The Week That Were: 11.19.11

After yesterday’s slate of games, the soundtrack for this episode should be pretty obvious.  Onward! Ain’t chaos beautiful?  While the end result may be less than desirable, you’ve got to be amazed at the ways that each week is different, each week has the possibility for the unexpected and amazing.  And this week was proof […]

The Week That Were: 11.05.11

The Week That Were looks at the hyperbolic and the unexpected. Once again, I was wandering around the wilderness on gameday, which explains why Stevie makes a repeat appearance as our soundtrack for “The Review Of The Century”: NOTE- Scroll down for our comments regarding Penn State coverage. Well, let’s get right to it… the […]

The Week That Were: 10.29.11

I’ll be honest… it’s been so great to relive the huge Buckeye win over Wisconsin, I’ve had to dig a bit to find motivation to even think about the other games from this week. However, my search for a soundtrack that would be appropriate for Halloween Weekend, I found this gem that helped me keep […]

The Week That Were: 10.22.11

There are lots of options for today’s soundtrack, but I’m going with this one for reasons that should be clear later. Apologies for the tardiness of this week’s recap…  you say “bye week”, I say “rock climbing trip to the beach“. So, yeah… I didn’t get to see what might be the play of the […]

The Week That Were: 10.15.11

Today, we join with racing fans in mourning the loss of Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon. As such, this week’s soundtrack has a bit of a somber tone. We give ESPN/ABC a lot of criticism, but they got this one right– Thoughts and prayers with his family and friends. This week was very very special […]

The Week That Were- 9.24.11

Time for the stroll through the week’s absurdity in college football… this week’s soundtrack is inspired by a conversation with a colleague and the Stomping in the ‘Shoe- Enjoy the Stone Foxes. The big game of the week, according to the folks at the four letter network, was Saturday Night’s matchup between LSU and West […]

Picks for the Weak: Week Four

It’s week four of the college football season, and you weaklings are gaining strength. No, it’s not from our expert prespective… Yeah, no. This week, us college football fans get our inspiration for top notch picks by pumping ice water in our veins! We might be in Death Valley, but it’s our time to choose […]

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 […]

Silver Bullet Points Breaks Wind

Your weekly update from the Ohio State press conference as well as notes from around the world of college sports- this week, we take a pointed look at the NCAA after the jump. Usually we reserve soundtracks for TWTW, but someone emailed me a song today that I thought I’d share. They described it as […]

The Week That Were: 9.10.11

This week’s journey back through the world of college sports is a bit more subdued than usual- due, in part, to the lack of “marquee” games, but mostly due to perspective. There are lots of things in life that are important… and college sports are among them. But today and yesterday and this past week, […]

The Week That Were: 9.2.11

Welcome back to tBBC’s weekly wrapup- random thoughts, snarky observations, random hyperlinks, and occasionally intelligent insight from the weekend in college football.  As always, we aspire to bring you the best soundtracks to help you enjoy the words and pictures… so here we go– thanks to

Silver Bullet Points Watches Carpetbombing

Quick look at a bit of coolness from yesterday’s presser, then onward into the fray– Buckeye news Ohio State announced yesterday that they will be wearing customized helmets for the Spring Game, painted with a military design to honor American servicemen and commemorate the 75th anniversary Jesse Owen’s performance at the Berlin Games. Most of […]

Valero Alamo Bowl- Oklahoma State vs. Arizona

Oklahoma State (10-2, 6-2 Big12) vs. Arizona (7-4, 4-5 PAC10) December 29, 20109:15 PM ET ESPN History: Ok, let’s just get right to the question that you’re all surely asking- No, the Alamo Bowl does not have a basement. It does, however, have its fourth sponsor in the seventeen years that it’s been a part […]

The Week That Were: 11.27.10

Here’s the soundtrack for this week’s journey through the recent past. It’s from one of my favorite artists, and the greatest Thanksgiving movie ever ANDIWILLFIGHTYOUIFYOUDISAGREE. Ahem. Although I usually don’t take requests, I almost made an exception for Coach Rodriguez. What a great week of football- three days worth of collegiate goodness, interspersed with some […]

The Week That Were: 10.23.10

In the spirit of Homecoming, here’s this week’s musical selection. Congrats to Ohio State’s new royalty– I apologize if your reign is rudely interrupted. Columbus wasn’t the only college town named after Spanish explorers that was celebrating “Fleecing Forgetful Alumni Weekend” (so named by a friend who works in alumni relations- it’s amazing how the […]