1. Ohio State Playing Opener On a Thursday Is Just Not Right

    I was in religion class the other day (I go to a Catholic high school) and my teacher was telling us what makes a religion a religion saying things like they have sacred places, sacred traditions, ect...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about over 4 years ago 778 reads 18 comments

  2. Ranking the BCS Games by Intrigue...and Predictions Too

    The nature of college football can be summed up in two words: predictably unpredictable. This season is no different, only it is (if that makes any sense)...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about over 4 years ago 216 reads 1 comments

  3. Ohio State vs. Michigan: THE Game Always Matters

    The Game this year, like last year, really shouldn't be close. But unlike last year, the Bucks have already clinched a trip to a BCS bowl. The outcome to The Game literally has zero effect on the postseason...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about over 4 years ago 476 reads 4 comments

  4. The Faint Scent Of Roses...And Everything Else College Football

    Here are five somewhat random college football thoughts:   1. Not so Fast OSU Today, I opened my e-mail and found something interesting in my inbox. It was an exclusive offer for Buckeye Travel packages to Pasadena...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about over 4 years ago 301 reads 3 comments

  5. Creature vs. Creature: Ohio State's Keys To Victory

    1. Establish a running game. Everyone knows Pryor can’t win a game with just his arm. For the Buckeyes to have any chance, they need to run the ball effectively and make that whole defense start to creep up...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about over 4 years ago 211 reads 4 comments

  6. Terrelle Pryor: What's Really Disturbing

    The first time I made cookies was a complete disaster. I spilled flour on the floor and idiotically tried to clean it up with water and paper towels...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about over 4 years ago 572 reads 19 comments

  7. Creature Vs. Creature: Badgers Should Provide Spark For Terrelle Pryor, Buckeyes

    Last year, Ohio State traveled to Camp Randall in Madison for their first real test since the debilitating loss to USC...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 282 reads 1 comments

  8. How Good Is Ohio State's Defense?

    Ever since Matt Barkley's heartbreaking drive, the Ohio State defense hasn't allowed a single point. Not one. I don't know if they're carrying a chip on their shoulder or just hitting their stride, ...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 1,052 reads 17 comments

  9. The Best Team In Ohio Is Ohio State, Sorry Cincinnati

    Did anyone hear Isiah Pead? He said the University of Cincinnati's football team is better than Ohio State's. And now I'm engaged in an epic war on Facebook with some UC fans (I'm from Cincinnati) that think he's right...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 1,086 reads 20 comments

  10. Ohio State Football: What Needs to Be Done

    I've finally started to recover. After September 12, I have to admit my faith was shaken. I walked out of the stadium with feelings that I never thought I had. I listened to the unrepeatable comments of people I've never met as I walked by...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 544 reads 4 comments

  11. Gameday! What to Do and Where To Do It For Ohio State Vs. USC

    Going to the game Saturday? Don't know what to do until 8:00 rolls around? Here are a few pointers... 8:00 AM Wake up and get you ass moving...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 309 reads 8 comments

  12. My Own Devil's Advocate: Why Ohio Stae Should and Shouldn't Be Worried

    Congratulations Buckeye Fans. It's finally here. USC week is officially upon us. On Saturday, 364 days worth of build up will be unleashed in one sixty minute football battle...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 525 reads 27 comments

  13. Five Burning Questions About Ohio State Football

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    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 891 reads 13 comments

  14. Tyler Moeller: Let Us Not Forget

    We all know about the Tyler Moeller story. He was in intensive care after being punched by a drunk on a family vacation in Florida and then suffered a relapse a couple weeks back...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 550 reads 6 comments

  15. What If Terrelle Pryor Didn't Sign With Ohio State?

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    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 988 reads 11 comments

  16. The Top Five College Football Games of the Decade (So Far)

    The college football doldrums are upon us. This year's recruiting has ended and school is no longer in session. Most programs haven't begun camp yet and the only news that flashes across the screen is suspensions and violations...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about almost 5 years ago 2,863 reads 32 comments

  17. What's Troy Smith's Legacy?

    When you think of Troy Smith, what comes to mind? The Buckeye hero who lead the Buckeyes to the championship? or The guy who was running for his life against Florida? Before I get started, let me say this...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 574 reads 29 comments

  18. Jim Tressel: The Grace Period Is Over

    Every Buckeye fan remembers the 2002 Championship. It was the fulfillment of our dreams. Like McLovin getting with that girl in Superbad. No one thought he could do it, but when it happened; it was the underdog story of the year...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 604 reads 16 comments

  19. Jamal Berry, Ohio State Recruit, Arrested for Marijuana Possession

    Yes, you read that right. Jamal Berry was arrested on Thursday and charged with the possession of over 20 grams of marijuana. All of a sudden, a guy that had everything going for him has his entire career in jeopardy...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 3,874 reads 7 comments

  20. The Real Deal on the Raul Ibanez Steroid "Accusations"

    I just finished watching an "Outside the Lines" report on ESPN about the responsibilities of a blogger. In this particular instance, Jerrod Morris, a writer for a blog called Midwest Sports ...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 515 reads 15 comments

  21. Maurice Clarett: "I Want to Play Football Again"

    "I can’t hold these feelings in anymore. I want to play football again. I have a deep desire to play. I love the game."—Maurice Clarett The star who dazzled fans and lead the 2002 Buckeyes to the BCS Championship wants to win another one..

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 1,459 reads 19 comments

  22. Cleveland Cavaliers-Orlando Magic: What We've Learned So Far

    The Cavaliers-Magic series has been an NBA fan's dream. Take two games decided by a total of two points in which both came down to the final shot and there's going to be some excitement...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  23. Why Terrelle Pryor Will Lead the Buckeyes to the Championship

    I've been reading all the backlash from that Andy Staples article that basically said Pryor was better than Tebow and Bradford. And I have one thing to say.....

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 766 reads 20 comments

  24. The Last Man Standing: Junior's Legacy Remains

    If you weren't already numb to it, I'm sure you are by now. Baseball is sick of steroids and we all just want to move on. But every time we think maybe it's safe to flip on SportsCenter or go to a game, there's a bombshell...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 117 reads 2 comments

  25. Five Reasons Journalism Will Never Die

    It's a scary time for text-based journalists. Major newspapers are tanking. Writers are losing jobs. Our culture would rather veg out in front of the TV than read a good article. Things seem even worse for those of us who want to write about sports...

    Michael Periatt Written by Michael Periatt about 5 years ago 135 reads 2 comments