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 …

Were Key Losses Necessary For Moves?

It is a special Saturday edition of the Big Me Kickoff, and we are really addressing just one topic here. Okay, hear me out. At no point would anyone ever say that a loss to Michigan is a good thing, but was it the catalyst for Ohio State being able to make such sweeping changes …

A Way Too Early Look At 2022

Big Ten football teams played their final game two weeks ago and it is a long way until the first conference game of the 2022 takes place in Ireland with Nebraska and Northwestern facing off in week zero to kick things off overseas. The Buckeyes are one of 11 teams that won’t play in week …

What’s new for 2022 as out with the old and in with the news

Big Me Kickoff is here after a couple of weeks off (well, we were on everyone else’s shows) and a Happy New Year out there to all of our listeners. The College Football Playoff Championship Game was last night, and we have a new champion. Was it a great game or just a mediocre game …

Buckeyes Finish No. 6 in AP Poll – A Deep Dive

The confetti cannons fired off about 12 hours ago as Georgia was crowned the latest national champion of college football. A season of highs and lows is now complete, and fans are already clamoring for the start of spring practice and a glimpse into what their 2022 teams will look like. One of the final …

Hartline Picks Up Promotion

Brian Hartline’s coaching career at Ohio State has been nothing short of a success and despite having other offers with other programs, the former Ohio State wide receiver has remained loyal to his alma mater. That loyalty is being rewarded with a new title in the coaching ranks. The wide receivers coach will now have …

By the Numbers: Rose Bowl

DALLAS – Ohio State’s thrilling 48-45 win in the Rose Bowl is only a week old and while attention has now turned to recruiting and coaching changes, fans will have months and months to savor the win, even if it was not the desired destination in a season full of promise. I never had a …

Scoop Eats In Search Of The Best BBQ

SAN ANTONIO – Scoop Eats is back at it and when in Texas, let’s find some BBQ. You can’t go far in this state without finding a place that claims to have the best brisket, sausage, pork around, but who can really deliver? We have had our fair share of BBQ from across the country …

Report: Buckeyes Part Ways With Greg Studrawa

The Buckeyes have decided to part ways with offensive line coach Greg Studrawa after joining the team in 2016 and being retained by Ryan Day upon taking over the head coaching duties. The news was first reported by FootballScoop.com. Ohio State has not confirmed the news. [Update: 12:09 pm – Ohio State has confirmed that …

Fulton Analysis: Comeback

Ohio State overcame opt-outs, injuries, and a 14-point deficit behind CJ Stroud and Jaxon Smith-Njigba’s record setting performances in the Buckeyes’ 48-45 Rose Bowl victory. Defensively, Utah used an increasingly familiar formula against the Ohio State offense. Targeting the Buckeyes’ heavy tendencies to run when in the pistol or under center and throw when in …

Did Scoop Eats Just Find The Top Enchilada?

SAN ANTONIO – Scoop Eats has moved East from the Golden State of California to the Lone Star State of Texas as attention shifts from the Rose Bowl to the All-American Game. That does not mean that we still don’t have our ample appetites for good food and while Tom Orr and Tony Gerdeman are …

Scoop Eats: Who Tops The Burger Chain?

LOS ANGELES – It is our final full day in Southern California, and you can’t claim to have a top-notch food segment like Scoop Eats without doing a piece from In-N-Out Hamburgers. It has been in business since the late 1940s and for anyone who lives in one of the states that does not have …

Scoop Eats: Does Philippe’s The Original Pass Muster?

LOS ANGELES – We kept up with our Scoop Eats tour of famous downtown Los Angeles establishments by visiting Philippe’s The Original, home of “French dipped sandwiches” or just the French Dip to the less formal. As the story goes, in 1918 a sandwich was being prepared for a local policeman and the roll was …

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