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Running back J.K. Dobbins gives a flex after scoring his third rushing touchdown against Nebraska last year on a 42-yard run. Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired.   The Big Ten Media Days have officially kicked off and on Thursday, the conference released their preseason watch list with two Buckeyes...

Hill celebrates after his one-handed touchdown catch against Minnesota last year. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   K.J. Hill could have gone pro after last year if he really wanted to. He finished second on the team with 70 catches, which slid him into fourth all-time in a single...

New head coach Ryan Day (left) and former defensive coordinator Greg Schiano (right)  during the first half of last year’s season opener against Oregon State as the team’s acting head coach. Day will be leading the Scarlet and Gray as the school’s 25th head coach in this year’s spring...

Head coach Ryan Day during OSU’s Student Appreciation Day practice at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Saturday, March 23. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   It has only been five practices into the first season of his head coaching tenure at Ohio State. But the Scarlet and Gray’s...

True sophomore transfer Justin Fields (left) and redshirt freshman Matthew Baldwin (right) warm up during OSU’s first spring practice of 2019. Photo courtesy of ohiostatebuckeyes.com.   Ryan Day had just wrapped up his first official spring practice on Wednesday morning as Ohio State’s 25th HMIC (head man in charge)...

The Buckeyes take the field in last year’s annual spring game with former coach Urban Meyer leading his “bull circle”. This season, first-year head coach Ryan Day will be leading the charge. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   The Ohio State athletics department announced the official date and time...

OSU football Fields in, Smith out

New OSU transfer QB Justin Fields speaks to the media during an interview session on National Letter of Intent signing day, part 2, at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Photo by Bill Bender/Sporting News.   Two developments occurred on Friday afternoon concerning the Ohio State football team, one pretty...

The Ohio State defense and special teams huddle up before their kickoff against Tulane on Sept. 22. It was former head coach Urban Meyer’s return after a three-game suspension at the start of the 2018 season. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   On Friday, the Ohio State athletics department...

OSU players kneel before their game against Michigan on Nov. 24. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   After a zany offseason that saw the departure of several coaches and a handful of players, it’s hard to imagine that the Ohio State football team would actually buckle down and start...

Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich was named by Ryan Day to his staff on Wednesday. Photo by Matt Barnard/Tulsa World.   It did not take long for Ryan Day to get to work. The 39-year-old, who was appointed as Ohio State’s 25th head coach last month after Urban...

OSU football Rose Bowl preview

Who wants some?!?! Come and get your fill of two looneys talkin Ohio State football!! Our Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, the Intergalactic Buckeye Fan, Mr. Chris Stefanick, chop up the sixth-rated, 12-1, Big Ten champion Buckeyes’ upcoming showdown with the ninth-ranked, 10-3, Pac-12 champion Washington Huskies in...

For the second year in a row, the NCAA is allowing high school football seniors to sign their official letters of intent in mid-December rather than the traditional first Wednesday in February. And on Wednesday, several recruits inked their letters showing intent on where they will be spending the...

  Hail, hail the gang’s all here! At least for one last hurrah. In this regard, though, no one is lying on their deathbed, asking their coach to go out there and win one more for them. But in this regard, it is the coach who will be getting...

OSU football Is Ryan really ready?

Newly named head coach Ryan Day takes the Buckeyes out on the field for their 2018 season opener against Oregon State. It was Day’s first game as interim head coach of Ohio State. On Tuesday, he was named OSU’s 25th head coach after current head coach Urban Meyer announced...

Soon-to-be former OSU head football coach Urban Meyer discusses his decision to retire during Tuesday’s press conference at the Fawcett Center.   After seven years as The Ohio State University’s head football coach, Urban Meyer has decided the 2018 season will be his last. In an afternoon press conference...

OSU head coach Urban Meyer celebrates after his Buckeyes beat Northwestern on Saturday night, Dec. 1, 45-24, for their third Big Ten championship since 2014. Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired   Who needs three yards and a cloud of dust when you have the Rocketman out there slinging the...

