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On this show, opinion and data reign supreme on this show. Your host Christopher Renne brings his sense of humor and his strategic knowledge of the sports of Football and Basketball to this show following the Ohio State Buckeyes teams. You come for Ohio State, and you leave learning more than you th…

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    Ohio State Spring Update Ep. 8: Draft Preview (Kinda), Dasan McCullough, and Show News

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 47:47

    Previewing of the draft eligible Buckeyes where they might land and what they bring to each team. Why Ohio State fans suck sometimes and the specific example of Dasan McCullough's recruitment. Lastly, huge announcement for Buck Off.

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    Ohio State Spring Update Ep. 7: Spring Game Final Thoughts, Predictions, and Super Leagues

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 52:19

    The Spring Game concluded, but there were some thoughts I was still pondering. I talk about them including the elite youth movement among other things. I make some predictions for 2021 post spring game, nothing too crazy. Lastly, Super Leagues are a conversation, it makes me reflect on College Football and the playoff era.

    Spring Game Review: Recap, Standouts, and QB Battle

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2021 47:44

    Ohio State played football yesterday, I recap the game as it happened. Then I get into the players who made a huge impact and my favorites from the game. We also get into the QB battle and that is the important part.

    Ohio State Spring Update Ep. 6: Spring Game Preview, One Time Transfer, and Dead Period

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 46:22

    We get into what I am watching for in the spring game from position battles to new players to player development from last year. I then talk about to NCAA moves, the one time transfer rule will be going into place and the dead period is finally over.

    Ohio State Spring Practice Update Ep. 5: Special Guest, Quarterbacks, and Last Week in Spring

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 55:55

    On this episode your host has a guest who made a name for himself be a good samaritan and helping out Coach Day. Then I get into my quarterbacks in the draft, the QB competition right now, and the rest of what I'm looking for before the Spring Game Saturday.

    Ohio State Spring Update Ep. 4: Ryan Day's words, Black Stripes and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 44:55

    During this episode your host discusses the black stripes and why Ryan Day's words are being taken out of context. I also get into who I think is going to be the next to lose their black stripe, and we discuss some more draft prospectus.

    The Defense of Justin Fields and a Few Other Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2021 71:10

    This episode is special, I defend the Buckeyes quarterback great Justin Fields. The haters are out on this one, and I make sure they understand that they are wrong. Then I get into two position changes and lastly we talk about some other stuff.

    Ohio State Spring Update Ep. 3: Jack Miller, Defensive News, and Pro Days

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 48:47

    Ohio State releases some videos every day, I talk about some big ones that include the quarterback battle plus schematics, a rising DB, and some others. We get into the transfer portal and Henry To'o To'o. Then Pro Days are her for the Buckeyes, so we get into that and my charitable efforts this weekend. Lastly, i get into our head ball coaches presser in Ryan Day Takeaways.

    Ohio State Spring Update Ep. 2 - Running Backs and Baseball, 40-times, and Spring Updates

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 44:34

    The Buckeyes are extremely talented at the running back position so much so I compare it to a baseball pitching staff. 40-times are at an all time low, I am judging harshly. Ohio State's Pro-Day is coming up, I am organizing my own for charity in which I do all the stuff our favorite athletes will be doing.  Then i give the rest of the updated for Spring that I have.

    Ohio State Spring Update Ep. 1: Oraled Robert, Spring Surprises, and Racism

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 49:22

    On this episode we discuss the unfortunate ending to the Ohio State Buckeye Basketball season. What happened and the expectation for Holt moving forward. I broach the conversation of racism in sports and America. Then we get into Spring Practice, the surprises from the team and my favorite new face, new numbers. Lastly, I talk about something I can't remember currently.

    Ohio State Spring Preview: Defense

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 53:05

    The Buckeyes start Spring Practice and I bring you a little preview of position groups. Ohio State returns a loaded front four, new linebackers will be starting, and the back four can get interesting in 2021.

    March Madness 2021 Preview: Bucks Bracket, Final Four, and Upset Picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 49:56

    On this episode I get into some of my favorite memories from March Madness. Then I preview the Buckeyes' road to glory in March and early April. We get into my Final Four prediction and lastly the upsets that WILL happen.

    Ohio State 2021 Spring Preview: Offense

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 42:11

    Ohio State football and spring practice are right around the corner, the offense is ready to start a new era. I breakdown all the position groups as in depth as I can in the Spring and we get into why this team will continue being elite.

