Ohio-Appalachian St. Preview

The signal that Appalachian State was a program on the rise seemed more like a shot heard 'round the world in the greatest upset in the history of college football. It took seven years for the Mountaineers to move up to the FBS following their stunning victory over Michigan in 2007, and the culmination of that difficult transition has finally come. After sacrificing two years...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Camelia Bowl Matchup

Appalachian State (10-2, Sun Belt) vs Ohio (8-4, MAC), Dec. 19, 5:30 p.m. LOCATION: Montgomery, Alabama. TOP PLAYERS Appalachian State: QB Taylor Lamb has passed for2,263 yards and 29 touchdowns against eight interceptions. Ohio: WR Sebastian Smith has 62 catches for 754 yards and seven touchdowns. NOTABLE Appalachian State: This is the program's first season of bowl eligibility...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Saint Bonaventure beats Ohio 81-68

SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) Jaylen Adams scored 22 points with six rebounds and six assists as Saint Bonaventure beat Ohio 81-68 on Saturday. Adams hit 7 of 12 from the field including five 3-pointers for the Bonnies (5-2). Marcus Posley had 19 points and five assists and Dion Wright posted a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Adams sank three of his 3-pointers in...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Simmons scores 25 points, leads Ohio over Marshall 85-70

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons scored 25 points to lead Ohio over Marshall 85-70 on Tuesday night. Simmons was 9 of 15 and the Bobcats shot 50.8 percent. Kenny Kaminski added 15 points and Treg Setty 10 for Ohio (4-2). C.J. Burks led the Thundering Herd (0-4) with a career-high 20 points on 9-of-17 shooting and James Kelly was 7 of 15 for 18 points, a career high. The Bobcats...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio keeps NIU from clinching MAC West, wins 26-21

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Greg Windham and J.D. Sprague each threw a touchdown pass, Josiah Yazdani kicked four field goals and Ohio kept Northern Illinois from advancing to the Mid-American Conference title game with a 26-21 win on Tuesday night. A.J. Ouellette rushed for 140 yards on 30 carries for the Bobcats (8-4, 5-3), to help put the Huskies (8-4, 6-2) in a holding position. Northern...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio beats Norfolk State 93-71

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Gavin Block scored 19 points off the bench to lead five players in double figures as Ohio beat Norfolk State 93-71 on Saturday night. Treg Setty had 16 points, Kenny Kaminski and Antonio Campbell had 13 apiece and Jaaron Simmons added 11 for the Bobcats (3-1). The team did it with balanced shooting, averaging 50.0 percent from the field, 79...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio’s Saul Phillips addresses controversial statement

After his Ohio Bobcats blew a 19-point lead to Tulsa on Friday afternoon, head coach Saul Phillips took to the airwaves to make a pretty controversial remark. “Disappointing, disappointing. They have nine seniors, we got one. When those guys are selling car insurance, we’ll be winning championships, so. When their guys are selling car insurance, we’ll be winning championships.” After...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sprague, Ouellette lead Ohio past Ball State 48-31

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) JD Sprague had 321 total yards and three touchdowns, A.J. Ouellette ran for a season-high 121 yards and two scores, and Ohio beat Ball State 48-31 on Tuesday night. Sprague connected with Jordan Reid on two second-quarter touchdowns, of 7 and 60 yards, to give Ohio a 28-3 lead. Ball State scored on back-to-back possessions in the second half to get to 38-24,...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio University ex-athlete sues school over injury

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) A former Ohio University baseball player has sued the school, claiming negligence by the head coach led to a career-ending injury. The Athens Messenger reports (http://bit.ly/1VQieOA ) that RyLee Rogers, a catcher from Cambridge, Ohio, is seeking more than $25,000 in the lawsuit filed in the state's Court of Claims. The suit says Rogers suffered a torn labrum in...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio defense leads Bobcats to 34-3 win over Miami (Ohio)

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) The Ohio defense came up with four interceptions, including Quentin Poling's 25-yard pick-6, to help the Bobcats beat Miami (Ohio) 34-3 on Saturday. Derrius Vick completed 21 of 33 passes for 243 yards and a touchdown and Sebastian Smith tied a career high with nine receptions for 91 yards and a score for Ohio (5-1, 2-0 Mid-American). Daz'mond Patterson's 2-yard...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio hangs on to defeat Akron 14-12 in MAC opener

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Derrius Vick threw for one touchdown, Daz'mond Patterson ran for another and the Ohio defense made that hold up for a 14-10 win over Akron in the Mid-American Conference opener on Saturday. Despite out-gaining the Bobcats by nearly 100 yards, the Zips (2-3) were limited to four Robert Stein field goals. After Stein's 30-yard field goal with 3:55 to play, Ohio (4...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Gophers claw past Ohio, 27-24

MINNEAPOLIS -- Shannon Brooks rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns -- the last a 3-yard plunge with 30 seconds remaining -- to lift Minnesota to a 27-24 victory over Ohio on Saturday. Embattled quarterback Mitch Leidner led the 78-yard game-winning drive after Minnesota (3-1) fell behind 24-20 with 2:26 to play after Josiah Yazdani's 41-yard field goal. Leidner completed 4 of 6...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vick, White lead Ohio over SE Louisiana 35-14

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Derrius Vick threw for two touchdowns, Papi White ran for two scores, and Ohio beat Southeastern Louisiana 35-14 on Saturday. Vick was 17 of 26 for 327 yards, the senior's first 300-yard game. His 31-yard pass to Sebastian Smith gave the Bobcats (3-0) a 21-0 halftime lead. The FCS Lions (2-1), losers of 20 straight against FBS teams, rallied on a pair of touchdown...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ouellette 's late TD run helps Ohio beat Marshall 21-10

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) A.J. Ouellette ran for a touchdown off a direct snap late in the fourth quarter to help Ohio beat Marshall 21-10 on Saturday night. Ouellette's 1-yard score with five minutes to play capped a 19-play, 85-yard drive for the Bobcats (2-0). On the ensuing kickoff, Deandre Reaves returned the ball 100 yards into the end zone, but the potential touchdown was called...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Iowa RB C.J. Hilliard headed to Ohio

Former Iowa running back C.J. Hilliard left the program because he wanted to play closer to home, and now he will have that chance. Speaking to Jason Arkley of The Athens Messenger, Ohio University Bobcats head football coach Frank Solich stated that Hilliard had joined the program and would suit up in 2016 after sitting out this season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules. “He’s with...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio loses starting TE for entire 2015 season

The Ohio Bobcats took a big blow to their receiving corps during practice last week. The team lost starting tight end Troy Mangen to an apparent season-ending knee injury. According to College Football Talk, Mangen suffered the injury in a camp practice late last week. Head coach Frank Solich talked about and confirmed that the injury is going to sideline him for the season. “It...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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