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By Austin Ward, Bill Landis, Jeremy Birmingham

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Ohio State football news, notes and analysis from Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham with a focus on breaking news, in-depth analysis, recruiting and everything that matters to Buckeyes fans.

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THE Podcast Daily: Assessing Ohio State program, Brian Hartline's future with Buckeyes
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It's Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 and it's another episode of THE Podcast Daily.

Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham share their thoughts on an oddly quiet week in Columbus as Ohio State awaits its playoff fate.

Dec 02, 2022
Birminology: Ohio State target Joshua Mickens on recruiting changes, Buckeyes visits and more
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Ohio State has become one of the favorites to land recent LSU decommitment Joshua Mickens following a pair of November visits with the Buckeyes.

What has brought the relationship to where it is between Mickens and Ohio State? The Lawrence Central (Indianapolis) four-star defensive end joins THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham on the latest edition of Birminology to open up on his recruiting process.

Dec 01, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: How Michigan closed the gap with Ohio State on the field
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On Thursday's edition of THE Podcast Daily, Bill Landis is joined by The Athletic's Nick Baumgardner to discuss how Michigan has narrowed the gap with Ohio State on the field, and where the Buckeyes can look for some answers.


Dec 01, 2022
Ohio State: How breakdowns, explosive plays doomed Buckeyes in The Game
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Former Ohio State captain Zach Boren was back in the film lab with THE Podcast taking a closer look at the defensive issues for the Buckeyes in the upset loss at home against Michigan. 

The Buckeyes were burned for too many explosive plays, and they paid the price in the second consecutive loss to the Wolverines.

Nov 30, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State needs help but sits perched for unexpected playoff berth
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THE Podcast Daily is back for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 and today's show is all about the College Football Playoff possibilities that, believe it or not, still very much exist for the Buckeyes.

What kind of help does Ohio State need? How hard is it to come to terms with a potential playoff run even after the loss to Michigan?

Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down their thoughts as championship weekend looms around the country.

Nov 30, 2022
Birminology: Ohio State commitment Jelani Thurman on his pledge, Spider-Man and more
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Ohio State commitment Jelani Thurman joins THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham on the latest episode of Birminology.

Thurman, the son of former NFL standout Odell Thurman, talks about his recent visit with the Buckeyes, the strength of his commitment to Ohio State and a lot more.


Nov 29, 2022
Ohio State: Looming questions with Buckeyes stuck in purgatory after losing The Game
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The Buckeyes have to wait all week to find out their fate after getting blown out in the second half of the regular-season finale against rival Michigan. Can Ohio State get enough help to sneak back into the College Football Playoff, or will the program need to start making plans already for 2023 instead? 

Bill Landis and Austin Ward ask the questions looming over Ohio State this week in Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022 episode of THE Podcast Daily.

Nov 29, 2022
THE Live Show: Ohio State, Michigan breakdown as Buckeyes break down against Wolverines
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Ohio State lost to Michigan 45-23 on Saturday.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are still talking about it and breaking down the devastating loss to the Wolverines along with former Buckeyes linebacker Bobby Carpenter and quarterback Justin Zwick.

Nicole Cox of Rooster's Restaurants also gave her thoughts and provided great Rooster's food as well.

Nov 28, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State, Michigan second look leaves no better feeling than first viewing
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THE Podcast Daily is back for Monday, Nov. 28, 2022.

It's a Monday after an Ohio State game an that means THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are going a little deeper into what they saw on Saturday.

Spoiler alert: a second look at the Buckeyes 45-23 loss over Michigan wasn't any better than the first.

Nov 28, 2022
Ohio State: Anthony Schlegel analyzes The Game collapse, need for Buckeyes changes
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Former Ohio State standout Anthony Schlegel is back for another episode of THE Difference, a Sunday conversation breaking down the Buckeyes with THE Podcast's Austin Ward.

This week Schlegel takes a closer look at everything that went wrong as Ohio State came unraveled against Michigan.

Nov 27, 2022
Ohio State: Snap judgments following another embarrassing Buckeyes loss to Michigan
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Ohio State missed a number of key opportunities in the first half and was rolled over by Michigan in the second half and fall to the Wolverines 45-23 in Columbus.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking down the day's disaster, what went wrong for the Buckeyes and where Ryan Day and his program go from here.

Nov 26, 2022
Weekend Kick-Off Show: Bobby Carpenter, Zach Boren deep-dive into Ohio State, Michigan battle
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It's a big game in Columbus this weekend and that means THE Podcast is back with another weekend kick-off show presented by Bryant Heating & Cooling Solutions!

This week, former Buckeyes linebackers Bobby Carpenter and Zach Boren join Austin Ward and Bill Landis to break down the Ohio State and Michigan game in a way that only Bobby and Zach can.

It's THE game in Columbus -- who is ready?

Nov 25, 2022
Ohio State: Bold Predictions for Buckeyes and Wolverines as The Game arrives in Columbus
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Ohio State and Michigan.

THE Game. 

Bold Predictions.

THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. 

Nov 25, 2022
Ohio State: Former Buckeyes linebacker Joshua Perry on Michigan battle ahead of rivalry game
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Not quite full of Thanksgiving dinner yet? 

Maybe you need one more helping of Ohio State and Michigan football talk from THE Podcast!

Former Buckeyes captain Joshua Perry, now one of television's brightest upcoming football analysts, joins Austin Ward and Bill Landis to take another look at the game in Columbus that's now just two days away.


Nov 24, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State, Michigan breakdown with Angelique Chengelis
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Happy Thanksgiving from THE Podcast!

While the turkey is in the oven, there's no better way to get your daily dose of Ohio State football than with THE Podcast Daily for Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022.

Today's show features Austin Ward and Bill Landis joined by Angelique Chengelis from the Detroit Daily News. Angelique has covered The Game as long and as in-depth as anyone in the country and provides her thoughts on the game from the Michigan side of the border battle.

Nov 24, 2022
Talking Stuff: Ohio State recruiting reset, sorting out biggest rumored visitors for Michigan game
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The biggest game of the year is sure to have the biggest recruiting weekend of the season tied to it.

But exactly who is going to show up at Ohio State remains a bit of a mystery.

On the latest episode of Talking Stuff, The Ohio State recruiting podcast, Jeremy Birmingham and Andrew Ellis try to make sense of what to expect this weekend and update the Buckeyes 2023 recruiting class position-by-position.

Nov 23, 2022
Buck IQ: How surging Jack Sawyer can swing The Game for Ohio State
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Former Ohio State captain Zach Boren is back for his weekly film breakdown with THE Podcast, and this time he's taking a closer look at the sophomore surge of Jack Sawyer. 

The athletic defensive lineman is filling a couple different roles, and Sawyer is elevating his game at just the right time heading into the showdown with rival Michigan.

Nov 23, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Forecasting Ohio State difference makers as Buckeyes look to knock off Michigan
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It seems that every year THE Game is decided by a performance that comes out of nowhere.

With this year's version of the best rivalry in sports just days away, who could be a potential difference maker for Ohio State against Michigan?

That's the focus of THE Podcast Daily for Wednesday, Nov. 23 with Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham.

Nov 23, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes give only media update of Michigan week
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Ohio State is days away from the 2022 edition of THE Game against Michigan.

On Tuesday, the Buckeyes -- including head coach Ryan Day and defensive coordinator Jim Knowles -- met with the media to give their final updates of the week as the biggest game of the season looms large in Columbus.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking down their thoughts on the day's press conference and more.

Nov 22, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Key questions for Ohio State, Ryan Day ahead of Michigan clash
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It's Tuesday and that means it's time for the Buckeyes weekly press conference and with it comes the big questions that Austin Ward and Bill Landis are curious to get answered.

With Michigan on deck, what are the hosts of THE Podcast wondering about this week?

Is the THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.

Nov 22, 2022
COMMITMENT: Garrett Stover commits to Ohio State, picks Buckeyes over Notre Dame
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Ohio State has landed a new 2024 commitment from Big Walnut (Sunbury, Ohio) High School four-star athlete Garrett Stover, the cousin of Buckeyes tight end Cade Stover.

Why did Stover pick Ohio State? 

The 6-foot-2, 210-pound standout talked about his decision with Jeremy Birmingham of THE Podcast on the latest episode of Birminology.

Nov 22, 2022
THE Live Show: Michigan week provides new energy as Ohio State puts season, legacies on the line
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Ohio State and Michigan is the biggest game of the year every year, no matter what.

But, even in this rivalry, sometimes it means more. This season is one of those times for Ryan Day and the Buckeyes.

THE Podcast is back at Rooster's Restaurants on Olentangy River Road in Columbus to talk about the upcoming clash with the Wolverines. Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are once again joined by former Ohio State football players Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick -- along with Rooster's Nicole Cox -- to take a look at what makes this rivalry so special.

And yes, there's plenty of incredible Rooster's food.

Welcome to THE Game week.

Nov 21, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: First look at Ohio State, Michigan battle chock-full of big-time storylines
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THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 is all about THE Game.

Ohio State and Michigan is five days away and it's set to be one of the most interesting matchups in rivalry history.

Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking down their first thoughts on the epic battle between the Buckeyes and Wolverines.

Nov 21, 2022
Ohio State: Anthony Schegel analyzes wild Buckeyes win at Maryland, previews rivalry week
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Former Ohio State standout Anthony Schlegel returns to THE Podcast for another Sunday chat thanks to The Difference. 

The Buckeyes wound up in a four-quarter battle at Maryland but stayed unbeaten heading into the showdown with Michigan on Saturday. 

Nov 20, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes escape Maryland, look ahead to Michigan
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Ohio State didn't want to look past Maryland but human nature may have played a role in the Buckeyes 43-30 escape win over the Terrapins on Saturday night in College Park.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking down the game as 11-0 Ohio State now prepares for an epic matchup against 11-0 Michigan.

Nov 20, 2022
Birminology: Arion Carter opens up on Ohio State visit, recruiting priorities ahead of key visits
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Ohio State made a big impression on Tennessee linebacker Arion Carter during his recent official visit to Columbus.

How will that visit factor in his the surging four-star prospects ultimate decision? What will be important to him as he moves forward in his recruitment?

Those are some of the topics in the latest edition of Birminology on THE Podcast, hosted by Jeremy Birmingham.

