1. Ohio State Football: 5 Things We Learned from Luke Fickell's First Remarks

    Luke Fickell was officially introduced to the media today as Ohio State's next head football coach. He still has the interim tag in his title, but athletic director Gene Smith genuinely seems to believe in Fickell and will give him a chance to succeed...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about 3 years ago 1,690 reads 16 comments

  2. Ohio State Football: Report Says Terrelle Pryor Done at Ohio State

    Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer tweeted the following at roughly 5:45 p.m.: "BREAKING NEWS: Terrelle Pryor has decided to end his football career at Ohio State, per his lawyer...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about 3 years ago 229 reads 2 comments

  3. Jim Tressel Resigns: Odds on Who Will Be Next Ohio State Football Coach

    According to a story broken earlier by the Columbus Dispatch , Ohio State coach Jim Tressel has resigned and interim coach Luke Fickell will coach the entire 2011 season...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about 3 years ago 11,153 reads 23 comments

  4. Ohio State Football: Jim Tressel Could Lessen NCAA's Blow by Stepping Down Now

    First, a recap of a few of the ramifications for the 2011 season: Coach Jim Tressel, quarterback Terrelle Pryor, running back Dan Heron, wide receiver DeVier Posey, left tackle ...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 1,620 reads 38 comments

  5. Ohio State Football: Thoughts on Saturday's Soaked Scrimmage

    Here are some musings from today's morning scrimmage, which was abruptly ended by seemingly hurricane-force rains that engulfed the Horseshoe. No. 1 is No. 2...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 1,624 reads 10 comments

  6. Ohio State Fooball: Jim Tressel's Suspension Gives Luke Fickell a Chance to Shine

    Lost in the chaotic Jim Tressel saga is the fact that someone else will be roaming the sidelines for OSU for the first time since John Cooper coached OSU on Jan. 1, 2001 against South Carolina in the Outback Bowl...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 1,320 reads 3 comments

  7. Ohio State Football: Five Unknowns To Watch in 2011

    Ken Guiton Untested senior Joe Bauserman and highly-touted freshman Braxton Miller are the popular picks to replace senior Terrelle Pryor for the first five games of 2011...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 2,136 reads 5 comments

  8. Ohio State Football Recruiting Update: Who's In, Who's Out and Who's Available

    First off, offensive line recruit Chris Carter of Cleveland, Ohio, has been arrested and accused of fondling as many as eight girls. Too early in the process to determine Carter's status from here on out...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 2,412 reads 2 comments

  9. Ohio State Football: Top 10 Recruiting Commitments for 2011

    National Signing Day 2011 is fast approaching and the Buckeyes currently have 21 commitments in their 2011 class, which is ranked No. 6 by ESPN.com, No. 2 on Scout.com and No. 7 on Rivals...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 9,426 reads 4 comments

  10. Ohio State Football: Grading The 2010 Season

    Now that the 2010 season has come and gone, it's time to reflect back on it before a sneak peak at 2011. The following slides include grades on offense, defense, special teams, recruiting and combined coaching/final grade category...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 4,782 reads 30 comments

  11. Ohio State Football 2011: The Offensive Replacements

    Ohio State is already going to have to revamp its entire offense after losing the quartet of Terrelle Pryor, Dan Herron, DeVier Posey and Mike Adams for the first five games of 2011...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 2,049 reads 0 comments

  12. Ohio State Suspensions: Why Terrelle Pryor, Buckeyes Can Play in The Sugar Bowl

    In essence, because the NCAA is allowing them to play . Here's an excerpt from the NCAA relating to Terrelle Pryor , Dan Herron, DeVier Posey, Soloman Thomas, Mike Adams and ...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 1,160 reads 2 comments

  13. Why the Ohio State Buckeyes Will Snap Their SEC Losing Streak in the Sugar Bowl

    Before a breakdown of Ohio State vs. Arkansas and getting into some observations that lead me to believe OSU will its first bowl game against the SEC, let’s take a short walk down memory lane...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 1,841 reads 41 comments

  14. Ohio State Football: How Do Buckeyes Matchup Against Potential Bowl Opponents?

    The first order of business for Ohio State is to take care of a Michigan team that is thoroughly outclassed by the Buckeyes at nearly every position, especially on defense...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 2,664 reads 19 comments

  15. Ohio State Football: The Sanzenbacher Touchdown Every Buckeye Must See

    By now, everyone has seen this improbable (and very fortunate) touchdown catch by OSU wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher . Pryor takes a five-step-drop with his eyes fixated down the field, indicating he wants to go deep...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 1,297 reads 10 comments

  16. Penn State Football: Why Coach Paterno Won't Get Win No. 401 Against Ohio State

    Congratulations to coach Paterno on reaching his 400 th career victory last Saturday against Northwestern. The man who has been the head Nittany Lion since the Johnson administration became the first FBS coach to reach 400 wins...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 1,012 reads 4 comments

  17. Penn State, Iowa and Michigan—Ohio State's Three-Game Season to the BCS

    Aside from the numerous Big Ten tiebreaker scenarios and poll watching, Ohio State’s goal for the last three games of the season is simple: win out...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about over 3 years ago 1,192 reads 7 comments

  18. BCS Standings 2010: Can Ohio State Get Back To The Championship Game?

    Sports media in today’s world is partly driven by overreaction. The hordes at ESPN make headline news out of a minor preseason injury to LeBron James, the Cowboys poor start and writing off the May struggles for the Phillies...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about almost 4 years ago 2,731 reads 18 comments

  19. Ohio State Football: Are the Buckeyes' Title Hopes On the Line In Madison?

    In a word, yes. If the BCS standings were to come out today, Ohio State would be No. 5 according to ESPN’s Brad Edwards. The main issue the computers have right now with the nation’s consensus No...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about almost 4 years ago 608 reads 2 comments

  20. Ohio State Football: Would Limited Reps Hurt Terrelle Pryor's Heisman Hopes?

    Ohio State football Armageddon averted Buckeye fans. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor will practice all week with his left quadriceps strain and should be essentially 100 percent come Saturday...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about almost 4 years ago 801 reads 7 comments

  21. College Football: Does Ohio State Have the Nation's Best Receiving Group?

    Determining the nation’s best receiving corps is more difficult than one would think. There is no standout group among the nation’s teams at the moment...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about almost 4 years ago 2,949 reads 22 comments

  22. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking the Conference Teams Going Into Week 4

    The Big Ten good start has continued past Week 3. Five teams are 3-0 and Indiana stands at 2-0. However, Iowa missed a big chance to jump into the national title discussion after losing at Arizona Saturday night...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about almost 4 years ago 1,108 reads 19 comments

  23. Ohio State Football Report Card: Grading the Win Over Ohio

    Ohio State did what it was supposed to Saturday against Ohio.The offense was efficient and balanced, the defense was suffocating and caused turnovers, and special teams showed signs ...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about almost 4 years ago 2,394 reads 12 comments

  24. Ohio State-Ohio: 5 Buckeyes Who Will Shine

    After their win over Miami last Saturday, the Buckeyes have four games against opponents whom they should handle rather easily.The next big test for OSU lies October 16 in Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, WI...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about almost 4 years ago 1,061 reads 4 comments

  25. Ohio State Football: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly from the Miami Game

    The Good: Terrelle Pryor People who are bad-mouthing Pryor’s performance are nit-picking. He’s never going to be a guy consistently puts up Tebow-like numbers. Make no mistake about it, No...

    Grant Freking Written by Grant Freking about almost 4 years ago 442 reads 2 comments