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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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    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

    C.J. Stroud unlikely to play vs. Akron

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 26:06

    Ari & Bill hit on the news that C.J. Stroud is unlikely to play against Akron and discuss what that could mean for the quarterback position moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State coaching & QB questions + Doug Lesmerises

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 82:25

    Ari and Bill's former podcast co-host Doug Lesmerises of cleveland.com joins 4 to 6 with A&B to discuss his new Ohio State recruiting book, what's going on with the Buckeyes right now and to take a trip down memory lane. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State's issues on display in unconvincing win vs. Tulsa

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 61:30

    Ari & Bill break down the win against Tulsa, review some of the defensive changes, discuss how C.J. Stroud played and examine how Ohio State's issues go far beyond what they're struggling with on defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Will Ryan Day make a change at defensive coordinator?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 62:35

    Ari and Bill discuss what Ryan Day said about the defensive issues this week, and whether they think changes — big or small — are coming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State's defense is broken. What's next for the Buckeyes after Saturday's loss?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 78:13

    Ari & Bill break down the loss to Oregon and discuss whether Ohio State has the right blend of coaching, scheme and talent to get their defense fixed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes vs. Ducks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 57:20

    Ari & Bill preview Ohio State vs. Oregon and give game picks. Plus, the guys talk about what happened around the rest of college football in Week 1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes beat Minnesota in C.J. Stroud's debut

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 53:58

    Ari & Bill react to Ohio State's 45-31 win vs. Minnesota to kick off the 2021 season. They discuss C.J. Stroud's play, TreVeyon Henderson's flash (and why he should be playing more), the odd personnel decisions on defense and whether anything happened to change what they think about Ohio State moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Season predictions & Ohio State's team talent composite

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 63:01

    Ari & Bill discuss the 2021 College Football Team Talent Composite and where Ohio State fits into the national picture. The guys give their picks for the Big Ten Championship and the College Football Playoff. Plus, game picks against the spread for the Buckeyes opener against Minnesota. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2021 season over/unders. How many TDs will Buckeyes QB C.J. Stroud score?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 62:02

    Ari & Bill discuss over/unders for the season including C.J. Stroud total touchdowns, TreVeyon Henderson rushing yards, Jack Sawyer sacks and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    C.J. Stroud leads Buckeyes QB competition

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 58:48

    Ari & Bill are back for another episode after Bill was able to watch an entire practice. He details what he saw on and off the field including C.J. Stroud's strange day after being named the leader of the QB competition. Plus, an inside look at boths sides of the ball just two weeks away from the first game of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State fall camp: Offensive line shakeup

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 56:22

    Ari & Bill open with a lengthy discussion about some significant shakeup on Ohio State's offensive line. The guys talk about some young defensive backs who've been sticking out in camp and OSU's place in the preseason coaches poll. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State fall camp: Week 1 takeaways

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 48:22

    Ari & Bill discuss takeaways from Ohio State's first week of fall camp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Five star QB Quinn Ewers skips HS senior season to join Buckeyes in 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 48:54

    Ari & Bill have the latest on the #1 QB prospect in the class of 2022 skipping his senior high school season to join Ohio State immediately. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How Ohio State would be affected by realignment & camp preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 68:27

    Sound the realignment siren! After making their intent to leave the Big 12 for the SEC known last week, Texas and Oklahoma made a crucial step towards joining the Southeastern Conference by stating they would not renew their media grant of rights with the Big 12. How would Ohio State be affected by the Longhorns and Sooners cutting bait? Would other teams depart from their conference, including the remnants of the Big 12, to bolster the Big Ten? If so, which new additions could test the Buckeyes? How would new players impact Ohio State's recruiting approach? Plus, some notes to recap Big Ten Media Days, and a look ahead to camp. Follow Bill on Twitter: @BillLandis25 Follow Ari on Twitter: @AriWasserman Join The Athletic for 33% off an annual subscription! Visit: theathletic.com/4to6 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes Mailbag: Is TreVeyon Henderson destined for stardom? Big 10 championship odds & best fast food burger

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 77:37

    Bill and Ari take time to answer your pressing Ohio State questions! Is TreVeyon Henderson bound for stardom? What will decide whether Michigan keeps or ousts Jim Harbaugh? Ari sinks his teeth into a query about the best fast food burger. Should you bet on Ohio State winning the Big 10? Plus, how close is the Big 10 to the SEC in terms of top-to-bottom talent? Follow Ari on Twitter: @AriWasserman Follow Bill on Twitter: @BillLandis25 Join The Athletic for just $3.99 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/4to6 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Should Terrelle Pryor's records be restored? Big Ten win totals!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 68:35

    Ari & Bill discuss Terrelle Pryor and the five players who were suspended in 2010 asking to have their records reinstated. Plus, Big Ten win totals! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes building National Championship roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 80:07

