THE BUCKEYE SLOOPCAST
S3E48 – Let’s Talk About 2019
Who are the #Buckeyes targeting in the 2019 class?
With only one commit, committed, is #OhioState off to a slow start?
#OhioState looks towards WV to resupply the OLine.
Could #OhioState be thin at QB a year from now?
Class of 2019 QBs… who #OhioState will pursue
Pro-Style TX QB decommits from TXAM after #OhioState offer, coincidence?
#OhioState targets a pair of TX QBs, both named Grant.
Can #OhioState flip a Wisconsin-committed QB?
Zach Harrison, one of 2019’s best overall players, lives in Columbus.
One of Ohio’s best commits to the bad guys.
Can #OhioState keep Notre Dame out of Cinci with Coombs gone?
Reading the crystal ball with a crystal of salt
Can #OhioState lock up Zach Harrison & Cade Stover early on?
Ohio’s 2019 class is big-man centric; why that can help the #Buckeyes.
What happened at Penn State? No one scored.
#OhioState’s tendency to start slow is burning them late in the season.
Keeping the basketball season in perspective
Song: Sweaty Palms
S3E47 - #Supreme18
Schiano is staying, Urban is setting roots
Did #NSD18 have enough drama?
Did the early signing period help or hurt #OhioState?
Urban responds to biggest recruiting loss, with his biggest win at #OhioState
Why (we think) Rasheed Walker chose Penn State
Which #Supreme18 freshmen will have the biggest impact this season?
Is the #Supreme18 #OhioState’s best class ever?
Why actual Nation Signing Day was so important for #OhioState’s momentum
National Signing Day 2013 served as the foundation of The Urban Meyer Era
#OhioState had a great #NSD18. What about Michigan?
Does #BuckeyeNation enjoy having Harbaugh coach the rival?
#OhioState vs Purdue was everything we wanted it to be
This #OhioState team isn’t afraid of adversity
Will Bates-Diop win the #B1G MVP… National?
Is Holtmann the National Coach of The Year?
Where will #OhioState get seeded in the tournament?
Is #OhioState a #Sweet16 team?
Why we don’t do, and don’t want, do interviews
We discuss Slope Style Snowboarding
S3E46 – National Signing Preview 2018
Why the early signing period is bad
Who does #OhioState want, who will they get?
#OhioState adds a 4* from California
…and the good looking chick is #OhioState
Twice a certainty, this recruit appears to move on from #OhioState
#OhioState needs Rasheed Walker… who will he choose?
Does #OhioState have a legit chance at Nicholas Petit-Frere?
#OhioState looks to add one more Ohio kid
Can #OhioState hold off UGA, and win the #1 recruiting class?
#OhioState BBall is official back, and Jared has proof.
#OhioState BBall is winning ugly, but does that matter?
Why #OhioState is good at finding the open shot
#OhioState can find a way to score, even when KBD struggles.
The Winter Olympics start… what’s your favorite event?
Artist: Valley of The Sun
Song: Hearts Aflame
S3E45 – Carry On Kerry Coombs
Ryan Day to Columbus, stay
Ryan Day gets a promotion, but what, realistically, does it mean?
#OhioState loses a great to the NFL
Did Coombs maybe feel past-over by Urban?
What Coombs brought to the #Buckeyes in his time at #OhioState
Who will Urban hire to replace Coombs?
More recruiting updates, including a new name, as #NSD18 draws near
Who will be the final members of the #OhioState 2018 class?
Kerry Coombs’s biggest impact recruiting at #OhioState
Just another win over a #B1G basketball team…
Why we aren’t taking the Penn State loss to hard
Why the Penn State loss might be one of #OhioState’s best games
Penn State was absurd from deep… what’s to be done?
Can the Basketball #Buckeyes regroup and snag 2 wins this week?
Coach Coombs is a big loss but everything will be ok… probably.
#SaveTheCrew updates, as Columbus catches momentum
Who’s on your #OhioState Mt Rushmore?
Artist: Mister Moon
S3E44 – Expectations
Will Urban force the read-option onto Haskins?
Is the read option offense still a viable path to a championship?
Why the read option is super effective… except when it isn’t
What Nick Bosa would like to see from the #Buckeye Offense?
Which #B1G team makes the biggest jump in 2018?
Is the #B1G West legit good in 2018?
Should Ed Warinner in Ann Arbor concern #BuckeyeNation
Tyler Friday chooses #OhioState. What it means for #OhioState & TTUN
Has Christopher Oats fought his way back into #OhioState’s class?