OSU head coach Urban Meyer celebrates one of his team’s defensive stops during their win over Michigan on Nov. 24. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   Yesterday, the Big Ten announced their defensive award winners. Today, it was the offenses’ turn to find out who won what. And it...

Defensive end Jonathon Cooper celebrates along with teammates Malik Harrison (back, left) Tuf Borland (right) and Dre’Mont Jones (back, right) after his 3rd quarter sack on Michigan QB Shea Patterson. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   On Tuesday night, the Big Ten Network announced the conference’s media and coaches...

OSU’s Sevyn Banks (left), Brendon White (middle) and Dwayne Haskins (right) do a pregame prayer before taking on the fourth-ranked Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, Nov. 24. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   After another silly weekend of college football where three top 10 teams got beat, the ‘net is...

OSU QB Dwayne Haskins attempting one of his 30 passes in their 62-39 win over Michigan. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   When it comes to The Game, there is always hype in one way or another. I mean, come on, it’s THE Game, Ohio State versus Michigan! Does...

Members of The Best Damn Band In The Land show their support for beating That Team Up North during the Minnesota game this season. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   If you are reading this and you were born before 1995 and grew up as a big Buckeye fan,...

Head coach Urban Meyer gets ready to lead his team onto the field for his first game back against Tulane on Sept. 22. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   What is it that head coach Urban Meyer has done to mentally put his team on a whole different level...

OSU football Just win, baby

The Buckeyes celebrate their win over Maryland on Saturday afternoon. Photo courtesy of ohiostatebuckeyes.com.   Ohio State had 688 yards of total offense on 94 plays and scored 52 points against the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday. The 688 total yards of offense now ranks as fifth-best in OSU history...

OSU head coach Urban Meyer embraces wide receiver Parris Campbell during Nebraska pregame warm ups on Nov. 3. Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired.   Brett McMurphy is still on a mission to tear down The Ohio State University, head coach Urban Meyer and former wide receivers coach Zach Smith....

OSU head coach Urban Meyer attempts to fire up his team before their game with 2-6 Nebraska. Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired.   It’s hard to put your finger on what went right for No. 10 Ohio State in their five-point win over Nebraska. The Buckeyes (8-1, 1-5 Big...

OSU offensive tackle Isaiah Prince blocks for QB Dwayne Haskins during the 2nd half of their win over Indiana on Oct. 6. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   Isaiah Prince is pissed off. And a sore loser. Somewhat soft-spoken, the senior captain seemed to speak up a little bit...

Purdue quarterback David Blough celebrates with teammates after beating the No. 2 Buckeyes, 49-20. Photo courtesy of Michael Conroy/ AP   After nearly faltering in their last two games against Indiana and Minnesota, yet pulling out un-decisive wins, some were thinking that Ohio State was primed for a loss....

Nick Bosa (center) celebrates with teammates after his fumble recovery for a touchdown in OSU’s season opener against Oregon State. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   It’s official. Nick Bosa’s career at Ohio State is over. In an official statement released by the university to members of the media,...

Wide receiver K.J. Hill celebrates with teammates after his second TD catch in OSU’s 30-14 win over Minnesota. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Maybe Urban is right. Maybe Buckeye Nation should take a deep breath and enjoy their victory over Minnesota. After hiking up their bootstraps and pulling...

Head coach Urban Meyer during the first half. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   For the fifth time this season, the victory bell in the southeast tower of Ohio Stadium clanged with fervor signifying another Ohio State win. Except for some reason, the fervor sounded hollow, devoid of any...

OSU football Practice????

OSU wide receiver Johnnie Dixon III celebrates with fellow receiver Binjimen Victor after Dixon’s 39-yard TD catch early in the second quarter of the Buckeyes’ 49-26 win over Indiana last Saturday. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired.   After their win over Indiana last weekend, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins...

