Urban Meyer on 2009 health issues: I thought I was dying

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer won two national championships coaching the Florida Gators in 2006 and 2008, but he told HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” that he was depressed while coaching the Gators in 2009.
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Video: Ohio State Buckeyes idle, gearing up for Cincinnati

Talk about ill-timed bye weeks. Though it would be nice to be able to carry momentum into this weekend, the Ohio State Buckeyes, fresh off of their dismantling of Kent State, will have this Saturday off in preparation of the September 27 contest against the Cincinnati Bearcats. Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer is giving his players some rest, but not much—he’s expecting his...
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Ohio State DL Bennett a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Senior co-captain Michael Bennett has been named one of 30 candidates for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award in college football. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I FBS senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence -- community, classroom, character and competition. Bennett, a Centerville, Ohio, native...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Silver Bullets Review: Week 3

The Ohio State Buckeyes are working through the middle of their bye week, so it gives us perfect time for a reflection of the past week in Buckeye football. As we typically do, we will review our Silver Bullets keys to victory from the previous week’s Ohio State action. Not that beating Kent State 66-0 is any extreme accomplishment for Ohio State, but this game was a bit different...
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tBBC Review: Idle Week

The #23 Buckeyes  (2-1) host..well, no one this week. According to the schedule, they are “idle” this week, meaning no game is scheduled. However, I’m sure that Urban & Staff will have them hard at work on the practice field, so they won’t be that idle. I want to briefly comment on the season-to-date, since we have some air-time to fill, and today’s as good a time...
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Is Ohio State Buckeyes Sophomore WR Michael Thomas Emerging as a Playmaker?

With the Ohio State Buckeyes heading into an off week following a 66-0 drudging of the Kent State Golden Flashes, Urban Meyer and his coaching staff will likely be analyzing every second of tape in the team’s first three games. When they spend hours upon hours combing through the tape for what the team has done right and wrong this season, the Buckeyes staff will stumble upon an...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Silver Bullet Points: 9.16.14

Since the team is on a bye idle, no press updates from Coach Meyer this week. No news is good news. Kent Not Super, Man-I wish I could say that the Buckeye’s 66-0 win over Kent State was impressive. It’s the equivalent of going up to your boss at the end of the day and saying “I did my job today”. Thumbs up bro, maybe I wouldn’t feel so snarky about it if I wasn’t still...
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Ohio State football: Buckeyes reach offensive potential in rout of Kent State

Ohio State football came into their game against Kent State this Saturday coming off a disappointing and highly criticized upset loss to Virginia Tech. But, if the Buckeyes were still thinking about the past, they sure didn’t show it, as Ohio State proceeded to rout Kent State 66-0. The Buckeyes were lead by their redshirt freshman Quarterback, J.T. Barrett, who threw for 6...
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Kent State Postgame: Barrett, Smith, Marshall, McMillan

Ohio State’s top performers talked to the media after today’s 66-0 win over Kent State. Here are the best postgame quotes from this afternoon. We also bring you the thoughts of the Kent State coaching staff and players. J.T. Barrett, redshirt freshman quarterback On the differences between this week and last week “Virginia Tech pushed us to throw the ball downfield and came...
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Watch: Ohio State RB Curtis Samuel goes airborne and scores acrobatic touchdown

Ohio State played today's game against Kent State with a chip on its shoulder—looking to avenge last week's loss to Virginia Tech. They did just that, blowing out their opposition by a score of 66-0. The Buckeyes outgained the Golden Flashes by 502 yards (628-126). The Buckeyes could not be stopped on this day, especially not RB Curtis Samuel, who scored one of the...
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Video: Ohio State RB Curtis Samuel Basically Does A Handstand On Way To Scoring A TD

Ohio State-Kent State has pretty much been a snooze-fest.  The No. 22-ranked Buckeyes, coming off an upset loss to Virginia Tech, are blowing out the Golden Flashes, 59-0, midway through the third quarter. Urban Meyer’s squad is out-gaining its opponent, 457 to 124. Ohio State redshirt freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett tied a program record with six touchdown passes before exiting...
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Noah Spence fails drug test again; Ohio St extends suspension

THE Ohio State Buckeyes got the weekly “release your bad press on Friday at 5pm” party started this week, sending out a statement around 4:40 EST that defensive end Noah Spence was suspended again. They gave us spin and corporatespeak instead of the actual reason for the suspension, but it’s being widely reported that Spence once again failed a drug test. We don’t know what...
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Report: Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence ruled ineligible

Earlier in January, Ohio State’s Noah Spence was given a 3 game suspension for violating a “Big Ten Conference Rule.”  As a result, the defensive end missed the Orange Bowl against Clemson and the first two games of the 2014 season (at Navy and against Virginia Tech).  The suspension was due to a failed drug test–a test which was contested by his parents.  They threatened...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Recruiting: AJ Alexander

