Football The Rivalry

The Game That Made The Game

[NOTE: This was part of a series written in 2005 by John Porentas and Tom Orr, based on one-on-one interviews conducted with both coaches. You can also read “Earle Bruce and Bo Schembechler on Their Most Memorable Games“ and “The Buckeyes Send Earle Out a Winner”] This Saturday, Ohio State and Michigan will square off for the 102nd time on the football field. But if you ask players, coaches and fans…
Football The Rivalry

Earle Bruce and Bo Schembechler on Their Most Memorable Games

[NOTE: This was part of a series written in 2005 by John Porentas and Tom Orr, based on one-on-one interviews conducted with both coaches. You can also read “The Game That Made The Game“ and “The Buckeyes Send Earle Out a Winner”] In the decades that they coached in the OSU-Michigan series, Bo Schembechler and Earle Bruce experienced almost every possible emotion, from utter devastation to sheer elation. Earlier this week, the…