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Ari Wasserman and Bill Landis discuss Ohio State football and recruiting. From Ohio Stadium to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and all the highways connecting Big Ten country, they cover the most important stories surrounding one of the biggest programs in college football.

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    USC and UCLA join the Big Ten | Ohio State recruiting update

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 66:12

    Ari and Bill discuss the Big Ten expansion news and have some Ohio State recruiting updates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State adds five-star wide receivers to 2023 recruiting class

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 66:26

    Ari & Bill discuss Ohio State landing two five-star receivers this week as well as a four-star in the top 50. Is Brian Hartline one of the best recruiters in program history? Will the Buckeyes hot receiver recruiting jump-start a strong finish to its 2023 class? Enjoy the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mailbag! Does the Buckeyes offense fail in the big games?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 60:20

    Ari & Bill answer listener questions on Ohio State's offensive performance in its biggest games, the 2024 recruiting class, freshman linebacker C.J. Hicks and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Counting down to Ohio State's opening weekend vs. Notre Dame

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 68:52

    Bill & Ari have updates from Ohio State recruiting camps then welcome Notre Dame beat writer Pete Sampson to the show! The guys talk about the huge opening weekend matchup in Columbus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    An inside look at Ohio State's first recruiting camp of the summer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 64:52

    Ari and Bill recap Ohio State's first recruiting camp, which Bill was at on Wednesday, and broke down some of the recruiting offers that went out to high school prospects. The guys answered an Apple 5-star review question about Big Ten campuses and a what if question on how Ohio State's quarterback room would look right now had Dwayne Haskins stayed an extra year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State recruiting update

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 67:54

    Ari and Bill discuss Ohio State recruiting. The guys hit on the new of 5-star RB Richard Young canceling his Ohio State official visit and what that means. They discuss QB recruiting and what OSU will try to do at that position in 2023. Plus, the top 5 remaining targets for the 2023 class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State vs. Notre Dame kickoff time + State of the Program

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 64:13

    Notre Dame kickoff time officially announced! Bill discusses his annual state of state of the program including his discussion with Ryan Day in his office last week. Plus, a fantasy football question about OSU's first-round receivers and a national restaurant debate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes land another 5-star QB

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 52:08

    Ari and Bill discuss 2024 5-star quarterback Dylan Raiola's commitment to Ohio State. Which programs are best at turning 5-stars into 1st round picks? Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Is Ohio State's recruiting a cause for concern?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 55:35

    Ari and Bill discuss whether Ohio State's 2023 class is cause for concern. Can the Buckeyes keep up with the NIL collective arms race? Plus, reaction to the NFL Draft and Ari's big day.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Spring ball final thoughts + the 2023 Buckeyes recruiting class

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 69:32

    Ari and Bill give their thoughts on the spring game and address any lingering questions the Buckeyes have coming out of spring practice. Plus, an update on Ohio State's 2023 recruiting class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2022 Ohio State spring draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 70:41

    Bill and Ari each draft a team of Buckeyes, 22 positions in total, ahead of Saturday's spring game. Find out where the Buckeyes have the most depth, which areas are a strength, and which might have cause for concern. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Remembering Dwayne Haskins

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 22:42

    Ari and Bill celebrate the life of former Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins who tragically died on Saturday morning after being struck by a vehicle in south Florida. Haskins was more than just a very good football player he was a good person. On the field, the charismatic QB changed the trajectory of the Buckeyes program. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Transfer news, Ohio State's 2022 expectations, southern recruiting & more.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 66:27

    Ari and Bill discuss recent transfers out of the program, a recruiting commitment and give early thoughts for OSU's 2022 championship chances. Plus, recruiting in the state of Georgia, the Notre Dame opener, Brian Hartline and Easter candy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes spring ball updates on Jack Sawyer, Cade Stover, Donovan Jackson and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 60:39

    Ari & Bill continue their coverage of Ohio State spring practice. Bill gives updates on both sides of the ball after players and coaches were made available for interviews on Tuesday. Despite paying 2 million to new DC Jim Knowles, Ari is still concerned about the defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Pro Day, spring practice & the Buckeyes bounced from March Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 65:43

    Ari and Bill discuss Ohio State's Pro Day, spring practice and the Buckeyes basketball team getting bounced from the NCAA Tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State back in the NCAA Tournament + spring football

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 76:03

    Bill and Ari break down the basketball team's NCAA Tournament opener against Loyola-Chicago, and recap the first week of football spring practice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State spring football preview: defense

