Ohio State Buckeyes Football, Basketball, Hockey, Baseball and More!
Established October 31, 1996
Last updated:
07/30/2014 12:41 PM
Vol. 19
Issue 90
John Porentas
(Mr. Ed) Editor
Still 20 Cents

BTN-Affiliate
Twitter
Follow us on Twitter!

Contact the-Ozone for advertising information.

Share |
RSS feed
Advertisements
  RSS feed
for Twitter

Airwave
Notes

Listen live to 10 Ohio State sports for free online
"Scarlet & Gray,
the Student Way."

the-Ozone.net is not
affiliated in any way with
The OhioState University

The-Ozone Privacy Policy

Advertisements
Advertisements
Features
Columns and Features
Forum
Fanatic Photos
OSUMB Report
Multimedia
Photo Gallery
Audio Archive
Flash Movies
Football
Roster
Current Depth Chart
Football Schedule
Football Archives
Stadium Facts
Radio Network
Football Signees
2013 Signees
Signee Archives
Men's Hoops
Basketball Schedule
Basketball Roster
Baseball
Baseball Schedule
Baseball Roster
Hockey
Hockey Schedule
Hockey Roster
Women's Hoops
Women's Basketball Schedule
Women's Basketball Roster
Wrestling
Wrestling Schedule
Wrestling Roster

Email Us

O-Zone Admin Staff

Mr. Ed

the -Ozone.net reserves the right to reproduce in full all emails received, including the name and email address of the sender

Donate to
the-Ozone!

Recent Photo Galleries:


Football

Football: Pro Day at the WHAC


Carlos Hyde

Men's Basketball: OSU vs North Florida


 
OSU Football
Women's Basketball: OSU vs Bowling Green.

The Latest The-Ozone.net News and Notes

July 30, 2014 12:40 PM

Football: Urban Meyer believes if the 2014 Ohio State defensive line realizes its full potential, it could be just as good as the Florida one that thrashed the Buckeyes in 2006.

Eric Seger's report is on Columns and Features.

Urban MeyerJuly 30, 2014 1:00 AM

Football: Urban Meyer is on the prowl for game-ready players, and right now he's not too happy.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

July 29, 2014 11:55 PM

Football: Urban Meyer and his Buckeyes are looking forward to their slate of night games this season.

Eric Seger has the story on Columns and Features.

July 29, 2014 10:45 PM

Football: Braxton Miller and LeBron James are two of Ohio's highest profile athletes and they share a common bond of Buckeye loyalty.

Eric Seger has the story on Columns and Features.

July 29, 2014 4:00 PM CT (Chicago, Ill)

Ohio State Football
Urban Meyer: (11:24)

spacer

Football:
During the second day of the B1G Media Days, we had the opportunity to sit down with Head Coach Urban Meyer, Quarterback Braxton Miller, Tight End Jeff Heuerman and Defensive Tackle Michael Bennett. Check out our Q&A videos.
Ohio State Football
Jeff Heuerman: (13:52)
Ohio State Football
Michael Bennett: (24:28)
Ohio State Football
Braxton Miller: (13:30)
Using Internet Explorer and have trouble viewing these videos? Click the Compatibility View icon in the address bar.

July 28, 2014 11:15 PM CT (Chicago, Ill)

Football: Head Coach Urban Meyer, quarterback Braxton Miller and Tight End Jeff Heuerman spoke with reporters at the Big Ten Media Days. Check out what they had to say.

July 28, 2014 10:40 CT (Chicago, Ill)

Football: Big Ten Media Days have come a long way over the years. So has the way it and for that matter other events are covered.

the-Ozone report is on Columns and Features.

July 28, 2014 7:05 PM CT (Chicago, Ill)

Football: Could a family feud sabotage OSU's title hopes?

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 28, 2014 6:55 PM CT (Chicago, Ill)

Football: Urban Meyer says if the OSU offense has to do any one thing this year it's keep Braxton Miller healthy.

Eric Seger has the story on Columns and Features.

July 28, 2014 6:15 PM CT (Chicago, Ill)

Football There are a number of position on the OSU defense with big question marks going into the 2014 season. The Defensive line isn't one of those positions. Michael Bennett explains that the defensive line is about to explode. Eric Seger has the story on Columns and Features.

July 28, 2014 3:35 PM CT (Chicago, Ill)

Football: Tony Gerdeman's Two Minute Drill report on day one of Big Ten Media Days is now on Columns and Features.

July 27, 2014 12:35 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the recruiting scene in Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

July 26, 2014 6:20 AM

Football Recruiting: Friday Night Lights is in the books. the-Ozone report on the festivities is on Columns and Features.

July 26, 2014 5:00 AM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes have reached into That State Up North and come away with a verbal commitment. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

July 26, 2014 4:55 AM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes have finally landed a tight end in their class of 2015. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

July 25, 2014 12:10 AM

OSU Athletics: As one the-Ozone message board poster put it, The Best Damn Band in the Land might now be known as The Best Dumb Band in the Land.

