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Thanksgiving with tBBC: Time for Turkeys

Right about now, you’re either getting ready to sit down for an awkward family dinner with that weird uncle, or you’ve already eaten and are letting the tryptophan course through your body… Ah, the Holidays. Here at tBBC we wanted to take a moment and reflect on the highs and lows from the past year, […]

Silver Bullet Points Gets Some R&R

It’s the bye week, and there’s only one song for the occasion. Well, two… something for everyone. Buckeye 411  Injury Update- Tuesday, Coach Meyer said that it was better than 50/50 for Etienne Sabino to return for the Wisconsin game, something that will add a much needed boost to the Ohio State linebacker corps. No […]

Silver Bullet Points Is Appealing

It’s your regularly scheduled look around the world of college sports- a bit more in depth than the tidbits we’ve got after practice. Following Tuesday’s notes, be sure to check the latest on “reform” from the NCAA and thoughts on Penn State’s constant appeals processes. Buckeye 411 Not So Fast…  Any speculation about Roby playing […]

Silver Bullets Reloaded: Defensive Backs

  After losing three starters from last season, one would think the secondary would be in rebuilding mode at camp. Like the rest of the defense, that has not been the case at all. The starters (with one small exception) have been set from day one. Continuity in the secondary is important, and the Buckeyes […]

Upperclassmen Check-In Coverage

UPDATE- Photos after the break, courtesy of Josh Winslow Following check-in today there are now 104 players ready to start fall camp tomorrow morning. Not among those 104 are LB Johnathan Newsome, LB Dorian Bell, and WR James Louis. Their official status remains unclear, but they did not check into the hotel today, so everyone […]

Things To Get Excited About – Opening Kickoff is on the Way

  It has been a long and arduous off season for Buckeye Nation. The anticipation and anxiety surrounding the August 12th NCAA hearings alone are enough to put someone on edge. How severely will the NCAA ultimately punish Ohio State for its transgressions? We can only speculate and hope for the best. Next up was […]

Spring Game: Players to Watch on Defense

  The Buckeyes have to reload on defense more in 2011 than any year since 2006. If you remember back, the 2006 defense had to replace all time great A.J. Hawk amongst many others. The task was daunting, but players like James Laurinaitis and Malcolm Jenkins quickly emerged as the next great Buckeye defenders. A […]

Spring Game Primer

With spring practice well underway and the spring game quickly approaching, it is time to move from “way too early looks” at each position into some more informed analysis based on practice reports. [Note: I apologize for not getting to the defensive backs in my “way too early looks”.] This offseason has been a tumultuous […]

Regular Season Review: Defensive Backs

No position went through more turmoil in 2010 than the defensive backs. They endured injuries- lots and lots of injuries, position changes, schematic changes, bad stretches in games, criticism from fans, and everything in between. Through it all, however, the secondary continued to play remarkably well. In fact, some fans might be surprised at just […]

Thoughts from the Pressbox

We here at the Buckeye Battle Cry have been working hard at improving ourselves week after week.  The holy grail, of course, is to become recognized by our favorite University as a legitimate news organization. This season, we got lucky. Ohio State rewarded us with press passes to the Ohio University game (which Jim attended) […]

Buckeyes Beat Down Purdue 49-0

The Buckeyes came back to Ohio Stadium looking for a little bit of payback and they got it in a big way.  The Boilermakers were completely outmatched, falling to the Buckeyes 49-0 in the Bucks first shutout of the year.  Pryor finished the game with 16/22 with 270 yards 3 touchdowns and 2 interceptions on […]

Silver Bullet Points Does Triage

Buckeye 411 Injury Report- Ross Homan’s injury will mean that he’s out for a couple of weeks, Dorian Bell is recovering from a concussion that he got against Indiana. Storm Klein was not 100% last week, but is expected to be ready for Purdue. Orhian Johnson should also be ready to go. Shugarts’ foot still […]

What do you want to see on Saturday? Ohio

We’re back again for some things that the staff here at the BBC would like to see from the Buckeyes on Saturday. The Bobcats shouldn’t provide much of a challenge, so in general, improvement across the board would be ideal. But since “improvement across the board” doesn’t a post make, here are some specifics. Jeff […]

Silver Bullet Points- Reloaded

Like the annual haircut (whether needed or not), a new “look” makes a world of difference, no? Since all of the cool kids were getting new school clothes, we thought in only appropriate to join in on the blog couture arms race. Big thanks to Chad of Digital:Construct, an OSU alum who was great to […]

Fall Depth Chart Released

Today is full of all sorts of goodies. First the interactive guide, now the newest depth chart has been released. The biggest surprise is that not only has Andrew Sweat surpassed Etienne Sabino (the front runner in the spring) at strong side linebacker, but Sabino is now listed at middle linebacker. Another big surprise is […]

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