#OhioState tries to address biggest unfulfilled need in the 2018 class
Walker & Jean-Baptiste visit #OhioState… who will they choose?
Could Ryan Day make a move to the NFL, joining Mike Vrabel?
Why the win over Northwestern is so important for the basketball #Buckeyes
#OhioState can find a way when Bate-Diop struggles
Recalibrating expectations for the basketball #Buckeyes
What will #OhioState’s record be for the last 10 games of the regular season?
What are realistic post-season expectations for the basketball #Buckeyes?
Is Michigan actually Iowa?
Song: Gates of Steel
S3E43 – Return of The Buckeyes
The #OhioState offense returns a lot of talent.
No word from Isaiah Prince. Is no news, good news?
#OhioState loses few on offense, but in key positions.
Dre’Mont Jones is returning, but to a new position?
With most of the defense gone, who is #NextManUP?
Will #OhioState have an all-new linebacker crew in 2018?
Schiano to the NFL rumors still creating smoke
With scholarships tight, are more transfers expected?
If Tyler Friday chooses #OhioState, it will be double sweet.
Walker’s crystal ball still favoring PSU, but there’s cause for optimism.
You #AskSloopCast… we answer.
We play pros & cons… Haskins vs Burrow vs Martell.
Is it fair to scapegoat Bill Davis for poor linebacker play?
The Schott comes alive for the Basketball #Buckeyes
The #Buckeyes learn to close their leads
Can the #Buckeyes compete with expectations, or on the road?
What sport is the most crowd-influenced?
Song: Only The Young Die Good
S3E42 – Ins & Outs
We finally reveal the “January 8th announcement”
Ins & outs… who is leaving, joining, and staying with the Buckeyes?
Mike Weber is returning… if a 3 word tweet can be trusted
Does a stacked RB depth chart mean a new offense?
An offensive linemen transfers out… is he the last?
#OhioState lands a big time DE, but misses on another
The point everyone is missing regarding the Larry Johnson rumors
Alex Grinch joins the coaching staff, but is he really the “10th coach”?
Does Greg Schiano NEED to move on to the NFL?
Does #OhioState have a legit chance Rasheed Walker?
Did Purdue just steal a recruit from #OhioState? No.
Baker will own the #NFLCombine, but will it be this year?
Could Campbell & Dixon benefit from a new #OhioState offense in 2018?
We think Arnette & Sheffield return, but how long can you keep ’17 CBs down?
In or Out… Joe Burrow
Tate Martell talks position switch, which is absurd
Most improved #Buckeyes of the season?
What’s the deal with green-shirting?
Artist: Cordial Sins
Song: Go On
S3E41 – Firsts & Lasts
#OhioState defeats USC and wins the #CottonBowl
#OhioState’s defense puts forth their best performance of the year
We share our thoughts on Denzel Ward’s decision to not play
Ward out, #NextManUp
The complete Sam Darnold, warts and all
Turnovers and line-play decide games
Take a moment today appreciate this DLine unit
The future is bright for Jeffrey Okudah
Tyquan & Holmes; often overlooked, never out-played
Why is everyone SOOO convinced Haskins has the QB job now?
JTB… We’ll miss you most of all
Two names to watch
How Iowa, how… What could have been?
Song: Shaving David
S3E40 – Early Signing Recap
A tough day for a still great recruiting class
UGA has its day
#OhioState signs 21 in the early signing period
Emory Jones finally decommits, but why?
#OhioState signs an impressive WR trio
Woodbey surprises most with a last hour flip
Why #OhioState fell behind Georgia in the recruiting ranks
Why this recruiting cycle is a big win, and why if it doesn’t feel like it
Why is everyone trying to retire #OhioState’s coaches?
How big did negative recruiting hurt #OhioState?
Is Jackson Carman the biggest miss of Urban’s career?
Maybe #OhioState just wasn’t a good fit for Jackson Carman?
Why the Emory Jones and Jackson Carman stories are perfect opposites
Jackson Carman kept trying to warn us, but we wouldn’t listen
With only 2 offensive linemen signed… who’s left?
Is the early signing period a failed experiment?
With 21 players signed, who will be the last 4?
Can #OhioState salvage their defensive end class?
