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Blair Brown: 'A run-and-hit guy'

Jaguars Director of College Scouting Mark Ellenz on 2017 fifth-round selection Blair Brown of Ohio University: He’s an explosive kid. He plays really hard'
Via Jaguars.com
April 29, 2017

No. 148: Jaguars select LB Blair Brown

Jaguars select Ohio linebacker Blair Brown with No. 148 overall selection in 2017 NFL Draft
Via Jaguars.com
April 29, 2017

Colts Hoping For Disruptive Pass Rushing From Tarell Basham

With the 80th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Colts took edge rusher Tarell Basham. Where does Basham bring from Ohio University?
Via Colts.com
April 29, 2017

Colts Select Ohio Pass Rusher Tarell Basham with 80th Overall Pick

The Indianapolis Colts selected Ohio University pass rusher Tarell Basham with the 80th overall pick in the 3rd round–concluding their Day 2 selections as it stands. The 6’4″, 249 pound pass rusher is coming off a standout senior season in which he recorded 50 tackles, 16.0 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks, a forced fumble, 2 […] Colts Select Ohio Pass Rusher Tarell Basham with...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
April 28, 2017

Michigan Lands Big Time Hoops Transfer In PG Jaaron Simmons

Michigan will need a point guard next year with the departure of senior Derrick Walton. Looks like Jaaron Simmons, a grad-transfer out of Ohio University, will be that guy.  Simmons, who averaged 15.9 points, 6.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 4 turnovers last season for the Bobcats, will finish his career as a Wolverine: Simmons, an All Mac First Teamer last year, stands at 6-foot...
Via Diehardsport
April 25, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Tarell Basham, DE, Ohio

Could Basham become a mid-round steal? The 2017 NFL Draft doesn’t just have edge rushers coming out from premier football factories. This class has players who could be hunting quarterbacks at a high level coming from unexpected schools like Youngstown State, Houston, and Ohio. That’s not the Ohio State Buckeyes, it’s the Ohio Bobcats. Ohio defensive end Tarell Basham came...
Via Big Blue View
April 23, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Ohio ILB Blair Brown

From now until the 2017 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a few others will be top-ranked...
Via Steelers Depot
April 23, 2017

Saints Draft: Focus on Ohio University DE Tarell Basham

The primary focus for the Saints in the 2017 NFL Draft should be on defense. Even “double dipping” on the pass rusher position should be considered. If the Saints do go for a double dip, or even a single, then Tarell Basham is a name on which Who Dat Nation should keep its collective eye. There […] Saints Draft: Focus on Ohio University DE Tarell Basham - Who Dat Dish - Who...
Via Who Dat Dish
April 16, 2017

How Allie LaForce went from wanting to play in March Madness to covering it on television

Before she began covering the stars of March Madness from the sidelines, television reporter Allie LaForce was a basketball star in her own right. “Basketball was my whole life,” LaForce, a former Division I basketball player at Ohio University, told Excelle Sports. “It’s been part of my life for as long as I can remember.” The broadcaster, who now reports on college...
Via Excelle Sports
March 30, 2017

Why The Cowboys’ Meetings With DE Tarell Basham Seem To Be Justified

Ohio University isn’t exactly known for producing professional football studs, but if their pre-draft visits mean anything, the Dallas Cowboys believe they’ve found one in defensive end Tarell Basham. The 2016 MAC Defensive Player of the Year, Basham enjoyed an incredibly productive collegiate career, complete with a double digit sack season. At 6’4″ 269 pounds Basham...
Via Inside The Star
March 29, 2017

Texans to work out Ohio pass rusher Tarell Basham

Tarell Basham could be a difference maker in the NFL and the Houston Texans would be a great place for him to land in this year’s draft. You can never have enough defensive weapons, which is why a player like Ohio University pass rusher Tarell Basham would be a nice addition for the Houston Texanstop […] Texans to work out Ohio pass rusher Tarell Basham - Toro Times - Toro Times...
Via Toro Times
March 27, 2017

Walker's late shot gives Kent State 68-66 win over Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) Jaylin Walker dropped an off-balance runner over two defenders with 4.1 seconds left, giving Kent State a 68-66 semifinal win over Ohio on Friday night and setting up a date with rival Akron in the championship of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Walker drove the length of the floor before making his tough basket to put the Golden Flashes up by two. Ohio...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Carter, Kaminski help Ohio slip past Toledo in MAC tourney

CLEVELAND (AP) Jason Carter had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Kenny Kaminski hit the go-ahead jumper with seven seconds left and No. 2 seed Ohio beat Toledo 67-66 on Thursday night in the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Jaaron Simmons scored 24 points and Kaminski finished with nine points and three steals for Ohio (20-10), which will face sixth-seed Kent State or No. 3 seed...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Colts Have Met with Ohio Edge Rusher Tarell Basham at NFL Combine

