Report - September 2004 Reports
Thursday, September 30, 2004
Sports Report : Justin Zwick says the team is looking forward to the night game. Brandon Joe says that added choices in the backfield might help to confuse the Wildcat defense.
Wednesday, September 29, 2004
Evening Report: Troy Smith discusses whether or not he was given a fair shot at the starting job. He also talks about reading stories about players that had to wait to get their shot.
Morning Report: Troy Smith discusses his current position on the team and about being frustrated in that position. He also states that it is his goal to help the team win the Big Ten.
Monday, September 27, 2004
Sports Report : Mark Snyder talks about his plans to feature safety Donte Whitner in the OSU defensive scheme.
Friday, September 24, 2004
Evening Report: Mike Nugent chimes in on whether a kicker should or should not be considered for the Heisman, and reveals his inner most secrets regarding his...golf game?
Morning Report: Simon Fraser says that despite the bye week, the team is focused on improving. He also talks about Mike Nugent's chances for the Heisman Trophy.
Thursday, September 23, 2004
Evening: Nick Mangold discusses the problems with the running game and the difference between Lydell Ross and Antonio Pittman.
Morning Report: Justin Zwick takes center stage in this morning's report talking about last week's game and this week's practice schedule.
Wednesday, September 22, 2004
Tressel talks about the what the Buckeyes will be doing at practice
during the bye-week, including this Friday's "Showtime"
Morning Report: Defensive
end Simon Fraser takes a look back at the win over N. C. State and
a look forward at the Big Ten opener vs. Northwestern.
Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Offensive coordinator Jim Bollman says that it is time to get ready
for the Big Ten schedule. He also says that OSU did an overall good
job of holding onto the ball in the NC State game.
Morning report: OSU
kicker Mike Nugent says he wants the team to have confidence in
the kicking game.
Monday, September 20, 2004
Afternoon Report: Defensive
Coordinator Mark Snyder says it was the most complete game for the
defense. DB Ashton Youboty says that the pressure on the QB is what
allowed him to get the interception, and that Dustin Fox was a sort
of "position coach" on the sideline. Sirjo Welch talks
about his specials teams play.
Morning report: Linebacker
A. J. Hawk and center Nick Mangold talk about the OSU win over N.
Sunday, September 19, 2004
Daily Report: NC
State head coach Chuck Amato talks about how young and aggressive
his team is, and OSU Jim Tressel says the key to success is good
special units, good defense, and no mistakes on offense. He also
talks about the success of Mike Nugent.
Saturday, September 18, 2004
Postgame Report: NC
State head coach Chuck Amato talks about "discipline"
being the biggest problem with the Wolfpack. He also says that Woody
Hayes would be smiling at the way the Buckeyes play football.
Gameday report: Head
Coach Jim Tressel talks about the flight delay on the way to Raleigh,
and he speaks about playing in front of a crowd outside of Ohio
Friday, September 17, 2004
Afternoon Report: Assistant
Coach Jim Heacock discusses the complexity of the Wolfpack offense.
Offensive Coordinator Jim Bollman describes the NC State defense
as experienced and fast. He also says that rain may be an advantage
for the passing game.
Morning report: Andre
Maddox says that OSU is one of the top 5 programs and that beating
them would be good for the NC State program and good for recruiting.
He also says that a priority for the defense wll be getting pressure
on Justin Zwick.
Thursday, September 16, 2004
Afternoon Report: OSU
linebacker A. J. Hawk and North Carolina State safety Andre Maddox
talk about the keys to victory for their respective teams.
Head Coach Jim Tressel
says that they need to show up in Raleigh with a chip on their shoulder.
NC State Head Coach Chuck Amato says that they need to test their
collapsable goal posts this weekend. Amato also quoted Mike Tyson,
saying "Everybody has a game plan until they get hit in the
Wednesday, September 15, 2004
Santonio Holmes talks about
the hurricanes that he experienced at his home in Florida. Holmes
also says that playing in the rain is an advantage for the offense.
Head Coach Jim Tressel says the Buckeyes need to improve the turnover
margin, specials teams and stop making mistakes before they can
be a great team. Justin Zwick talks about holding onto the ball.
Morning Report: Head
Coach Jim Tressel talks about the upcoming game with North Carolina
State and what he expects out of the Wolfpack.
Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Report: Head Coach Jim Tressel
talks about the things that Ohio State needs to improve to be successfull.
