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A weekly podcast on Ohio State sports featuring beat writers from The Columbus Dispatch.

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    • Oct 22, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Preview and predictions for Ohio State's trip to Indiana

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 37:45

    Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this edition we preview the upcoming game against the Indiana Hoosiers and provide our score predictions on what we think the Saturday night's outcome will be at The Rock.

    What to expect from Indiana?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 37:43

    Ohio State football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with Indiana Hoosier beat writer, Zach Osterman from the IndyStar, to preview the upcoming game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Indiana Hoosiers. During this episode we discuss what we can expect to see on the field on Saturday night, and provide predictions on who we think will be victorious.

    Where does Ohio State football stand at the midpoint of regular season?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 41:57

    Ohio State beat reporters Joey Kaufmann and Bill Rabinowitz speak with columnist Rob Oller about the latest Buckeye news, look ahead to upcoming games and hand out superlatives for the performances we've seen so far.

    Breaking down Ohio State's crushing 66-17 victory over Maryland

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 34:11

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we break down Ohio State's 66-17 victory over the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday October 9, 2021 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. During this edition we talk about the performance we saw from Buckeyes offense, their defense, and discuss how the running back played during the game.

    Examining the upcoming Maryland matchup

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 36:08

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we preview Saturday's game against the Maryland Terrapins at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Next, we discuss what you can expect to see from both team's performance level and make our final score predictions regarding who we think will win the game. Finally, we talk about the situation that recently has happened with former Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer.

    Previewing Maryland with The Baltimore Sun

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 28:08

    Ohio State football beat reporter Bill Rabinowitz speaks with Ryan McFadden, sports reporter, for the Baltimore Sun on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this edition we preview the upcoming football game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Maryland Terrapins in Ohio Stadium.

    Breaking down Ohio State's crushing 52-13 victory over Rutgers

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 27:48

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz as they speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we break down Ohio State's 53-12 victory over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and discuss key takeaways from this game.

    Previewing this week's game at Rutgers

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 32:16

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz preview Saturday's upcoming game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at SHI Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this edition we discuss what we can expect to see on the field and speculate who we think will be victorious.

    Big Ten play is back, looking ahead to Rutgers

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 30:28

    Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with with Chris Iseman of the USA TODAY Network-New Jersey on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we preview the upcoming matchup between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, talk about what we can expect to see on the field, and how Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano is trying to turn the football program around.

    Ohio State stomps Akron 59-7, talking Kyle McCord's debut and K'Vaughan Pope's dismissal

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 37:01

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz recap last Saturday's 59-7 victory over the Akron Zips on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss how the Buckeye's overall performance against the Akron Zips, talk about how Kyle McCord started at Quarterback, and how linebacker K'Vaughan Pope quit the Buckeyes mid-game Saturday night.

    C.J. Stroud to rest against Akron, impact on QB situation

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 35:06

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss how head football coach Ryan Day announced that quarterback C.J. Stroud will rest in this Saturday's coming game against the Akron Zips. Next, we speculate who we think we will see at the quarterback position and whether it will be true freshman Kyle McCord or redshirt freshman Jack Miller. Finally, we preview what we can expect to see against the Zips in the upcoming matchup.

    What to know about Ohio State's next opponent: Akron

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 24:53

    Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with George Thomas from the Akron Beacon Journal on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra football podcast. During this edition we preview Saturday's matchup between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Akron Zips. Next, we talk about what we can expect to see on the field and provide our prediction on who we think will be victorious.

    Reaction to Ohio State's win over Tulsa, TreVeyon Henderson, defensive adjustments

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 35:22

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we recap the 41-20 victory over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. Next, we talk about player TreVeyon Henderson, and what defensive adjustments we saw that were made this week. Finally, we talk about our concerns during this game and where we picture the Buckeyes go from here.

    State of Ohio State's defense, previewing Tulsa

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 50:34

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we talk about defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs and how the defense has been recently performing. Finally, we speculate what changes we might see on defense this weekend and preview the upcoming matchup between the Ohio State Buckeyes and The Tulsa Golden Hurricane.

    Previewing Tulsa with The Tulsa World

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 36:03

    Ohio Sate football beat reporter Bill Rabinowitz speaks with special guest Kelly Hines from The Tulsa World on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we preview the upcoming matchup between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Tulsa Golden Hurricane. During this we talk about Tulsa's season so far and what we can expect to see on the field on Saturday.

    Buckeyes suffer 35-28 loss to the Oregon Ducks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 35:15

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we recap today's 35-28 loss to the Oregon Ducks and talk about where this Buckeye team had issues. Finally, we talk about the Ohio State's defense and offense and how it performed today.

    Pregame storylines for Ohio State-Oregon

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 43:01

    Ohio State Football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz preview the upcoming match up between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Oregon Ducks. During this BuckeyeXtra Football podcast we discuss our predictions on if Oregon can keep this a close game against the Buckeyes. Finally, we talk about the storylines of this game and what we can expect to see from players on the field.