According to the Herald Bulletin’s George Bremer, the Indianapolis Colts have recently met with Ohio University ‘edge rusher’ Tarell Basham this week at the NFL Combine: Add Ohio's Terell Basham to players who have talked with the #Colts. Says he can play 3-4 or 4-3. pic.twitter.com/g8jZujKPi6 — George Bremer (@gmbremer) March 4, 2017 The 6’4″, […] Report: Colts Have...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
March 04, 2017

Carter's double-double leads Ohio over RedHawks

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jason Carter scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and Ohio defeated Miami (Ohio) 69-55 on Friday night in a regular-season finale. Gavin Block added 13 points, Kenny Kaminski 12, Jordan Dartis 11 and Jaaron Simmons 10 with six assists for the Bobcats (19-10, 11-7), who clinched a bye into the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Michael Weathers...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Ohio beats Bowling Green 95-75 behind Simmons

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons scored 26 points and had 11 assists, Jason Carter added 19 points, and Ohio beat Bowling Green 95-75 on Saturday to win its third straight. Kenny Kaminski scored 14 points with three steals, Gavin Block and Jordan Dartis had 12 points apiece, and the Bobcats (17-8, 9-5 Mid-American) made 11 of 24 3-pointers (45.8 percent) and outrebounded the Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Dartis perfect at line in Ohio's 79-71 win over E. Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Jordan Dartis scored a career-high 26 points and made all 12 of his free throws, Jason Carter had 11 points and 14 rebounds and Ohio held off a late Eastern Michigan rally for a 79-71 win Tuesday night. Jordan Nobles' layup brought Eastern Michigan to within 71-63 with 45 seconds left. The Eagles' Ty Toney and Willie Mangum IV each hit 3s and Nobles added...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Simmons scores 38 as Ohio snaps Akron's 12-game win streak

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons scored a career-high 38 points with 10 rebounds and Ohio beat Akron 85-70 to snap the Zips' 12-game winning streak on Saturday. Simmons was 10-of-16 shooting, made all five of his 3-point attempts, sank 13 of 16 free throws and had five assists as the Bobcats (14-7, 6-4 Mid-American) handed the Zips (19-4, 9-1) their first defeat since losing at...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Western Michigan rallies from 21 down to beat Ohio 90-85

KALMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Thomas Wilder scored 22 of his 29 points in the second half, including a go-ahead free throw, Tucker Haymond added 20, and Western Michigan overcame a 21-point deficit with a late run to beat Ohio 90-85 on Tuesday night to end a four-game skid. The Bobcats led by as many as 21 in the first half and increased a 44-38 halftime lead to 81-71 on a layup by Gavin...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Ohio outlasts Northern Illinois 78-69

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Jaaron Simmons scored 23 points, Jason Carter added 15 with 12 rebounds, and Ohio rallied late for a 78-69 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday. Mike Laster and Jordan Dartis added 14 points apiece for Ohio (12-5, 4-2 Mid-American), combining to make 7 of 12 3-pointers. Ohio led 39-32 at halftime, but Levi Bradley scored all 11 of his points in the first 11...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan slips past Ohio 53-49

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Ty Toney scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and Eastern Michigan slipped past Ohio for a 53-49 win Saturday. Eastern Michigan (11-6, 3-1 Mid-American) trailed by seven at the break but tied the game at 37 midway through the second half with a 7-0 spurt capped by James Thompson's layup. The teams knotted again at 41, 46 and 48 before Toney got a layup...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Kaminski caps comeback as Ohio rallies 74-72 at Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Kenny Kaminski hit a contested jump shot with less than a second remaining as Ohio capped a huge comeback in to defeat Buffalo 74-72 and improve to 3-0 in Mid-American Conference on Tuesday night. Ohio was forced to call back-to-back timeouts with 28 seconds left as Buffalo smothered the Bobcats attempt to inbound. The Bulls defense remained tight as Kaminski...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Kaminski, Ohio roll past Kent State 85-67

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Kenny Kaminski had five 3-pointers and 23 points, Jordan Dartis added 13 points and five steals and Ohio beat Kent State 85-67 on Friday night. Jaaron Simmons added 10 points, 10 assists and four steals. The Bobcats (10-3, 2-0 Mid-American) used a pair of big runs to pull away and rolled through the second half, leading by as many as 29. Ohio took the lead for...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Ohio downs Western Michigan in MAC opener behind Campbell

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Antonio Campbell scored 22 points with six 3-pointers and grabbed 12 rebounds and Ohio never trailed in beating Western Michigan 89-58 in Tuesday night's Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. The Bobcats (9-3) made 16 of 31 from behind the arc (51.6 percent) to Western Michigan's 4 of 15 and Ohio hit 31 of 62 field goals on 20 assists. Ohio's first...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Kaminski's 18 points lead Ohio past Div. II Urbana, 77-50

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Kenny Kaminski knocked down four 3-pointers and collected 18 points as Ohio closed out its nonconference slate with a 77-50 thrashing of Division II Urbana on Friday night. The Blue Knights held a three-point lead at intermission, 34-31, but managed just 16 points in the second half. Undefeated in seven home games, Ohio (8-3) heads into Mid-American Conference...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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