    Ari & Bill discuss J.T. Tuimoloau committing to Ohio State and Ari has impressions of Quinn Ewers and other QBs from the Elite 11. Is Ohio State now recruiting on the same level as Alabama? Should fans expect a National Championship by 2023? Plus, 4th of July fare. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    All eyes on Ohio State commit Quinn Ewers at the Elite 11 QB camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 76:35

    Bill is back & Ari is at the Elite 11 QB camp finally getting eyes on Quinn Ewers. Plus, NIL rules are officially changing July 1st. How quick will we see players selling their name, image & likeness? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Brian Windhorst talks about his Buckeye fandom

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 78:23

    Ari is joined by ESPN's Brian Windhorst to talk about all things Ohio State -- Brian's OSU fandom, Buckeye moments he wishes he could have back, and fast food burgers! Plus, how big of an Ohio State fan is LeBron James? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Playoff expansion & Buckeyes recruiting update

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 70:12

    Ari & Bill update the status of Ohio State's recruiting efforts during the busy month of June. How does college football playoff expansion impact the Buckeyes during the regular season and postseason? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A massive month of recruiting for the Buckeyes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 65:11

    Ari & Bill discuss whether Ohio State will have any recruiting fireworks (commitments) in June, update where things stand with J.T. Tuimoloau and pick out a couple of key visitors this month. They also talk about how more transfers could impact the way Ohio State and other programs build their rosters going forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ryan Day is recruiting better than Urban Meyer

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 62:08

    Ari & Bill welcome Rudy Fink to the show. Rudy won the 4 to 6 with A&B NCAA Tournament bracket challenge and his prize was to program the show for the day and be a co-host. Here's what's on tap: Ryan Day - wins above replacement. How good has he been? Top 3 under appreciated Buckeyes since Urban's tenure. Predicting the next team besides OSU to win the Big 10. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ari's back! Mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 58:58

    Ari is back from vacation and takes listener questions with Bill. When will Ohio State next lose a Big Ten game? Will Ohio Stadium will be full in the fall? An update on recruiting and transfers. Plus, the ultimate fast food combo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Inside the Michigan rivalry with Nick Baumgardner

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 42:05

    Bill Landis is joined by The Athletic's Sr. Writer Nick Baumgardner to go inside the Ohio State vs. Michigan rivalry on & off the field. Why can't Michigan keep up with the Buckeyes on the recruiting trail? Is this Jim Harbaugh's make or break season in Ann Arbor? Plus, a look at how two former Buckeyes are performing for the Detroit Lions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State & Alabama lead NFL draft with 10 players selected

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 56:14

    Ohio State ties Alabama with 10 players selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Ari & Bill discuss why the numbers don't tell the entire story. Justin Fields was the 4th QB taken in the 1st round behind Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson & Trey Lance. Former Ohio State HC Urban Meyer selects his first draft class in the NFL. Plus, Jameson Williams is in the transfer portal and could land at Alabama. Note: shortly after recording Williams did officially commit to the Crimson Tide. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Who is QB1?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 70:57

    Ari & Bill have takeaways from Ohio State's spring game. Is C.J. Stroud QB1 or is freshman Kyle McCord good enough to be the guy as a true freshman? Plus, the guys have a stock up stock down report after watching Ohio State's spring game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    What to watch for at Ohio State's spring game

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 62:49

    Bill is back with more observations from Ohio State's spring practice. ESPN's Preseason FPI rankings have Ohio State at #5 behind Alabama, Oklahoma, Clemson and....Iowa State?! Plus, what to watch at Ohio State's spring game this Saturday? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Bill goes to Ohio State practice

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 51:10

    Ari asks Bill his observations from Ohio State's spring practice. Did the team have juice? Which QB looked the best? Everything you need to know about Ohio State's 2021 roster & depth chart is analyzed and discussed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State spring practice, the NFL draft & recruiting

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 65:16

    Ari & Bill react to one NFL team giving Justin Fields a 4th round draft grade. Plus, the guys take listener questions about spring practice, recruiting, the NFL Draft & fast food tacos! Submit your questions to 4to6AB@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Is Ryan Day a top 5 coach in college football? Spring practice update.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 64:11

    The Big Ten announces an attendance plans for spring sports & the 2021 football season. Each school will make its own decision based on local rules. Bruce Feldman & Stewart Mandel rank Ryan Day on their annual list of top 25 coaches. Is the Ohio State coach ranked in the right spot? The guys debate. Plus, a spring practice update.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    10 Buckeyes to watch during spring practice + Ohio State hoops

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 69:14

    Ari & Bill discuss the 10 most interesting players to watch during Ohio State spring practice, which starts on Friday. The guys also talk about whether the basketball team can make a run in the NCAA Tournament. Subscribe to The Athletic using this special promo code: www.theathletic.com/4-6 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The future of Ohio State recruiting in Ohio