Tony Gerdeman chimes in on the events leading up to the firing of band director Jon Waters. It's on Columns and Features.

July 24, 2014 2:45 PM

OSU Athletics: Ohio State has fired band director Jon Waters for lack of a control of a band culture that included sexual harassment.

Eric Seger has the story on Columns and Features.

July 24, 2014 12:30 PM

Football Recruiting: The stars will be out in Ohio Stadium friday night in the form of some of the top high school football stars in the country in Columbus for OSU's Friday Night Lights camp.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 24, 2014 12:00 PM

Football Recruiting: Highly reguarded athlete from Florida Torrence Gibson will be on campus tomorrow to visit the Buckeyes. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 23, 2014 7:25 PM

Important the-Ozone Announcement:

In conjunction with our site redesign project the-Ozone will be off line tonight beginning at approximately 10:00 PM. The outage will last from two to four hours.

July 23, 2014 2:25 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman ranks the defensive lines in the Big Ten. It's on Columns and Features.

July 23, 2014 2:00 AM

Football: There are a number of possibilities for the team captaincy in 2014. Eric Seger has the report on Columns and Features.

July 23, 2014 1:30 AM

Football Recruiting: One of the top defensive linemen in the class of 2016 says he will announce next week and the Buckeyes are right in the thick of things. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

July 22, 2014 12:55 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman ranks the offensive line units in the B1G. It's on Columns and Features.

July 22, 2014 12:20 AM

Football Recruiting: The nation's top running back prospect in the class of 2015 has set a date for his announcement of choice of schools. Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

July 21, 2014 11:55 PM

Football Recruiting: A top WR prospect in the class of 2016 has picked Auburn over OSU. Tony Gerdseman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 21, 2014 12:50 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's the-Ozone Mailbag, Poor Fundamentals Edition, is on Columns and Features.

July 21, 2014 12:30 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's predictions for OSU's special teams production in 2014 is on Columns and Features.

July 20, 2014 4:55 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up the recruiting scene in Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

July 19, 2014 5:50 PM

Football: Who has the best receivers in the B1G? Tony Gerdeman rates them, school by school, and the school at the top may surprise you. It's on Columns and Features.

July 18, 2014 3:50 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's projection for the production of the OSU safeties is on Columns and Features.

July 17, 2014 11:35 PM

Football: Despite reports to the contrary an OSU spokesman says that fifth-year senior J. T. Moore is still a member of the Buckeye football team. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 17, 2014 3:20 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's projections for the OSU cornerbacks is now on Columns and Features.

July 16, 2014 4:35 PM

Football: The time has been set for next fall's matchup with Kent State. Eric Seger's report is on Columns and Features.

July 16, 2014 2:15 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's projection for the productivity of OSU's linebackers is on Columns and Features.

July 16, 2014 12:05 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman ranks the B1G running backs on Columns and Features.

July 15, 2014 1:15 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's projections for the OSU defensive line this season are on Columns and Features.

July 15, 2014 12:30 AM

Football: The-Ozone Reader Mailbag wants to know if the OSU defense will be good enough to allow an up-tempo offense. Tony Gerdeman has answers on Columns and Features.

July 14, 2014 12:35 AM

Football: The s-ituation at nickel back remained unsettled coming out of spring ball but there are plenty of candidates at that position this fall. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 14, 2014 12:05 AM

Football: It's that time of year again when Tony Gerdeman ranks each position on every team in the B1G. Tony starts today with the league's quarterbacks. It's on Columns and Features.

July 13, 2014 3:30 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the OSU recruiting effort in Tony Gerdeman's weekly Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

July 13, 2014 3:30 AM

OSU Sports: The return of LeBron James to a Cleveland Cavalier uniform should benefit the Buckeyes almost as much as it does the Cavs.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 12, 2014 4:30 PM

Football: New players and a new roster means players with new numbers. Tony Gerdeman devines the significance of the number assignments on Columns and Features.

July 11, 2014 11:35 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's predictions for the OSU receivers next fall is on Columns and Features.

July 11, 2014 10:55 AM

Football Recruiting: For the second time in as many days a highly regarded prospect from Ohio has opted to play his college football out of state. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 10, 2014 11:25 PM

Football Recruiting: A highly regarded Ohio running back has spurned the Buckeyes in favor of the Michigan State Spartans. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 10, 2014 4:55 PM

Football: The Buckeyes and Spartans will meet under the lights this year. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 10, 2014 12:05 AM

Football: The Buckeye return game was fairly ordinary last season. Can that change this season? Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 8, 2014 11:55 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's prediction for OSU's running game next season is in. It's on Columns and Features.

July 8, 2014 3:05 AM

Football: The suspension of Tracy Sprinkle will have an impact on the Buckeyes, but just how much? Tony Gerdeman takes a look at that question on Columns and Features.

