Grumpy Old Buckeye: Ohio State vs. Tulsa

Ohio State Head Coach Ryan Day said changes were coming. He said that there was a plan. Little of that outline on how to fix the OSU defense was on display Saturday other than Kerry Coombs being in the press box and Matt Barnes calling plays. Sure, there was a little Cover 2 and some …

Grumpy Old Buckeye: Ohio State vs. Oregon

The Buckeyes made their 2021 home debut against the Oregon Ducks, significantly raising the degree of difficulty after a tough win at Minnesota. And in the end, the result was significantly worse. There were plenty of things to be grumpy about in Ohio State’s 35-28 home loss and quite a few of them (but not …

Silver Bullets Podcast — Minnesota Rewind & Oregon Preview

The Ohio State Buckeyes have kicked off their 2021 season, getting the CJ Stroud era off to a good start with a road win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers. While it wasn’t a perfect performance, there were far more positives than negatives for a team that entered the season with a lot of question marks …

CJ Stroud Kept Swinging, Haymakers Eventually Followed

Thursday in Minneapolis was a night full of firsts for the Buckeyes. For redshirt freshman starting quarterback CJ Stroud, almost everything was a first. Stroud came into this game with zero career passing attempts, and through one half of play, you could tell. He completed 8-of-14 passes for 58 yards with zero touchdowns and one …

Grumpy Old Buckeye: Ohio State at Minnesota

The Ohio State Buckeyes kicked off their 2021 season at Minnesota, which brought the Grumpy Old Buckeye out of hibernation. If you’re new to the Grumpy Old Buckeye column, this is the space where I discuss the things that happened during an Ohio State game that made me yell things at my television (and not …

Ohio State Postgame: Ryan Day, Miyan Williams, More Talk 45-31 Win Over Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS — Ohio State head coach Ryan Day and a number of Buckeyes talked with reporters following Ohio State’s 45-31 win at Minnesota. The defense was a major topic of conversation, as were the Ohio State running backs. Day and his players addressed those issues and many others throughout the session. The highlights of everything …

CJ Stroud Named Starting Quarterback For Ohio State Buckeyes

COLUMBUS — Ohio State head coach Ryan Day called an impromptu press conference for Saturday morning and announced that redshirt freshman CJ Stroud would be the Buckeyes’ starting quarterback for the season opener at Minnesota. “I thought over the body of work between spring and through preseason he separated himself with his decision making, his …

ScoopNotes: CJ Stroud Out In Front Of Talented Ohio State Quarterback Derby

Before fall camp began, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day said that he would like to know who his starting quarterback would be after about two weeks of practice. On Monday, two days after the second week of camp was capped with a scrimmage, Day didn’t name a starter, but he did name a leader. …

Buckeye Weekly Podcast: Is the Ohio State Quarterback Race Over?

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day has named a leader in the three-man quarterback battle between CJ Stroud, Jack Miller, and Kyle McCord, but he has not yet named a starter. Was the name surprising? Or was it expected? Day met with reporters on Monday and answered a litany of questions following a very important …

Silver Bullets Podcast — Ohio State Position Group Concerns for 2021

As the Ohio State football season approaches, there’s little cause for outright worry about Ryan Day’s talented team. But that’s not to say that there aren’t any concerns. In this week’s episode, Chip Minnich and I discuss the position groups that have us a little apprehensive entering the 2021 college football season. Some of these …

ScoopNotes: Ohio State Quarterbacks Saying All the Right Things

Tuesday on the Ohio State campus was essentially media day for the Buckeye quarterbacks — or at least those who are currently enrolled. Five quarterbacks met with reporters — redshirt freshmen CJ Stroud and Jack Miller, true freshmen Kyle McCord, and walk-ons JP Andrade and Jagger LaRoe. Ohio State head coach Ryan Day and quarterbacks …

Buckeye Weekly Podcast: Five Things We Learned Talking To The Ohio State Quarterbacks

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, QB coach Corey Dennis, and freshmen QBs CJ Stroud, Jack Miller, and Kyle McCord met with the media on the eve of the Buckeyes’ 2021 fall football camp. Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr recap what they heard, what they saw, and what it all means. How far along in …

Buckeyes Will Find a Starting Quarterback In Camp, But for How Long?

Ohio State begins fall camp on Wednesday, which will once again get the timer going on naming a starting quarterback. The Buckeyes’ quarterback situation is unlike anything Ohio State has seen in decades. It has been well-publicized that while OSU has two quarterbacks returning who played last year, they don’t have a single player on …

CJ Stroud Poised For Breakout Season With Buckeyes

Every day until fall camp begins for Ohio State, we will profile a different Buckeye football player. Today that player is redshirt freshman quarterback CJ Stroud. Yesterday it was offensive lineman Luke Wypler. You can find all of the daily Scoop Profiles right here. CJ Stroud No. 7 | Quarterback | 6-3 215 | Redshirt Freshman | …

The Buckeye Quarterback With the Most Answers Will Win the Job

The Ohio State quarterback competition began in the winter and continues even as you read this. Redshirt freshmen CJ Stroud and Jack Miller are working to fend off each other and also true freshman Kyle McCord. Spring practice is long over but the work inside the weight room and the playbook is still going on. …

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