Nov 18, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Bold Predictions for Ohio State, Maryland as Buckeyes look to improve to 11-0
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It's Friday and that means it's time for Bold Predictions on THE Podcast Daily!

Ohio State is traveling to Maryland for it's final Big Ten road game of the 2022 season and THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham have their thoughts on how the game against the Terrapins could go.

This THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

Nov 18, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State cornerback Cam Brown ready for final career push
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THE Podcast Daily for Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 is here and this week THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis are joined by Ohio State fifth-year cornerback Cam Brown.

The St. Louis native is closing in on the end of his Buckeyes career and talked about his time in Columbus.

Nov 17, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Ohio State as Buckeyes focus on toughness, Maryland
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Ohio State can't look past the Maryland Terrapins and the Buckeyes players that met with the media on Wednesday night made sure to point that out.

What else did the assembled group of Ohio State players reveal on at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center? 

This is Snap Judgments for Wednesday, Nov. 16 as THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the happenings from Columbus.

Nov 17, 2022
BuckIQ: Ohio State ramping up aggression, adding impactful defensive looks
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Former Ohio State captain Zach Boren was back in the film lab looking at the defensive effort as the Buckeyes pounded Indiana 56-14 last weekend in the Horseshoe. 

First-year defensive coordinator Jim Knowles has been progressively expanding the arsenal for the Silver Bullets, and the Buckeyes are rounding into even more dangerous form ahead of The Game next week.

Nov 16, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State stock watch as final road trip and Maryland game looms
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It's Wednesday and that means it's time for the weekly Stock Watch on THE Podcast Daily.

Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down their thoughts on the players that have begun to emerge -- and who needs to right the ship -- for Ohio State with Maryland on the clock.

This is the THE Podcast Daily for Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022.

Nov 16, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Ryan Day, Jim Knowles Tuesday press conference before Maryland game
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Ohio State coaches Ryan Day and Jim Knowles met with the media for their weekly press conference on Tuesday afternoon.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the day's messages from the Buckeyes and what they mean moving forward on the latest edition of Snap Judgments.

Nov 15, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Breaking down the big questions before latest Ohio State coaches press conference
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Tuesday is the day that Ohio State coaches meet the media for the Buckeyes weekly press conference and that means it's also the day that Austin Ward and Bill Landis give their first thoughts on what they're hoping to glean from the day's festivities.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.

Nov 15, 2022
THE Live Show: Celebrating Kamryn Babb, Ohio State normalcy and first thoughts on Maryland trip
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Ohio State captain Kamryn Babb was the story of the weekend for the Buckeyes and their 56-14 win over Indiana.

THE Podcast is back at Rooster's Restaurant on Olentangy River Road in Columbus to talk about the magical moment for Babb, the Ohio State return to "normalcy" against Indiana and to take a first peek at the upcoming game with Maryland.

Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are joined by former Buckeyes linebacker Bobby Carpenter and quarterback Justin Zwick -- as well as Rooster's Nicole Cox -- for a fun, casual conversation and a whole lot of great Rooster's food.

Nov 14, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Second look at Ohio State and Indiana, Buckeyes defense swarms, offense warms against Hoosiers
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THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 is here and that means it's another Rewatch Monday for Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham as they take a second look at the Buckeyes 56-14 win over Indiana.

What did the guys see on their replay? A game that could've been a much bigger blowout than it was.

Nov 14, 2022
Ohio State: Anthony Schlegel analyzes Buckeyes blowout win, The Difference makers
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Former Buckeyes linebacker Anthony Schlegel was back for his weekly chat with THE Podcast thanks to The Difference as Ohio State stayed unbeaten with a dominant victory over Indiana. 

Schlegel takes a closer look at Lathan Ransom's impact, Kamryn Babb's special moment and more as Ohio State moves closer to a huge showdown in The Game.

Nov 13, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes topple Indiana on cold, gray November day
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Ohio State once again too had to deal with the elements as it returned home to host Indiana.

The Buckeyes were ready this time around and handled the Hoosiers with relative ease led by C.J. Stroud and the Ohio State receiving corps and some big plays in the running game.

Here are the first thoughts from Columbus from THE Podcast’s Austin Ward, Bill Landis

Nov 12, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Bold Predictions for Ohio State and Indiana, Marvin Harrison, women's soccer updates
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Ohio State is a day away from its home game with Indiana and THE Podcast is back with some bold predictions for the Buckeyes and Hoosiers.

THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Nov. 11, 2022 is a freaky Friday edition and also features Marvin Harrison Jr. and a few key members of the Ohio State women's soccer program.

Nov 11, 2022
Talking Stuff: Ohio State still waiting for top targets as Buckeyes, country prepare for recruiting chaos
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It's going to be a pretty wild month ahead but the Buckeyes recruiting efforts have remained fairly calm over the last few months.

When will key targets make their decisions? Is there anything Ohio State can do besides just wait?

This is Talking Stuff, THE Ohio State recruiting podcast featuring THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham and Andrew Ellis of OhioState.Rivals.com.

Nov 10, 2022
Ohio State: Breaking down Buckeyes matchup, Indiana struggles with Zach Osterman
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Ohio State is ready for Indiana and the Hoosiers are coming to Columbus riding a six-game losing streak.

How did the 2022 season unravel so quickly for Tom Allen and Indiana?

Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star joins THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis to preview the Buckeyes and the Hoosiers.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022.

Nov 10, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Buckeyes midweek media availability ahead of Indiana matchup
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Ohio State was back in front of the media on Wednesday night and a host of Buckeyes players updated those in attendance on how the team is preparing for Indiana after two days of practice.

Snap Judgments is where THE Podcast staff of Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham react to the day's events.

Nov 10, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Stock report after bizarre -- and concerning -- game at Northwestern
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Who is up and who is down?

That's the subject of the weekly Stock Report from THE Podcast.

After a weird 14-point win at Northwestern, THE Podcast Daily has Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham breaking down their thoughts on who is moving in the right direction for Ohio State.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2022.

Nov 09, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes look for answers in run game, defensive line rotation
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It's Tuesday at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and the Buckeyes had their weekly press conference with Ryan Day and Jim Knowles each taking a turn at the podium.

What did the Ohio State head coach and defensive coordinator have to say coming off the 21-7 win over Northwestern?

Get the latest from THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham on Snap Judgments.

Nov 08, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Offensive line, defensive line concerns top pressing Ohio State questions
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Ohio State has seen some unexpected struggles on the offensive line in the last few weeks and that's top of mind for THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis as they prepare for another weekly press conference with Ryan Day and the Buckeyes.

What else are the guys planning to talk to the Ohio State coaches about on Tuesday?

This is THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Nov 08, 2022
THE Live Show: Putting Ohio State win at Northwestern win in perspective, Buckeyes lingering questions
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Ohio State didn't play well on Saturday but there were definitely circumstances that forced the Buckeyes to focus on winning and moving on.

They did that but concerns about their running game are getting louder and louder.

THE Podcast is back at Rooster's on Olentangy River Road in Columbus breaking down the latest win and examining the recurring issue up front. Former Buckeyes Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick are joined by Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham to take a closer look at the 21-7 win over Northwestern.

It was a fun, casual conversation with a ton of great Rooster's food. 

Nov 07, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State concerns are real but specific after Northwestern rewatch
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THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Nov. 7, 2022 is here and it's another Monday Rewatch show with Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham.

After another mediocre offensive line performance how concerned should people be about the Buckeyes and their ability to win the biggest games of the year that are still coming?

That's the primary focus of Monday's rewatch after a second look at Ohio State knocking off Northwestern 21-7.

Nov 07, 2022
Ohio State: Anthony Schlegel analyzes pros, cons from win at Northwestern
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Former Ohio State standout Anthony Schlegel joined THE Podcast for a Sunday chat breaking down another win for the Buckeyes thanks to our friends at The Difference. 

The weather conditions made it interesting for Ohio State, and Schlegs evaluates a few areas of concerns despite the program moving to 9-0.

Nov 06, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from windy, rainy Chicago as Buckeyes outlast Northwestern
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It wasn't pretty but it was enough.

Ohio State beat Northwestern 21-7 in terrible weather conditions at Ryan Field. 

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are talking about the game and looking for a silver lining on a day when some potential flaws for Ohio State really came to the fore.

This is Snap Judgments, Northwestern.

Nov 05, 2022
Bold Predictions: Wind, rain may be only chance Northwestern has to slow down Ohio State
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Ohio State is traveling to Northwestern for its final trip to Ryan Field and in typical early Novemver-Chicago fashion the Buckeyes have to prepare for windy and rainy conditions.

Is the weather the only thing that can slow down Ohio State against the Wildcats? THE Podcast is expecting the Buckeyes to do pretty much whatever they want against Northwestern but who will put up the big numbers? That's what Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are working on today.

Welcome to Bold Predictions, THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 and another freaky Friday with a Buckeyes soccer update and a chat with Ohio State offensive tackle Dawand Jones.

Nov 04, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Evaluating Ohio State place in too early. almost irrelevant, CFP picture
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Ohio State is No. 2 in the first CFP ranking of the 2022 season but the question around college football right now is whether or not these rankings truly matter at this point.

That's the subject of THE Podcast Daily for Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 as Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the Buckeyes season all year long.

Nov 03, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Buckeyes media availability as date with Northwestern approaches
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There aren't many who think Ohio State can lose to Northwestern this weekend but there are no Buckeyes players taking it easy after another Wednesday night practice at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the latest from Columbus as Ryan Day's program draws one day closer to kicking off its November slate of games.

Nov 02, 2022
BuckIQ: How J.T. Tuimoloau made Ohio State history, demolished Penn State
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Former Ohio State captain Zach Boren is back in the film lab for another breakdown, and he's again taking a closer look at how defensive end J.T. Tuimoloau is developing as a game-changing force. 

Tuimoloau did a little bit of everything in a history-making performance as the Buckeyes stayed unbeaten heading into the final month of the regular season.

Nov 02, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State stars elevate their games in latest Buckeyes stock watch
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Ohio State needed a big game from its stars against Penn State and they delivered.

That's why the stock watch is focusing on players like J.T. Tuimoloau, C.J. Stroud and Marvin Harrison as the Buckeyes get ready for an important November stretch leading into the regular-season finale against Michigan.

This is the Ohio State stock watch on THE Podcast Daily for Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2022.