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 62:43

    Ari and Bill discuss the state of Ohio State's defense heading into spring practice. The guys start on the defensive line, a unit that could determine the success of the season. What should Buckeyes fans expect from Jim Knowles' scheme at the linebacker position? Plus, an inside look at the secondary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State spring football preview: offense

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 76:23

    Ari and Bill set out to preview the whole roster ahead of spring football but ended up spending nearly an hour on offense. Keep an eye out for an episode early next week on the Buckeyes defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes mailbag, fast food debate & Bill's wedding!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 80:09

    Bill has officially tied the knot and the guys celebrate on the show! Ari answers mailbag questions on Ohio State football, basketball and food. Spring football is just around the corner and the 2022 version of the Buckeyes football squad is coming together. On the court, Ohio State is heading to the Big Ten and NCAA Tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Gene Smith's bizarre press conference + mailbag questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 92:28

    Ohio State AD Gene Smith held a press conference on Wednesday and commented on an expanded CFB Playoff, the possibility of on campus playoff games and other hot topics. Ari and Bill react to his comments. Plus, mailbag questions! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    New Ohio State coaches and players introduced

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 80:12

    Ari and Bill discuss first impressions of Ohio State's new coaches and players who spoke to the media this week. What type of impact will the new personnel have on the program in the short and long term? Plus, Jim Harbaugh announced he will stay at Michigan after interviewing for the Vikings job on Wednesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State reshapes coaching staff + grading preseason projections

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 54:20

    Ari and Bill give their opinions on Ryan Day reshaping the coaching staff and then look back on what they got right and wrong with their preseason over/unders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ryan Day hires an offensive line coach + Ohio State recruiting and transfer news

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 58:46

    Ohio State makes a change at offensive line coach. Ari Wasserman and Bill Landis discuss some other staffing decisions, recruiting and transfer news. Plus, the guys give their thoughts on the national championship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Rose Bowl to remember for Ohio State

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 60:39

    Ari and Bill discuss Ohio State's last second win in the Rose Bowl vs. Utah. The Buckeyes season finished with a flurry as Jaxson Smith-Njigba set a FBS bowl record with 347 yards receiving. Was he the best WR on the roster this season? OSU has positive momentum heading into the offseason and the second national signing day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State is ready for the Rose Bowl. Game breakdown and picks!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 66:37

    It's time to talk ball. Ari and Bill make their official Rose Bowl picks! The guys breakdown the game vs. Utah. Plus, a look at the College Football Playoff matchups on New Year's Eve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Rose Bowl opt outs mean young Buckeyes take center stage

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 61:38

    Ari and Bill discuss Ohio State's Rose Bowl opt outs, which young players they are excited to see get more snaps and what the addition of transfer DeaMonte Trayanum means for the defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mailbag: Are the Buckeyes on upset alert?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 57:50

    Ari and Bill pick out positives to consider during Ohio State's preparation for the Rose Bowl. Are the Buckeyes on upset alert? Mailbag questions on football and food! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State's National Signing Day and NIL's impact

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 66:28

    Ari & Bill recap Ohio State's signing day and discuss where the Buckeyes stand at filling some key positional needs. NIL's impact on recruiting is impossible to ignore. Plus, Ari has a message for Ohio State beat writers and fans.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Building Ohio State's 2022 roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 63:27

    Ari and Bill discuss Ohio State's transfer philosophy and update where things stand with the 2022 recruiting class. The guys give their take on the best way to build the 2022 version of Ohio State's roster. Plus, are fans even excited about a trip to the Rose Bowl? Ryan Day will have to motivate his team.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Jim Knowles is Ohio State's new DC

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 44:42

    Ari and Bill discuss Ryan Day's decision to bring on Oklahoma State DC Jim Knowles as the new Buckeyes defensive signal caller. Knowles is a vegan from Philly who is tasked with revamping Ohio State's defense. The guys grade the hire and discuss what type of scheme you can expect to see from a Knowles coached team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Quinn Ewers enters the transfer portal

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 23:46

    Ari and Bill discuss the breaking news that former 5 star QB Quinn Ewers has entered the transfer portal after skipping his high school senior season to join the Buckeyes early.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    What changes should Ryan Day make on his coaching staff?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 74:48

    Ohio State is trying to close its recruiting class. How do the coaching changes across the country impact that and what changes should Ryan Day make on his staff this offseason? Ari and Bill debate and discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State's season is over. What's next?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 63:16

    Ari and Bill ask the tough questions after Ohio State's loss to Michigan in Ann Arbor. The guys take a micro and macro view of the program as it prepares for a Rowl Bose appearance that falls short of the season's ultimate goal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State at Michigan preview with Nick Baumgardner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 70:52

