Rumble, Young Men, Rumble: Ohio State Season in Review


Today we look back. Forget the star-studded 2014 recruiting class. Forget the possibility of having someone not named Luke Fickell coaching the Ohio State defense next season. Today we have but one purpose, and that is to relive the peaks and valleys, twists and turns of another Buckeyes season in the books.

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Ohio State blows out the Boilermakers 56-0, now 21-0 under Meyer

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This game was never going to be close, but Purdue did themselves no favors. We weren’t even a full minute into the game when Doran Grant returned Danny Etling’s interception to the house to put Ohio State up 7-0. Purdue proceeded to go three and out on their next possession but a crappy punt gave

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Urban Meyer, Mad Scientist: On the Dual-QB formation

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Exchanges are some of the most fundamental actions in football. Center to quarterback. Quarterback to running back. If a team struggles to execute these simple things, then it is highly likely that team will not be successful. Last week in the blowout of Penn State, Urban Meyer debuted a new formation and teased the possibility

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Braxton and the Bucks hand Penn State record-breaking loss

686 total yards. 408 yards rushing. 63 points. 9 touchdowns. I could stop there, because in a way that really says it all. For the sake of storytelling, however, I’ll continue. Braxton Miller looked as good as he has in scarlet and gray. Carlos Hyde continued to build on the momentum of his last two

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Urban Meyer: “I almost put Kenny (Guiton) in there.”

In the third quarter of Ohio State’s 40-30 victory over Northwestern on Saturday night, head coach Urban Meyer came close to pulling his star quarterback Braxton Miller in favor of capable back-up Kenny Guiton. How close was Meyer to pulling the trigger? “Real close.” said Meyer in his post game press conference. Down 23-13, Braxton

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NCAAF News: Guiton and Miller listed as co-starters for Wisconsin game

While Braxton Miller will play this Saturday night when the fourth ranked Buckeyes take on No. 23 Wisconsin, but it’s still unclear just how many snaps he’ll see. In the Ohio State depth chart released on Wednesday, Miller and fifth-year senior Kenny Guiton. Urban Meyer was noncommittal in his latest press conference, saying the team’s

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Nothing to see here: Why the Buckeyes must stick with Braxton Miller


Kenny Guiton is the truth. If the video below (fast forward to the 2:50 mark if you wish) did not do the trick, I told you last week, and then he went out and made me look prescient against Cal. Last Saturday in Berkeley, Buckeyes fans witnessed a coming out party. Guiton had proven himself in

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NCAA News: Braxton Miller a gameday decision for Ohio State

“He [Braxton Miller]’s moving much better. He conditioned pretty hard after practice [on Wednesday]. Today’s another big day. Tomorrow’s another big day. We’re going to keep working until the foot hits the ball and then we’ll make a decision on game day.” — Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer on the status of Buckeyes star

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Ohio State’s Kenny Guiton wins national player of the week honors

After his first career start, Ohio State captain and backup quarterback Kenny Guiton received some extraordinary news today: He’s the recipient of a national college player of the year award. #OhioState QB Kenny Guiton is the Walter Camp Offensive National Player of the Week. #Buckeyes — Bruce Feldman (@BFeldmanCBS) September 15, 2013 CBS Sports’ Bruce

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Ohio State 52, Cal 34: Guiton leads Bucks to road victory

The No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes cruised to another quick first quarter lead en route to a fast-paced 52-34 victory against California in Berkeley on Saturday night. Backup quarterback Kenny Guiton, in his first-ever career start in place of the injured Braxton Miller, shined with 368 total yards and four touchdowns. His 90-yard touchdown pass

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While We’re Waiting…Trent’s workload, Tribe’s rotation, Buckeye’s read option

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While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at   “In 2012, over a five game

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The Other Quarterback: Kenny Guiton and his smooth jazz keep the Buckeye offense in rhythm

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Urban Meyer has made public his thoughts about Braxton Miller’s status for Ohio State’s game against Cal this Saturday night. The Buckeyes’ coach believes that his Heisman candidate quarterback will be on the field in the team’s first road game of the season. But I’m not interested in that today. The most interesting storyline under

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WFNY Roundtable: Concern For Ohio State Over Braxton and Polls?


The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-0 on the young season, but they face their first road game of the year against the Cal Golden Bears on Saturday night in primetime (on this coast, anyway). With plenty of storylines after the first two wins, we dove into some of the hot button issues for the scarlet

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The Baffling Buckeyes

Well, as I said last week, our little run-in with Purdue in 2002 took several years off my life and this past Saturday only aided in yet another subtraction. While the expectations are much different for this season, it was still Purdue in spite of the fact that we knew they would give our defense

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Box Score: No. 7 OSU Buckeyes 29, Purdue Boilermakers 22 (OT)

Wow, what a game. Anyone that would have ever guessed that Kenny Guiton would be the hero in a Buckeyes victory likely would have been labeled as crazy before this one. But Braxton Miller’s injury forced Guiton into the ballgame, where he miraculously saved the Buckeyes’ perfect season by leading the team to two TDs

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OSU Spring Game: Scarlet 20, Gray 14

In lousy weather at Ohio Stadium, the Buckeyes opened the Urban Meyer Era with plenty of passing and offensive flashes as offensive coordinator Tom Herman’s scarlet team defeated defensive coordinator Luke Fickell’s gray team 20-14 in front of over 80,000 in attendance. The two headliners were Scarlet’s Braxton Miller and Michael Thomas. Miller was 24-for-31

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While We’re Waiting Will Be On The Sidelines Next Year

While We’re Waiting – A PLACE FOR CLEVELAND SPORTING LINKS. If you see something you like send it to us via the EMAIL MACHINE. If you don’t I will CAPRICIOUSLY capitalize RANDOM WORDS. — I think a term I’ve heard describing the front office methods of the Mike Holmgren regime are “refreshing”. I think that’s

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