Artist: Throw Shade
Song: The Outs
S3E39 – #CottonBowl Teaser
We preview the #CottonBowl as #OhioState takes on USC and the final #SlooPicks of the season
S3E38 – Music Special #2
(3:17) Soul Monsters – “I Can Speak”
(6:18) Friday Giants – “What You’re Made Of”
(11:01)The FloorWalkers – “Up The Vine”
(15:55) Playing To Vapors – “Switchblade”
(19:55) McCafferty – “Dead Bird II”
(23:25) Signals Midwest – “You’re Gonna Be Golden”
(26:54) Absolute Hero – “We Are the Overcast Kids”
(30:17) New Bomb Turks – “Sucker Punch”
(33:50) Welshly Arms – “Ain't Supposed To Rain”
(38:00) The Ohio Weather Band – “Bears & Bees”
(43:05)Nine Inch Nails – “Head Like A Hole”
(48:54) Cloud Kicker – “The Focus”
(52:08) Worship This! – “Let Life Unfold”
(54:23) SouthEast Engine – “Adeline of the Appalachian Mountains”
(59:30) Post Modern – “July”
(1:03:40) MiniGang – “The Church at Smokefall”
THE BUCKEYE SLOOPCAST
S3E37 – Early Signing Preview
A preview of upcoming episodes… including a big announcement Jan 8th
Would you like Urban, if he’s angry?
Is #OhioState’s Texas-recruiting future, as good as its past?
Where would you take your official visits?
If an #OhioState commit doesn’t sign early, does that mean anything?
The realities of negative recruiting, and its effect on #OhioState this year
#OhioState reemerges in the mind of this #Ohio defensive player
For one last time, we guess about Emory Jones
Jackson Carman set to sign this week… but with whom?
We predict the next 4 players to commit to #OhioState
#OhioState looks to flip an Ohio kid away from WVU?
With the new “10th coach” coming, who is #OhioState targeting?
#OhioState BBall smashing cupcakes with Tarheels looming
A hearting warming store about tree placement
#OhioState > Beyoncé & Taylor Swift
Artist: The Breeders
THE BUCKEYE SLOOPCAST
S3E36 – Togiai & Babb
Does #OhioState have the pieces to compete next year?
What are our biggest concerns on #OhioState’s 2018 roster?
Who plays at linebacker for the #Buckeyes in 2018?
We keep you up to date on recruiting as the early signing looms.
#OhioState gets a commitment at the WR position, is another coming?
Is another #OhioState defensive commitment on #FlipWatch?
We try to predict the final members of #OhioState’s class
And Tommy Togiai makes 21!
Can #OhioState still land a big-name DE for this class?
#OhioState reverses their DT recruiting mojo
#OhioState tight end transferring out of the program
Michigan’s latest savoir, who might actually get something done
What bowls should you make time for this year?
The Bowl games suck, there, I said it
Why the Arizona Bowl matters… to someone… probably
The power of Lamar Jackson
Artist: Morning Theft
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S3E35 – Mr. Jones & Me
Too Many Bowls, It takes a lot to make a stew
Recruiting updates since our last episode
Brenton Cox decommits, #OhioState hold onto top spot
#OhioState lands 3Star QB Matthew Baldwin from Texas
What does Baldwin commitment mean for Emory Jones?
Is #OhioState trending positively in Emory Jones's mind?
If not Emory Jones, then who… are other options drying up?
How the early signing period may hurt #OhioState this year
BBall #Buckeyes continue their shooting hot streak
Could the #TTUN comeback make the turning point for this team?
What bowl games are worth watching?
The Boca Raton Bowl is must watch TV, seriously
Support your local MAC team
Army win may help #OhioState’s playoff chances... booooo
Toledo vs Appy State…. <Michigan joke goes here>
Why you should consider watching the Independence Bowl
Our thoughts with Ryan Shazier
S3E34 – Recruiting Recap
After talking very little recruiting during the season, we catch you up
How does the new early signing period affect this class?
Is #OhioState ready for QB transfer(s)?
When, exactly, can a CFB player accept money?
What is life after #OhioState for JTB?
What does Shea Patterson mean for Michigan?
#OhioState more likely to play defense in the “flip game” this year
#OhioState lands another highly touted defensive back
Is there still hope for OhioState and Anthony Cook?
Just how special is the #Elite18?
Why the recruitment of Emory Jones is so fascinating & frustrating
What does #OhioState do if Emory Jones does decommit?
What happened to a once great looking defensive end class?
Does #OhioState still have a shot with Anthony Cook or Tyson Campbell?
Does #OhioState have backup options if Jackson Carman leaves Ohio?
What does T.Togiai, J.Oweh, K.Babb, J.Carman & Matt Baldwin all have in common?
