Silver Bullet Points To The Money

In this week’s edition of news and notes, we take a look at the ever swirling world of college “playoffs”; helping you get to the bottom of the matter. You can probably guess where this is headed… Buckeye 411 Hangin’ With Urb- Hopefully you were one of the students who were able to get your […]

Silver Bullet Points Looks For Heroes

Weekly updates and miscellany from around the world of college sports… Buckeye 411 Hoops, There It Is- #Hop2theRafters We’re Stars– With the Senior Bowl nigh upon us, we’ve been hearing good things about the former Buckeyes in attendance. Mike Adams, in particular, is getting rave reviews; his form and size have many projecting him into […]

Silver Bullet Points To The Rafters

It’s hump day, which means the mid-week linkage and notes from around the world of college sports. Buckeye 411 Dennis Hopson’s number hasn’t been retired by Ohio State. As someone who grew up in Ohio during his reign, I find that unbelievable… almost unforgivable. So, like a lot of other folks, I’m 100% behind the […]

Silver Bullet Points Reads Up

With the “off season” (or as Urban calls it- “Hunting Season”) upon us, SBP takes a bit of a different twist. Usually focused on news and updates from OSU press conferences and weekly preparation, during the off season, we’ll use this spot to affirm my ADD and help you stay on top of news from […]

One Fan's Opinion: Why I May Just Give Up On College Football

Today marks the sacred celebration of Festivus, so we here at tBBC have been prepping for the Feats of Strength- JoeD used to wrestle, Rob and Jason have Buckeye football backgrounds, but my money’s on Jim… I think he brings a ton of tenacity to the table. Anyway, another important Festivus tradition is the “Airing […]

Justice, Alabama, and the BCS: Part 1

This is the first of a two part article on this year’s BCS problems. When you think of justice it obviously brings to mind the concepts of the court of law, lady justice, and a jury of your peers. Rarely do people consider justice in college football. They may use words like “fair” and “just” […]

Silver Bullet Points Preps For A Night Hunt

Tuesday’s update from the Ohio State press conference and the rest of college football news… Buckeye 411 Getting Deep- Interesting notes from the depth chart this week: Boom is #1 with Hall/Hyde behind him. Miller is QB1, with Guiton OR Bauserman, although Fickell said that Kenny G has been getting more of the snaps in […]

Silver Bullet Points Protects Honu

Notes from Tuesday’s Ohio State press conference and around the realm of college sports. No soundtrack today, but we’re totally shopping for a El Camino. Buckeye 411 Injury update: Braxton practiced, and by all reports looked “fine”, although he took it easy after the initial burst. Coaches will continue to monitor, but according to the […]

DeVier Posey Suspended Additional Five Games

If it’s Friday, it means that it’s time for more bad news. Devier Posey has been suspended an additional five games by the NCAA for receiving $720 in payment for hours not worked, in addition to “free golf”.  Essentially, this means that his senior season will consist of the games against Penn State and Michigan… […]

Silver Bullet Points Gets B1G

Weekly update from Coach Fickell’s press conference as well as notes from around the world of college football. Buckeye 411 Injury Update: No news today on Philly Brown or Nathan Williams; it’s speculated that Brown may be back sooner of the two. Coach made no comments on some of the other guys dinged up- (Melvin […]

LaQuinton Ross declared Non-Qualifier by the NCAA

The NCAA news just seems to get better and better. Word came down from above today that LaQuinton Ross, the dynamic Guard/Forward out of Jackson, Mississippi (Life Center Academy) had been declared a Non-Qualifier for the 2011-2012 Men’s Basketball season.  From the OSU Athletic Department Release, COLUMBUS, Ohio-LaQuinton Ross (6-8, 225, Jackson, Miss./Life Center Academy […]

Silver Bullet Points Hunts Tatanka

Notes from the Fickell presser, and other happenings around the world of college football, including updated NCAA investigation information (it’s not just us) and the latest on conference expansion. Buckeye 411 Injury Update- Nathan Williams is still out, and Adam Homan had surgery this week. Andrew Sweat is banged up, but expected to play, but […]