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They say that “all good things must come to an end,” and that’s what happened with the original Columbus Wired Twitter account. We are taking a step forward as we strive to be the premier source of sports and entertainment coverage for all things Central Ohio. We are announcing our move...

Former Temple defensive coordinator and OSU cornerbacks coach Taver Johnson during a post game press conference last season. Photo by Clem Murray of the Philadelphia Enquirer.   The Ohio State athletics department officially announced on Tuesday via their website and Twitter that former OSU cornerbacks coach Taver Johnson will...

Photo by Sameh Fahmi   Urban Meyer has made one thing clear to anyone who has ever been on his coaching staff throughout the years: if a guy is not a good recruiter, then he’s not good enough to coach at OSU. “The one thing about here, and I’ve...

They’re baaaaaccckkk! Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his podcasting partner in crime, Chris Stefanick, return from a month-long hiatus to break down some OSU football. The duo get into the hiring of Alex Grinch and leaving of Kerry Coombs. What kind of impact will this have on the secondary...

Last week it was reported that Ohio State co-defensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs was leaving central Ohio for the friendly confines of Nashville, Tenn. to be newly announced head coach Mike Vrabel’s assistant. Now it is being reported by Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer that Coombs...

When Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward decided at the last minute that he was not going to play against USC in the Cotton Bowl, everyone knew why. The junior is being tabbed as one of, if not the, best corners in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft. His announcement on...

Photo credit: Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times   For the last couple of weeks, much speculation was flying around about a new addition to Ohio State’s coaching staff. It was rumored that head coach Urban Meyer was adding Washington State’s Alex Grinch as an assistant. Those rumors were put to...

Photo by Tom Pennington of Getty Images   It’s the final football Buckeye Leafcast of the season with our own Andy Evans and his podcasting partner-in-crime, Chris Stefanick! The two recap Ohio State’s big win over USC in the Cotton Bowl, who’s going to leave early and where JT...

Our own Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, Chris Stefanick, break down the first-ever early signing day for college football and how the Buckeyes fared. Did losing Jackson Carman, Emory Jones and Jaiden Woodbey really hurt OSU? And which recruits will have an immediate impact as well as which...

He’s fought off criticism from both a local and national perspective. He’s been called out of his name just about every opposing stadium he’s been to. He’s dealt with the highs and lows of being Ohio State’s quarterback since winning the job his redshirt freshman season in 2014. And...

Our Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, Christopher Stefanick, with the Buckeye Leafcast, recapping Ohio State’s big B1G win over Wisconsin! Should the Buckeyes have blown out the Badgers? Would Haskins have been better than Barrett?? And is Weber really ready to go pro??? The dynamic duo give you their...

The overlying discussion since the clock hit quadruple zeros in Lucas Oil Stadium after No. 8 Ohio State’s win in the Big Ten championship game is are the Buckeyes getting into the College Football Playoff committee’s final four. The argument now is the difference between OSU’s two losses (11-2,...

It was a night to remember for J.K. Dobbins in the Big Ten championship game. Not only did the true freshman run for a career second-best 174 yards against Wisconsin’s nationally ranked No. 1 rushing defense but he also became Ohio State’s all-time freshman rushing yards record holder, breaking...

Usually when it comes to stopping the other team’s rushing attack, the first line of defense is the defensive line. Then when that gaping hole appears because the offensive line has done their job, the next level of defenders are the linebackers. But when an offensive guard pulls and...

Laser focus. It’s been Ohio State’s credo since the loss to Iowa. Head coach Urban Meyer called it “laser lights” while talking to the media the following week. Since getting spanked by Iowa, 55-24, on Nov. 4, the Buckeyes (10-2, 8-1 Big Ten) have been on a tear. They...

On Saturday at high noon, two of college football’s biggest rivals will hit the gridiron in what is widely regarded as one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports: The Game. It’s so synonymous with college football, it doesn’t need a trophy or some catchy name to separate...

    Now before anyone reading this becomes outraged, I want to expressly state that this is an editorial and the views expressed are simply my opinion and not fact. Granted, there are facts in this piece but the scenario laid out is mine and mine only. So don’t...

It is being reported by several sources that former Ohio State wide receiver Terry Glenn was involved in a car accident early Monday morning and has died. According to TMZ, Glenn and a passenger were traveling in Irving, Tex.,a suburb of Dallas, and a single-car incident happened where Glenn was thrown...

Before the victory bell began to toll at Ohio Stadium for the Buckeyes’ final home game of the 2017 season, the game was already over. In a washout before 105,282 drenched souls, ninth-ranked Ohio State (9-2, 7-1 Big Ten) followed up last week’s dominating performance over Michigan State by...

After Ohio State suffered a crushing 55-24 defeat at Iowa on Nov. 4, head coach Urban Meyer decided it was time to take a step back. He stripped the team down and went back to basics in getting their heads on straight. The strategy paid off when they pounded...

Thank God for moms. They are there when you need comfort, consoling and guidance. They are the first ones there to give you a big, fat hug and a wet kiss on the cheek when you’ve done something great. And sometimes, they are the ones to put you in...

Andy Evans and the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Mr. Chris Stefanick, recap OSU’s 48-3 stomping of the Spartans including J.K. Dobbins’ historic day and the re-emergence of Mike Weber Jr. Not much went wrong in their win, however, Chris does go on one of his classic rants about how well...

Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins doesn’t think his team is getting a fair shake. After he and his 13th-ranked Buckeyes decimated the 12th-ranked Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, 48-3, he felt the College Football Playoff committee has been giving OSU the cold shoulder. When asked if he felt...

