Candid Meyer talks burdens, expectations

GENEVA, Ohio - Through two full regular seasons, Urban Meyer's Ohio State Buckeyes didn't lose a single game. They enter the 2014 season having lost two straight. Now, a coach who's on multiple occasions said "momentum is college football" has to find a way to help his program recapture it. "Obviously, we hit a speedbump," Meyer said of losses in last...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Candid Meyer talks burdens, expectations

GENEVA, Ohio - Through two full regular seasons, Urban Meyer's Ohio State Buckeyes didn't lose a single game. They enter the 2014 season having lost two straight. Now, a coach who's on multiple occasions said "momentum is college football" has to find a way to help his program recapture it. "Obviously, we hit a speedbump," Meyer said of losses in last...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams rookie Bryant: 'I was definitely a steal in this draft'

ST. LOUIS -- Christian Bryant knows it's impossible to say how the NFL Draft would have unfolded had he not suffered a season-ending injury early last fall. But of this much he's sure: He wouldn't have lasted until the seventh round. "I feel like if I wouldn't have got injured this year, it probably would have been a whole different story going into the draft...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Ohio State Safety Christian Bryant Pokes Fun At Michigan Graduate Jake Ryan

In case you needed further proof, the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry lives on in players who are past their collegiate playing days. Michigan defensive lineman Jake Ryan, who has one more season of eligibility, graduated from the Ann Arbor school today. Following the ceremony, he tweeted out some kind words about his school.  Graduated from the greatest University in the World today...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryant Continuing Patient Recovery

After being denied a final year of eligibility at Ohio State, safety Christian Bryant is wholeheartedly attacking his goal of being drafted and playing in the NFL. That doesn't mean he's rushing, though. Bryant didn't work out at the NFL Combine or at Ohio State's Pro Day. Instead, he's biding his time until he's 100 percent healthy and plans to work out for...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries, Suspensions threaten fragile Buckeyes defense

There’s no use in denying it at this point: Ohio State’s defense cost them a shot at the national championship. Through a combination of unfortunate injuries (Christian Bryant), failure to try new players (Vonn Bell), and pure incompetence (Armani Reeves, Pitt Brown, Joshua Perry), the Buckeye defense bungled their way to some embarrassing yardage and point totals against what...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryant's redshirt appeal denied, likely finished at OSU

The bad news keeps piling on for the Buckeyes, as safety Christian Bryant has been denied another year of eligibility, likely ending his Ohio State football career. The senior team captain, who missed time with significant injuries in both his freshman and senior seasons, applied for a medical redshirt in hopes of being granted an extra year of eligibility. Bryant played in five...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryant Likely Done At OSU After Denied Appeal

Ohio State got more bad news leading up to the Orange Bowl when safety Christian Bryant was denied another year of eligibility, something Urban Meyer confirmed at his Thursday press conference. Bryant was hoping to get a medical waiver after suffering significant injuries in both 2010 and '13.
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Inspired By Bryant, Shazier Dominates

Ohio State junior linebacker Ryan Shazier has seen an increase in his dominant play since switching over to Christian Bryant's No. 2 jersey. Over the past six games, Shazier has amassed 71 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks, while also garnering back-to-back Big Ten defensive player of the week honors for his play in the wins against Illinois and Indiana.
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ohio State safety Christian Bryant stomps on Michigan jersey (PIC)

It’s Tuesday of Ohio-State-Michigan week and so much cute debauchery is already taking place.  Yesterday, Urban Meyer apologized for saying the word “Michigan.” Later Monday, Ohio State safety Christian Bryant tweeted a picture of himself standing on a Michigan jersey with the hashtag #NORESPECT. via @2CBryant Bryant later explained the hashtag. Per MLive: [T]he Wolverines...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: OSU Safety Tweets Picture Of A Michigan Jersey Getting Stomped

There are a ton of great rivalry games this week in college football, but it’s no surprise which one has already generated the most trash talk among players and fans: Ohio State-Michigan. It’s perhaps the greatest rivalry in sports — we’ve already had OSU LB Ryan Shazier make fun of the Wolverines, and you won’t find an “M” anywhere in sight on campus in Columbus ...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Injured Bryant among OSU's senior honored Saturday

When Ohio State's seniors are introduced before Saturday's final home game against Indiana, most will run across the field and receive a thunderous ovation. One will hobble out on crutches - and may get the warmest reception. Safety Christian Bryant, called the heart of the defense by coach Urban Meyer, broke his ankle on the next-to-last play of the big victory over Wisconsin...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