Nov 02, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes running game comes into focus ahead of November stretch run
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Is there a fundamental issue with the Buckeyes running game? Is it execution? Play-calling? 

A little bit of both?

That's one of the primary talking points on Snap Judgments following the Buckeyes weekly press conference at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Nov 01, 2022
Ohio State: Pressing questions for Buckeyes heading into November title push
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The Buckeyes are still unbeaten after a double-digit road win at Penn State. Now the Ohio State attention shifts to Northwestern and the final month of the regular season. 

Ahead of media availability on Tuesday at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, Bill Landis and Austin Ward preview the hottest topics.

Nov 01, 2022
THE Live Show: Ohio State play-calling approach, fundamentals in focus after Penn State game
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THE Podcast is back at Rooster's Restaurant on Olentangy River Road in Columbus, Ohio having another fun, casual conversation about the latest Ohio State football victory.

With Penn State now in the rearview, how are former Buckeyes players Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick feeling about what they saw from Ohio State against the Nittany Lions? What does that portend for a November game slate that seems to have only one Wolverines-sized stumbling opportunity on it?

Hosted by Austin Ward, Carpenter and Zwick are joined THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham and Rooster's Nicole Cox to break down Saturday's win and to look ahead at what to expect against Northwestern.

There was a lot more talked about and a lot of great Rooster's food to go around.

Oct 31, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Rewatching Penn State win shows Ohio State can be best team in the country
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Ohio State didn't play well for 60 minutes but the Buckeyes only needed about 12 good minutes of football to beat Penn State last Saturday.

How does that knowledge impact the way Ryan Day's program will approach the next three weeks before an end-of-the-regular-season-rivalry-game against Michigan? 

THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham rewatched the Penn State game and examining the good, the bad and the weird.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Oct. 31, 2022.

Oct 31, 2022
Ohio State: Anthony Schlegel analyzes THE Difference as Buckeyes top Penn State
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Former Ohio State Anthony Schlegel is back for another Sunday breakdown after a Big Ten road win at Penn State. 

Schlegel, joined by THE Podcast's Austin Ward, took a closer look at how the Buckeyes battled in a tough matchup and made his picks for Difference Makers against the Nittany Lions.

Oct 30, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Buckeyes 44-31 win over No. 13 Penn State
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Ohio State had another tough Big Ten battle at Penn State but came out with a 44-31 win over the No. 13-ranked Nittany Lions.

What did THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham make of the game from Beaver Stadium?

This is Snap Judgments, Penn State-style.

Oct 29, 2022
Weekend Kick-Off Show: Bobby Carpenter, Zach Boren break down Ohio State, Penn State battle
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The Weekend Kickoff Show from Bryant Heating and Cooling is back for another big Ohio State matchup! 

Former Buckeyes linebackers Bobby Carpenter and Zach Boren join THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis to break down the contest with Penn State, give their hottest takes for the weekend and analyze who has to step up for Ohio State to stay unbeaten heading into November.

Oct 28, 2022
Bold Predictions: Ohio State offense, defense facing different challenge on the road at Penn State
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Ohio State is heading to Penn State and a potential landmine on the road to the college football playoffs.

Every Friday on THE Podcast Daily is a bold predictions Friday and this week Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham give their thoughts on what could happen in State College.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Oct. 28, 2022.

Oct 28, 2022
Birminology: New commitment Ian Moore on what made Ohio State the right choice, recruiting priorities and more
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Ian Moore is the latest Ohio State football commitment and the second player in the Class of 2024 to pick the Buckeyes.

The New Palestine (Ind.) four-star offensive tackle joined THE Podcast to talk about his decision, his recruiting process and more with Jeremy Birmingham on the latest edition of Birminology.

Oct 27, 2022
The Podcast Daily: Ohio State, Penn State preview with Audrey Snyder of The Athletic
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Ohio State is playing its biggest game of the season as it travels to No. 13 Penn State for a big-time matchup with the rival Nittany Lions.

To preview the game, The Athletic's Audrey Snyder joins THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis for a conversation about what to expect in State College, Pa.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022.

Oct 27, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments on Penn State game, Jaxon Smith-Njigba situation as Buckeyes ready for Nittany Lions
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It's another Woody Wednesday as THE Podcast reports on all the latest news, notes and thoughts from Ohio State's media availability with just three days until the Buckeyes play Penn State.

Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down their thoughts on a weird situation with Jaxon Smith-Njigba and what Ohio State players were talking about tonight.


Oct 26, 2022
BuckIQ: Zach Harrison tapping into elite potential, terrorizing Ohio State opponents
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THE Podcast is back with another episode of BuckIQ featuring former Ohio State linebacker and captain Zach Boren.

In the latest episode, Boren and Austin Ward take a closer look at the way that Zach Harrison has changed his game and is making himself into a big-time defensive lineman for the Buckeyes.

Oct 26, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Stock report for Ohio State huge game against Penn State looms
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Who is up and who is down?

Ohio State is ready for a big-time showdown with Penn State. Which Buckeyes are playing their best football heading into Happy Valley?

THE Podcast Daily for Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022 has the latest thoughts from Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham on who is up and who is down for Ohio State.

Oct 26, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Buckeyes weekly press conference as Ryan Day, coordinators prepare for Penn State
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It's time for Snap Judgments on THE Podcast as Ryan Day, Jim Knowles and Kevin Wilson break down the Buckeyes 54-10 win over Iowa and give their first thoughts on what to expect against Penn State this coming Saturday.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham have their thoughts on the day's conversations.

Oct 25, 2022
Ohio State: Pressing questions for Buckeyes heading into showdown at Penn State
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THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Oct. 25 is all about the weekly Ohio State press conference and what questions Austin Ward and Bill Landis have on their minds heading into an important media session with Ryan Day, Jim Knowles and Kevin Wilson.

Some of the biggest questions for the Tuesday presser include the state of Jaxon Smith-Njigba, what the Buckeyes expect role-wise as Jordan Hancock returns  and how the Ohio State defense matches up with Penn State’s skill positions.

Oct 25, 2022
THE Live Show: Making sense of Iowa game as Penn State -- and tougher task -- awaits
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Ohio State is 7-0 after a 44-point win over Iowa but it was a game that brought back some questions about the Buckeyes running game. 

Are those concerns warranted? What players stood out in the 54-10 win? How will Ohio State adapt and prepare for it's first real road test of the season at Penn State?

That's some of the fun, casual conversation that THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham had with former Buckeyes Bobby Carpenter and Tyvis Powell from Rooster's Restaurant on Olentangy River Road. 

The gang was joined by Rooster's Nicole Cox and smashed some delicious food.

This is THE Live Show from Rooster's.

Oct 24, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Reviewing Ohio State and Iowa gives different perspective on latest blowout
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Ohio State won by 44 points in a game that felt clunky most of the way.

What did a second watch of Saturday's blowout win over Iowa show? Is there a reason to be really concerned about what happened with the Buckeyes offensive line? 

What else did THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham take away from a second look at the 54-10 win? 

This the THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Oct. 24, 2022.

Oct 24, 2022
THE Difference: Anthony Schlegel takes closer look at Ohio State blowout win over Iowa
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The Buckeyes wound up cruising to a Big Ten blowout on Saturday over Iowa, but at times Ohio State didn't feel like it was reaching its top gear. 

Former Ohio State linebacker Anthony Schlegel was back for a Sunday conversation to evaluate the latest victory for the program and identify some difference-making Buckeyes.

Oct 23, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes blowout Iowa in weird, but easy, win at Ohio Stadium
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Ohio State returned to action following an off-week and brought all of its offensive weapons to Saturday’s game against Iowa. 

What did the latest Buckeyes victory tell us about the second half of the season?

That’s what THE Podcast’s Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham think of the game? This is Snap Judgments, Iowa-game edition.

Want more of Austin, Bill and Birm? Head to www.ohiostate.rivals.com and join them in the Horseshoe Lounge. 

#OhioStateFootball #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Oct 22, 2022
Birminology: Bryce West, Ohio State target and borderline five-star cornerback prospect, talks recruiting process
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Birminology is back with another interview with a key Ohio State recruiting target. This week it's Buckeyes 2024 offer Bryce West, a star defensive back at Glenville High School in Cleveland.

Want more of Austin, Bill and Birm? Head to www.ohiostate.rivals.com and join them in the Horseshoe Lounge. 

#OhioStateFootball #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Oct 21, 2022
Bold Predictions: Ohio State faces historically bad Iowa offense in return to action after off-week
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It's going to be a battle of offense versus defense when Ohio State takes on Iowa at Ohio Stadium on Saturday.

Unfortunately for Iowa, the Hawkeyes have to let their offense play too.

With the country's worst offensive unit, what can the Iowa team defense do to slow down the Buckeyes? Would it even matter if they slowed them a little?

This is BOLD PREDICTIONS for Iowa and Ohio State on THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Oct. 21, 2022.

Oct 21, 2022
Commitment: Analyzing impact as top-ranked 2024 offensive tackle Ian Moore commits to Ohio State
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Ohio State has commitment No. 2 in its 2024 recruiting class as Ian Moore picks the Buckeyes.

What does the 6-foot-6, 290-pound bring to Ohio State? That's what THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking down on Thursday morning.

Oct 20, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Scott Dochterman of The Athletic previews Iowa game as Ohio State tries to figure out Hawkeyes defense
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Iowa's offense is bad but it's defense is good and Ohio State can't expect to just walk all over the Hawkeyes.

Scott Dochterman has covered the Iowa program for years and the Hawkeyes beat writer for The Athletic joins THE Podcast Daily to break down this Saturday's contest.

What's the vibe around the Iowa program? That's the topic for THE Podcast Daily on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022.

Oct 20, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes get close to full health for tussle with Iowa
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Ohio State appears ready to unleash its full offense and defense against an underperforming Iowa program.

What are the Buckeyes saying about this weekend's game with the Hawkeyes? How are they preparing for a game against an offense as bad as Iowa?

That's part of the discussion in tonight's episode of Snap Judgments from the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Oct 19, 2022
Ohio State: Game-wrecking impact of J.T. Tuimoloau can't be measured with individual numbers
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Former Ohio State captain Zach Boren was back in the film lab with THE Podcast to analyze the sophomore surge from star defensive end J.T. Tuimoloau. Boren and Austin Ward take a closer look at the little details that are adding up to huge performances for other Buckeyes around Tuimoloau, who is not getting enough credit for the work he's doing with the Silver Bullets.

