Around The Oval: Parker Lewis Talks Transfer From USC To Ohio State

Around The Oval is presented by Todd Pennington with Revolution Mortgage. Check out today’s rates HERE! Ohio State got some big news on Friday when former USC starting kicker Parker Lewis announced he would be leaving the Trojans program and transferring to the Buckeyes. Why did Lewis leave Lincoln Riley’s program? Why did he pick Ohio …

Inniss Has Been Told Ohio State Is The Best For Wideouts

COLUMBUS – It is a big recruiting weekend for the Buckeyes with many of the nation’s top players on campus including a collection of players from the South Florida Express 7-on-7 team. This group contains players from within the state of Florida including four and five-stars from both the classes of 2023 and 2024 and …

Harry Miller Opens Up In Retirement Announcement

Ohio State offensive lineman Harry Miller has ended his football playing career after going to social media to explain his prolonged absence from the game and answering a lot of questions that had been around his lengthy absence from game action. Miller was one of Ohio State’s biggest commitments for the class of 2019 and …

I’ve Been Everywhere, Man

In this edition of the Big Me Kickoff, to take a page out of Johnny Cash’s playbook, we’ve been everywhere. This job has its perks and getting to see road games is one of those perks, covering the Ohio State football team. But we know that we are not the only ones who get to …

New Turf For Ohio Stadium Revealed

COLUMBUS – Everything makes news around the Ohio State football program, even the turf. We now have official word on what Ohio State’s brand-new surface will look like for the 2022 season as the university has released an artist’s rendering and details. In 2021, many fans were concerned about a fading of the old surface …

Does An Additional Year Mean Bigger Numbers?

The Buckeyes have had eight multi-year starting quarterbacks over the past 20-plus years, going back through the 1999 season and CJ Stroud, barring something unforeseen will make the ninth over the span of 23 seasons. Some names have very familiar pages in the Ohio State history books including Justin Fields, JT Barrett, Braxton Miller and …

First Impressions Are Important But Not Everything

COLUMBUS – National Signing Day 2022 is in the rearview mirror and attention shifts to the upcoming 2022 season. Well, the players immediately made that pivot after the Rose Bowl concluded as the Buckeyes pulled out the 48-45 win to end the ’21 season on a big win. For Ryan Day’s staff however, recruiting took …

Big Noon Kickoff: What To Make Of This Harbaugh Drama

It’s the Big Me Kickoff show and we had so many other things planned for National Signing Day, even with the Buckeyes only signing two players on the traditional date. But, come Monday night, reports broke that made us re-think what we wanted to talk about in this special LIVE edition of the big show. …

Perry Eliano Ready To Get This Right

COLUMBUS – Ohio State’s search for a new safeties coach did not have to take them far as in terms of a map, just down Interstate 71 to the University of Cincinnati and Perry Eliano, a former member of the Bearcats’ coaching staff. There is a general belief that Ohio State’s defense was the difference …

Big Me Kickoff: Is Eight Great? Best Foot Forward?

It is the Big Me Kickoff show with Kevin Noon and we are talking about the latest happenings around the world of college sports. The Big Ten Conference may be looking at changing how it goes about doing things with a potential move to eight league games from nine and doing away with divisions. All …

Week One Big Games Were Not Always So Rare

Ohio State coaches, players and fans all know who the Buckeyes open up the 2022 football season with. Notre Dame is sitting a little more than seven months away with former Ohio State player Marcus Freeman as a first-year head coach with former Ohio State linebackers coach Al Washington a new member of that coaching …

Is NFL overtime unfair; Big changes mean huge gains; What’s lost?

Here on the Big Me Kickoff, it was a wild weekend from the NFL ranks as we saw four playoff games all decided by one score or less. It would be easy to lament about the college season being over but there is plenty of time for that, how crazy were the games over the …

Each Season Means Next Man Up For Offense

It is generally a couple of weeks after the end of the season that fans take inventory of who is gone from the previous roster and who is coming back and start to worry about “how are all of these yards and scores” going to be made up. We throw around the saying Next Man …

What Can Be Done In A Year?

How quickly can things turn around? If you are a fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes you are hopeful that things turn around with the defense in short order with the staff turnover from the 2021 to the 2022 seasons, namely the hiring of Jim Knowles of Oklahoma State to right the ship. Over the …

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