July 7, 2014 5:30 PM

Football: Michael Bennett and Joey Bosa have been named to the Bednarik Award Watch List. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 7, 2014 5:05 PM

Football: Quarterback Braxton Miller has been named to the Maxwell Award Watch List. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 7, 2014 1:20 PM

Football: WR Donte Wilson has been named to the Hornung Award Watch List. Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

July 7, 2014 12:10 PM

Fotball: According to an OSU release, defensive end Tracy Sprinkle has been dropped from the OSU football roster. The release states that the decision to drop Sprinkle was that of Urban Meyer. Sprinkle's status will be reevaluated pending resolution of his legal issues.

July 7, 2014 2:40 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman one-ups Phil Steele with his prediction for the OSU quarterbacks next season. It's on Columns and Features.

July 6, 2014 3:45 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the football recruiting scene in Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

July 6, 2014 11:35 AM

Football: An Ohio State spokesman has confirmed the indefinite suspension of defensive lineman Tracy Sprinkle pending disposition of charges following his arrest yesterday. See the-Ozone pervious coverage on Columns and Features for details of the arrest.

July 5, 2014 10:45 PM

Football: New information on the Tracy Sprinkle situation now indicates that Sprinkle may not be charged as had previously been reported. Tony Gerdeman's update is on Columns and Features.

July 5, 2014 7:10 PM

Football: OSU defensive lineman Tracy Sprinkle has been arrested on drug related and other charges. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 4, 2014 2:40 PM

Football: On independence day it's fitting that Tony Gerdeman ponders the value of an independent OSU football program. His cogitation is on Columns and Features.

July 4, 2014 2:20 PM

Basketball Recruiting: Five-star post player Daniel Gliddens has committed to play basketball for Thad Matta's Buckeyes. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 3, 2014 1:00 PM

Football Recruiting: After a slow start the dominoes are really beginning to fall OSU's way on the recruiting front.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

July 2, 2014 11:10 AM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes got verbal commitments today from two five-star players. Tony Gerdeman's reports on each of them are on Columns and Features.

July 1, 2014 11:55 PM

Men's Basketball Recruiting: Thad Matta and the Buckeyes are anxiously awaiting the announcement on Friday of five-star post player Daniel Gliddens. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 1, 2014 3:25 PM

Football: The Buckeye brain trust hopes that playing more cornerbacks will lead to better overall play at that position. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

July 1, 2014 12:45 AM

Football: It's official. Rutgers and Maryland became members of the B1G at the stroke of midnight. Tony Gerdeman says "Welcome" and offers some friendly advice on Columns and Features.

July 30, 2014 1:50 AM

Football: There are flea bags, dirt bags, tea bags, sand bags, zip-lock bags, hose-bags, garbage bags, paper bags, old bags, mixed bags, grab bags, travel bags, air bags, bean bags, doggie bags, shopping bags, vomit bags, tote bags, burlap bags, hand bags, all kinds of bags.

This is not one of them.

This is Tony Gerdeman's Mailbag, and it's on Columns and Features.

July 29, 2014 8:40 PM

Football: Arguably the top prospect in the state of Ohio in the class of 2015 has set a date in July to announce his choice of schools.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

July 29, 2014 3:30 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the OSU football recruiting scene in Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

July 29, 2014 1:10 PM

Football Recruiting: A pair of five-star defensive prospects will announce their college decisions on July 2 and the Buckeyes are very much in the mix with both of them.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

July 29, 2014 12:15 AM

Football: Buckeye nation is curious about a lot of things regarding their upcoming football team, but if there is one thing they are "concerned" about it's the defense.

Tony Gerdeman answers some questions on Columns and Features.

June 27, 2014 1:40 AM

Men's Basketball: For the first time in seven years no Buckeyes were taken in the NBA draft. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 27, 2014 1:15 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman takes a look at Phil Steele's predictions for the Buckeyes in Five for Friday on Columns and Features.

June 26, 2014 12:45 AM

Football: Carlos Hyde may be gone from the OSU roster but his legacy is still providing a positive impact for the Buckeyes.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 24, 2014 11:15 PM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes are in on three of top QB prospects in the country in the class of 2016. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 24, 2014 10:35 PM

Men's Basketball: It was good news, very good news, for the OSU basketball team today when prized five-star recruit D'Angelo Russell was ruled eligible after a bit of an NCAA scare. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

June 24, 2014 1:10 AM

Football Recruiting: The nation's top prospect in the class of 2015 will be on campus this week. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 24, 2014 12:45 AM

Football: It's beginning to look like five-star linebacker signee Sam Hubbard will be moving to the offensive side of the ball. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

June 23, 2014 3:05 PM

Football: Urban Meyer is always trying to figure out who his 10 best playmakers are on offense, but he doesn't have to worry about it now because Tony Gerdeman has done it for him. Now on Columns and Features.