    Previewing Oregon with The Register-Guard

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 30:00


    Ohio State football beat reporter Bill Rabinowitz speaks with guest Chris Hansen from The Register-Guard to preview the upcoming game between the Ohio State Buckeyes the and the Oregon Ducks. During this BuckeyeXtra Football podcast we discuss this match up, what we can expect to see on the field, and predict who we think will be victorious.


    Looking back on Ohio State's season-opening 45-31 win at Minnesota

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 50:39

    Ohio State Football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz recap Thursday night's 45-31 victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this edition we discuss the performance of the running backs, the defense and much more.

    Previewing Ohio State's season opener at Minnesota with the St. Paul Pioneer Press

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 28:36

    Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with Andy Greder, Minnesota beat writer with the St. Paul Pioneer Press, to discuss the Thursday night's season opener between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Minnesota Golden Gophers. During this episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast we preview what we can expect from this match up and predict which team might be victorious.

    Season predictions for Ohio State

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 43:40

    Ohio State Football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss some season predictions as Ohio State is set to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Thursday night in the season opener. During this BuckeyeXtra Football podcast we also talk about quarterback C.J. Stroud, how well we think this team might perform this year and predict if we think the Buckeyes can pull of an undefeated season.

    Ohio State's quarterback competition comes to an end

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 33:41

    Ohio State Football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss how head coach Ryan Day named C.J. Stroud the starting quarterback for Ohio State for this upcoming season. Next, we talk about what this means for the team and how well Stroud played in yesterday's team scrimmage.

    C.J. Stroud emerges as the frontrunner in Ohio State's QB competition. What does it mean?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 31:52

    Ohio State Football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this we discuss how C.J. Stroud was named the frontrunner for the starting quarterback position for this upcoming season. Finally, we break down what this means, discuss who we think is in the second spot among the three Ohio State quarterbacks and talk about how Quinn Ewers has arrived on campus and if we think he will play and when.

    Breaking down Ohio State's preseason offensive line reshuffling

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 34:20

    Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with Bill Rabinowitz on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss how the offensive line has been reshuffled in preseason training camp. Finally, we talk about the players who we've been able to see on the practice field so far this camp and speculate what this might mean for the upcoming season.

    Practice observations as Ohio State opens preseason camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 32:10

    Ohio State Football beat reporters Joey Kaufman speaks with Bill Rabinowitz on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss our observations from yesterday's practice and mention everything that happened during the first day of preseason football camp.

    Breaking down Quinn Ewers' early enrollment at Ohio State

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 37:17

    Ohio State football reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we talk about how Quinn Ewers is graduating high school early to attend Ohio State this fall at the quarterback position. Finally, we speculate what the chances of Ewers starting at QB this coming fall will be.

    Does an SEC megaconference hurt Ohio State or the Big Ten?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 33:54

    Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the newest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss how certain conferences in college football are realigning and talk about what this means for The Ohio State Buckeyes Football program and the Big Ten. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Takeaways from Big Ten media days

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2021 33:14

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz recap all the news and takeaways from Big Ten media days in Indianapolis, Indiana on the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss what head coach Ryan Day had to say during this event and talk about how Ohio State stacks up against other teams in the Big Ten and overall NCAA. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Where to rank Ryan Day among college football coaches?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 32:09

    Bill Bender from the Sporting News joined the podcast for a conversion on the top coaches in college football, and where Ryan Day should be placed among his peers.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ohio State 'Tattoo 5' asks for reinstatement of records

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 39:46


    Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss how five former Ohio State football players who were involved in a scandal in 2010 over the sale of their memorabilia for cash and tattoos are asking for their records to be reinstated by the NCAA. Finally, we also mention NIL and how this does or doesn't compare to what happened in 2010. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Ohio State lands J.T. Tuimoloau

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 28:49

    Ohio State Football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss how the Buckeyes have landed recruit J.T. Tuimoloau. Next we talk about what this means for the program and how we picture how J.T. might fit in as a Buckeye. Top football commit J.T. Tuimoloau to also pursue basketball at Ohio State J.T. Tuimoloau, one of top prospects in 2021 recruiting class, picks Ohio State See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Takeaways from the start of name, image, likeness at Ohio State football

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 38:49

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss the in and outs of the biggest recent change in college football administration: allowing players to make endorsement and promotional deals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What does Name, Image, Likeness legislation mean to Ohio State?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2021 44:20

    Ohio State football reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz share the latest updates on Ohio legislation to allow college athletes to profit from sponsorship deals, analyze how such a change can impact future Buckeyes rosters and share some recruiting news. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How proposed College Football Playoff expansion could impact Ohio State

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 31:50

    Ohio State Football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss a proposed 12-team college football playoff system. Finally, we discuss how this would impact Ohio State and college football as a whole. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ranking the best 2021 Ohio State football road trips

