INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 06:  Evan Spencer #6, Adolphus Washington #92 and the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate after they defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 59-0 in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 6, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Around the B1G! Week 7 Edition

“Around the B1G” will be a weekly article taking a look at the other teams around the Big Ten. ILLINOIS (4-2 overall, 1-1 conference) Last Week: Bye Week. This Week: This week the Fighting Illini take on the Wisconsin Badgers in Champaign. The Illini played Iowa tough a few weeks ago and will give the […]

OSU Photo - Dispatch


(Photo courtesy Columbus Dispatch) (Today we have another guest article by Brandon. It is his perspective on Saturday’s OSU win over PSU. It’s a good read, I suggest you take a few minutes and give it a look; Ken) Even though we don’t like to admit it as a fan base, Saturday night was a huge day […]

STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 25:  Ezekiel Elliott #15 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after scoring on a 10 yard touchdown run in the first quarter against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the game on October 25, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State @ Ohio State: How I See It

(The “I” in the title is guest writer, Michael Smith. We’d like to welcome him back to give us his thoughts on Saturday night’s game.) Ohio State vs. Penn State, The Black-Out What happens?  Who wins?   Let’s talk about it. This Saturday night at the Shoe, Ohio State will be hosting Penn State.  It will […]

That Kinda' Year

tBBC Preview: Penn State

The #13/#12 Buckeyes (5-1, 2-0) visit the Penn State Nittany Lions (4-2, 1-2) for a nationally televised Saturday evening “white out” game. Penn State is coming off an idle week, so they should at least be well rested. Overview: After beginning the season 4-0, the Nits have dropped two straight games to Northwestern followed by […]

WBB Recap: Lions Maul Bucks 66-42

After some spotty play so far this season, exemplified by, at least in conference play, playing well against ranked teams and not so well against so-so team, Kevin McGuff took his team into the lions den tonight to square off against #14 Penn State. Let’s get this on the table; not a whole lot went […]

tBBC Game Preview: PSU Nittany Lions

The #4 Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0, 3-0) host the Penn State Nittany Lions (4-2, 1-1) for a Saturday evening game in Columbus. After winning the first two games of the season, the Nits have alternated L’s with W’s, with their last game an exciting 43-40 win over TTUN two weeks ago. Penn State had a […]

Penn State, Bill O'Brien Enter Year Two

As we inch closer to the opening kickoff on Saturday, no team in the B1G is more intriguing or crucial to the success of the B1G than the Penn State Nittany Lions. Even though they are not eligible for the post season, a successful season would only strengthen the conference as a whole. As Bill […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 6

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 6, the Ohio State’s margin of victory over Penn State on October 26th, 2002, 13-7. The Buckeyes moved to 9-0 on the season by edging the Nittany Lions in a defensive stalemate. Some of the offensive woes could be attributed to Maurice Clarett being injured in the 1st quarter, […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 8

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 8, the Ohio State’s margin of victory over Penn State on September 20th, 1975, 17- 9. This game in Columbus, was the 1st between Woody Hayes and Joe Paterno. As you’d imagine, this was a defense-dominant game. The Buckeye took an early 7-0 lead, then alternated FG’s with Penn […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 11

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 11, the Ohio State’s margin of victory over Penn State on October 30th, 2004, 21-10. Yet another defense-first game in these series played out in Columbus. Penn State outgained Ohio State, 247 yards to 202 yards. In a game where two horrifically bad offenses were required to suit up, […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 12

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 12, the Ohio State’s margin of victory over Penn State on October 27th, 2012, 35-23.   The Buckeyes rolled into Beaver Stadium for another White-Out Game. As expected, it turned into another Pick-Six Game as Ryan Shazier coupled a 17 yard interception return the play after a nine yard […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 24

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 24, an Ohio State victory over Penn State on November 7th, 2009, 24-7. We’re coming down the homestretch with our countdown, so I’m going to mix in some games where the days remaining will equal an Ohio State score. Ohio State rolled into Happy Valley and left smiling after […]

tBBC Kickoff Countdown Celebrates 53

In today’s edition, we celebrate number 53, specifically Ohio State’s thrilling 28-25 win over the Penn State Nittany Lions in Beaver Stadium on  October 7th, 1995. Ohio State had some late game heroics the previous week to beat Lou Holtz’s Notre Dame team. Late in the 4th quarter, the Buckeyes trailed 25-21. At this point, […]

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 […]

Silver Bullet Points Fingers

The quiet of this week around Buckeye Nation provides a moment of peace prior to August’s chaos of fall camp and Olympic dreams. It’s completely different than July of 2011… and I don’t hear many complaining. What I do hear, though, are the thunder and raging winds still swirling from last week’s Freeh Report. Both […]

Initial Review: Freeh Report on Penn State University

This morning, the report from the independent investigation into the culture at Penn State University was released by the committee led by former FBI director Louis Freeh The investigation, commissioned by the PSU Board of Trusteees sought to examine the circumstances which led to the instances of child abuse that former coach Jerry Sandusky has […]

Buckeyes Fall Short On Senior Day, Lose 20-14 to Penn State

It was a memorable Senior Day in Columbus, although not the memories that Buckeye fans were hoping for.  Ohio State’s offense continued to struggle against a solid PSU defense, and the Buckeye D were unable to effectively stop the big plays as Penn State moved to a Wildcat package to have success running the ball. […]

On Fan's Opinion: Buckeye Hospitality

This guest post from our friend Daddy Big Bucks was originally posted on Buckeye Planet during the week that the Penn State story was developing and as the Buckeyes were preparing for Purdue. However, given this Saturday’s game, the sentiment is still incredibly appropriate. To All Ohio State Fans, especially those going to the game […]

Picks for the Weak: Week 2

  There ain’t no thunderstorm bright enough, ain’t no rain storm long enough, ain’t no computer smart enough –to keep me from helping you weaklings! Week 1 is in the books, and though I finished sub .500 in the first week of our picks, I am spry and ready to prove that Week two is […]