June 22, 2014 8:30 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the OSU football recruiting effort in Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

June 22, 2014 6:10 PM

Football: Ohio State landed a commitment from a very big offensive lineman on Sunday, literally. Check out Tony Gerdeman's story on Columns and Features.

June 21, 2014 3:55 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman finishes up his positional look at Ohio State's 2015 recruiting possibilities with the defensive backs.

Now on Columns and Features.

June 20, 2014 12:05 AM

Football: Which Buckeye who has yet to see the field is the most important to OSU's success this coming season? Tony Gerdeman tackles the topic in this week's Five for Friday on Columns and Features.

June 19, 2014 5:55 PM

Football: Ohio State picked up a second commitment on Thursday, as 2015 Ohio athlete Denzel Ward pledged to the Buckeyes. Check it out on Columns and Features.

June 19, 2014 5:45 PM

Football: The Buckeyes landed their second commitment in the 2016 class, this time a four-star offensive lineman. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

June 19, 2014 2:40 AM

Football: Which linebackers are in Ohio State's crosshairs for the 2015 recruiting class? Tony Gerdeman answers that question by continuing his Looking Forward series.

Now on Columns and Features.

June 19, 2014 2:20 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman sees a parallel between former Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland and recent Buckeye commit Nick Conner, and why Urban Meyer couldn't risk letting Conner leave the state. Check it out on Columns and Features.

June 18, 2014 8:15 PM

Football: The Buckeyes have landed a four-star defensive end out of Cleveland. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

June 18, 2014 12:35 AM

Football: The Buckeyes got a commitment from a four-star linebacker on Tuesday, and they didn't have to go very far to get it. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

June 18, 2014 12:15 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman continues his look at Ohio State's targets in the 2015 recruiting class by examining the prospects on the defensive line.

Now on Columns and Features.

June 17, 2014 1:10 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman takes a look at Ohio State's offensive line targets in the 2015 recruiting class and beyond.

Now on Columns and Features.

June 17, 2014 12:45 AM

Football: The Ohio State defense plans on being much better this year, and if they get there, they'll owe a debt of gratitude to their teammates on offense.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

June 16, 2014 1:00 AM

Football: The early betting lines in Vegas say the Buckeyes will have a very good season...but not perfect.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 15, 2014 6:55 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the OSU football recruiting effort in Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

June 14, 2014 2:10 PM

Football Recruiting: Urban Meyer got the class of 2016 off to a great start today with the commitment of a top running back from the state of Ohio. Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

June 13, 2014 12:50 AM

Football: The early college football magazines are giving the Buckeyes a lot of love. Tony Gerdeman's Five for Friday sums it up on Columns and Features.

June 12, 2014 11:40 PM

Football Recruiting: The state of Ohio features not one but two outstanding running backs in the class of 2016. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 12, 2014 12:45 AM

Football Recruiting: The Scout 300 for 2016 has been announced and Buckeye prospects are well represented. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 11, 2014 12:10 AM

Football Recruiting: Tony Gerdeman fleshes out OSU's prospects at wide receiver and tight end in the classes of 2015 and 2016. It's on Columns and Features.

June 10, 2014 12:10 PM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes landed a verbal commitment from the top long-snapper in the nation who just happens to live 10 miles from Ohio Stadium. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 9, 2014 11:40 PM

Football Recruiting: The Michigan Wolverines have landed a highly regarded running back who is transferring from USC to Michigan. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 9, 2014 12:50 AM

Football Recruiting: Future Ohio classes are looking very strong for offensive line talent. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 8, 2014 11:55 PM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes are in on some of the top QB talent around the nation in the class of 2015 and 2016 as well. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 8, 2014 9:30 PM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes have gone Green with another verbal commitment.

Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

June 8, 2014 3:15 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the recruiting scene in Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

June 7, 2014 1:45 PM

Football Recruiting: Long-time football talent scout John McCallister is impressed, very very impressed, with OSU QB commit Joey Burrow.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 6, 2014 12:55 AM

Football: Just what does a real Silver Bullet defense look like?

Tony Gerdeman enlightens us in Five for Friday on Columns and Features.

June 5, 2014 11:40 AM

Football: You know how everybody loves Raymond? Now everybody likes Chris.

Tony Gerdeman explains on Columns and Features.

June 4, 2014 1:00 AM

Football: Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban says he is in favor of better scheduling. His actions say something different.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

June 3, 2014 1:15 AM

Football: Questions have persisted at the linebacker position, but answers are on the way. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

June 3, 2014 12:40 AM

Football: There was no championship magic for Urban Meyer in his second year at Ohio State. Can year three be the one? Patrick Murphy's report is on Columns and Features.

June 2, 2014 1:20 AM

Football: If the defensive line had to sum up its personality in one word next fall that word would be quickness.

Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

June 2, 2014 12:55 AM

Football: the-Ozone Mailbag was full so Tony Gerdeman answered some questions, good questions at that as a matter of fact. It's on Columns and Features.