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 41:08

    Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we rank the best 2021 Ohio State football road trips. The Ohio State Buckeyes have 5 road games on the upcoming football schedule, and we break down which road trips are our favorite. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The final stage of Ohio State's recruitment of J.T. Tuimoloau

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 38:15

    247Sports national recruiting editor Brandon Huffman joins the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast to break down hyped class of 2021 defensive end prospect J.T. Tuimoloau. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Takeaways from Ohio State public records dump, recruiting chatter

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 29:28

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss the recent dump of public records and what we found in these files on the newest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. Finally, we provide some insight into has been happening on the recruiting trail. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NIL legislation comes to Ohio

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 35:23


    Matt Brown of the Extra Points newsletter, which covers off-field topics related to college sports, joins the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast to discuss Ohio's proposed NIL legislation and how it might impact Ohio State football. This football podcast is hosted by Columbus Dispatch reporter Joey Kaufman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Special guest Jonathon Cooper reflects on draft night, his time spent at Ohio State

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 34:46

    Ohio State football beat reporter Bill Rabinowitz speaks with former Ohio State player Jonathon Cooper on this episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this edition we recap what it was like for Jonathon Cooper during this year’s NFL Draft, discuss a heart produce that Cooper will soon undergo, and reflect on his time spent at Ohio State. Finally, we talk about how COVID-19 impacted the last college football season and how the Buckeyes were able to overcome it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ohio State NFL draft reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 37:18

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we break down what happened during the recent 2021 NFL Draft. Next, we talk about each of the 10 Ohio State Buckeye players and where they ended up. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How does Justin Fields fit in with the Chicago Bears?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 25:32

    Ohio State football beat reporter Joey Kaufman speaks with special guest Kevin Fishbain, Chicago Bears beat writer for The Athletic. During this episode we discuss how quarterback Justin Fields was drafted to the Chicago Bears in the opening night of the 2021 NFL Draft. Next, we talk about what this means for the Bears program and speculate how Fields he will adjust to playing in the NFL vs the NCAA. Finally, we provide insight on how we think Justin Fields can fit in with the Bears current offense. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    NFL draft preview and Justin Fields buzz with Luke Easterling of Draft Wire

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 37:56

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with special guest Luke Easterling from Draft Wire to previewing the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. Next, we talk about former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields and speculate when and where we think he’ll be drafted. Finally, we look at other Ohio State players who have entered this year’s draft. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What stood out from Ohio State's spring game?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 36:42

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss what stood out during Ohio’s State’s spring game and what we liked about what we saw from the three different quarterbacks who are competing for a starting position this fall. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Previewing the spring game

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 28:46

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we preview Saturday’s upcoming 2021 spring football game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How is Ohio State's offensive line is sorting out in spring practice

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 39:57

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss what we’ve learned this week during Ohio State’s spring practice. Next, we talk about the offensive line and what we think we can expect to see from them this upcoming season. Finally, we answer questions submitted from readers and listeners. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Sizing up Ohio State's pro day performers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 35:26

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz recap what happened at Ohio State’s pro day on Tuesday March 30, 2021. During this we discuss the Buckeye players who participated in pro day and where we think they might get drafted into the NFL. Finally, we talk about the upcoming NFL Draft which is scheduled to start on Thursday April 29, 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Early takeaways from Ohio State spring football practice

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 36:48

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz discuss early takeaways from spring football practice on the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we break down what we’ve been able to see and hear regarding spring practice so far. Finally, we discuss what head coach Ryan Day and assistant coaches had to say this earlier this week during media availability press conferences. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Looking at key development areas for Buckeyes ahead of spring football

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 46:24

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss key development areas for the Buckeyes to focus on ahead of spring football. Next, we look at different position groups and talk about the talent that we think we can expect to see from players for this season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How open is Ohio State's offseason QB competition?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 31:56

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we discuss how the Ohio State football program is shutting down for one week due to a rise in coronavirus cases. Next, we talk about Ohio State’s quarterback battel between CJ Stroud, Jack Miller, Kyle McCord. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Discussing Michigan Football with guest Angelique Chengelis

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 37:03

    Ohio State Football beat reporter Bill Rabinowitz speaks with special guest Angelique Chengelis from the Detroit News to discuss the latest happenings in Michigan Wolverine football. During this BuckeyeXtra football podcast we talk about how Michigan has already started its spring practice sessions, mention head coach Jim Harbaugh, and discuss expectations for this Michigan football team during the upcoming season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Changes to ticket pricing + Mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 36:36

    Ohio State football beat reporters Joey Kaufman and Bill Rabinowitz speak with Dispatch sports columnist Rob Oller on the latest edition of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we talk about the recent changes to tickets for the 2022 upcoming season and answer questions submitted via social media for a mailbag edition of this sports podcast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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