Keep an eye to the East; Penn State is readies for war
Song: The Golden Age of Concern
S3E33 – The Song of JTB
#OhioState wins the #B1G
#OhioState, once again, survives shooting themselves in the foot
JT Barrett achieves peak JT Barrett
The #Slobs and JK Dobbins have their best outing of the year
When you play the game of clichés, you win or you die
So now, at the end of the season, who is the #B1G’s best RB
Should Parris Campbell have been more involved?
Schiano & The Silver Bullets dominate after a tough week
Why Urban’s choice to kick the FG was 100% correct
Jerome Baker silences his critics, Denzel is MVP
Why no one deserves to be in the playoff
This is NOT a case for play expansion
The #CFBPlayoff chooses Bama, Kyle is not happy
Is fair to expect consistency from the #CFBPlayoff committee?
Jared will not entertain you #UCF nonsense
#OhioState beats Wisconsin… TWO TIMES
Artist: Dan Auerbach
Song: Shine on Me
S3E32 – Sprinkles
Schiano vs Tennessee
JTB and #CameraGate updates
We speculate on Joey Burrow’s future
Why some #OhioState fans think the Bama-fix is in
If #OhioState can get in, here’s how
Bama vs #OhioState vs TCU vs Miami vs USC… FIGHT
Can TCU upset Oklahoma?
Wisconsin’s stats are freaking amazing
Wisconsin’s schedule is freaking gross
Several reasons why The Badgers are so much better than TTUN
Any chance a healthy JTB is pulled for Haskins?
Why JTB shouldn’t start… Why Haskins shouldn’t start
How to make the running game great, with either QB
Why the de-emphasis of the HBack this year?
How healthy is JTB really? …The Doctor lies
How Wisconsin’s offense is their best defense
Once again, #OhioState faces a challenge at TE
Really though, who are these teams?
Drew Chrisman gets robbed
Artist: Guided By Voices
Song: Hold On Hope
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S3E32 - BBQ Wolverine
Another rough start for #OhioState to overcome
We try to make sense of #CameraGate
Not in your lifetime, Michigan fans
With most of the game stats a draw, what was the difference?
#OhioState stifles the Michigan running game… or did they?
How #OhioState MUST change if JTB misses time
Haskins looks great in relief, but did he do what JTB couldn’t?
Which play turning port of the game?
Does #OhioState have any non-option running plays?
Just how bad is O’Korn? ….yikes
Sometimes, two wrongs make a right
To be fair, we warned you about the slow start
The #Buckeye linebackers struggle again
How Michigan’s offense started so well
Where #OhioState must improve to beat Wisconsin
Is Michigan just a QB away from contention?
Be careful pulling the “fake good” thread
Does the Bama loss eliminate #OhioState from the #CFBPlayoff?
Does the Miami loss keep #CFBPlayoff hope alive for #OhioState?
Does #OhioState deserve a #CFBPlayoff birth?
How #TeamChaos can pave a road for #OhioState
Artist: Ohio Player
Song: Love Roller Coaster
S3E30 - #BeatTTUN Part 2
This it, this is THE GAME.
Chip Kelly to Florida?
#OhioState’s playoff chances and the help they need
Kyle makes the case for a Bama upset.
Michigan’s big game struggles since firing Carr.
Who will play QB for TTUN… does it matter?
Michigan’s biggest strength and how to beat it.
#OhioState fans are confident, but cautiously so.
Why this game is like Iowa, and why that should scare you.
Why #OhioState will win… Why #OhioState will lose.
Tressel ball for the win.
There’s one battle that will decides this war.
The binary nature of this #OhioState football team.
Can JTB reverse is bad fortunes vs UM?
How to avoid the save-us-JTB-offense trap
You’ll see a lot of short runs and bubbles… and that’s ok.
Seeking balance, while still focusing on the ball
At what point is “last year” no longer motivation for this year?
S3E29 - #BeatTTUN Part 1
How does one pronounce TTUN?
With The #B1G East settled, does THE Game lose a little something?
#OhioState wins 38-0…. Or something like that
Analyzing all of the #OhioState QBs
Tyquan Lewis, Billy Price, JTB, and the seniors get a sendoff
Which senior will #OhioState miss the most?
Mike Weber makes his case for #OhioState’s best RB
Urban provides insight on Campbell’s increased role
What #OhioState’s passing offense is now
Are Weber and JKD CFB’s best running back duo?
(ad break 26:06)
People rip Urban for putting JTB back in, but did you see PSU/NEB?
#TeamChaos takes an L this weekend… OKState doesn’t count
What’s your deal, Iowa?