June 1, 2014 2:00 PM

Football Recruiting: It was a busy recruiting weekend. Tony Gerdeman sums it up in Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

May 30, 2014 2:00 PM

Football Recruiting: It's shaping up to be a big and important weekend for recruiting. Tony Gerdeman has the report on Columns and Features.

May 30, 2014 12:10 AM

Football: The OSU coaching staff is hoping to bring something back to OSU football that has been missing for a few years: The real Silver Bullet Defense.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

May 29, 2014 11:55 AM

Football: The Buckeyes are hoping that having a walk out linebacker will allow the defense to step up in 2014.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

May 28, 2014 11:50 AM

Football: In his upcoming senior season Doran Grant will be dealing with a boundry with which he didn't have to concern himself last year. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

May 27, 2014 5:05 PM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes have a commitment from an highly regarded Ohio quarterback. Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

May 27, 2014 12:45 PM

Football: Never mind that not one college football playoff game has yet been played. Tony Gerdeman says it's already time to fix the playoff format. His case is on Columns and Features.

And in case you are interested, Mr. Ed likes it.

May 27, 2014 11:20 PM

Football: Senior wide receiver Devin Smith is working to make his senior season his best. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

May 26, 2014 5:35 PM

Football: A report by The Columbus Dispatch indicates that defensive end Jamal Marcus has elected to transfer. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

May 26, 2014 3:10 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the latest happenings in OSU football recruiting in Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

May 25, 2014 4:20 AM

Football: A great defensive line requires both talent and leadership. Senior defensive tackle Michael Bennett is poised to provide the latter.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 23, 2014 2:40 PM

Football: One of the nation's top linebacker prospects has named a top five and the Buckeyes and the Buckeyes have made the cut. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

May 23, 2014 1:55 PM

Football: A national writer for ESPN took a pretty good swipe at Braxton Miller as a quarterback yesterday. Tony Gerdeman takes a little exception to that. His thoughts are on Columns and Features.

May 22, 2014 10:15 AM

Football: Linebacker Darron Lee was one of the more surprising stories of the spring for the Buckeyes. His versatility, however, could end up being the real story.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 22, 2014 2:05 AM

Football: It was a rough year for the Ohio State secondary a season ago. Now the Buckeyes are attempting to use those struggles as motivation while at the same time learning from their mistakes.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 20, 2014 6:05 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman finishes up his spring recaps with a look at the safety position. Now on Columns and Features.

May 20, 2014 2:25 AM

Football: Defensive back Tyvis Powell is groing into several new roles on the OSU defense. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

May 19, 2014 4:00 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's spring recap of the cornerback position is on Columns and Features.

May 18, 2014 7:10 PM

Football Recruiting: Check out the past week's happenings in the world of OSU recruiting with Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

May 18, 2014 9:20 AM

Football: It appears that the Buckeyes will have the luxury of a very deep defensive line this coming season. That depth should lead to the type of heavy rotation that coaches dream of.

Patrick Murphy has the story on Columns and Features.

May 17, 2014 3:45 AM

Football: The OSU coaching staff has high hopes that freshman wide receiver Johnnie Dixon can contribute significantly next fall.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 16, 2014 6:45 PM

Football: A major renovation of the football team locker room is under way that he WHAC as well as other significant improvements. The-Ozone report with photos by Dan Harker is on Columns and Features.

May 16, 2014 2:25 AM

Football: A pair of young cornerbacks took advantage of spring ball to showcase impressive talent and challenge for playing time in the fall.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 15, 2014 7:00 PM

Football: It may be the off season but there is plenty of activity at Ohio Stadium. The-Ozone report and photos are on Columns and Features.

May 15, 2014 2:30 AM

Football: Chris Ash is putting his stamp on the OSU defense by emphasizing one specific trait.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 14, 2014 2:35 AM

Football: Dontre Wilson is hoping that Two is better next season than One was this season.

Patrick Murphy has the report on Columns and Features.

May 14, 2014 1:55 AM

Football: No doubt about it, it's a critical position next fall.

Tony Gerdeman's Spring Position Recap on the linebacker position is on Columns and Features.

BaseballMay 14, 2014 1:45 AM

Baseball:  It was a close 4-3 game until OSU got their bats in gear in the fifth inning. Cincinnati couldn't keep up as the Buckeyes rolled to an 11-3 victory in Bill Davis Stadium Tuesday evening. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

May 13, 2014 10:35 AM

Football: Kickoff time has been set for OSU's homecoming game against Rudgers. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

May 13, 2014 2:55 AM

Football: The first two weeks of next season will afford the Big Ten conference an opportunity to make a major statement about its position in the college football world..

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 12, 2014 11:55 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's Reader Mailbag takes on the question "What the hell is going on with recruiting?" It's on Columns and Features.

May 12, 2014 2;00 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's spring recap on the defensive tackle position is on Columns and Features.

