Silver Bullet Points Embraces The Media

For those Buckeye fans who are more than ready to talk some football, today was a good day. First up, Ohio State Head Coach Luke Fickell joined Dan Patrick today and talked about his status, According to Coach Fickell, Gene Smith has removed the “interim” tag. He is the head coach… a great move, especially […]

tBBC Radio Hour with Jason Winrow

Eric welcomes new tBBC member Jason Winrow with a podcast all his own! Jason played Offensive Line (Guard) for Ohio State from 1990-1993, eventually being drafted by the New York Giants. He now writes for us here at the BBC, as well as his own blog “The State of College Football”. Jason and Eric talk […]

Silver Bullet Points: Pryor's Departure Timeline

The saga continues for Ohio State and it’s former quarterback Terrelle Pryor. After announcing he was leaving Ohio State, the drama has continued for the signal caller who was once considered so talented he could become the best dual-threat quarterback in college football history. Since his decision to depart from the university, the stories have […]

Amateur Athletics 101: The Farce of the NCAA

tBBC Investigative Reporter Westy drops in to provide another point of view on the recent Terrelle Pryor news. I had a rough day talking about Buckeye football yesterday, so to prevent myself from getting all preachy to the OSU fan base in my first ever blog post, I’ve decided to take a step back and […]

Terrelle Pryor Leaves Ohio State As Scandal Brews

We wrote on Tuesday about former three time Academic All Conference QB Terrelle Pryor’s decision to end his career at Ohio State, a move that was a surprise of sorts to many Buckeye fans. Certainly, there were reasons to speculate that he’d played his last in the Scarlet and Grey, but given his legal team’s […]

Terrelle Pryor ends Ohio State Career

The news broke just a few minutes ago and has flashed across twitter like a bolt of lightning. Per his lawyer, Terrelle Pryor has decided to end his Ohio State playing career. Pryor released the following statement through his lawyer, In the best interest of my teammates, I have made the decision to forego my […]

Haters Gonna Hate. Why?

I know that is a very loaded title, but I feel it best suits my current thoughts. I understand the Mark May’s and Desmond Howard’s of the world taking every chance they get to smear the Ohio State University and our transgressions-  they have been waiting for this day for so long.  We have been […]

Silver Bullet Points Lawyers Up

Here are your updates from Thursday- Legally Speaking* In case you missed the updates from Eric’s piece earlier, Terrelle Pryor’s license issue is now resolved, and he and his mom are alleged to have met with the folks from the NCAA this afternoon. Pryor’s lawyers presented documentation this morning regarding his automotive purchases (again, thanks […]

The Car Addiction of Terrelle Pryor

This article was made possible by some great work by blog friend Westy. It has been well known for years that Terrelle Pryor loves his cars.  Even before he arrived on campus for his freshman season he was pictured in front of a sweet black chevrolet that many took as a sign of wrong doing. […]

Silver Bullet Points Gives You The Info

In case you were a DIY type Unfortunately, the “here’s today’s updates” is going to become a regular feature here at tBBC. It is what it is.  That being said, we’re looking for a picture/logo or even a new title to help distinguish this from the “normal” SBP updates- leave your recommendations in the comments! […]

UPDATE: OSU/NCAA Investigation

We’ve received numerous reports today that the NCAA and the Ohio State Athletic department are in the midst of a collaborative investigation regarding the allegations involved in yesterday’s Sports Illustrated piece. Speculation is that the investigation continues to center on current Buckeye QB Terrelle Pryor; particularly his usage of various automobiles from local vendors.  NBC4 […]

Sports Illustrated: How Tressel Lost Ohio State

Really? That’s your title? After much speculation and rumors, the article that possibly expedited the end of the Ohio State careers of Jim Tressel (and Terrelle Pryor?) went online at Sports Illustrated this evening. In it, author George Dohrmann raps up a six week investigation into Ohio State football and other aspects of life in […]

OSU AD/NCAA Investigating Terrelle Pryor

Not to pile on, but wanted to be sure you saw this: According the the Columbus Dispatch, the Ohio State Athletic Department and the NCAA are looking closely at currently suspended Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor. Allegations include improper benefits, and the Dispatch outlines again the concerns regarding Pryor’s history with automobiles. Pryor, currently benched […]

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 […]

Buckeye Suspension Update: Five Across The Board

This afternoon, the NCAA finished their review of the appeal of the five game suspension for the student athletes at the beginning of the 2011 season. Terelle Pryor, Dan Herron, Devier Posey, Mike Adams, and Solomon Thomas were sanctioned for selling gear and award merchandise in exchange for tatoos and/or money in December 2010; the […]

Football Report: Winter Conditioning

This morning I was fortunate enough to sit in on a 6 AM winter conditioning session held by the Ohio State football team. It was a shirt and shorts affair with plenty of running and various other drills deviously put together by strength and conditioning coordinator Eric Lichter. Since there were no actual football drills […]

The Recruitment Hype: Is Braxton Miller the next Terrelle Pryor?

This is a guest post by Joe Dexter, lead man at new Buckeye blog Scarlet & Game. Welcome to the party, Joe! When Terrelle Pryor takes the field for the first time with the team this spring, he won’t be the only signal caller rocking the ink. He might not even have the best block […]

You make it hard to love you, Terrelle

Seriously, TP.  We love you here and we’ll defend you a lot.  But you don’t make it easy, do you? On a positive note, I’m willing to bet that Vico is loving this video, knowing that Evege is in it too. The Donnie loves his family (they’re an awesome family, by the way)

Silver Bullet Points Gets More Ammunition

First glance at NLOID; both in Columbus and elsewheres. Buckeye 411 Tress Talk– Video from today’s Signing Day wrapup, in it’s entirety. Our friends over at 11 Warriors have it broken down even better with individual athlete interviews. Stylin’ and Profilin’– Best dressed recruit award goes to Ron Tanner, styling the bow tie and braces. […]

Promises Kept: No Juniors Declare for NFL Draft

Back around Christmastime, when the “Tattoo-gate” situation emerged, one of the issues that most people thought once the suspensions had been deferred to 2011 was “They’ll all go pro and there won’t be any punishments at all”. So great was this concern that Coach Tressel was asked directly about it during his pre-Sugar Bowl press […]