Want more of Austin, Bill and Birm? Head to www.ohiostate.rivals.com and join them in the Horseshoe Lounge. 

#OhioStateFootball #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Oct 19, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State players who could be primed for a big second-half of the 2022 season
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Who is primed to make a big impact on the Ohio State football team in the second half of the season?

What players can play a bigger role than expected?

That's THE Podcast Daily for Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022.

Oct 19, 2022
Ohio State: Buckeyes getting healthy as Iowa looms after Big Ten off-week
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Ohio State is working toward the second half of the season and the Buckeyes are hoping that means a fully healthy, fully-armed and operational offense as they prepare to face a talented and efficient Iowa Hawkeyes defense.

What did THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham take away from the weekly Ohio State press conference?

This is Snap Judgments for Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022.

Oct 18, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Pressing questions for unbeaten Ohio State as it gets back to work against Iowa
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With the off date in the rearview mirror, the unbeaten Ohio State Buckeyes have shifted their attention to a visit from Iowa as the second half of the regular season kicks off on Saturday. Austin Ward and Bill Landis of THE Podcast dive into the most pressing questions for Ryan Day ahead of the Tuesday press conference at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022.

Oct 18, 2022
THE Live Show: Ohio State making best use of off week, examining confusing national landscape
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THE Podcast is back at Rooster's Restaurant on Olentangy River Road talking about Ohio State football with former Buckeyes linebacker Bobby Carpenter and quarterback Justin Zwick.

What Buckeyes needed to make the most of the week off? How did the national landscape shift with a couple of huge games impacting Ohio State?

Those are a few of the topics this week and oh yeah, there was also some great food and a lot more fun, casual conversation.

Oct 17, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Evaluating Big Ten opponents, national landscape as Ohio State takes weekend off
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Ohio State didn't play but a number of big-time games around the country could shed important light on what the Buckeyes road to a potential national championship could like.

If not now then when for Ryan Day and Ohio State?

Plus, Chris Holtmann and the Buckeyes basketball program added another big piece on the recruiting trail.

Oct 17, 2022
THE DIFFERENCE: Ohio State midseason analysis, mailbag questions for Anthony Schlegel
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Former Ohio State standout Anthony Schlegel is back again for his Sunday chat with Austin Ward on THE Podcast. 

This week, with the Buckeyes taking a weekend off, the guys made some midseason evaluations for Ohio State and Schlegel answers some reader questions.

Oct 16, 2022
BOLD PREDICTIONS: Ohio State set to make historic second-half run as offense looks to rewrite records
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Ohio State is taking a break this weekend before getting back to the grind of the college football season.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham and back at it, taking a look at their preseason Bold Predictions and making some new educated guesses on where the Buckeyes season goes from here.

Welcome to THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Oct. 14, 2022.

Oct 14, 2022
Birminology: Jason Moore on his Ohio State commitment, recruiting efforts, changing positions
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Ohio State commitment Jason Moore joins THE Podcast to discuss his recruitment, his relationship with Larry Johnson, how he's adapting to playing defensive tackle and more in the latest edition of Birminology.

Want more of Austin, Bill and Birm? Head to www.ohiostate.rivals.com and join them in the Horseshoe Lounge. 

#OhioStateFootball #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Oct 13, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State first half MVPs, biggest remaining question for championship run
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The Buckeyes are off this week but THE Podcast Daily is still going and today we're breaking down the players that have made the biggest impact for Ohio State in the first half of the 2022 college football season.

C.J. Stroud and Tommy Eichenberg are easy picks. Who else fits the bill?

Also, what questions are remaining for the Buckeyes ahead of a second-half championship run?

Welcome to THE Podcast Daily for Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022.

Oct 13, 2022
Talking Stuff: Stretch run for key defensive line targets, Ohio State commits making visits elsewhere
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THE Podcast is back with another episode of Talking Stuff, THE Ohio State recruiting podcast.

Jeremy Birmingham and Andrew Ellis chat about the latest developments on the Buckeyes recruiting trail as Ryan Day's program works to wrap up the 2023 cycle with a handful of huge victories.

But it won't be easy.

Oct 13, 2022
BuckIQ: Ohio State safety Lathan Ransom better than ever after potentially career-ending injury
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Former Ohio State captain Zach Boren is back in the film room for BuckIQ taking a closer look at what safety Lathan Ransom is providing in the Buckeyes secondary. 

After suffering a broken leg in the Rose Bowl, Ransom has become an unexpected bonus for Ohio State and delivered a handful of key plays to spark a blowout win at Michigan State.


Oct 12, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State stock report as Buckeyes hit key off week
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Few programs in the country have been as good as Ohio State has been this season.

With an important off week at hand, THE Podcast Daily takes an accounting of where the Buckeyes are at with a midseason Stock Watch.

This is TPD for Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2022.

Oct 12, 2022
Snap Judgments: Ohio State enters off-week looking for health, minor adjustments ahead of stretch run
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The undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes are entering a much needed midseason break but before a little time off from media obligations, Ryan Day and his coaching staff met with the media to discuss the state of Ohio State's program.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham were there and have their thoughts on the biggest takeaways from the day in Snap Judgments.

Oct 11, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Pressing questions for Ohio State, Ryan Day as off-week arrives for Buckeyes
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Ohio State has a light week with no game coming on Saturday but that doesn't mean there aren't questions coming for Ryan Day and his coaching staff.

With one of the country's best teams and a chance to get healthy, what are THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis trying to get answered during the Tuesday Ohio State press conference? 

That's what we're talking about on THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022.

Oct 11, 2022
THE Live Show: Final thoughts on Michigan State game, biggest Buckeyes concerns heading into off week
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Ohio State is through the first half of its schedule and now heads to an off week as one of the country's best teams.

That doesn't mean there aren't areas to improve and that's what THE Live Show is about this week as former Buckeyes linebacker Bobby Carpenter and safety Tyvis Powell join THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham to discuss.

The gang is also joined by Rooster's Restaurants Nicole Cox and a ton of great food from the restaurant on Olentangy River Road in Columbus.

Oct 10, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: A second watch at Buckeyes 49-20 win over Michigan State
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Ohio State beat up Michigan State 49-20 in a game that could've been significantly worse if the Buckeyes didn't take their foot off the gas pedal.

With another near perfect offensive performance behind them and an off-week ahead of them, THE Podcast Daily's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are taking another look at the battle with the Spartans and what went right, what couldn't been been better and what they're looking for moving forward.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Oct. 10, 2022.

Oct 10, 2022
THE Difference: Anthony Schlegel on impact Marvin Harrison, Michael Hall Jr make for Ohio State
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A pair of second-year standouts once again lit up a physical Ohio State opponent.

How are Marvin Harrison Jr and Michael Hall Jr impacting the Buckeyes on offense and defense? That's the subject of THE Difference with Anthony Schlegel following a big-time 49-20 win at Michigan State.

Oct 09, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes rout Michigan State in first road game of 2022
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Ohio State's offense was near perfect in East Lansing and the Michigan State Spartans had no answer for C.J. Stroud and his gang of receivers.

What were the biggest takeaways from the Buckeyes 49-20 win over Sparty?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break it down from the field at Spartan Stadium.

Oct 09, 2022
Birminology: Ohio State 2025 commitment Jontae Gilbert on his decision, recruiting efforts and more
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Ohio State has an early commitment from borderline 2025 five-star prospect Jontae Gilbert and he's already hard at work trying to get other Buckeyes targets to join him.

Gilbert talks about his decision, his recruitment, why Tim Walton made a big impression on him and more in the latest edition of Birminology on THE Podcast.

Oct 07, 2022
Bold Predictions: C.J. Stroud, Ohio State ready to face one of the country's worst passing defenses
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Ohio State is taking its offensive show on the road for the first time in the 2022 season and will play an abysmal Michigan State defense in East Lansing.

Is C.J. Stroud ready for a breakout game on the way his second Heisman presentation?

THE Podcast thinks so. What else is Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham thinking could happen on Saturday? 

This is Bold Predictions on THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Oct. 7, 2022.

Oct 07, 2022
Ohio State: Coaching carousel rumors, Buckeyes biggest concerns on road at Michigan State
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Ohio State coaches are hot commodities as always but should that be a topic of a discussion right now for the Buckeyes?

Probably not but for some reason it is.

That's the primary topic for Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 on THE Podcast Daily. Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the rumors and what it means for Ohio State.

Oct 06, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes offensive line continues to excel ahead of Big Ten road game
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Ohio State is heading on the road for the first time and the Buckeyes offensive line is playing at a very high level.

Have they hit their ceiling or just raised their floor?

Plus, are people being too critical of quarterback C.J. Stroud?

That's some of the conversation being bandied about on the latest edition of Snap Judgments with THE Podcast.

Oct 06, 2022
Buck IQ: Steele Chambers growing more comfortable, confident as Ohio State playmaker
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BuckIQ is back with the latest film breakdown with former Ohio State captain Zach Boren. After a productive outing in the blowout win over Rutgers, the guys take a closer look at linebacker Steele Chambers and how his improved comfort on defense is enhancing the Silver Bullets.

Oct 05, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Luke Wypler, Zach Harrison among Ohio State players stepping up their game
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On Wednesdays we do the stock watch. 

That's what Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking down today. 

THE Podcast Daily for Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.

Oct 05, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Buckeyes media availability as Ryan Day, coaches prepare for first road test
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Ohio State was back inside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Tuesday and had Ryan Day, Jim Knowles and Tony Alford meeting with the media to break down the Buckeyes performance against Rutgers and to update where things stand looking ahead to a road game at Michigan State.

What did THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham take away from the day's press conference?

This is Snap Judgments from THE Podcast.

Oct 04, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State questions as Buckeyes start working on first road game
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Ohio State meets with the media on Tuesdays and THE Podcast has some questions for the Buckeyes.

This week, with the first road game of the year on tap, it's all about getting the little things fixed and addressed before the push to November and a potential Big Ten championship.

What things are on the mind of THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham? That's what we're talking about on THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022.

