Author: Tom Orr
Mottos are easy to create, but hard to live up to. It takes a lot less effort to print up a banner and hang it on the wall of your team’s facility than it does to actually walk that principle out over the course of a college football season. One of the bedrock tenets of the Ohio State football program is the idea of “Next Man Up.” When someone in the program goes down, there’s no time to wallow in “what ifs.” The next person in line behind them has to take a step forward and fill that role. A...
Author: Tony Gerdeman
In this episode of the Buckeye Weekly podcast, Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr recap Ohio State's impressive 52-12 win at Michigan State. Despite all kinds of starters out of the game, the Buckeyes stood tall and made this a laugher. How did they do it? Tom and Tony go over all of it and then answer dozens of questions from viewers. YouTube Transcription (Automated and Unedited)
Author: Tony Gerdeman
Following Ohio State's 52-12 win at Michigan State, acting head coach Larry Johnson spoke with reporters, as did quarterback Justin Fields and several other Buckeyes. Here are the highlights of everything that was said. Larry Johnson -- There are a lot of things running through his mind right now, but especially how great the leadership was from the veterans. There were a lot of guys out today and it was a great team effort. The coaching staff did a great job of putting this plan together. -...
Author: Tony Gerdeman
Missing three starters on the offensive line and starting middle linebacker Tuf Borland, quarterback and captain Justin Fields kept the Ohio State offense calm and the veterans on the Buckeye defense kept things ramped up in OSU's dominating 52-10 win over Michigan State in East Lansing. Fields completed 17-of-24 passes for 199 yards and two touchdowns with zero interceptions. He also rushed for a career-high 104 yards on 13 attempts, scoring twice.  Senior running back Trey Sermon added...
Author: Marc Givler
A shorthanded Ohio State team returned to the field on Saturday afternoon and quickly dispatched of Michigan State with a convincing 52-12 victory in East Lansing. Are the Buckeyes a lock for the CFP if they remain undefeated? Who jumped out today and which assistant coach deserves major credit for Saturday's performance? All of those things, and more, are answered in these 10 instant observations. 1. The opening touchdown drive by Ohio State might have been the most unlikely touchdown drive ...