1. Ohio State Prepares To Face Purdue

    Game Seven: Purdue Boilermakers Location: Ohio Stadium (Columbus, OH) 3:30PM EST, ABC Head Coach: Joe Tiller Purdue Players Who Were Recruited By Ohio State: N/A...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 145 reads 2 comments

  2. "This One Time, At Camp Randall, Ohio State Beat Wisconsin 20-17..."

    OK, maybe that's a cliche line to start this blog, but I figured it was worth a shot. Ohio State's Big Ten title chances are still alive, thanks to the rushing efforts of Chris Wells ...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 348 reads 6 comments

  3. Can Ohio State Survive Wisconsin's "House Of Pain"?

    Game Six: Wisconsin BadgersLocation: Camp Randall Stadium (Madison, WI) 8PM EST, ABCHead Coach: Bret BielemaWisconsin Players Who Were Recruited By Ohio State: TE Travis Beckum, RB John Clay, OL Josh Oglesby, LB Elijah Hodge...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 438 reads 6 comments

  4. Random College Football Musings After Upset Saturday

    Looking back on a day dubbed "Upset Saturday," I believe Ohio State fans should be content with the victory over Minnesota, 34-21...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 339 reads 6 comments

  5. Ohio State Begins Big Ten Play Against Minnesota

    Game Five: Minnesota Golden GophersLocation: Ohio Stadium (Columbus, OH)Head Coach: Tim BrewsterMinnesota Players Who Were Recruited By Ohio State: OL DJ Burris attended Ohio State's ...

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  6. Questions Remain About Buckeyes Despite Victory Over Troy

    While I am happy that Ohio State defeated Troy 28-10, I would be remiss if I did not make some critical as well as positive observations about the current status of Ohio State football...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 435 reads 4 comments

  7. Can Ohio State Rebound Against Troy?

    Game Four: Troy TrojansLocation: Ohio Stadium (Columbus, OH)Head Coach: Larry BlakeneyTroy Players Who Were Recruited By Ohio State: N/A. Troy does not have anyone on their roster that was actively recruited by Ohio State...

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  8. Ohio State's New Focus? Rose Bowl Now, Changes Later

    As painful as the USC 35-3 loss is, I remember a few quick things as it relates to relatively recent Ohio State history: The last time Ohio State scored as few points was in 1993, when it blew ...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 783 reads 12 comments

  9. Jim Tressel Doing The Right Thing For Chris Wells With USC

    As much as I would like Chris Wells to play tonight against USC, Coach Tressel's decision to hold Chris Wells out of this game is in Chris Wells' best long-term interests...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 458 reads 4 comments

  10. Can Ohio State Match Up With USC?

    Game Three: USC TrojansLocation: Los Angeles Coliseum (Los Angeles, CA)Head Coach: Pete CarrollUSC Players Who Were Recruited By Ohio State: OL Jeff Byers, C Kristofer O’Dowd, ...

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  11. Ohio State Prepares for Game Two vs. Ohio University

    Opponent: Ohio University Bobcats Coach: Frank Solich Location: Ohio Stadium (Columbus, OH) Players Recruited By Ohio State: N/A. There are no players on the Ohio University roster that were actively recruited by Ohio State...

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  12. Breaking Down The Big Ten Conference

    Almost all of the Big Ten teams (with the exception of Purdue) will begin their respective seasons on Aug. 30. Like most college football fans, I have enjoyed looking through the various preview ...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 855 reads 15 comments

  13. Ohio State Football: How Scheduling Should Work

    In today's Columbus Dispatch, there was an article discussing Ohio State's and USC's scheduling philosophies. The article pointed out that USC is playing at Virginia on Aug. 30, against Ohio State at home on Sept...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 1,101 reads 27 comments

  14. How Division 1 Football Could (& Should) Have A Football Playoff - Part Two

    In Part One of my proposal, I discussed how an eight team playoff tournament could work. In Part Two, we will look at a hypothetical setup, based on last year’s results...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 394 reads 4 comments

  15. How Division 1 College Football Playoffs Could (& Should) Work: Part One

    I consider this time of the year prior to the start of college football season almost like Christmas Eve – the anticipation is virtually impossible to take...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 6 years ago 1,446 reads 4 comments

  16. The 2008 Ohio State Recruiting Class: Who Will Contribute As Freshmen?

    On August 3rd, Ohio State will officially begin its preparations for the 2008 season. With the first game against Youngstown State less than four weeks away, the incoming freshmen recruits will ...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about almost 7 years ago 620 reads 6 comments

  17. Auburn: Possible BCS Championship Sleeper?

    With all of the college football preview magazines out in full force, I noticed the usual suspects listed for the top spots: Georgia, Florida, Ohio State, USC, Oklahoma. A couple teams listed as possible BCS crashers, such as West Virginia or Missouri...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 375 reads 30 comments

  18. Ohio State's 2005 Recruiting Class Maximized By Coaching Staff

    With all of the interest and enthusiasm Ohio State fans and college football fans in general have in following recruiting, I thought it would be good to take a look back at the recruiting class Coach Jim Tressel and his staff signed in February 2005...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 1,686 reads 7 comments

  19. Ohio State Vs. the SEC: A Closer Look at 0-9

    A recent article caught my attention regarding how Ohio State should not be in this year's BCS Championship Game. One of the key points that the article made was how Ohio State's loss to LSU ...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 7,383 reads 79 comments

  20. Ohio State Football: Who Could Emerge in 2008?

    While many magazines are debating the merits of Ohio State earning its third straight trip to the BCS Title Game, and others are discussing Chris Wells as a possible Heisman Trophy candidate, ...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 959 reads 16 comments

  21. Eugene Clifford in trouble AGAIN

    Reports out of Cincinnati are implicating Eugene Clifford with an assault charge. Considering Eugene's previous issues with a marijuana suspension prior to enrolling at Ohio State, a suspension ...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 206 reads 6 comments

  22. Does Darrell Givens Have Second Thoughts About Penn State?

    Internet rumors are circulating that one-time Maryland DB Darrell Givens is reconsidering the verbal commitment he gave to Penn State...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 434 reads 0 comments

  23. Why Michigan Will Struggle In 2008

    Even though I am a huge Ohio State fan, I want to make it abundantly clear that I have tremendous respect for the University of Michigan as a higher institution of learning as well as for its storied football program...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 244 reads 6 comments

  24. Ohio State's 2008 Schedule: From Toughest To Easiest

    Here are some quick thoughts and views on the upcoming Ohio State schedule. I'm going to rank these games as I see them, from games that Ohio State could possibly lose to games where Ohio State will be an overwhelming favorite: I...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 154 reads 14 comments

  25. September 20th Game Against Troy Could Be A Trap For Ohio State

    While all Ohio State fans and most college football fans are eagerly anticipating the battle versus USC on September 13th in Los Angeles, the game versus Troy in Columbus on September 20th is shaping up to me as a potential trap game...

    Chip Minnich Written by Chip Minnich about 6 years ago 630 reads 6 comments