Oct 04, 2022
THE Live Show: Ohio State, Rutgers breakdown, Ryan Day vs. Greg Schiano, first thoughts on Michigan State
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Ohio State is rolling through the Big Ten and is now 5-0 after a 49-10 win over Rutgers.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are at Rooster's Restaurants on Olentangy River Road in Columbus breaking down the latest win with former Buckeyes players Zach Boren and Justin Zwick -- along with Rooster's Nicole Cox -- and giving their thoughts on what proved to be an interesting game with the Scarlet Knights.

Who were the standouts? What fueled the near-fight between Ryan Day and Greg Schiano? What is the difference between playing at home and playing on the road?

That's some of the fun, casual conversation that was taking place at Rooster's on Monday on THE Podcast's Live Show.

And oh yeah, there was plenty of delicious Rooster's food, too.

Oct 03, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Rewatching Ohio State and Rutgers, analyzing C.J. Stroud, Buckeyes defense
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Ohio State is 5-0 and the Buckeyes are playing as well as any team in the country.

But, after a 49-10 win over Rutgers, there are things to pay close attention to as Ryan Day's program prepares for its first road trip of the 2022 season.

Monday, Oct. 3 is a Rewatch Monday on THE Podcast Daily and it's Bill Landis and Austin Ward breaking down the big Buckeyes win over Rutgers.

Oct 03, 2022
THE Difference: Anthony Schlegel analyzes Ohio State blowout win, coaching dustup, key Buckeyes
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The Difference and THE Podcast are back for another Sunday with Schlegs. 

The former Ohio State linebacker Anthony Schlegel chats with Austin Ward about the easy win for the Buckeyes over Rutgers, what happened after that fake punt between Ryan Day and Greg Schiano — and the difference-making players in the blowout.

Oct 02, 2022
Birminology: Ohio State commitment Mark Fletcher on recruitment, rankings, relationships
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Ohio State commitment Mark Fletcher joins Birminology on THE Podcast to break down the latest in his recruitment as he heads toward a hopeful state championship in his senior year of high school.


Oct 02, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Miyan Williams, Buckeyes roll Rutgers in Columbus
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Ohio State took care of Rutgers 49-10 in a game dominated by Miyan Williams and the Buckeyes offensive linemen.

What were the key takeaways from the Buckeyes big conference win over the Scarlet Knights? 

THE Podcast’s Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking it down live from Ohio Stadium on Snap Judgments.

#ohiostatefootball  #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Oct 02, 2022
Buck IQ: Analyzing Ohio State offensive line dominance against Wisconsin
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Former NFL offensive tackle Reid Fragel joins THE Podcast's Bill Landis to analyze how Ohio State was able to beat up Wisconsin at the point of attack.

This is BuckIQ.


Sep 30, 2022
Ohio State: Freaky Friday brings Buckeyes bold predictions as Rutgers, Greg Schiano roll into town
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Ohio State is more than a five touchdown favorite against Rutgers and that means Scarlet Knights coach Greg Schiano will have to pull out all the stops to try and upset the Buckeyes.

Will Ryan Day and his coaching staff decide to do some tricks of their own? 

That's one of the things THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are discussing on THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.

Bold Predictions style.

Sep 30, 2022
Ohio State basketball coach Chris Holtmann talks new roster, setting expectations, sugar rushing
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Chris Holtmann, the head coach of the Ohio State basketball team, sits down with THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis to give his thoughts on his latest Buckeyes basketball squad, how he'll deal with a brand new roster and how he and his program are working to manage -- and elevate -- expectations in Columbus.


Sep 29, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Greg Schiano's return to Ohio State, Buckeyes best case/worst case for Rutgers game
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What's the worst thing that can happen for Ohio State on Saturday that isn't a devastating injury or a monumental, once-in-a-lifetime upset loss to Rutgers?

That's what THE Podcast Daily is trying to sort out on the latest edition of the THE Podcast Daily with Austin Ward, Jeremy Birmingham and Bill Landis.

Welcome to Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022.

Sep 29, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from final media availability ahead of Rutgers matchup
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Ohio State's defense is comfortable, confident and looking forward to another test as Rutgers heads to Columbus for the fifth straight Buckeyes home game.

On Wednesday, a handful of Ohio State players met the media to discuss where the Buckeyes find themselves head of the season's second Big Ten contest.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are giving their thoughts on the evening's availability in the latest episode of Snap Judgments.

Sep 29, 2022
Buck IQ: How Tanner McCalister's experience is changing the Ohio State defense
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Ohio State isn't huge on taking transfers but when Jim Knowles came to Columbus he knew he wanted to bring safety Tanner McCalister with him.

McCalister is getting comfortable with the Buckeyes and his performance against Wisconsin was his best yet.

What did former Ohio State captain Zach Boren think about the game McCalister played? He breaks that down with THE Podcast's Austin Ward on the latest episode of BuckIQ.

Sep 28, 2022
Ohio State: Stock report as new Buckeyes begin to make unexpected impact for Ryan Day
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What players have stepped up for the Buckeyes?

Some of the names are expected but in a season that's been rife with injury concerns, Ohio State is getting some key contributions from unexpected sources.

THE Podcast Daily for Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022 is all about who is up next for Ryan Day and his team.

Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham give their thoughts in the latest Buckeyes stock watch.

Sep 28, 2022
Talking Stuff: Ohio State recruiting updates, thoughts on Keon Keeley, Dijon Johnson and more
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The Buckeyes took what is likely their final swing for 5-star defensive end Keon Keeley and now Ohio State has to wait for the Tampa (Fla.) standout to take his next trip to the always-dangerous Alabama Crimson Tide.

What should be the recruiting message from Ohio State to Keeley moving forward? 

That's the main topic in tonight's episode of Talking Stuff, THE Ohio State recruiting podcast hosted by Jeremy Birmingham and Andrew Ellis.

Sep 28, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Ryan Day, Tim Walton update Buckeyes health, plans for Rutgers
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THE Podcast is back with another episode of Snap Judgments from the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Ohio State is preparing for Rutgers and head coach Ryan Day, cornerbacks coach Tim Walton and offensive x-factor Mitch Rossi met with the media to talk about the Wisconsin win, the Buckeyes injury situation and more.

Austin Ward,  Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the Tuesday press conference and what things were the biggest takeaways on the day.

Sep 27, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Biggest questions for Ryan Day, Buckeyes as Rutgers preparation ramps up
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Ohio State is back to work on Tuesday after a light day on Monday and the Buckeyes head coach will once again head to the podium to break down his team with the assembled media.

What are the biggest questions that THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis will have for Ryan Day as Ohio State turns its focus to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights?

That's the topic of THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022.

Sep 27, 2022
THE Live Show: Who dominated against Wisconsin, biggest remaining questions for Ohio State
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Ohio State played near perfect football against Wisconsin but what re the remaining questions that the Buckeyes need to answer on their way to a national title?

That's one of the conversations on Monday afternoon from Rooster's Restaurant on Olentangy River Road where THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are joined by former Ohio State players Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick.

It's a fun, casual conversation with football and delicious Rooster's food.

#ohiostatefootball #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Sep 26, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Second look at Ohio State, Wisconsin as Buckeyes dominate Badgers
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It's Monday and that means it's time for a second look at the Buckeyes latest big win on the gridiron.

Ohio State bashed Wisconsin 52-21 in primetime and did it behind a balanced offensive attack and a solid defensive effort against a big-time Badgers running back Braelon Allen.

What did THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham and Bill Landis see as they took a second look at the Big Ten conference opener? 

That's what we're breaking down on THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

Sep 26, 2022
THE Difference: Anthony Schlegel breaks down Buckeyes 52-21 buttkicking of outgunned Badgers
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Introducing THE Difference! 

Former Buckeyes linebacker Anthony Schlegel joins Austin Ward on THE Podcast to break down the 52-21 blowout win for Ohio State on Saturday in the Big Ten opener at the Horseshoe.

Sep 25, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes blow out Wisconsin in primetime, Big Ten opener
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THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking down the Buckeyes 52-21 blowout win of Wisconsin from Ohio Stadium.

What did the Buckeyes do right? What's happening with their injury issues?

#ohiostatefootball  #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Sep 25, 2022
Weekend Kick-off Show: Bobby Carpenter, Zach Boren break down Buckeyes and Badgers
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Ohio State will open Big Ten play against Wisconsin on Saturday night and the Weekend Kick-Off crew is breaking down what to expect under the lights of Ohio Stadium.

What players have to step up? How do the Buckeyes stop the Badgers patented inside zone run scheme?

THE Podcast talks about that and plenty more on the latest edition of Weekend Kick-Off, brought to you by Bryant Heating & Cooling.

Sep 23, 2022
BOLD PREDICTIONS: A monster game coming for C.J. Stroud against depleted Wisconsin secondary?
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It's time for BOLD predictions as Ohio State hosts Wisconsin in the 2022 Big Ten season opener.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham bring the bold, and weird, predictions on the latest edition of THE Podcast Daily.


Sep 23, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Wisconsin preview with Jesse Temple of The Athletic
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Ohio State is set for its first Big Ten game of the season as the 2-1 Wisconsin Badgers head to Columbus for a prime-time showdown with the Buckeyes.

What's going on in Madison? The Athletic's Jesse Temple has covered the Badgers for a long time and knows the Wisconsin program better than anyone. He's joined THE Podcast Daily to break down the Buckeyes and Badgers with Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham.

This is the THE Podcast Daily for Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.

Sep 22, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes meet media, injury questions linger at key positions
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Ohio State has a number of key players still dealing with injuries as the Buckeyes prepare for Wisconsin.

Was the decision to not have Jaxon Smith-Njigba available for the media as scheduled a slice of gamesmanship from Ryan Day's program or a sign that he's more affected by his hamstring injury than previously thought?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham break down the Wednesday evening media session on the latest edition of Snap Judgments.

Sep 21, 2022
Buck IQ: Breaking down Buckeyes defensive issues with big plays against Toledo
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Ohio State's defense was good most of the way against Toledo but a few big defensive breakdowns may be the first cause for concern in the Jim Knowles era.

What can the Buckeyes do to make sure the splash plays hit by the Rockets don't happen again? 

Former Ohio State captain Zach Boren joins Austin Ward of THE Podcast on the latest edition of BuckIQ.

Sep 21, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Stock report for Ohio State through games, position-by-position
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The Buckeyes are ready for conference play after a 3-0 start that showed their offensive might and their defensive improvements.