Tressel also talks about the players of the week.
Morning Report: Bobby
Carpenter and Mike Nugent make some final comments about the Marshall
Monday, September 13, 2004
Afternoon Report: Jay
Richardson talks about the Marshall offense and Nick Mangold talks
about the difference between playing in Ohio Stadium and visiting
other stadiums.. Dustin Fox talks about the new quarterback at NC
Morning Report: Ashton
Youboty talks about stepping in for Dustin Fox. Jay Richardson and
A.J. Hawk discuss how improved Marshall's offensive line was over
how they looked in the Troy game, and how the OSU defense needs
Sunday, September 12, 2004
Justin Zwick talks about getting the ball to the receivers and about
his mistakes in the game. Head Coach Jim Tressel talks about strategy
at the end of the game.
Saturday, September 11, 2004
Post Game Report: Head
Coach Jim Tressel talks about the problem with turnovers and Santonio
Holmes talks about his two major reception near the end of the game.
Mike Nugent talks about his 55 yard game-winning field goal and
Dusting Fox talks about his injury.
Morning Report: Marshall's
history is rooted not only in championships but in tragedy as well.
Marshall players and support team look back at the tragic incident
of 34 years ago.
Friday, September 10, 2004
Marshall's DE Marcus Hairston says that is exciting to play in Ohio
Stadium on national television. Marshall's head coach Bob Pruitt
talks about how they match up against OSU.
Morning Report: Bobby
Carpenter, A. J. Hawk and Quin Pitcock from Ohio State and Marshall
senior linebacker Kevin Atkins and defensive end Marcus Hairston
talk about the upcoming OSU vs. Marshall matchup.
Thursday, September 9, 2004
Afternoon Report: Justin
Zwick and Troy Smith talk about thier experiences last weekend and
OSU defensive coordinator Mark Snyder talks about coaching against
his Alma Mater, Marshall.
Morning Report: Head
Coach Jim Tressel says that Marshall made mistakes against Troy
State, but they play great defense. Santonio Holmes says that if
the offense gets moving like it did against Cincinnati, OSU can't
Wednesday, September 8, 2004
Afternoon Report - Mike
D'Andrea and Maurice Hall talk about the challenge from the Thundering
Morning Report -
Head Coach Jim Tressel speaks about
the two quartbacks and how neither of them were able to grade a
"winning performance" in the game against Cincinnati.
Tressel also speaks about building depth and eliminating mistakes.
Tuesday, Septermber 7, 2004
Afternoon Report - Head
Coach Jim Tressel speaks about the importance of football in the
Marshall community. Tressel also speaks about the rivalry between
Youngstown State and Marshall.
Morning Report -
Ryan Hamby talks about his touchdown
catch against Cincinnati and Antonio Pittman and Mark Dantonio comment
on the outcome of the game.
Monday, Septermber 6, 2004
Mike D'Andrea, Anthony Schlegel and A.J. Hawk talk about the defense
against Cincinnati. Lydell Ross talks about his day on the gridiron.
Justin Zwick talkas about being aleader on the field and Troy Smith
speaks about his time behind center.
Sunday, September 5, 2004
Tressel's postgame remarks following OSU's win over Cincinnati.
Saturday, September 4, 2004
Game Day!!! Jim Tressel talks about starting a new quarterback against
the Bearcats, and his determination to get both quarterbacks in
the game. Dick Tressel talks about having a son on the opposing
coaching staff, and about the allegiance of his wife, and the-Ozone
assistant photographer, Connie Tressel.
Friday, September 3, 2004
Afternoon Report -
Schlegel, Troy Smith, and Santonio Holmes reflect on the job that
they have to do on Saturday at high noon in tonight's VERY moody
Morning Report - Bobby
Carpenter, A. J. Hawk, Anthony Schlegel, Nick Mangold and Troy Smith
all talk about the excitement of opening day in Ohio Stadium.
Thursday, September 2, 2004
Afternoon Report -
Nick Mangold explains
how "Hells Bells" inspires the team before kickoff.
- Bobby Carpenter and A. J. Hawk talk about
the significance of season openers, and Jim Tressel comments on
the jitters the young OSU quarterbacks may have as the season opens.
Afternoon Report - Dustin
Fox acknowledges that Cincinnati is bringing a lot of experience
into the game, and Head Coach Jim Tressel states that the danger
Zwick believes that the competition with Troy Smith has proven to
be a benefit for the team.