May 11, 2014 9:10 PM

Football Recruiting: Catch up on the week's recruiting news in Tony Gerdemn's Sunday Recruiting Rundown on Columns and Features.

May 11, 2014 4:50 AM

Football: Corey Linsley and Christian Bryant were both drafted in the seventh round and a number of Buckeyes have signed free agent contracts. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 10, 2014 3:00 AM

Football: Carlos Hyde and Jack Mewhort were both taken in the second round of the NFL draft yesterday. Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

May 9. 2014 11:30 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's Spring Position Recap on the defensive ends is on Columns and Features.

May 9, 2014 2:50 AM

Football: Ryan Shazier and Bradley Roby were both taken in the first round of the NFL draft. Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

May 8, 2014 12:35 PM

Football: It's time for the main event of the day. Tony Gerdeman's fourth-annual B1G Draft has been unveiled and is on Columns and Features.

May 8, 2014 4:50 AM

Football: Ryan Shazier and Kenny Guiton will have vastly different NFL draft experiences.

the-Ozone report is on Columns and Features

May 7, 2014 1:10 PM

Football: Ryan Shazier is expecting to hear his named called in the first round of the upcoming NFL draft. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

May 7, 2014 1:55 AM

Football: Larry Johnson and Joey Bosa are hoping that the more things stay the same the more they'll change.

Make sense to you? Tony Gerdeman explains on Columns and Features.

BaseballMay 6, 2014 11:35 PM

Baseball: The Buckeyes fell to the Miami Redhawks 3-1 in Bill Davis Stadium Tuesday evening. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

May 6, 2014 2:30 AM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes remain in the picture for a couple of high-profile quarterbacks in the class of 2015. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

BaseballMay 6, 2014 12:55 AM

Baseball: The Buckeyes edged Iowa 3-2 to win the weekend series 2-1 in Bill Davis Stadium Monday night. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

May 5, 2014 12:35 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's Spring Recap on the offensive line is now on Columns and Features.

BaseballMay 4, 2014 10:50 PM

Baseball: The Iowa Hawkeyes scored the winning run in the second inning, then proceeded to score 14 more as they downed the Buckeyes 17-2 in Bill Davis Stadium on Sunday. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

May 4, 2014 6:55 PM

Football Recruiting: Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown is on Columns and Features.

May 4, 2014 4:40 PM

Men's Basketball: Thad Matta's class of 2015 got a giant boost with the commitment of a top shooting guard from Texas. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

BaseballMay 3, 2014 9:00 PM

Baseball: The Buckeyes downed the Iowa Hawkeyes 9-4 on the strength of a pair of home runs my Josh Dezse (one off the scoreboard) and another by Zach Ratcliff in Bill Davis Stadium Saturday afternoon. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

May 3, 2014 8:15 AM

Football: Running back Warren Ball isn't conceeding anything in the battle for playing time at running back.

Patrick Murphy has the details on Columns and Features.

May 2, 2014 11:50 AM

Football: There will be some definite differnces in the OSU offense next fall as complared to last season. Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

April 30, 2014 5:45 AM

Football: You have two choices. You can pull my finger or read Tony Gerdeman's Spring Position Recap on the tight end position. It's on Columns and Features.

(You'll understand the pull my finger comment if you read it.)

April 29, 2014 2:10 PM

Football: Spring football underscored a massive youth movement for the OSU defense. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

April 29, 2014 12:30 PM

Football: Timing is everything.

Carlos Hyde may be the first running back taken in the NFL draft in what is a bear market for NFL running backs. Patrick Murphy has the story on Columns and Features.

April 29, 2014 4:25 AM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeyes have offered a fast-rising quarterback from Maryland in the class of 2016. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

April 28, 2014 12:15 PM

Football: There was a definte youth movement on the offensive side of the of the ball this spring, and that bodes well for the future. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

April 27, 2014 3:00 PM

Football Recruiting: Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruting Rundown puts the spotlight on the quarterback position. It's on Columns and Features.

April 27, 2014 5:40 AM

Football: Tony Gersdeman's Spring Recaps continue today with his look at the wide receivers. It's on Columns and Features.

April 26, 2014 4:00 AM

Football: Defensive line coach Larry Johnson is trying to take a very good unit and make it even better.

Patrick Murphy has the story on Columns and Features.

April 25, 2014 4:35 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's Five for Friday looks at which current Buckeyes are potential early entries in future NFL drafts. It's on Columns and Features.

April 25, 2014 3:00 AM

Football: WR Corey Smith has all the skills. All he needs now is consistency. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

April 24, 2014 3:45 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman's revisits the spring progress at the H-Back position on Columns and Features.

April 24, 2014 2:35 AM

OSU Athletics: The Department of Athletics has undertaken 45 million dollars in facility upgrades at a variety of venues including Ohio Stadium.

Tony Gerdeman has the details on Columns and Features.