What Ohio State positions have been the biggest surprises? Are there any spots that have been a disappointment? 

THE Podcast Daily is breaking down the Buckeyes team position-by-position with Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022.

Sep 21, 2022
Talking Stuff: Keon Keeley to visit again, hoops grabs key commitment, Ohio State set for big weekend
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Talking Stuff is THE Ohio State recruiting podcast on THE Podcast and the latest episode has Jeremy Birmingham and Andrew Ellis sharing their thoughts on the next visit for Keon Keeley, the battle for defensive ends and more Buckeyes recruiting stuff.

Sep 21, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Ryan Day, Jim Knowles turn focus to Wisconsin, Big Ten play
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The Buckeyes are 3-0 heading into their Big Ten season opener and Wisconsin is coming into town.

What is the focus for Ohio State? What is the situation with injuries to a number of key players?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the day's press conference from campus at Ohio State.

Sep 20, 2022
Ohio State: Pressing questions for Buckeyes heading into Big Ten play
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With the Buckeyes first conference game within view, THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis are previewing the week ahead as Ohio State battles injury issues and a defense that gave up a few splash plays for the first time this season.

Welcome to THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.

Sep 20, 2022
THE Live Show: How Ohio State can grow from 77-21 win over Toledo, prepare for Wisconsin
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There are lessons to be learned in wins just as much as losses -- even when it's a 56-point win over an undermanned in-state opponent like Toledo.

As THE Podcast returns to Rooster's Restaurants on Olentangy River Road in Columbus,  the question is what can Ohio State take away from the big win over the Rockets? 

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are joined by Rooster's Nicole Cox and former Buckeyes players Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick to talk about that, to breakdown the game's biggest stars and to look ahead to the first conference game of the year against Wisconsin.

And yes, there's plenty of delicious Rooster's food.

Sep 19, 2022
Ohio State: Second look at 77-21 rout as Buckeyes offense unloads on Toledo
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It was a near perfect game for the Buckeyes as they routed Toledo 77-21 on Saturday night. The offense was clicking but have new questions emerged about the Ohio State defense?

THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down their second thoughts on the Buckeyes third win of the season ahead of the first in-conference game against Wisconsin.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Sept. 19, 2022.

Sep 19, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes rout Toledo 77-21 in final pre-conference tuneup
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Ohio State beats Toledo 77-21 and THE Podcast is breaking down the big win with Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham.

Sep 18, 2022
BOLD PREDICTIONS: Here's what will happen as Ohio State hosts Toledo in primetime matchup
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Ohio State is hosting in-state foe Toledo at Ohio Stadium on Saturday and Friday morning means THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are making BOLD predictions for the weekend's prime-time matchup.

What happens at Ohio State on Saturday? Here's our take for THE Podcast Daily on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.

Sep 16, 2022
Birminology: Jermaine Mathews on his commitment, senior season and plans for future
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Ohio State 2023 cornerback commitment Jermaine Mathews joins THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham on the latest episode of Birminology.

The Winton Woods (Cincinnati) High School standout talks about his recruitment, his commitment and what he's doing to prepare for his enrollment with the Buckeyes.


Sep 15, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Toledo Rockets preview with Kyle Rowland of the Toledo Blade
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Ohio State hasn't lost to an in-state opponent in more than 100 years.

Do the Toledo Rockets have what it takes to upset the Buckeyes at home on Saturday? 

THE Podcast hosts Austin Ward and Bill Landis are joined by the Toledo Blade's Kyle Rowland to break down what it would take for the Rockets to shock the world against Ohio State.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Thursday, Sept. 16, 2022.

Sep 15, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Buckeyes final media availability before week three game with Toledo
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Ohio State was back in front of the media on Wednesday night and a slew of Buckeyes players were present to talk about where things stand heading into the season's final pre-conference match up.

What did THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham take away from the day's events? Find out on the next episode of Snap Judgments from THE Podcast.

Sep 15, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Which Buckeyes saw their stock rise after an easy week two victory?
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Wednesdays are stock up days on THE Podcast Daily and Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are giving their thoughts on which players helped themselves in the 45-12 Ohio State win over Arkansas State.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Sept. 14, 2022.

Sep 14, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes ready for final pre-conference game against Toledo
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Ohio State is back to work preparing for the third and final pre-conference football game of the 2022 season.

Buckeyes coach Ryan Day and defensive coordinator Jim Knowles met with the media on Tuesday and opened up on where the Ohio State team is and what they're hoping to see against Toledo.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham broke down the afternoon press conference on the latest episode of Snap Judgments.

Sep 13, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Evaluating biggest Ohio State questions after two games
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Ohio State has taken care of business in its first two games of the season but that doesn't mean there aren't new questions that need to be answered as the Buckeyes finish up their pre-conference schedule.

With Toledo on the slate for Saturday, what are some areas that the Ohio State football team needs to shore up?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis are examining the Buckeyes biggest question marks on THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022.

Sep 13, 2022
THE Live Show: Who impressed against Arkansas State, Buckeyes turnover woes, corner questions
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Ohio State is 2-0 but there are new questions emerging in Columbus every single week.

THE Podcast is back at Rooster's Restaurants on Olentangy River Road in Columbus to break down the Buckeyes 45-12 win over Arkansas State with former Ohio State players Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick as well as Rooster's Nicole Cox.

Who stood out in week two? How will the Buckeyes handle their penalty issues? What's up with Denzel Burke?

The gang tries to figure out those things and more in THE Live Show on Sept. 12, 2022.

Oh yeah, they also smash some delicious Rooster's food.

Sep 12, 2022
Ohio State: Second look at 45-12 win over Arkansas State leaves offensive line questions for Buckeyes
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Ohio State did a lot of good things in the 45-12 week two win over Arkansas State but a rewatch of the game didn't fail to bring up new questions the Buckeyes must answer.

THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down their second thoughts as Ohio State turns its attention to a week three matchup with Toledo.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Sept. 12, 2022.

Sep 12, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Buckeyes 45-12 win over Arkansas State
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It wasn't as pretty as Ryan Day and the Buckeyes would've liked but the Buckeyes handled their business against Arkansas State with a 45-12 win at Ohio Stadium.

C.J. Stroud and Marvin Harrison were clicking, the Ohio State defense didn't give up a touchdown but it didn't feel clean the whole way through.

What're the key takeaways? THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down their thoughts on Snap Judgments.

(Apologies for the audio challenges, a key piece of equipment malfunctioned and was not immediately replaceable.)

Sep 10, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: BOLD PREDICTIONS as Ohio State gets ready for Arkansas State
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It's time for everyone's favorite segment of the week: BOLD PREDICTIONS.

This week, Ohio State takes on Arkansas State in Ohio Stadium and the Buckeyes are a big -- 44-point -- favorite over the the Red Wolves.

How does the crew of THE Podcast see this Saturday's game unfolding? 

Here are the BOLD predictions from Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham for week two of the 2022 football season.

Sep 09, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Should Ohio State fans be worried about the Buckeyes passing game?
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C.J. Stroud didn't play the type of game everyone thought he'd play against Notre Dame.

Does that mean he didn't play well? Does that mean there's reason to be concerned for Ohio State?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are discussing Stroud, the Buckeyes offense and the ridiculous expectations for the third-year Ohio State quarterback on the latest edition of THE Podcast Daily.

Sep 08, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as confident Buckeyes eye Arkansas State matchup
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Ohio State has its first big contest of the season in the rear view and a confident Buckeyes team now turns its focus to game No. 2 against Arkansas State.

What did THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham take away from the Ohio State media availability on Wednesday night? Here are the Snap Judgments from tonight in Columbus.

Sep 08, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Stock up? Which Ohio State players helped themselves in season opener against Notre Dame
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Which Ohio State players raised their profile in the Buckeyes week one win over Notre Dame? 

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis have a few key names that stepped up in a big way and are now poised to take advantage of the early-season success.

Sep 07, 2022
THE Live Show: Final thoughts on Ohio State and Notre Dame, Buckeyes defensive improvements
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Ohio State beat Notre Dame 21-10 and though it wasn't what anyone really expected, it may have been just what the Buckeyes needed.

THE Podcast is back at Rooster's Restaurants on Olentangy River Road in Columbus to break down the huge game with the Fighting Irish and to talk about what comes next for Ohio State.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are joined by former Buckeyes players Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick and Rooster's Nicole Cox.

It's a fun, casual conversation from a fun, casual joint.

Sep 06, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Ryan Day breaks down Notre Dame, updates Buckeyes injury situation
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Ohio State took care of business on Saturday against Notre Dame and now turns its focus to a first-ever meeting with the Arkansas State Red Wolves.

On Tuesday, Ryan Day met with the media to go over the Buckeyes big win against the Fighting Irish and to update where his team is on a few key injury fronts.

THE Podcasts's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham share their thoughts on the latest episode of Snap Judgments.

Sep 06, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State lineup management has key role ahead of conference games
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With Arkansas State and Toledo on the docket for Ohio State, the Buckeyes will have two weeks to play with their lineup and determine the right plan for attacking the Big Ten.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis have their thoughts about how Ryan Day and his program handled that against Notre Dame and how they can address it moving forward.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.

Sep 06, 2022
BuckIQ: Analyzing how Tommy Eichenberg changed his game and elevates the Ohio State defense
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Tommy Eichenberg was one of the Buckeyes best players against Notre Dame.

How did the Buckeyes linebacker develop into a game-changing linebacker? What is it about Jim Knowles defense that elevates his game?

Former Ohio State captain Zach Boren breaks that down on BuckIQ with Austin Ward.

Sep 05, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Second look at Notre Dame game as Buckeyes answer key questions in opener
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There's a lot to see every time the Buckeyes hit the field and most of the time it's impossible to view it all on the first look.

With the season opener behind them, THE Podcast Daily's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the Ohio State 21-10 victory over Notre Dame and what they saw from a second watch of the top-five contest.

Sep 05, 2022
Snap Judgments: Breaking down 21-10 Ohio State victory over Notre Dame
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Ohio State kicked off its 2022 season with a 21-10 win over No. 5-ranked Notre Dame.

What did the season opener tell us about the Buckeyes? 

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the big Ohio State win.

Sep 04, 2022
Bryant Heating & Cooling Weekend Kickoff Show: No. 2 Ohio State hosts No. 5 Notre Dame
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THE Weekend Kickoff show is here.