    B1G Tournament Review: Buckeyes Come Up Short, but Show They Have What it Takes

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 30:15

    Ohio State had an eventful tournament to say the least, they couldn't hold leads, but they matched three regular season losses to beat everyone on their conference schedule. I get into why this tournament was a success even if it was painful in the end, A certain Buckeye becoming a legend in front of our eyes, and a team that has what it takes to win it all.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 15: B1G Tournament Preview, SEC Scandals, Bold Predictions, and Tucson Turf

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 53:28

    The B1G Tournament is here, I preview the road in front of the Buckeyes and the Team 122's potential. The SEC is up to its normal offseason activity, we discuss sexual harassment and paying players. I go through my 2021 Bold Predictions from Without Winners and close out the show with some recruiting chat.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 14: "Draft Experts", Combine Invites, Recruiting Update, and Basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 44:53

    On this episode I am done with draft experts and their evaluations of QBs. I go into one specific person's top 6 quarterbacks. Ohio State leads the way with 14 combine invites. I read Birm's recruiting update and give my analysis. Lastly, Ohio State plays Illinois.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 13: Recruiting, Basketball Skid, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 30:08

    This episode is a short one, so the description will be as well. I talk Kyion Grayes and the wide receiver recruitment. Then I get into Will Johnson and why some fans make us look bad. We also talk about the basketball team.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 12: Basketball Game, Gene Smith Comments, and Some Recruiting

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 43:41

    During this episode, I get into the Gene Smith presser regarding games, fans, and more. Ohio State has a basketball game tonight, I discuss the injuries and what the Buckeyes will need to do to win tonight. Lastly, I get into some recruiting news I've been seeing and my four Buckeyes who will surprise people in 2021.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 11: Canada, Fields reads, ND NIL, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 49:13

    The Buckeyes may get a new friend from across the great lakes, is this real and how feasible is it actually we discuss. Justin Fields is a one read QB (until you watch the tape). Notre Dame made a claim about the NIL and the new video game. We also get into the news around our rival, some basketball, and some transfers.

    Basketball Diaries Ep. 1 Ohio State vs. Michigan: The story, the stats, and the takeaways

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 29:20

    Ohio State took on our rivals and the result didn't go our way. We get into the negatives and the positives as well as the story of the game, the stats, and your host's takeaways.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 10: NCAA Dead Period Decision, Justin Fields vs. Draft Scouts, Buckeyes against Penn State, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 53:32

    Your host gets into a discussion about the NCAA's decision and how this archaic organization can't stay out of its own way. We then get into awful draft scouting and why NFL teams stay bad with a conversation about Justin Fields. I get into my final discussion about Urban Meyer and Chris Doyle. A small preview of the Basketball Buckeyes match up against Penn State.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 8: Al Washington, The Gauntlet, and A Laughing Stock

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 37:50

    Your host gets into his final thoughts on Al Washington and the whole scenario that led him to staying. We discuss the two top duos in CFB and why there should be a seamless transition of offensive firepower. The Basketball Buckeyes close out the season in a gauntlet, we discuss. Lastly, we talk Tennessee, UCF, and why it's the Volunteers are the joke that keeps on giving.

    Ohio State Offseason EP. 8: Analysts, Indiana Basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2021 25:55

    Ohio State has added analysts to their coaching staff for the first time in my recent memory. We discuss both hires and what an analyst is does and can do. I get into Indiana on Saturday and the challenge it provides for the Buckeyes.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 7: The Basketball Buckeyes, Al Washington, and TTUN being awful

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 53:50

    During this episode I get into discussions surrounding the Al Washington saga and why Ohio State fans need to have some reasonable thought process. The Basketball Buckeyes are hot, they are ready, and I highlight the best sharpshooter in CBB. TTUN claims players in the Super Bowl, we claim DROYs. Tom Brady is not a Michigan Man.

