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Reading the Buckeye Leaves: UNLV Week

I have been away from a decent internet connection the past few days, but found a moment to pass along a few nuggets on this week’s matchup. Finally, the Buckeyes defense can put to work the lessons learned through the first two weeks of the season. The linebackers will be able to face a more traditional offensive attack, one…

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The-Ozone Staff Picks: UNLV at Ohio State

One week after I perfectly encapsulated the exact Army score with a staff pick of 38-7, everybody now wants a shot at the title. How do I feel about that? Well, as a great American once said, “I’m your Huckleberry.” I will not back down from a picking competition. My practice picks are so difficult that it makes the staff picks easy by comparison.

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Five Predictions for UNLV vs Ohio State

When I write my predictions for each game, I don’t just write my predictions. I think about them. I visualize every possible possibility, which is like possibilities squared. So you’ll have to forgive me if through all of that data I might miss a prediction or two. Imagine listening to a full symphony orchestra and being responsible…

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J.K. Dobbins is Living Up to the Hope

Coaches don’t like to gamble on players because those losses can last for four or five years. In recruiting, college football coaches don’t take flyers on prospects unless it’s the eleventh hour and they need to fill a spot or two. And even then it’s an informed decision based on as much senior film as possible. This process isn’t any…

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Joe Burrow Cleared, Decision on Backup Looms

Leaving spring camp, Urban Meyer said the backup quarterback race between Joe Burrow and Dwayne Haskins was too close to call. In the next couple of days, however, that call is finally going to have to be made. Meyer was let off the hook when Burrow broke his hand in fall camp, which allowed Haskins to proceed as J.T. Barrett’s…