Buckeyes

It was Time for Tressel to Leave

June 1, 2011
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Jim Tressel

This is a post I didn’t want to write. However, Ohio State Football Coach Jim Tressel has broken the rules and he has paid for it with his job. When you’re asked to resign it means you were fired. I liked Tressel. He seemed to be as advertised. Trustworthy, loyal, courteous, kind, brave, clean,...

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Tressel Out Meyer In, Beano and Bianchi Know ……. Nothing!

April 23, 2011
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urban-tressel

John Taylor has an excellent post at College Football Talk on NBC Sports. He reminds us that back in March, the Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Bianchi predicted Jim Tressel would be out as Ohio State’s coach and Urban Meyer would take over. First of all, who the hell is Mike Bianchi. It turns out he...

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Happy New Year and My Rose Bowl Prediction

January 1, 2010
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To all those who are regular readers of The Madrigal Maniac or just stumble by on occasion I wish you a happy new year. I believe Pryor and the Buckeyes can string enough points together to reach 20. Two touchdowns and a couple of field goals. I also think the Buckeyes defense can hold...

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John Hicks Emotional Speech at his Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction

December 31, 2009
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John Hicks is an Ohio State football legend. It is often forgotten by many just how great of a college football player he was during the early seventies. He finished second in the Heisman Trophy balloting. The last lineman to do so. He won the Lombardi Award, the Outland Trophy, and was a first...

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Ohio State’s Mirror Lake Jump 2009 and Pee

November 20, 2009
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Ohio State’s Mirror Lake Jump 2009 and Pee

The Thursday night before the Michigan game, there is a tradition among students at Ohio State to jump into Mirror Lake. It’s not really a lake, it’s more like a small pond. Still, it’s a nice place to visit on a campus that sits in an urban environment. The jump is student driven and...

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Ohio State Unveils New Uniforms Pryor to Michigan Game

November 16, 2009
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Ohio State Unveils New Uniforms Pryor to Michigan Game

The Ohio State Athletics Department has decided to change the Buckeye’s uniforms on the week of their storied rivalry with Michigan. Early returns are that the uniform does not meet the Buckeye Nation’s approval. School officials said a slimmer, formfitting design didn’t leave room for any gray. The two white stripes on each sleeve...

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OSU Student Creates a Video to Honor the Naval Academy

September 1, 2009
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An OSU student is asking fans to cheer for Navy when they run onto the field Saturday at Ohio Stadium. To his astonishment, Doug Hochberg’s video has gotten some attention. As of this writing it has been viewed 221,945 times on YouTube. Ohio State even asked to play it at Saturdays game. There are...

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100 Sporting Events You Must See Live

July 16, 2009
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100 Sporting Events You Must See Live

Robert Tuchman has written a book called “100 Sporting Events You Must See Live.” He correctly has the Ohio State versus Michigan game high on the list. In fact it’s number 17. You can see the list here. But wait a minute. He says you have to see the game at the Big House...

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Who Knew OSU’s Men’s Tennis Team Was This Good?

May 19, 2009
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When discussing the minor sports at Ohio State I knew they had a excellent women’s synchronized swimming program. They have 24 national championships. But, that’s all. I did not know how good our men’s tennis team is. The third-seeded Buckeyes (36-1) advanced to their first national championship final against eighth-seeded Southern Cal (24-5) at...

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