Haskins directs the offense during the second half of OSU’s 49-26 win over Indiana. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Four yards. That is all quarterback Dwayne Haskins needed to break Art Schlichter’s single-game passing yards record in a 49-26 win against Indiana on Saturday afternoon. The record still...

OSU QB Dwayne Haskins directs his offense during the second half. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Poison said it best: every rose has its thorn. For Ohio State that seems to be Indiana. The Buckeyes (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) may have beaten the Hoosiers (4-2, 1-2) for the...

OSU wide receiver Parris Campbell on his way to a 91-yard punt return against Indiana in 2016. The Buckeyes won, 38-17. Stock photo/Columbus Wired   Remember what happened the last time Ohio State scrambled from behind to pull out a one-point win over Penn State? Silly question, of course...

True freshman running back Master Teague III scores his first collegiate touchdown in Ohio State’s season-opener against Oregon State. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Three fifth-year seniors. Two fourth-year juniors. Two true juniors. And nine other guys currently on the roster. That’s at the wide receiver position. Two...

OSU head coach Urban Meyer gets his team ready to enter the field in his first game back last week against Tulane. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Good times, bad times. Ohio State has had their share in Happy Valley. Twelve games have been played between the Buckeyes...

OSU quarterback Dwayne Haskins directs the offense during Saturday’s 49-6 win over Tulane. Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Someone que up the Public Enemy. Specifically their smash hit “Don’t Believe The Hype” because whatever the college football world is selling, Dwayne Haskins ain’t buying. Surrounded by a hoard...

U-G-L-Y, Tulane ain’t got no alibi. You remember that old playground chant? Of course the chant wasn’t specifically aimed at Tulane’s football team but you get the idea. By the time the first half whistle blew, the game was over. Not really, but it might as well have been....

OSU football OSU triumph TCU

One defensive touchdown. A 63-yard pitch-and-catch for six. And one blocked punt that led to a score. All in the span of four minutes. That’s all fourth-ranked Ohio State (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) needed to put the nail in No. 15 Texas Christian’s coffin on Saturday night in AT&T...

Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   Texas Christian University is no stranger to The Ohio State University. The two teams have seen each other before. However, it has been awhile. This coming Saturday will be two weeks shy of exactly 45 years to the day that they last buckled...

Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   It was just another day at the ballpark for Ohio State (2-0, 1-0 Big Ten). When the final whistle blew and the victory bell rang in the southeast tower of Ohio Stadium, it was the Scarlet and Gray cruising to a 52-3 win...

OSU football Haskins did what?

Photo by Sam Fahmi/Columbus Wired   The minute four-year starting quarterback J.T. Barrett stepped off the field in AT&T Stadium in the 2018 Cotton Bowl and finished his time at Ohio State, people started champing at the bit to see what backup Dwayne Haskins was going to do. But...

To say Ohio State was angry and motivated in their season opener against Oregon State is probably an understatement. The fifth-ranked Buckeyes dispatched their season-opening opponent with ease on Saturday afternoon in front of 102,169 fans, 77-31. Ohio State piled up 721 yards of offense, using a balanced attack...

Photo by Ric Kruszynski/Columbus Wired   Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer has always stressed wanting to have an angry football team. He has talked about how being angry is the best way to play and having angry players have produced some of the best football teams he’s...

With less than a week to go before they kick off their season, Ohio State announced this year’s picks for captain for the upcoming 2018 season. Seven guys in all were voted by their teammates, including two repeat choices. Fifth-year senior wide receivers Parris Campbell and Terry McLaurin were...

OSU football URBAN SUSPENDED

After an almost three-week suspension was placed on Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer after accusations that he knew about wide receivers coach Zach Smith’s spousal abuse and did nothing about it, school president Michael Drake decided that a continued suspension through Sunday, Sept. 2 as well...

The Ohio State University has released a statement for the official investigation into head coach Urban Meyer, saying that it should conclude within the next 14 days. According to a report from Bucknuts’ Steve Helwagen, the school’s communications director, Christopher Davey, issued an email outlining when they plan on...