Marc Givler
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Marc has been covering Ohio State recruiting and football for more than a decade and will continue to do so here at BuckeyeScoop.com as one of the primary content producers for the site. Marc has built a reputation for delivering timely and accurate recruiting news for Ohio State fans and will continue to travel around the nation to camps, games, and other events, to provide a boots-on-the-ground style of coverage of OSU football and recruiting.
Articles by 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 ...
The Buckeyes are back in action today and though they will be shorthanded, a chance to push forward toward a berth in the Big Ten Championship game as well as the College Football Playoff is still on the line today. Join thousands of Buckeye fans in our premium forum to discuss the game in real time in our open game thread! LIVE GAME THREAD
Ohio State is all set to return to play this weekend with a noon kickoff on Saturday at Michigan State. Our team of experts is weighing in on the Big Ten East matchup and, as always, is picking winners in the rest of the Big Ten matchups. STAFF PICKS ARE NOW SPONSORED BY OUR FRIENDS AT STEAMBOAT DRY GOODS! Use code buckeye20 to get 20% off your purchase! Kirk Barton - Captain  You can catch Kirk's breakdown of the game on ABC6's Football Fever on Saturday morning at 11 AM.  ...
Ohio State has mined the state of Texas very well over the years and the Buckeyes struck gold twice this month in the 2022 class with commitments from five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers and five-star wide receiver Caleb Burton. But the Buckeyes aren't finished yet with the talented junior class in the Lonestar State. Ohio State is eyeing several more prospects in the 2022 class from the state of Texas and could be hoping for a snowball effect to start with the Ewers and Burton commitments. We'...
Ohio State got a big win over Indiana last week, but struggled on defense. Now it will face an Illinois offense that isn't particularly dynamic. Will the Buckeyes bounce back on defense and will Justin Fields bounce back from perhaps his worst game as a Buckeye? Our staff weighs in with this week's Scoop Staff Picks. STAFF PICKS ARE NOW SPONSORED BY OUR FRIENDS AT STEAMBOAT DRY GOODS! Use code buckeye20 to get 20% off your purchase! Kirk Barton - Captain You can catch Kirk's breakdown of t...
The latest edition of the Vegas Knows podcast has a bit of a twist to it. As always, Bill Greene and Marc Givler give their weekend picks in both college football and the NFL. But with the initial CFP rankings release this week, there are lines for all possible CFP matchups between the top four of Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, and Ohio State. Greene and Givler discuss those lines and give their best guess picks on how they would play them today.
Ohio State is on a tear when it comes to recruiting the 2022 class. With big five-star Texas commits in quarterback Quinn Ewers and wide receiver Caleb Burton, what do these types of national wins mean for the Buckeyes moving forward and could more be on the way? BuckeyeScoop.com recruiting analysts Bill Greene, Marc Givler, and Alex Gleitman team up for a 2022 recruiting roundtable on the latest episode of the Givs and The Bank recruiting podcast.
Even as a five-star recruit out of Cincinnati, Paris Johnson Jr. always claimed to be more than a football player during his recruiting process. Johnson had other interests outside of football and ideas for how to use his platform to bring attention to the issues that were important to him. Now a freshman offensive tackle at Ohio State, Johnson is making good on those words that were echoed during his time as one of the nation's most sought after high school football prospects. Johnson and h...
Another day and another huge commitment in the 2022 recruiting class for Ohio State as the Buckeyes have surged out in front of the pack early on with the junior cycle. On Monday it was five-star Del Valle (Texas) wide receiver Caleb Burton pulling the trigger for the Buckeyes in what was an expected move following the recent commitment of fellow Texan and five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers.  What Ohio State is getting  It is very early in the whole rankings process, especially co...
It wasn't pretty. In fact, it was downright ugly at times, but Ohio State remained undefeated with a 42-35 win over Indiana to take over sole possession of first place in the Big Ten East. Wins over undefeated Top 10 teams are supposed to be celebrated, but the observations on this one aren't very positive as the Buckeyes spent most of the game stumbling around trying to find their way on both sides of the ball. 1. What a roller coaster. It's hard to imagine coming away from a game where a te...