UCLA and their underserved reverence.
We keep talking TTUN because we can’t help ourselves.
The most important game NOT on #OhioState’s schedule
Why Bama is still juggernaut, and that’s a good thing
Artist: Defiance, Ohio
Song: Calling Old Friends
S3E28 – I Like Turtles
Is the B1G the most turtle-centric conference?
Who will start, and get the most reps, at LB?
The seniors’ last game in #TheShoe
Will any redshirt JR’s walk as seniors on Sunday?
The Wolves go albino… what’s your alternate jersey?
Can Michigan score against Wisconsin?
Is Minnesota’s boat gaining momentum?
Is #OhioState looking ahead to TTUN… does it matter?
Should we be taking Illinois more seriously?
Can #OhioState’s RBs, alone, rush for over 225?
Who will #OhioState’s leading rusher be?
Grading the offensive, to this point
The improving Arnette and Sheffield
#OhioState looking for a shutout this weekend
We come up with tie breakers on the spot
Mildly interesting is what we aim for
Illinois and their standout defensive players
Why Vegas shouldn’t be seen as the “unbiased experts”
Is the Iowa loss unforgivable?
Favorite Ohio beers & brewers
Artist: Parade Rainer
Song: Great Lakes Expectations
S3E27 – Who is #OhioState?
Will the real #OhioState please stand up?
Give the damn ball to your running backs
#OhioState dusts off the old #FeedZeke blueprints
Has #OhioState, once again, learned their lesson too late?
Mike Weber responds after losing the starting role
Let’s not forget, Sparty isn’t actually that good
Baker & Booker miss game due to injury… right?
Should #OhioState consider keeping this LB grouping?
Rule #1, The Doctor lies
Making adjustments on tight-ends… a week too late
Could little Bosa be better than big Bosa?
So… this targeting rule…
What #OhioState can learn from PSU?
#TeamChaos is Juggernaut
How far will #OhioState climb in the CFBP poll?
Why Oklahoma could be Bama
Can #OhioState get into the playoff?
Artist: Abertooth Lincoln
Song: Columbine Lotion
S3E26 – #FeedJKD
Is it too early to be down on Bill Davis?
Beware those who provide easy answers
Does Urban hint at increased load for JKD?
Door not yet closed on Emory Jones?
Kyle rips apart Auburn
Can Iowa repeat magic on the road?
Sparty and their new-found aerial attack
What lesson from Iowa can be applied to MSU?
The impressive, overachieving, 2017 Spartans
A punching man’s game
Is Michigan State a more talented Iowa?
Have we been underestimating MSU, who just beat PSU?
Can #OhioState’s OLine return to form against MSU run-D?
Give JK Dobbins the damn ball
More likely… #OhioState with 2 losses, or 4?
THE BUCKEYE SLOOPCAST
S3E25 – Not Over
We do our best to answer your questions
Tyquan & Price appear to be the only adults at #OhioState
The defense can’t function without the DLine being spectacular
Why are the LBs THIS bad… do we miss Luke Fickell?
The return of the save-us-JTB-offense
Why does #OhioState keep failing to feed JKD?
No playoffs, no way. Let it go.
Enjoy the rest of the season, there’s so much to play for
Don’t apologize for, or bend, your expectations
JTB is still GOAT… enjoy him while you can
The season is not over, there are goals to achieve
Let down, sleepwalk & give up
Iowa is who Iowa has always been
Beat Michigan & win the B1G… that’s a good season
The B1G title is on the table, the season is not lost
If you’re gonna get embarrassed, Iowa is a good choice
Is the #B1G out of the playoff?
Artist: Kid Cudi
Song: Day ‘N’ Night
S3E24 – Just #BeatIowa
Playoff ranking season! Do we care?
Is #OhioState for sure in, if they win out?
Recruiting Updates for Carmen, Cook & Jones
Will PSU takes their frustrations out on Sparty?
Can the WolfPack pull the upset vs Clemson?
Will The Sooners drop game #2? …#DontLoseTwice
Can LSU provide a quality test for Bama?
How likely is VaTech to make the playoffs?
Iowa will look great, even if they don’t play it
How concerning is the letdown factor?
Iowa is who Iowa always has been
When will the QB runs get dialed back?
Why is Urban so against touchbacks?
Game day recipes… that’s right, we got some
How does JTB go from goat to G.O.A.T. ?
Does Mike Hill see the field any time soon?
Should JK Dobbins be on the filed more?
#OhioState vs Iowa or #OhioState vs #OhioState?
Artist: Walker OG