What a difference a week makes. After getting worked over by Iowa last weekend, No. 13 Ohio State came out and made a statement against No. 12 Michigan State in front of 107,011 rowdy Ohio Stadium fans and put on a show, winning soundly, 48-3. The Buckeyes (8-2, 6-1...

The last couple of weeks, Buckeye Nation has been scratching their heads on why running back J.K. Dobbins has been treated like a red-headed stepchild. Since toting the ball 29 times for a first-game freshman debut rushing record 181 yards in the season opener against Indiana, he has since...

If you didn’t watch the game against Iowa, chances are you were shocked to read the scoreline the following day. “Losses are always tough to handle,” said senior quarterback J.T. Barrett. Ohio State were upset by a hungry Iowa Hawkeye team last Saturday in Iowa City. Not all is lost...

After getting whooped by Iowa last weekend, 55-24, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said it is time to move forward. “We’re moving forward and we didn’t play very good on defense so we got to move forward and put our laser lights on what’s important and when that’s...

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers once famously said during a postgame press conference in 2014 that Packers fans needed to relax after the team started out 1-2. He even went so far as to spell it out for them on a radio show. “Five letters here just for everybody...

It’s an angry Leafcast as our own Andy Evans and his podcasting partner the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Mr. Chris Stefanick, recap Ohio State’s shocking blowout 55-24 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes. Chris breaks down the defense’s breakdown and what exactly went wrong with J.T.’s mind-boggling career-high four interceptions as...

What a difference a week makes– Ohio State experienced a state of euphoria with an impressive come from behind victory against Penn State only to be followed by utter despair as Ohio State were upset by the Hawkeyes Saturday in Iowa City. Ohio State Head Coach Urban Meyer walked...

Ugly. Embarrassing. Eyeball burning. Vomit inducing. No, that’s not a jab at your prom date, that’s the description of No. 6 Ohio State’s 55-24 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday. Despite being a 16-point underdog, Iowa (6-3, 3-3 Big Ten) exploited the Buckeyes’ defense with their tight ends...

The No.6 Ohio State Buckeyes are preparing to make the journey to Iowa to face Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes Saturday afternoon in Iowa City, IA. Saturday’s game will mark the first trip the Buckeyes have made to Kinnick Stadium since 2010. Ohio State look to capitalize on...

After Ohio State pulled off one of their greatest comebacks of all time by beating Penn State this past weekend, 39-38, and overcame a deficit that was the largest in the Urban Meyer era since trailing Alabama in the 2015 college football playoff semifinal, 21-6, one question has been...

It’s another hyped up Buckeye Leafcast with Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his podcasting partner in crime, the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Chris Stefanick! The duo recap Ohio State’s insane, come-from-behind win over the Nittany Lions as Andy chows down on a heaping plate of crow regarding J.T. Barrett’s inability...

In only what could be described as insane, sixth-ranked Ohio State used a furious fourth quarter comeback to beat undefeated, second-ranked Penn State, 39-38, after being down 21-3 early in the second quarter. In front of a blacked out, frenzied 109,302 fans in Ohio Stadium on Saturday, it was...

If at least one thing was learned from Penn State’s stomping of Michigan on Saturday night it’s that they set up an epic game with Ohio State this upcoming Saturday in Ohio Stadium. The Nittany Lions shellacked the Wolverines, 42-13, in front of a record, white-out Beaver Stadium crowd...

It’s Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his podcasting right-hand man, Chris Stefanick previewing Ohio State’s huge top-10 matchup versus the No. 2 Penn State Nittany Lions! The duo also discuss the two teams’ remaining schedule and whether or not it would benefit the Buckeyes if PSU beats TTUN in...

When ninth-ranked Ohio State (5-1, 3-0) travels to Lincoln, Neb. to take on Nebraska (3-3, 2-1) on Saturday night, it will be only the sixth time ever that the two teams have squared up. The Buckeyes won the first two games ever played between the two schools, 28-0 and...

It’s another crazy, rambling, rant-filled Buckeye Leafcast with Columbus Wired’s own Andy Evans and his podcasting partner in crime, the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Mr. Chris Stefanick! The two recap Ohio State’s crushing victory over Maryland and whether or not they can do the same thing on the road vs....

A botched hold on an extra point. A blocked kick on a field goal try. A shanked 22-yard punt. A missed 46-yard field goal. Two players getting ejected for suspect targeting calls. And a 100-yard kickoff returned for a touchdown. After looking at the scoreboard when the clock reached...

It’s another Buckeye Leafcast from Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his usual partner in crime, the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Chris Stefanick! The two intermittently weave ramblings on OSU’s current recruiting class and Urban Meyer’s penchant for recruiting out of the state, how good it is for the Buckeyes to get...

Since the Oklahoma game, it seems like J.T. Barrett has been breaking some kind of record. Or at least being a major catalyst in helping the team break some kind of record. Coming into 2017, the fifth-year senior was already littered all over Ohio State’s record books at or...

Ohio State only scored 10 points against UNLV on Saturday afternoon. But that was in the second half. With their second and third-stringers already in the game. If you did not see the game yesterday and this is the first time you are seeing anything on the outcome, relax,...

It’s the latest Buckeye Leafcast with Columbus Wired’s Andy Evans and his Buckeye cohort, Chris Stefanick! The duo recap OSU’s solid win over Army and J.T. Barrett’s record-setting day and whether this means he should stay as the guy under center for the Buckeyes. They also break down true...

J.T. Barrett has faced a lot of flack so far this year. He is too hesitant. He does not look comfortable standing in the pocket. He overthrows too many passes. He underthrows too many passes. Dwayne Haskins is the answer, he has a much better arm. Time to put...