Well, well, well. It seems the Buckeye receiving corps for 2015 just got a bit deeper on Friday as Burke, VA,   WR A.J. Alexander committed to Ohio State. The 6’3″  210 pound WR/Ath is a 3*/4* ranked player that was recruited by Larry Johnson and Tim Hinton.  Alexander committed to Ohio State in preference to Wisconsin and Nebraska.   According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer...
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Ohio State says Spence out for Kent State game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State says defensive end Noah Spence will not play against Kent State because of a university and Big Ten rule violation. Spence was set to return after he was suspended for three games in January for violating an undisclosed Big Ten rule. The university did not say in Friday's release if the ruling for the Kent State game had anything to do with Spence...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ohio State DE Noah Spence Fails Another Drug Test

  Ohio State was scheduled to get star defensive end Noah Spence back this weekend vs. Kent State, but according to a report Spence has failed another drug test and his status with the team is in jeopardy. Ohio State junior defensive lineman Noah Spence has failed a drug test and his status with the team is in jeopardy, sources told Eleven Warriors Friday afternoon.  Spence...
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Report: Ohio State’s Noah Spence Fails Another Drug Test, Status On Team In Jeopardy

Twitter Saturday was supposed to mark the return of Buckeyes junior defensive lineman Noah Spence, who was suspended for three games ahead of last year’s Big Ten title contest after testing positive for ecstasy. But according to Eleven Warriors, Spence may not be suiting up for Ohio State after all – the publication is reporting that he’s failed another drug test and his status...
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Ohio State football: previewing the Kent State game

After a humbling 35-21 defeat to Virginia Tech last week, Ohio State football looks to bounce back and get their first home win of the season against in-state school Kent State. The noon kickoff will be the third meeting of the two schools, with Ohio State leading the series 2-0. Players to know For Ohio State the player to know will be J.T. Barrett and how he can rebound from his...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State suffering a power outage?

For all the talk about the added speed on this Ohio State roster, a power outage may be more to blame for the loss to Virginia Tech. After finishing my video review Ohio State lost to Virginia Tech, I filed my usual report with BuckeyeSports.com. The conclusion was that Virginia Tech had a good plan considering all the factors going into the game, both from their personnel standpoint...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

tBBC Awards (sigh): Virginia Tech

tBBC Fans Interact has evolved to include fans and all of our writing buddies in the universe. Some fellow writers who will be here every-week couldn’t join us because they are suffering from depression but promise to return after a win. We have basically split them up into three sets of awards which are offense, defense, and special teams & opponents. We hope you enjoy them...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State vs. Kent State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Prediction

Brutus had a tough week. For the first time in over two full seasons, the Buckeyes are coming off of a regular season loss. Urban Meyer & Co. are tasked with fixing an offense that has looked marginal at best over the first two games of the season. Luckily, with Kent State coming to town, OSU should have an opportunity to get back on track. The loss to Virginia Tech was eye-opening...
Via College Spun
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Virginia Tech selling t-shirts celebrating win over Ohio State

With their 35-21 upset win over Ohio State in Columbus, Virginia Tech has arrived back on the national scene. The win lifted them from being unranked to No. 17 in the Associated Press Poll. Certainly the win will go down as one of the biggest in school’s history, so you cannot fault anyone associated with Virginia Tech on how they celebrated the victory. But selling shirts remembering...
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Ohio State Football: Inexperience, inconsistency dooms Buckeyes in season opener

The stage was set Saturday for Urban Meyer and his Ohio State Buckeyes squad to prove themselves in their first big matchup of the 2014 season under the lights against Virginia Tech. But, the record setting 107,517 fans in attendance at the shoe -including LeBron James- were silenced when Virginia Tech left Columbus with a 35-21 win on Saturday. Ohio State could have used the help...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Joey Bosa: “We Will Bounce Back”

After ripping off 24 consecutive victories, mighty Ohio State has lost three of its last four games. The Buckeyes’ loss to Virginia Tech this past Saturday night was particularly troubling, given the fact that it was a home game against a supposedly inferior ACC opponent. But while it’s been a tough start to the season, not everyone on the team is down on the 2014 campaign. Star...
Via College Spun
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College Football: The Big Ten has a horrible night

The Big Ten conference had the spotlight last night with three games on National TV networks.  With the world, and more importantly the College Football Playoff Selection Committee, watching, the Big Ten’s hope to make the inaugural College Football Playoff probably ended in Week Two.  Oregon scored 28 in the second half to pull away from Michigan State 46-27.  Michigan is playing...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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