    Ari & Bill welcome The Athletic's Michigan beat writer Nick Baumgardner to the show for a no holds barred discussion about one of the biggest rivalries in college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A perfect game, CJ Heisman & Michigan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 64:25

    Ari and Bill discuss Ohio State's offensive perfection vs. Michigan State and debate whether C.J. Stroud's can and/or should win the Heisman trophy. Plus, the guys kick off Michigan week with a conversation about how close this game could realistically be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes vs. Spartans - top 10 matchup preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 56:55

    The Athletic's Ari Wasserman & Bill Landis are joined by Michigan State beat writer Colton Pouncy to preview Saturday's top 10 matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State back on track just in time for stretch run

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 57:40

    Ari Wasserman and Bill Landis discuss Ohio State getting back on track in a blowout home win vs. Purdue. What are the defensive concerns heading into the final two games vs. Michigan State and Michigan. Plus, who should be Ohio State's Heisman candidate? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Is Ohio State on upset alert vs. Purdue? Mailbag!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 66:26

    Ari & Bill make heir predictions for Ohio State vs. Purdue and then answer questions from the mailbag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State wins but offensive issues remain

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 55:55

    Ari and Bill discuss Ohio State's close win vs. Nebraska. What's wrong with the offense? Can the Buckeyes win out vs. Purdue, Michigan State & Michigan? Ryan Day's play calling has left a bit to be desired. CJ Stroud's postgame commentary was...strange. The guys will be back later in the week to preview the Buckeyes matchup vs. Purdue. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes ranked #5 with Nebraska on deck

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 46:17

    Ari & Bill react to Ohio State's first playoff rankings and give their picks for the Nebraska game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State beats Penn State + predicting the first playoff rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 63:55

    Ari & Bill recap Saturday night's win vs. Penn State and then offer some thoughts on the teams in the playoff race and predict where they think OSU will be in the first rankings on Tuesday night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State-Penn State preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 63:41

    Bill Landis & Audrey Snyder do a deep dive into what was supposed to be one of the most anticipated matchups of the Big Ten season. What looked like a potential top 10 matchup three weeks ago is now more than a 2 TD spread. Can Penn State give Ohio State a game? The Buckeyes offense is clicking on all cylinders and CJ Stroud looks to have an edge over Sean Clifford.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State looks playoff bound & Ari is breathing fire

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 61:41

    Ari & Bill are back after Ohio State's blowout 54-7 win vs. Indiana. It feels like the Buckeyes are playoff bound based on how well they are playing. Is Chris Olave the best WR on Ohio State history? Ari is breathing fire on this Monday morning. Bill says this is the best Ohio State offense he's covered since taking over the Buckeyes beat. Is a matchup with in-state Cincinnati on the horizon in the playoff? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes at Indiana preview & mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 49:27

    Ari & Bill preview Saturday night's game at Indiana and answer listener questions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State's midseason report card

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 59:20

    Ari & Bill have a midseason report on Ohio State football. The guys discuss best surprises, worst surprises and the biggest questions moving forward. Plus, which players will be the most interesting to watch in the second half of the season? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State recruiting update

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 61:48

    During the open week Ari & Bill do a deep dive on Ohio State recruiting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Is Ohio State the 2nd best team in the country?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 56:28

    Ari & Bill discuss where Ohio State fits into the national picture after a wild weekend of college football. A win vs. Maryland makes in 3 straight for the Buckeyes and all of a sudden the team has real momentum heading into the open week.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Papa Ari returns + Maryland picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 49:34

    Ari & Bill discuss the direction Ohio State is headed and then gave their picks for the Maryland game. Plus, the Big Ten East has 4 teams ranked in the top 10. Which teams are legit and which teams are fools gold?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Has the Big Ten East caught up with Ohio State?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 61:07

    Four Big Ten East teams are ranked in the top 11 right now! With Ari out on baby duty, Bill is joined by The Athletic's national college football writer Max Olson to discuss Ohio State's win at Rutgers, if the Buckeyes are getting things turned around and where they fit in the bigger picture of college football and their own division. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Rutgers picks + mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 60:06

    Ari and Bill discuss Ohio State's QB plan this week, give their picks for the Rutgers game and answer listener questions from the mailbag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Quarterback future and K'Vaughan Pope dismissed from team

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 44:04

    Ari and Bill discuss Kyle McCord's performance in the win over Akron, and what Ryan Day might do at quarterback moving forward. They also discuss the incident with linebacker K'Vaughan Pope leaving the sideline in the middle of the game and his dismissal from the team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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