BSB Video: Bryant, Guiton Reflect On Careers

Ohio State senior safety Christian Bryant, senior quarterback Kenny Guiton and senior left tackle Jack Mewhort look back on their careers at Ohio State and preview the upcoming contest against Indiana.
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryant Talks Future Heading Into Senior Day

Ohio State senior safety Christian Bryant has been out since suffering a broken left ankle against Wisconsin. He will join his classmates in being honored on Senior Day but his collegiate career might not be over yet.
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown Phill-ing A Leadership Role

When Christian Bryant went down with an injury in the Wisconsin game, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer said he needed someone to step up in a leadership role. Over the past two games, he's gotten his answer, and it comes in the form of senior wideout Corey Brown.
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Finally Some FOOTBALL, Here Come the Hawkeyes

Morning Kids, Hope you got a coffee as its 6 am here in Australia and it’s finally time for some FOOTBALL. After a two-week break the Buckeyes welcome the Iowa Hawkeyes to The Shoe. Let’s hope everyone got some rest and got the kinks worked out, reviewed the films in the off week and ready to hit that next magic number 19 and 0. Injured Senior safety Christian Bryant is...
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October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa-Ohio St. Preview

Urban Meyer has yet to lose since taking the job at Ohio State, and he's beginning to sense pressure among his players to keep that streak alive. He said that's the last thing he wants on their minds as the fourth-ranked Buckeyes go for their 19th consecutive victory when they host Iowa on Saturday. "I can feel sometimes pressure mounting on players when you (are on...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Buckeyes assessing their situation after 6 games

Urban Meyer wants his Ohio State Buckeyes to have a constructive week of practice and then enjoy a Saturday without the physical and mental stresses of a game. He does not want to get any phone calls in the middle of the night. ''Some people see a bye week, they go act like a jerk over the weekend,'' he said after Wednesday night's practice. ''Football...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ohio State holds on for 40-30 victory at Northwestern

Thanks to an impressive late fourth quarter defense, the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes held on for the 40-30 road victory over the No. 16 Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday night. Carlos Hyde was the star of the game, rushing for three second half touchdowns and 168 total yards in the victory. The Buckeyes defense was not pretty, considering the loss of captain and senior safety Christian...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Buckeyes’ Ryan Shazier honors injured teammate’s jersey number

Star Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier will switch his jersey number from No. 10 to No. 2 tonight to honor injured teammate Christian Bryant, according to multiple media reports. Bryant, the captain and senior safety, was lost for the season with a broken ankle in last week’s victory over Wisconsin. The Buckeyes’ secondary was already suspect in the early part of the season...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Urban Rap: Meyer talks about Wisconsin, Christian Bryant, Braxton Miller and more

Speaking from the team meeting room at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer held his weekly conference on Monday where he talked about the Wisconsin game, the upcoming contest […]
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Breaking B1G: Week 6 Power Rankings and Bowl Projections

How is it week 6 already? B1G Rank Bowl This Week (Week 5) Previous Week (Week 4) 1st vs Pac-12 #1 2nd vs SEC #2 3rd vs SEC #4 4th vs Big 12 #4 5th vs SEC #6 6th vs Big 12 #6 7th vs Conf-USA #4...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

The Arm Chair Quarterback: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Wisconsin

It was a spectacular Saturday night in Ohio Stadium, 105,826 sat in Ohio Stadium and watched the Buckeyes drag Wisconsin to the finish and dump them in the ditch by the finish line for a 31-24 victory. We are now 5-0, we are 17-0 in the Urban Meyer era, the goal of lifting the crystal football is in tact and the universe will spin smoothly in greased grooves for another six days...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Unconventional Indians and Hometown Brian Hoyer

“While We’re Waiting” serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email “They have done nothing conventionally. They wallowed through an eight-game skid in early June. They dropped 15 of 19 games against the Tigers, the division champions...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Buckeyes wondering how they can replace Bryant

No. 4 Ohio State has done without standouts such as quarterback Braxton Miller, tailback Carlos Hyde, cornerback Bradley Roby and defensive lineman Adolphus Washington at times this year. Now the Buckeyes will have to make their way without the player acknowledged by his teammates as the leader of the defense, free safety Christian Bryant. Bryant, a starter in 27 games across his...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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