Former Ohio State captains Zach Boren and Evan Spencer, along with former Buckeyes lineman Reid Fragel, sit down with THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis to preview the huge season-opening game in Ohio Stadium on Saturday night.

Presented by Bryant Heating & Cooling.

Sep 02, 2022
BOLD PREDICTIONS: What will happen as Ohio State takes on Notre Dame in the 2022 season opener
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The off-season is over and that means BOLD PREDICTIONS are back and THE Podcast is trying to deliver the best pregame predictions they can.

What do Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham think happens inside of Ohio Stadium on Saturday night? 

Find out on the freaky Friday edition of THE Podcast Daily. 

Sep 02, 2022
Talking Stuff: Ohio State ready for huge recruiting weekend, previewing key visitors, storylines
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Ohio State will host one of its biggest recruiting weekends ever as the Buckeyes prepare to host Notre Dame on Saturday.

THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham is joined by Andrew Ellis to break down the huge weekend and dive into the key names to know who will visit Columbus this weekend.

Sep 01, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Football Scoop's John Brice joins to talk Ohio State, Notre Dame
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Ohio State and Notre Dame rarely play but when they do, it's always a big deal.

Saturday, the two blue-blood programs reconnect on the football field and that allows THE Podcast to reconnect with FootballScoop.com's John Brice, a tied in journalist who has a unique perspective on the Fighting Irish.

John is joined by THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham to talk about the weekend's biggest game on the latest episode of THE Podcast Daily.

Sep 01, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Buckeyes final team media availability before Notre Dame opener
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Ohio State wrapped up its media obligations for the preseason on Wednesday night as Miyan Williams, Treveyon Henderson, Luke Wypler, Tommy Eichenberg and Jaxon Smith-Njigba took their turn chatting with the Buckeyes media contingent.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham opine on the biggest takeaways from the evening and give their thoughts on what has to go wrong for Ohio State if Notre Dame is going to pull off the upset inside Ohio Stadium on Saturday night.

Aug 31, 2022
Birminology: Brock Glenn previews Ohio State game-day visit, reviews recruitment with Buckeyes
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Ohio State commitment Brock Glenn joins Birminology to talk about his recruitment, his verbal pledge to the Buckeyes and what he's looking forward to as he makes his first game-day visit to Ohio Stadium.

What is he most looking forward to about this visit? Why did he feel like his connection with Ohio State was different than others? 

The 2023 Ohio State commit talks about that and more.

Aug 31, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State snap count predictions in key Buckeyes position rotations
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Ohio State has a fairly well-established roster and a number of starters locked into their spots but a handful of the Buckeyes players are still fighting for reps as the season starts up.

What key spots do THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis see a battle developing in Columbus? 

That's the focus of THE Podcast Daily for Aug. 31, 2022.

Aug 31, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Ryan Day, Jim Knowles preview Notre Dame game on key Tuesday
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Ohio State is just days away from opening its 2022 season with Notre Dame and on Tuesday head coach Ryan Day, defensive coordinator Jim Knowles and some key Buckeyes players met with the media for a preview of what's to come.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham broke down the biggest takeaways from the afternoon's media session in the latest episode of Snap Judgments from THE Podcast.

Aug 30, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Marcus Freeman and bulletin board material, remaining Ohio State questions
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With just about five days left until Ohio State and Notre Dame kick off the 2022 season, it's time to reflect on an off-season of chatter from the Fighting Irish and new head coach Marcus Freeman.

Is his bravado based a byproduct of his inexperience? Does it really matter?

Plus, what do THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham want to hear from the Ohio State head coach on Tuesday? 

Aug 30, 2022
THE Live Show: What players must step up as Ohio State enters game week for Notre Dame opener
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Ohio State is loaded with talent but sometimes a big game comes down to one or two players making huge plays.

What players have to emerge and play their best game for the Buckeyes if they hope to take care of business against Notre Dame in the 2022 season opener?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham are joined by former Ohio State players Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick -- as well as Nicole Cox of Rooster's Restaurants -- as we officially hit game week in Columbus.

Aug 29, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Moron Monday, Analyzing why Ohio State is huge favorite over Notre Dame
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THE Podcast Daily is back and so too is the football season for Ohio State as we officially hit game week in Columbus.

Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down "Moron Monday" and talk about the weekend's biggest college football mistakes and look ahead to the Buckeyes season opener against Notre Dame and try to examine why Ohio State is now a nearly three-score betting favorite against the Fighting Irish.

Aug 29, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: BOLD PREDICTIONS for the Buckeyes 2022 season, Ohio State volleyball preview
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THE Podcast Daily is here for Friday, Aug. 26, 2022 and with it returns BOLD PREDICTIONS  from Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham as they try and give a big picture look at the upcoming Ohio State football season.

What are the guys expecting from the Buckeyes this year? 

Plus, the Ohio State volleyball team tips off its season this weekend against Texas in a big national matchup. Two of the teams captains, Kylie Murr and Mac Podraza, preview their season with THE Podcast.

Aug 26, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Breaking down Ohio State 2023 defensive recruiting class, flip concerns
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Ohio State has the country's No. 2-ranked recruiting class but in the current climate of college football recruiting there's no time to rest.

Where do things stand with the Buckeyes recruiting class on the defensive side of the football? Are there any players that fans should be concerned about?

THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the offense in part one of a two part series on THE Podcast Daily.

Aug 25, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Brian Hartline, electric receiver group meet with the media
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Ohio State has one of the country's best receiver groups and the Buckeyes have exceedingly high expectations for them in 2022.

On Thursday, Brian Hartline and his receivers met with the media to preview the upcoming season and to talk about the pressure they feel to live up to those expectations.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are breaking down the day's media availability and what it means for Ohio State.

Aug 25, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Analyzing recruiting concerns within Ohio State offensive commitments
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Ohio State has the country's No. 2-ranked recruiting class but in the current climate of college football recruiting there's no time to rest.

Where do things stand with the Buckeyes recruiting class on the offensive side of the football? Are there any players that fans should be concerned about?

THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the offense in part one of a two part series on THE Podcast Daily.

Aug 24, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes cornerbacks, safeties hit media spotlight
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The Ohio State secondary prides itself on being one of the nation's best.

How have the Buckeyes been able to get themselves back to that standard? What makes this group different than a year ago?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham give their thoughts on the latest episode of Snap Judgments.

Aug 24, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: What Ohio State veterans aren't being given enough preseason attention?
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The Buckeyes have one of the country's most talented rosters and that makes it a challenge to give every single player who deserves attention the amount that they've earned.

As Ohio State draws closer to the start of the 2022 season, what veterans are not being discussed enough by the fine folks of the Buckeyes media beat?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis provide a few names that they think warrant more conversation.

Aug 23, 2022
THE Live Show: Ohio State preseason Buckeye leaves, why Jim Knowles is so confident in his defense
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THE Live Show is back as Bobby Carpenter and Zach Boren join THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Jeremy Birmingham and Rooster's Restaurant's Nicole Cox to give Ohio State preseason Buckeye leaves and break down why new defensive coordinator Jim Knowles is so confident in his defense. 

And oh yeah, there's plenty of delicious Rooster's food.

#bigten  #OhioStateFootball #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Aug 22, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Ryan Day, Jim Knowles update media after Buckeyes fall camp ends
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Ohio State head coach Ryan Day and defensive coordinator Jim Knowles met with the media on Monday morning and gave their updated thoughts on the state of the Buckeyes.

What did THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham take away from the latest Ohio State media availability? That's the topic of the latest edition of Snap Judgments.

Aug 22, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Key Ohio State questions as Buckeyes break camp, turn to Notre Dame preparations
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Ohio State is done with its fall camp and will turn its focus now to game-day preparations for Notre Dame with the Buckeyes slated to take on the Fighting Irish less than two weeks from now.

What questions would Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham like to have answered on Monday as Ryan Day and Jim Knowles meet with the media? The latest episode of THE Podcast Daily has their thoughts.

Aug 22, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State 'freaks' list has a number of potential options
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THE Podcast Daily is on the road in Columbus and we're trying to break down the biggest freaks on the Buckeyes roster.

Which Ohio State players deserve that title? Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham give their thoughts from Land-Grant Brewing.

We apologize if the sound isn't ideal, we're experimenting with a number of things on the live shows and doing the best we can to provide the most interesting, entertaining and technically sound shows we can.

Aug 19, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Big Ten makes billions, Buckeyes quarterbacks meet media
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The Big Ten media rights deal is finalized the league stands to make the most any conference has ever made but in Columbus the march toward the season opener with Notre Dame continued as C.J. Stroud, Kyle McCord, Devin Brown and quarterbacks coach Corey Dennis met with the media in Columbus.

What did THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham take out of the day? That's the topic of the latest Snap Judgments.

Aug 18, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: What are the biggest remaining questions for Ohio State halfway through 2022 fall camp?
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Ohio State is the country's No. 2-ranked team in the AP preseason poll but that doesn't mean there aren't still big questions for the Buckeyes to answer.

With the season opening game against Notre Dame now just two-and-a-half weeks away, what are some of the biggest remaining questions for Ohio State? 

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham have their thoughts.

Want more from the guys? Head to http://ohiostate.rivals.com and join them in the Horseshoe Lounge where they're talking Buckeyes with subscribers on the Rivals.com network.

Aug 18, 2022
Birminology: Dylan Raiola on stress-free summer, growing relationship with Buckeyes staff, recruiting efforts
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The country's top-ranked 2024 prospect, Dylan Raiola, joins THE Podcast to talk about his commitment to Ohio State and where he thinks things can go for the Buckeyes in his recruiting cycle.

This is Birminology, where THE Podcast catches up with the names to know on the recruiting trail.

Aug 17, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Recruiting thoughts on transfer portal, Keon Keeley as Buckeyes fight for five-star lineman
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Ohio State is one of the country's best recruiting programs but the Buckeyes still draw their fair share of criticism, especially for their lack of aggression on the transfer market?

Will Ryan Day and his program need to adjust? When? 

Plus, THE Podcast's Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham talk about five-star Florida defensive lineman Keon Keely's recruitment as Ohio State and Alabama try to lure him away from Notre Dame.