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 58:56

    Ari and Bill discuss how the Buckeyes are recruiting in the state, and how that benefits other programs that compete with Ohio State on the field. And then they get into some discussion about the intricate dynamics of the quarterback room in 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Which position group is Ohio State's strength in 2021?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 67:00

    Ari & Bill rank positions groups (QB, RB, WR, TE, OL, DT, DE, LB, CB and SAF) 1-10 in terms of how good they feel about them heading into spring ball, which starts on March 19. Plus, mailbag questions about former QB turned coach Kenny Guiton and which positions could be hit hardest by transfers once the dust settles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Dane Brugler scouts Ohio State's draft prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 44:38

    The Athletic's Dane Brugler joins Bill Landis to in depth on Ohio State's 2021 NFL Draft prospects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Is Ohio State maximizing potential based on recruiting success?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 73:25

    Ari & Bill are back to answer listener questions during the offseason and ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft. Please direct your questions & anything else you want to say about the show to 4to6AB@gmail.com! Is Justin Fields the best Ohio State QB prospect ever? Is Ohio State maximizing its potential based on recruiting success? Which player will have the largest impact on the team in 2021 not including QB? Plus, the Buckeyes MBB squad is #4 in the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ryan Day promotes from within & EA Sports announces new CFB video game

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 64:43

    The Athletic's Ari Wasserman & Bill Landis discuss Ryan Day's decision to promote Parker Flemming to special teams coordinator & Matt Barnes to secondary coach. Kerry Coombs will continue to be the DC without a co-DC. Plus, EA Sports announces a new CFB video game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buckeyes projected 2021 depth chart + Greg Mattison's retirement

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 75:37

    Ari & Bill take a look at Ohio State's roster and project Ryan Day's 2021 depth chart. After a run to the National Championship, there are important holes to fill including QB. Plus, Greg Mattison's retirement means there is an opening on Ryan Day's defensive staff. Who will he hire? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Who is staying & who is leaving?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 71:49

    Ari & Bill discuss which players are staying in Columbus for another year & who the Buckeyes will be losing to the NFL draft. What does WR Chris Olave's return mean for the offense and how is Ohio State going to address their defensive issues this offseason? The guys answer listener questions and share their opinions on what should be a busy offseason for Ryan Day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State's gameplan falls short vs. Alabama

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 65:01

    Ari & Bill dive discuss the National Championship blowout & ask questions about Ohio State's gameplan. On offense, it didn't seem like the Buckeyes went all-in, especially after kicking a FG inside the 10 yard line. On defense, an unwillingness to adjust led to DeVonta Smith dominating the 1st half. Is Ryan Day's honeymoon period at Ohio State officially over? It's time to turn the page to next season. What's next? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    National Championship predictions & mailbag questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 69:52

    Ari & Bill make their official National Championship predictions with the game only 3 days away. Plus, the guys answer subscriber questions! Who had a better chance to win a title, this year's Ohio State team against Alabama or last year's Ohio State team against LSU? This Alabama team is the best team Ohio State has played since...?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How do the Buckeyes stack up vs. Alabama?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 67:00

    We are less than a week from the College Football Playoff National Championship. Ari & Bill have an update on Justin Fields health. Plus, the guys discuss why the Buckeyes have a chance to upset the Crimson Tide. Plus, where does the semi-final win vs. Clemson rank amongst best wins in recent program history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State gets revenge vs. Clemson. Will play Bama for National title.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2021 62:52

    Ari & Bill react to Ohio State's win vs. Clemson in the Sugar Bowl. The Buckeyes did everything necessary to achieve a comfortable 49-28 win. Justin Fields played the best game of his career and the defense showed it might be able to limit Alabama. The National Championship is now 9 days away in Miami. Can the Buckeyes replicate the performance to win a Championship?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Sugar Bowl Eve

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 57:38

    Breaking news: Clemson OC Tony Elliott will miss the Sugar Bowl. What does it mean for the matchup? Plus, the guys examine Ohio State’s current placement in the sport and what the various potential results in the game could mean for the Buckeyes moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ohio State vs. Clemson preview & predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2020 50:59

    Ari & Bill preview the Sugar Bowl from every angle and make their predictions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    It's Sugar Bowl week. Can Ohio State pull the upset?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 63:48

    The Athletic's Ari Wasserman & Bill Landis welcome you to Sugar Bowl week. Ohio State is a TD underdog in many sportsbooks heading into the CFB playoff semi-final rematch vs. Clemson. Urban Meyer has reported interest in coaching at the NFL level. Would the former Buckeyes coach succeed in that role? Plus, the guys ask each other pressing questions about Friday night's matchup.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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