1. The Four Faces of Ohio State's Mt. Rushmore

    Adam Rittenberg, the Big Ten football blogger for ESPN.com, has spent the past week listing the four people of each of the programs that more or less defined the team. Here's who he picked for Ohio State: 1...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about almost 6 years ago 994 reads 4 comments

  2. Ohio State's Football Recruiting Rankings Hangover

    I admit that I am new to the recruiting media frenzy, but for the life of me, I can't figure out why/how Ohio State dropped to No. 9 in the ESPN recruiting rankings. 1. LSU 2. Alabama 3...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about almost 6 years ago 837 reads 10 comments

  3. Ohio State Football 2K8: The Battle For Respect

    So this is it: the last game of a roller coaster season for the Buckeyes.I have to admit that when the bowl match-ups were first announced, I wasn't thrilled with the idea of Ohio State playing ...

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  4. Ohio State Football 2K8 Week Seven: Tressel Needs a Moustache

    No, Tressel did not grow a mustache, that was just me futzing around with MS Paint, inspired by this article from Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer about coaches with mustaches in the Big Ten...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about 6 years ago 482 reads 0 comments

  5. Ohio State Football 2K8 Week Six: Poisonous Nuts Versus Rabid Badgers

    SourceDon't have much time for a write-up this week, but here are a few thoughts about last week's game versus Minnesota.1. Beanie Wells + Terrelle Pryor = EPIC WIN!2...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about 6 years ago 517 reads 3 comments

  6. Ohio State Football 2K8 Week Five: Win That Old Conference Now

    Photo courtesy of Scout.comThis week’s game preview is not as in-depth as I hoped it would be. I’m in the process of applying to grad schools and looking for jobs in Southern ...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about 6 years ago 349 reads 0 comments

  7. Ohio State Football 2K8 Week Four: Holy Crap, More Trojans!?

    Source Bad Todd was at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum last Saturday. Rumor has it that he murdered Good Todd and threw the body in a crate which currently sits at the bottom of the Olentangy River underneath the Lane Avenue Bridge...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 636 reads 2 comments

  8. Ohio State Football 2K8 Week Three: Good Todd versus Bad Todd

    Which Todd Boeckman will make an appearance on Saturday?Good Todd, who went 19-26 for 253 yards and three touchdown passes against Penn State in an always hostile Beaver Stadium last ...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 513 reads 1 comments

  9. Ohio State Football 2K8 Week Two: Tressel's Game Face

    Image courtesy of ESPN.comInspiration for image courtesy of Dennis Dodd on CBS SportslineAll right, now that I've got the doom-and-gloom worries of a Beanie-less Buckeyes out of my ...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 505 reads 10 comments

  10. Is Beanie Wells Injury Much Ado About Nothing?

    Photo courtesy of Adam Alexander, The Columbus Dispatch Disclaimer: Most of you know I'm a jerk when it comes to Ohio State football...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 1,912 reads 6 comments

  11. Civilized Hatred: Hating the Team and Not the Fans

    I hate Michigan. Being a fan of Ohio State, this is expected. I also hate Penn State, Illinois, Wisconsin, Northwestern, Minnesota, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan State, and Purdue...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 366 reads 4 comments

  12. Cincinnati Agrees with Carson Palmer: Ohio State Sucks

    As expected, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer’s comments about the upcoming Ohio State-USC match-up in September on a Los Angeles radio station (http://www.clevelandleader.com/node/6066 ) got Buckeye fans around the nation fuming...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 1,576 reads 6 comments

  13. Ohio State Football: 2008 Season Preview

    After reading countless other writers’ preseason predictions for the 2008 college football season, I figured it was time to sit down and do one myself...

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  14. My Town Rocks: Cincinnati, Ohio

    Oh, and this town Is my town, alright? Love or hate it, it don't matter 'Cause I'm gonna stand and fight This town, is my town She's got her ups and downs But love or hate it, ...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 851 reads 11 comments

  15. Big Ten Expansion: Boon or Boondoggle?

    There's been much debate regarding how the Big Ten can improve to remain among the BCS elite, having been overshadowed (and in some cases, downright humiliated) by bigger and better conferences the past few seasons, such as the SEC and Pac-10...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 889 reads 17 comments

  16. Open-Mic: 2007 BCS National Championship Game—Disappointment in the Desert

    Buckeye Nation (yours truly included) believed our beloved team to be unstoppable in 2006. We had a quarterback who’d eventually win the Heisman, a star receiver in Ted Ginn Jr...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 773 reads 4 comments

  17. Seven Buckeyes Who Will Make a Difference in 2008

    The 2007 season was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Ohio State Buckeyes, but a weak Big Ten conference as well as upsets elsewhere in the world of college football catapulted ...

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  18. Cincinnati Bengals' Chad Johnson, Just Shut-Up Already!

    Carson Palmer was wrong. Chad Johnson will not be attending Bengals team functions including mandatory practices. Trouble is Johnson didn't tell Palmer in a face-to-face meeting...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 1,137 reads 4 comments

  19. Ohio State Playing It Smart by Not Using Terelle Pryor

    Anyone regularly following the Buckeyes will tell you they've already got a winning quarterback in Todd Boeckman...

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  20. Johnny Cueto: The Next Great Player to Leave Cincinnati

    Good day for this new pitcher Cueto the Reds used against the Diamondbacks in their 3-2 victory yesterday.Cueto had 10 strikeouts, threw a no-hitter up to the 6th inning, struck out eight of the first thirteen batters, and had a 96 mph fastball...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about over 6 years ago 700 reads 3 comments

  21. Memo to Bengals: Trade Chad Johnson

    In response to the following article by Bengals columnist Mark Curnette from the March 24, 2008, Cincinnati Enquirer: http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs...

    Ryan Staab Written by Ryan Staab about almost 7 years ago 567 reads 0 comments