Picks for the Weak – Week 7

Okay, so maybe it wasn’t just the scores that was tripping me up. I at least finished this past week at a paltry 3-4 which brings my overall straight up picks to 15 and 18. Big shout out to Buffalo Buckeye who leads tBBC Pick Em contest at the halfway mark but is closely followed by a large group […]

The Week That Were: 10.6.12

Hope you’re not too hungover from Homecoming… Not that there’d be anything wrong with that.  This weeks’ TWTW is being composed with this concert in the background– say goodbye to your Pandora station for the next hour and 45 minutes. This has been identified as the first “Shakedown Saturday” of the season, and we knew […]

Picks for the Weak – Week 6

I have decided to remove whether I got the score right or not and am going straight up with my picks. I will continue to include a guess of the score in most cases but it will just be a guide! The reason for this is the fact that I was an amazing five and […]

The Week That Were: 9.29.12

In a week that was seen as a “meh” on the national scene, it was nonetheless a great Saturday for football.  Here’s today’s soundtrack, inspired by Coach Meyer’s comments following the clash with Michigan State. Well, it may have been the weekend before October, but it certainly was another chance for folks to show off […]

The Week That Were: 9.15.12

Monday’s melange of morning mayhem looks back at an amazing weekend of college football… Just promise to wait until the end of the article to rush the field, OK?  Given the news on Campus from Sunday Night, here’s your soundtrack for our special time together. It was a great weekend to be an Angry Bird, […]

tBBC Conference Calvalcade: Big 12

We continue the journey across the nation to get you ready for kickoff in less than two weeks. Today, Gary weighs in on the newest incarnation of the Big 12 conference. With all the Conference re-aligning going on it has been tough to keep track of what team is going where. Many conferences are taking […]

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 […]

2011 Holiday Bowl: California -vs- Texas

The “traditional” Pac-10/Big 12 matchup turns into the now Pac-12/Big ## matchup. At least they got a couple of traditional teams… The Basics: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011, 8:00 PM EST on ESPN, from Sand Diego. California (7-5, 4-5 Pac 12) and Texas (7-5, 4-5 Big 12). History: As with many of the other bowl games, […]

The Week That Were: 11.26.11

Lots of holiday options for this week’s soundtrack, but I’m that guy that thinks Christmas music should be banned until at least December. So, given all of the rumors of this past week and the results from yesterday’s Ohio State game, the R&B genius of Sam And Dave make a return as we give thanks […]

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 […]

Silver Bullet Points Thinks Pink

Initially, this week was supposed to be “POPS”- Pink Out Penn State for Breast Cancer Awareness.  While we’ve not heard anything more about that since things changed in Happy Valley, we’re more than glad to give our support. You know… given the circumstances. Buckeye 411 Walking Wounded- It seems as if the injuries are piling […]

The Week That Were: 11.12.11

This has been a difficult week. “Gee, you think?” – People in Happy Valley Even as someone who’s not affiliated directly with PSU football, the news and headlines coming out of this story has created a pall over all of the games this weekend. This story reminds us that there are things greater than the […]

Picks for the Weak: Week 9

The picks return to the BBC after the interminable bye-week! The last time we saw our intrepid pickers, Eric had the lead over Mali by two games. During week 6, our players came out with the following records: Joe D: 4-6, Mali: 7-3, Jim: 5-5, Joe L: 8-2, Eric: 5-5, Chris: 6-4, Robby: 8-2 With […]

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 […]

Picks For The Weak: Week 6

I’m pretty sure that was the worst week of College Football picks for this crew in the five years of it’s existence. Maybe I’m over-exaggerating, but 75% of those who help me out with our Picks were at 0-5 as we headed into the evening on Saturday. Thanks to the Mustangs, I picked up some […]

The Week That Were- 9.17.11

Well, after a loss there really is only one choice for this week’s soundtrack… Just be thankful I didn’t go all Broadway on you. I know that there were exciting things on the field to talk about, but the big story brings us to… This week in EXPAND-A-PALOOZA: Well, well, well- Saturday awoke to the […]

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, […]

Here We Go Again (or not): Conference Expansion News and Notes

Update: Well… huh.  The SEC has stated that they’re not extending an offer to aTm at this time, bringing this whole shebang to a screeching halt. Sources say that the argument over who might be the 14th team and Aggy counterpart was partially responsible for the decision. No word yet on whether or not the […]

Silver Bullet Points Sets Up Camp

Start of something amazing Jim has got this week’s practices covered, so here’s the other news that you may have missed. Former Buckeye News Later, Louis: We learned on Sunday that James Louis would not be in camp; he was rumored for a while to be looking to transfer closer to home. Recent news is […]