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Athletes and social media can be a lethal combination, but all freshmen at Ole Miss are learning the do’s and don’ts of online posting through a textbook that highlights a pretty big don’t in college athletics.
In 2012, Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones gained Internet notoriety when he tweeted out his thoughts on student-athlete requirements. Spoiler: he wishes there was more athlete and less student in that relationship. His careless tweet that so bluntly asked “Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play football? We ain’t come to play school, classes are pointless,” earned him a one-game suspension, and now, a permanent spot in a college textbook.
In “The Ole Miss Experience,” a course for first-year students at the university, students receive tips on improving study habits, sharpening academic skills, preparing for their future and oh yes, what is appropriate for the Internet. Jones’ famous tweet is featured in the “Best Practices on Social Media” section.
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The Ohio State University Marching Band is certainly enjoyable to watch, and they know it. After all, they call themselves “The Best Damn Band in the Land.” This past Saturday, they put on one of the more impressive performances we…Read more →
Urban Meyer has a dynamic quarterback in Braxton Miller, powerful tailback in Carlos Hyde and several strong receivers.
Yet the Ohio State coach gushes about the unheralded guys on offense.
''I feel good about the line and that's where winning football, certainly offensive football, starts,'' Meyer said after the fourth-ranked Buckeyes' 34-24 win over Iowa...
Most people (me included) see Aaron Craft as a very good college basketball player that probably won’t get drafted at the next level.
Craft is entering his senior season and that alone should be a sign that he isn’t NBA material. Your stock drops more and more the longer you stay in school.
Despite all of that, Kyrie Irving believes Craft has a place at the next level.
Halftime shows can be dreadful. I mean really, really dreadful. The halftime show that the Ohio State Marching Band performed recently was completely the opposite. During Ohio State’s game last Saturday against Iowa, the marching band paid tribute to the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson.
Besides playing Jackson’s music, which was spot on, the band pulled off a stunning visual...
The Ohio State Buckeyes have the best chance of making the BCS National Championship Game on January 6, 2014 — yeah, you read that right.
For a refresher, here are the top-10 teams in the current BCS standings:
Florida State (6-0)
Ohio State (7-0)
Miami (FL) (6-0)
Texas Tech (7-0)
Why Ohio State...
Not much needs to be said about this one. Just enjoy.
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During halftime of the Ohio State game against Iowa on Saturday, about the time Urban Meyer was likely laying into his team’s defense, the Buckeye marching band was pulling off a pretty spectacular feat of their own. They did a tribute to Michael Jackson’s Bad album, celebrating it’s 25 year anniversary.
The band managed to make the legendary pop icon do his moonwalk across...
In case you didn't know the Ohio State University Marching Band puts on a half-time show that shouldn't be missed— here's proof.
During their latest performance — a tribute to Michael Jackson’s Bad album, released 25 years ago – the band entirely justified their claim to be The Best Damn Band in the Land.
In a routine during Saturday’s game against the University...
Just one change this week, and it goes as follows: – Sophomore defensive tackle Tommy Schutt returns to the two-deep roster after recovering from a broken bone in his foot. Schutt saw action in 10-12 […]
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer wants to Buckeyes players to "embrace" the fact that they are No. 4 in the BCS Standings, and keep winning games.
A second look at the Buckeyes' win on Saturday revealed that Ohio State and Iowa staged an interesting chess match Saturday at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State had more answers, both in terms of Xs and Os and Jimmies and Joes.
Where: That Horseshoe in Columbus When: Saturday at 8:00 TV: ABC So Penn State gets a primetime game this season. Unfortunately it comes on the road at (4) Ohio State, and they are very much undefeated. Ohio State is led by Braxton Miller, a duel threat quarterback (I hate when PSU plays against guys like…
Ohio State hosts their last big visit weekend of the season. Penn State comes to Columbus and several top prospects are expected to be in attendance.