Ohio State Buckeyes columnist Matt Baxendell of Bucknuts.com joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss Jim Tressel hiring Bo Polini at Youngstown State, Tom Herman leaving OSU to take a head coaching job at Houston, Urban Meyer ready to face off against Nick Saban, the quarterback dilemma if Cardale Jones wins the title, and more.
Pete Fiutak talks about Ohio State’s appearance in the College Football Playoff, the Buckeyes’ blowout win over Wisconsin, the matchup with Alabama and whether Ohio State’s offense can exploit any defensive weaknesses and Johnny Manziel’s first career start…
Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
Ohio State football columnist Matt Baxendell of Bucknuts joined Baskin & Phelps to discuss Ohio State punching their ticket to the college playoff, matching up with Alabama, the Buckeyes’ defense coming through in the hunt, the performance of Cardale Jones, and being shocked by the defection of Gary Andersen to Oregon State from Wisconsin.
Tony Barnhart talks about Ohio State’s selection into the College Football Playoff, if the Buckeyes have a chance against Alabama in the semi-final, Urban Meyer’s ability to change the SEC-Big Ten narrative, Nick Saban’s coaching job…
Clay Travis Says “I Think Alabama’s Gonna Handle Ohio State”, But If Urban Wins, It’s His Best Coaching Job
Clay Travis talks about his previous thought that a Big Ten team would be eliminated from playoff consideration, Urban Meyer’s best coaching job at Florida compared to this season at Ohio State, who he thought would get in over the Buckeyes and comparing this Alabama team to the past championship teams…
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year
The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
Bill Hancock Says “Body of Work” Led to OSU’s Selection, “Added a Significant Check Mark to Their Resume” Against Wisconsin
Bill Hancock talks about why Ohio State was selected over TCU and Baylor for the final spot in the playoff, whether the committee will re-consider releasing weekly rankings in the future, why other teams moved in the rankings without playing any games…
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy.
The Big 12 Conference may be reconsidering how to declare its champion after being left out of the four-team college football playoff.
Photos from the Ohio State – Michigan State game on February 24th. The Buckeyes won 68-60.