April 23, 2014 5:45 PM

Football: After a troubled start at OSU talented TE Marcus Baugh is hoping to regain the trust of the OSU coaching staff.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

April 23, 2014 2:55 AM

Football: Armani Reeves is confident that a new defensive philosphy will lead to improved play by him and the rest of the OSU secondary.

Patrick Murphy has the story on Columns and Features.

April 22, 2014 6:40 AM

Football: A former Alabama offensive lineman will transfer to OSU.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

April 22, 2014 6:10 PM

Football: The Buckeyes went into spring ball knowing they will have to replace Carlos Hyde next fall. Tony Gerdeman's recap of how the running back position shook out this spring is on Columns and Features.

April 22, 2014 3:00 AM

Football: New defensive coordinator Chris Ash says he sees plenty of talent on the OSU defensive roster. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

April 21, 2014 4:20 PM

OSU Athletics: Tony Gerdman's weekly mailbag had some great questions this week. It's on Columns and Features.

April 21, 2014 2:30 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman recaps the OSU spring at the quarterback position on Columns and Features.

April 20, 2014 5:35 PM

Football Recruiting: This week's edition of Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown is loaded. It's on Columns and Features.

April 20, 2014 1:35 PM

Football: After redshirting last season Bri'onte Dunn is ready to compete for playing time.

Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

BaseballApril 19, 2014 10:15 PM

Baseball: The Buckeyes mounted a comeback in the bottom of the ninth, but fell short 7-5 to the Murray State Racers in Bill Davis Stadium on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Columbus. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

April 19, 2014 9:05 PM

Football Recruiting: The Buckeye 2015 recruiting class got smaller by one today when a previously commited player flipped to Auburn. Tony Gerdeman's report is one Columns and Features.

BaseballApril 18, 2014 11:30 PM

Baseball:  It was a beautiful evening for baseball as the Buckeyes downed the Murray State Racers 3-1 in Bill Davis Stadium Friday night. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

FootballApril 18, 2014 5:35 PM

Football: Players and coaches from the Spring Game losing team spent a few hours on Friday cleaning and rehabbing the Buckeye Grove, just South of Ohio Stadium. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

April 18, 20 14 3:20 AM

Football: Many things are expected of the OSU offense next fall. One of them is a lot more versatility from the H-Back position. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

April 18, 2014 2:30 AM

Football: First the offense, now the defense. Tony Gerdeman looks at the unanswered questions on the defensive side of the ball following spring practice. It's on Columns and Features.

April 17, 2014 1:00 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman checks in with some of the unanswered questions for the Buckeye offense following spring practice. Now on Columns and Features.

BaseballApril 17, 2014 3:20 AM

Baseball: The Buckeyes rotated through a number of mid-week pitchers and Ball State found a few that they liked, stringing together hits in the 4th and 6th innings to down Ohio State 8-6 in Bill Davis Stadium Wednesday night. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

April 17, 2014 1:05 AM

Football: Even though the Buckeyes are still in the early stages of 2015 recruiting, they are also very involved with a number of top 2016 prospects as well. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

April 16, 2014 1:35 PM

Football: Per a report, Ohio State redshirt freshman safety Jayme Thompson is leaving the program. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

April 16, 2014 11:35 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman checks back in with another installment of The-Ozone Mailbag, this time focusing on the close of Ohio State spring practice and thoughts on the Spring Game. Check out it out on Columns and Features.

April 15, 2014 11:25 PM

Football: ESPN has announced three Ohio State games to be played in primetime this season. Tony Gerdeman has the report on Columns and Features.

April 15, 2014 9:40 PM

Football: The Buckeyes are in the running for a former Alabama offensive lineman. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

April 15, 2014 2:10 PM

Football: ABC/ESPN announced today that they will be broadcasting six Big Ten night game during the 2014 season. Ohio State will be taking part in half of them. OSU's primetime games will be the Sept. 6 home opener vs Virginia Tech(ESPN), Oct. 25 @ Penn State(ABC/ESPN or ESPN 2) and Nov. 1 vs Illinois(ABC/ESPN or ESPN 2). All schedule for 8pm kick offs.

April 15, 2014 12:10 AM

Football: In the sports world the "Rights of Spring" include spring football and baseball. Tony Gerdman combines the two in his Spring Football Awards on Columns and Features.

April 14, 2014 10:50 PM

Football: Sometime you get the bear, sometime the bear gets you. Sometime you get the truck, sometimes you get dumped. Sometime you get the elevator, sometime you get the shaft.

Tony Gerdeman's pregame predictions for the spring game were just a tad off; or maybe they weren't. Tony revisits his predictions on Columns and Features.

April 14, 2014 1:30 PM

Football: Spring football resulted in some shuffling of the depth charts. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features,

April 13, 2014 5:15 PM

Football Recruiting: Tony Gerdeman's Sunday Recruiting Rundown is on Columns and Features.