Aug 17, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as injury bug hits Buckeyes running back room, defensive line thoughts
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Ohio State got bad news on Tuesday as tailback Evan Pryor will be out for the 2022 season with a knee injury. How will Ryan Day's offense adjust without Pryor?

Plus, THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down what they heard on Tuesday after a media session with a loaded defensive line room, led by the legendary line coach Larry Johnson.

Aug 16, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Analyzing first AP poll of 2022, Buckeyes cornerback issues overstated?
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THE Podcast Daily is back and today Austin Ward and Bill Landis are breaking down the first AP poll of the 2022 season and wondering if the cornerback concerns for Ohio State are being over-discussed.

Check back on THE Podcast Daily every morning for the latest news, notes and information on all things Buckeyes.

Aug 16, 2022
THE Live Show: Ohio State scrimmage thoughts, breaking down what it means to be a Buckeyes captain
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THE Live Show from Rooster's is back and this week former Buckeyes linebacker Bobby Carpenter and quarterback Justin Zwick break down the latest from the first Ohio State scrimmage of 2022 Fall camp alongside THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham.

Plus, does a team captain need to be one of your best players on Saturdays? The guys have their thoughts on that and more and of course they have delicious Rooster's food as well.

Aug 15, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments from Kevin Wilson, Buckeyes tight end media availability
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Kevin Wilson wasn't happy with the Ohio State offense after its first full scrimmage of the 2022 camp season.

is that a good thing or a bad thing?

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham give their thoughts on the offensive coordinator's media session on the latest episode of Snap Judgments.

Aug 15, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State has first key scrimmage, cornerback injuries become growing concern
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THE Podcast Daily for Monday, Aug. 15, 2022 is all about the Buckeyes first real scrimmage of the 2022 season, a scrimmage that once again put the spotlight on a growing depth concern at cornerback in Columbus.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down what they've heard about the scrimmage and look closer at the growing leadership role for quarterback C.J. Stroud.

Aug 15, 2022
Commitment: Analyzing impact of four-star safety Jayden Bonsu committing to Ohio State
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Ohio State is back in the win column on the recruiting trail as four-star safety Jayden Bonsu picked the Buckeyes over Miami and Michigan State on Sunday.

What does the 6-foot-1, 210-pound Bonsu mean for Ohio State and safeties coach Perry Eliano? THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham and Bill Landis are breaking down the addition of commitment No. 20 for the Buckeyes and their Class of 2023.

Aug 14, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Evaluating which Ohio State freshmen can make a difference for Buckeyes in 2022
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It's not easy for freshmen to see the field at Ohio State.

But that doesn't mean it never happens. The Buckeyes recruit some of the country's best players and sometimes they've just got to get on the field.

Which members of the Class of 2022 could fight their way into the rotation for Ryan Day and his team? THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham have their thoughts on that.

This is THE Podcast Daily for Friday, Aug. 12, 2022.

Aug 12, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes open practice to media, Big Ten Network
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Ohio State opened up its practice on Thursday for the media and there was plenty to observe and take note of as Ryan Day and his team head into their first scrimmage of fall camp.

What players stood out on Thursday? THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down their thoughts on the latest Snap Judgments.

Aug 11, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: What Ohio State players have most to gain from productive training camp
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Who is ready to step up and make themselves a future star for Ohio State?

The Buckeyes have one of the most loaded depth charts in the country but fall camp brings opportunity for players all over the roster — but maybe not this year.

What players have the chance to cement their spot in the future? Austin Ward and Bill Landis give their thoughts on the latest episode of THE Podcast Daily.

Aug 11, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: How B1G split with ESPN, new broadcast deals impact Buckeyes
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Ohio State is the biggest draw in the Big Ten and that brand is now moving away from ESPN as the conference seeks other television partners.

How does the move to other networks impact the Buckeyes and the future of the college football playoff? THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Bill Landis give their thoughts on THE Podcast Daily.

Aug 10, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as cornerback depth emerges as Buckeyes fall camp concern
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Ohio State defensive coordinator Jim Knowles met with the media on Tuesday morning and opened up on the state of his currently-under-construction Buckeyes defense. 

Knowles shared news that a pair of Ohio State safeties, Cam Martinez and Jantzen Dunn, have already been taking some reps at cornerback to alleviate some potential depth concerns at that position.

What does this mean for the Buckeyes and for players like Martinez? THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham try and break that down on the latest episode of Snap Judgments.

Aug 09, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Recruiting chaos as social media, fans, recruits, coaches collide in new space
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THE Podcast Daily for Tuesday, August 9, 2022 talks recruiting as the Buckeyes continue to adjust to a brand new era in the lifeblood of the sport.

Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham give their thoughts on how Ryan Day and his program must continue to adjust to the unknowns.

 #OhioStateFootball #bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast

Aug 09, 2022
THE Live Show: Ohio State cranks up intensity ahead of first key scrimmage of fall camp
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How important is the first scrimmage of fall camp for Ohio State?

That's just one of the topics being discussed from Rooster's on Olentangy River Road by THE Podcast's Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham -- joined by former Buckeyes football players Bobby Carpenter and Justin Zwick -- on Monday afternoon.

The group also dives into the early surprises of camp, what NIL deals they'd have liked in their college experience and more.

Aug 08, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes offensive line meets with media during fall camp
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Ohio State offensive line coach Justin Frye and a number of his top performers met with the media on Monday to talk about their offseason and what to expect this fall.

THE Podcast's Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down what they heard from the Woody Hayes Athletic Center as the Buckeyes move closer to their Sept. 3 season opener with Notre Dame.

Aug 08, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Ohio State checks in for fall camp, prepares for grind of preseason
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The weirdest Ohio State media tradition brings football and fashion to Columbus as the Buckeyes check in to their team hotel for summer camp 2022. 

#bigtenfootball #BigTen #buckeyesfootball #Buckeyes #THEPodcast #ohiostatefootball 

Aug 08, 2022
Commitment: Snap Judgment as 4-star linebacker Arvell Reese commits to Ohio State
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Ohio State adds to its 2023 defensive class as four-star linebacker/athlete Arvell Reese commits to the Buckeyes, giving Ryan Day his first ever commitment from the one-time Ohio State pipeline Cleveland Glenville High School.

What does Reese bring to the Buckeyes? THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham is joined by Austin Ward and the pair break down the big addition for Ohio State.

Aug 06, 2022
Ohio State: Snap judgments as running backs, CJ Stroud shine on Buckeyes second practice of 2022
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Friday brought the running backs front and center at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center as Tony Alford and the Buckeyes work to strike a balance at the position.

Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham break down the second practice of the 20222 season and talk tailback on Snap Judgments.

Aug 05, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Predicting Ohio State surprises for 2022 football season
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On a team full of known stars, it's not easy for breakout players to emerge at Ohio State.

That doesn't mean there aren't a handful of young Buckeyes in a position to do just that in the 2022 football. 

Austin Ward and Bill Landis give their thoughts on a few names to pay close attention to as Ohio State chases a 2022 national championship.

Aug 05, 2022
Ohio State: Snap judgments as Buckeyes, Ryan Day open 2022 season
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The Buckeyes are back on the practice field for the first time ahead of the 2022 season.

What did Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham see on the practice field at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center? 

Here are THE Snap Judgments from practice number one.

Aug 04, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Key questions as Ohio State kicks off its 2022 football season
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Ohio State is back on the practice field and there are a number of key items that Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham are looking forward to seeing at the Buckeyes hit the ground running on the 2022 football season.


Aug 04, 2022
THE Podcast Daily: Starting a new era of Ohio State Buckeyes podcast coverage
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THE Podcast Daily is here.

Austin Ward, Bill Landis and Jeremy Birmingham bring the latest in news, notes and conversation around the Ohio State athletic department in THE Podcast Daily, the best podcast home for what's new with the Buckeyes.

Aug 03, 2022
THE Live Show: Ohio State set to open camp as offseason of defensive questions comes to an end
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Ohio State is days away from its return to the football field and will begin preparing in earnest for the 2022 season. 

Who are Bobby Carpenter, Justin Zwick, Austin Ward, Nicole Cox and Jeremy Birmingham looking at to step up for the Buckeyes this fall?

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Aug 01, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Buckeyes class leader Ty Lockwood flips commitment to Alabama
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Ohio State lost a second 2023 commitment in the last three days and the Buckeyes are reeling. Is this a temporary thing or sign of things to come?

THE Podcast's Jeremy Birmingham and Austin Ward break down the latest recruiting news at Ohio State.

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Aug 01, 2022
Brock Glenn: Analyzing commitment impact as four-star quarterback commits to Ohio State
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Ohio State has commitment No. 20 in its 2023 recruiting class as Memphis (Tenn.) 4-star quarterback Brock Glenn says yes to the Buckeyes. What does this talented young passer mean for the Ohio State program? Jeremy Birmingham and Austin Ward are breaking down his decision for THE Podcast.

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Jul 30, 2022
Ohio State: Buckeyes defensive recruiting challenges have clear cause, simple answer
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Jeremy Birmingham and Austin Ward break down the recent defensive recruiting struggles experienced by Ohio State as the Buckeyes continue to try and showcase their program with new coaches.

What's causing the defensive recruiting struggles? Is there a simple fix? 

Jul 28, 2022
Ohio State: Snap Judgments as Ryan Day, C.J. Stroud and Buckeyes arrive for Big Ten Media Days
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Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham talk Buckeyes as Ohio State representatives Ryan Day, C.J. Stroud, Jaxon Smith-Njigba and Ronnie Hickman arrive in Indianapolis for Big Ten Media Days.

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Jul 27, 2022
Ohio State: Ryan Day talks with Austin Ward on Big Ten future, Buckeyes 2022 vision
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Ohio State football coach Ryan Day joins THE Podcast's Austin Ward to preview Big Ten Media Days as the Buckeyes arrive in Indianapolis. 

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Jul 27, 2022
Ohio State: Commissioner Kevin Warren, Michigan take stage on first day of Big Ten Media Days 2022
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Austin Ward and Jeremy Birmingham break down the first day of Big Ten Media Days 2022, a day highlighted by an aggressive stance from commissioner Kevin Warren and a return to Indianapolis for Jim Harbaugh and Michigan.

Plus, what do Austin and Birm want to hear from Ohio State on Wednesday? 

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Jul 26, 2022