    Ohio State Offseason 2021: The Return of a King, Signing Day, Coaching Staff, and Hoops Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 63:16

    This episode features some of the best news of all time with the return of the king EA Sports CFB. We get into signing day with my thoughts and takeaways. Ryan Day needs trust and I tell you why you should be excited for the young guys moving up. Lastly, i preview Ohio State vs. Iowa in Hoops.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 6: QB's Up North, Signing Day, and Stocks Rising

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 43:14

    I take a quick dive into our evil neighbor up north and discuss my questions about their quarterback situation. Signing Day primer for the Buckeyes and a look at their dominance this decade. Ohio State hoops stock is rising get in now.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 5: Huge Hoops Win and Senior Bowl

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2021 53:08

    Christopher Renne goes into a some thoughts about Ohio State hoops and what makes this team so good. He vents about some of his least favorite aspects about recruiting. We get into Senior Bowl practice and the game.

    Ohio State Offseason Ep. 4: QB Competitions, SEC Coaches, and Tathan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 69:01

    Your host gets into some of the college football topics of the day with conversations about the new Alabama coaches and the hire at Tennessee. We also take a deep dive into the past about Tate Martell and his future. There is some Buckeye Basketball talk as well.

    Buck Off Offseason Ep. 3: Midrange Jumpers, Recruiting Update, and Ryan Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 48:42

    Your host Christopher gets in Ohio State hoops for real this time around and gets into how Chris Holtmann has bought into his team's identity. The recruiting world has been wild I update my thoughts on JT, Raesjon Davis, and Elias Ricks. Then I talk about what the coach himself said.

    Buck Off 2021 Offseason Ep. 2: Linebackers, Transfer Portal, West Coast Recruits, and Fan Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 64:26

    We get back on schedule with another episode on this fine Thursday. Your host Christopher Renne gets into some of the most pressing topics in the offseason so far. Pete Werner declared, so we discuss the linebacker room. We get into some huge recruiting updates and the mystery of the transfer portal. Then I close out the show answering the first set of fan questions. 

    Buck Off 2021 Spring Ep. 1: Returnees and Outlook for 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 73:43

    The underclassmen declaration window has passed and on this episode we talk about the decisions to stay and go. I get into the draft entrants and their decisions and then we turn to 2021. The roster breakdown is just beginning and I take an initial look at who might be the starters in 2021.

    Post Championship Hangover Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2021 56:23

    On this episode I give my final thoughts on the championship game and season altogether. Then I begin to get into what the Buckeyes might look like next year.

    Buck Off Game Day: National Championship

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 59:30

    Ohio State takes on Alabama for the National Championship tonight. I go through the 5 keys to victories, the fun stories throughout the week, and lastly I get into the final thoughts of mine heading into the game. Ohio State will be national champions. Score Prediction: 45-34 Ohio State

    Championship Preview: Ohio State vs. Alabama Breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 75:05

    On this episode, I get into the attitude the experts have going into this game and the Buckeyes chances. The Crimson Tide won every award they could on the offensive side of the ball and I tell you why that is right where we want them. Then I get into the match ups that will drive the game and keys to victories.

    Championship Week- Alabama Roster Breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 48:51

    On this episode, I get into the roster that makes up the Crimson Tide. Nick Saban's team is loaded, but exploitable and I get into the positions I feel are strengths and weaknesses. I also talk about rumors flying around online.

    CFP: Ohio State vs. Clemson Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2021 78:00

    Happy new year everybody and what a start to 2021, Ohio State absolutely dominated the Clemson Tigers and on this episode we will discuss what made that happen. The stats tell the story are, players of the game, my checklist of Buckeye dominance, Dabo post game, and what’s next for the Buckeyes on this episode.

    Ohio State vs. Clemson: Final Questions and Final Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 44:15

    Ohio State takes on Clemson and I answer a few questions my friends sent me over. We then get into why Ohio State is going to win, how the spirits are still in the air, and how this is the time for redemption. Lastly, I divulge on a monologue and hope you enjoy.

    CFP Preview- Ohio State vs. Clemson Media Day and Scheme breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 58:02

    During this episode, the host talks about the media days of both Ohio State and Clemson. There was some scandalous stuff fired form both sides the last few weeks. Then we get into Ohio State's and Clemson's scheme/plan of attack.  

    CFP Preview: Ohio State vs. Clemson Tale of the Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 32:38

    In this episode, we get into the starters and difference makers on each team. Both sides have talent and I sprinkle in ways each of them will be making it difficult for other team. For the pessimist, Ohio State is deeper at some positions and drastically better than Clemson at others this is a game of match ups.

