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Buckeye SloopCast: S5E68 — Schedule Shifts & The 8 Team Playoff

In this episode of the Buckeye SloopCast, Jared and Kyle discuss the Big Ten’s cancellation of the non-conference schedule and the fallout around the college football world regarding the announcement. They also discuss why this is the best time to implement an expanded playoffs. All this and much more. The Rundown Suspending practice and canceling …
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Ohio State AD Gene Smith Provides Updates for Flexible Football Season To Come

Ohio State director of athletics Gene Smith took part in a conference call with members of the media late  Thursday afternoon to discuss the Big Ten’s cancelation of non-conference football games for the 2020 season. Smith also answered plenty of questions about Ohio State’s overall approach to dealing with the pandemic at the moment. Here …
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Per Report, Big Ten Nixing Non-Conference Football Games for 2020

According to a report from The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach, the Big Ten will be announcing the immediate cancelation of all non-conference football games this season, meaning the Big Ten will only play conference games during the 2020 regular season. The speculation for such a change has been growing, leaving Ohio State’s September 12 trip to …
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Ohio State Pauses All Voluntary Workouts On Campus Following Positive Tests for COVID-19

Ohio State announced early Wednesday evening that all voluntary workouts on-campus have been paused following the results of its most recent COVID-19 testing of student-athletes. Seven teams’ workouts have been impacted by what OSU is calling a “pause” of the workouts. Those programs are men’s and women’s basketball, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s …
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Buckeye Weekly Podcast — Previewing the Buckeye Quarterbacks, Tight Ends, and Special Teams

In this episode of the Buckeye Weekly podcast, Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr continue their positional previews with a look at the Ohio State quarterbacks, tight ends, specialists, and returners. What should be expected from Justin Fields this year? And can any of the freshmen truly push Gunnar Hoak as the backup? How should the …