Tag Archive: Ohio State

Oct 12

College Football Rankings: New Teams Emerge at the Bottom of the Rankings

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There were no notable changes in the Week 7 AP poll, so there isn’t much to talk about in that regard. What will probably generate interest are all the new squads emerging at the bottom. P.J. Fleck’s team, the Western Michigan Broncos finally entered the Top 25, falling at number 24, which didn’t really upset …

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Sep 05

CFB rankings: How the polls will change after Week 1

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College Football Playoff rankings won’t be upon us until November, so the Associated Press Top 25 is going to be the standard for the meantime. And since Week 1 is technically not over yet (two big games still to go on Sunday night and Monday night), the AP Poll won’t be out until Tuesday morning, …

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Sep 20

The Sports Bank.net: NIU Huskies take big step forward at Ohio State

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The unranked NIU Huskies played at #1 Ohio State today as if a Power Five Conference expansion committee was watching. Maybe the Big 12 might be making a couple phone calls someday down the line. Today’s effort was night and day different from last year’s Power 5 road trip disaster. Instead of getting utterly annihilated …

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Dec 27

Alabama arrives in New Orleans for Sugar Bowl

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After holding the second of two on-campus practices following the Christmas break, the University of Alabama football team arrived in New Orleans on Saturday afternoon for next week’s Sugar Bowl. Alabama’s plane touched down at approximately 4:45 p.m., about 20 minutes after Ohio State’s landed. Injured running back Kenyan Drake immediately tweeted: “Plane just landed …

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Apr 19

Raiders plan to cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him

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One way or another, Terrelle Pryor will no longer be an Oakland Raider by the close of business Monday. That’s the word from Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, who reports that the Raiders will cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him before then. That’s not a big surprise; it had already been clear …

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Dec 07

The Sports Bank.net: The BCS screwed Michigan St as much as it screwed anyone

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The final BCS standings, ever, will be released tomorrow night. Death to the BCS is finally here. Next we have a true college football playoff. And there have been many teams that got shafted over the years by the BCS: Auburn, Utah, Boise State, Missouri etc. And we’ve had those conversations. But what about Michigan …

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Nov 04

Miami, Tech tumble, but few other big changes in coaches’ poll

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After a Week 10 slate of games that was short on drama and long on yawns, not much change was expected when the latest polls were released Sunday. As expected, the, um, expected has indeed happened, at least as far as the coaches are concerned. Coming off its first loss of the season Saturday, Miami …

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Aug 02

Rant Sports: Top 3 Surprises From First USA Today Coaches College Football Rankings

The USA Today Coaches Poll was released on Thursday, so now we now have a legitimate set of college football rankings by which to judge the field vying for the BCS National Championship. Naturally, Alabama is No. 1, but that’s not what we’re here to discuss. How boring would that be? Of course, we could …

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May 30

Gordon Gee’s Insults to Notre Dame, Others Need to be Stopped

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Unless you’re an Ohio State fan, you don’t like Buckeyes president Gordon Gee. He redefines the word arrogant and often speaks without thinking. From a recording of a meeting at which he spoke, Gee took a shot at Notre Dame for not joining the Big Ten, saying “you can’t trust those damn Catholics.” He then …

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Mar 31

Rant Sports: Wichita State Advances to Final Four Behind Stifling Defense

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Take your pick of incredible stats from Wichita State‘s Elite Eight win over Ohio State, but all of them are incredible. The Buckeyes had their lowest scoring half of the season in the first half (22 points), they shot 24 percent from the field in the first half (31 percent for the game) and hit …

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