    Buck Off Tuesday: Pessimistic Fans, Clown 1, & Clown 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 39:13

    Probably could have titled this show Clowns, Clown 1, Clown 2, & Clown 3, but we get into quite a few conversations on this Tuesday episode. To start I give my take on the pessimistic bunch of Buckeye fans and tell you why there's no reason for pessimism. Then I get into Dan Mullen's violations and Dabo's weaselness. Lastly, I talk about the unfortunate story in regards to the Ohio State's women's basketball team.

    CFP Selection Show & Ohio State vs. Northwestern Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2020 36:53

    Ohio State won the Big Ten Championship game against Northwestern, I bring the heat and questions moving forward. Then the playoff selection has happened, I give my live and instantaneous reaction. All the opinions are that of your favorite host and I beat a dead horse.

    Ohio State vs. NW Preview: The Game, The Implications, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2020 51:42

    During this episode I get into the puppet commissioner of the B1G conference and how he has a chance to make up for all his screw ups kinda. Then I get into why spreading rumors and "having sources" is the worst. We also discuss the B1G championship game against NW.  I allude to other stuff, but it did not make the cut.

    BUCK OFF SPECIAL: CFP COMMITTEE BROKEN

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 15:47

    The inconsistency are real, and the committee has so many issues I think it's to the point it's irreparable. I go into as many as I can in 15 minutes and it didn't feel like enough. Also congrats to the Buckeyes, good signing day.

    Buck Off Tuesday: Pat Playing Nice, SEC Dummies, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 52:52

    During this episode your host discusses the reality of the rankings and the comments from idiots down south. That little weasel and Dan Mullen fighting a fight for no reason. We then get into all the pleasantries exchanged between Pat Fitzgerald and Ryan Day. The respect of opponents and I get into if our resume is enough. We also talk about more stuff.

    Buck Off Friday: That Weasel, B1G Rule Change, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2020 55:53

    That weasel from Clemson said some things that just aren't true and I go after him for being an idiot. Then I get into the B1G rule change, fairness, and why it wasn't just the best for the Buckeyes/ Lastly, I get into the cancellation and this weekend as well as some other B1G news.

    Buck Off Wednesday: Cancellation, Pain, and CFP

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 44:22

    Half this show is already out of date, but I talk about the loss of The Game. I also get into potential fixes and the CFP Discussion.

    Sunday Review: Ohio State vs. Michigan State

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2020 59:02

    Ohio State took on Michigan State shorthanded and answered a lot of questions. On this episode I get into the keys to Ohio State's victory and what we learned from some key position groups moving forward. I also get into some players who stepped up huge. Then I look at the other teams in playoff contention and how they played compared to the Buckeyes. Lastly, I talk about the deep seeded hate I still feel for TTUN and why I want us to beat the brakes off them.

    Game Preview: Ohio State vs. Michigan State

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2020 57:50

    Ohio State takes on the Michigan State Spartans this weekend. Before we get into the game a quick playoff conversation regarding A&M fans. We are going to get into the make up of MSU on both sides of the ball (28 Ohioans), the team stats, Mel Tucker, and why it’s a flip of the coin with them. As Ohio State prepares post COVID-19 it’s a tough discussion to have on what team will be out there, but the reality is Ohio State needs to dominate. The news out of Ann Arbor is not getting better, but some comments from Barry Alvarez help us out.  

    Buck Off Tuesday: MSU Week Outlook and Big Ten Conversations

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 62:18

    Ohio State returned no positive tests in their latest round of COVID-19 testing. I get into the leadership at Ohio State, the outlook of the week ahead, and how the team will respond in a weird week. I talk about the real possibilities surrounding playoff implications in a contender versus pretenders segment. Then I closeout the show with Buck Off news and a tale of two coaches.

    Buck Off Sunday: Reasonably Sad Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2020 40:20

    Ohio State did not play yesterday due to the circumstances from COVID-19. I get into Ryan Day and Gene Smith and Ryan Day’s media availability and some circumstances for the Buckeyes moving forward. We then get into a wild weekend in college football. There are 4 teams and only four teams that should be in the playoffs this year, I tell you why.

    Buck Off Preview: Ohio State vs. Illinois

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2020 57:00

    COVID-19 almost derailed Ohio State’s first opportunity to bounce back after another poor second half. The Illinois Fighting Illini provide some challenges, but Ohio State should cover this week easy and take care of business early. I answer a question about Ohio State’s recruiting gap and we get into the conference’s weekend.

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