April 13, 2014 2:00 PM

Men's Basketball Recruiting: Thad Matta picked up a commitment from a big man yesterday. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

FootballApril 13, 2014 1:25 AM

Football: It was a beautiful day in the Horseshoe, but the game on the field was somewhat more lackluster. Young players gained experience and no one was injured, so mission accomplished. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

April 12, 2014 9:50 PM

Football: Patrick Murphy's 10 Things We Learned in the Spring Game is on Columns and Features.

April 12, 2014 8:40 PM

Football: It was the Gray over the Scarlet today in Ohio Stadium. Tony Gerdeman's report is on Columns and Features.

BaseballApril 12, 2014 12:30 AM

Baseball: The Buckeyes fought back from 4-1 down, but couldn't capitalize with two players in scoring position in the bottom of the ninth and fell to Penn State 5-4 Friday night in Bill Davis Stadium. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

April 11, 2014 12:15 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman has made 10 bold predictions about the upcoming spring game, one of which has already come true even though the game isn't until tomorrow.

It's on Columns and Features.

April 11, 2014 10:25 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman lets us know what to watch for in the spring game in Five for Friday on Columns and Features.

April 10, 2014 9:15 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman has the definititve breakdown of the Spring Game rosters. Find out who has the advantages and why on Columns and Features.

April 10, 2014 6:30 PM

Football: The rosters for the spring game have been announced.

April 10, 2014 4:50 PM

Football: Keep you friends close, your enemies closer.

Tony Gerdeman's report on the U of M teleconference includes an interesting comment from Wolverine defensive lineman (and native Ohioan) Frank Clark on the impact the Ohio State loss had (or didn't have) on U of M's season.

It's on Columns and Features.

April 10, 2014 4:10 PM

Football: Time spent on the sideline this spring might be a real blessing in disguise for Braxton Miller.

Patrick Murphy has the story on Columns and Features.

April 10, 2014 2:20 PM

Football: Tony Gerdeman brings us up to speed on the comments of Urban Meyer and Michael Bennett on today's B1G teleconference.

It's on Columns and Features.

April 10, 2014 1:35 AM

Football: The cover-4 "quarters" defense being installed by Chris Ash is a hot topic this spring.

Today Ken Pryor begins a multi-part series on just what that defense is and how it works.

The first installment is on Columns and Features.

April 9, 2014 11:30 PM

Football: Linebacker Josh Perry wants to step up his game and be the next dominant OSU linebacker.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

April 9, 2014 8:00 PM

Ohio State Football
Urban Meyer: (10:32)

spacer

Football:
Head Coach Urban Meyer spoke with the media Wednesday evening in the WHAC. He talked about the progress of the team, the upcoming Spring Game and more. Check out what he had to say.
Using Internet Explorer and have trouble viewing these videos? Click the Compatibility View icon in the address bar.

TMDApril 9, 2014 7:40 PM

Football: Urban Meyer updated media members on Spring ball today.

Tony Gerdeman's Two Minute Drill Report is on Columns and Features,

BaseballApril 9, 2014 5:40 AM

Baseball: The Buckeyes pick up an 8-1 victory over Eastern Michigan Tuesday evening in Bill Davis Stadium.. Jim Davidson has the Photo Gallery on Columns and Features.

April 9, 2014 2:10 AM

Football: OSU offensive lineman is making the leap from obscurity to starter.

Patrick Murphy has the story on Columns and Features.

April 9, 2014 12:35 AM

Football: The OSU defense search for safeties has them looking at corners.

Tony Gerdeman's Report is on Columns and Features.

April 8, 2014 2:55 PM

the-Ozone Announcement: About 1,100 dollars have come in since our last fund raiser announcement. That brings our total raised to just over 15,100 dollars toward our goal of 16,500.

If you have already participated, thank you.

If not, please take the time to find out why we are doing this and if you can, help us out. We are getting very cloe to our goal of 16,500. We'd love to reach our goal before the spring game.

Details on why we're doing this.

How to donate: Paypal (click below) and by mail.

 

To Donate by mail Make checks and mail to:
Ozone Communications
1351 King Avenue, Ste 100B
Columbus, Ohio 43212

April 8, 2014 1:35 PM

Football: Chris Ash and Kerry Coombs have the OSU cornerbacks pressing to make the OSU defense better in 2014.

Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

April 8, 2014 6:30 AM

Football: Tony Gerdeman carries the mail today when he takes on the posers in the-Ozone Mailbag on Columns and Features.

April 7, 2014 12:25 PM

Football: Freshman Running back Curtis Samuel has made progress toward being another home run threat for the OSU offense. Tony Gerdeman has the story on Columns and Features.

Yesterday's News and Notes

 

The-Ozone Privacy Policy

(c) 2014 The O-Zone, O-Zone Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, rebroadcast,rewritten, or redistributed.

 
07/30/2014 12:41 PM --