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Podcast featuring insights and views from inside the Ohio State Buckeye beat from The-Ozone's Tony Gerdeman

Podcast featuring insights and views from inside the Ohio State Buckeye beat from The-Ozone's Tony Gerdeman
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Podcast featuring insights and views from inside the Ohio State Buckeye beat from The-Ozone's Tony Gerdeman

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Accost the Field — Episode 47: Burrow v. Haskins

4/18/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State Buckeyes. In this episode, the fellas take a look back at the OSU spring game and the players and positions that stood out, both positively and negatively. The Buckeyes also landed a pair of commitments since the last show, so they are talked about as well. The show closes with a review of Episode 2 of Michigan's 'All or Nothing' and then some listener questions.

Duration:01:34:00

Accost the Field — Episode 46: Ohio State Spring Game Preview

4/13/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State football. In this episode, the fellas take a position-by-position look at what they are interested in seeing in Saturday's Ohio State spring game. They then make their game picks (even though there are no rosters yet) and predict the MVP of the game as well.

Duration:01:10:04

Accost the Field — Episode 45: Two 1,000-Yard Backs?

4/11/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State football. Since the last show, Tom and Tony have talked with the Buckeye corners, linebackers, and running backs, so they recap everything that has been said, learned, and discussed among those three positions. They think Baron Browning could have wrapped up a starting job. They also talk about the running back who has impressed everyone this spring. Basketball is also discussed thanks to the commitment...

Duration:01:13:07

Accost the Field — Episode 44: Who's Stepping Up This Spring?

4/6/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State football. This episode contains everything else that we couldn't fit into the Wednesday show, such as: are the QBs trying to be something they're not? Is there a concern about Isaiah Prince moving to LT? Which players are stepping up this spring? Who isn't? Plus a lot more. And then there's a bunch of listener questions. It's almost too much, actually.

Duration:01:32:31

Accost the Field — Episode 43: Why Hasn't a QB Stepped Up Yet?

4/4/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State football. The show begins with an update on starting middle linebacker Tuf Borland and what the Buckeyes are going to do without him. Is Baron Browning your new middle linebacker? The show then turns to the quarterbacks. Nobody is stepping up yet. Why not? The offensive line then closes out the show. Is this the deepest Ohio State offensive line we've ever seen?

Duration:01:01:26

Accost the Field — Episode 42: Big Speed for Days

3/30/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk about everything they didn't get a chance to talk about in the last episode. Why is Alex Grinch so happy? What kind of impact can Greg Schiano have with the linebackers? Listener questions end the show, but there's a whole bunch more before that happens.

Duration:01:43:42

Accost the Field — Episode 41: The Latest in the Quarterback Race

3/28/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk about the week that was in Ohio State football. The talk is mostly football as the Buckeye quarterbacks and linebackers are discussed at length. Where does the QB competition stand right now? How soon is an answer needed on the starter? At linebacker, what do the Buckeyes do without Tuf Borland? And there's much, much more.

Duration:01:08:33

Accost the Field — Episode 40: Passing Fancy for the Buckeyes in 2018?

3/21/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk the week that was in Ohio State athletics. High-profile losses in basketball, hockey, and wrestling start the show, as does an appreciation for the athletic department as a whole. The talk turns to Keita Bates-Diop's future, as well as a discussion about Michigan's upcoming show on Amazon. Football closes the show out via listener questions.

Duration:01:45:08

Accost the Field — Episode 39: Zone 6 and the Rushmen

3/16/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State football. The Buckeye receivers and defensive line were available to the media since last week's show, so the guys go over what was said by coaches and players. They then take a deeper dive at both position groups and wonder how the Buckeyes are going to find snaps for everyone. Other football topics are broached as well. Listener questions end the show.

Duration:01:27:15

Accost the Field — Episode 38: Jackrabbit Season!

3/14/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State football. The Buckeye receivers and defensive line were available to the media since last week's show, so the guys go over what was said by coaches and players. They then take a deeper dive at both position groups and wonder how the Buckeyes are going to find snaps for everyone. Other football topics are broached as well. Listener questions end the show.

Duration:00:48:20

Accost the Field — Episode 37: All Football, All the Time

3/8/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State spring football. What did Tom and Tony see at practice this week? What sweeping conclusions have they made? What did Urban Meyer have to say after practice No. 1? It's two hours of nothing but football, with a little bit of pizza and cereal talk thrown in.

Duration:02:01:23

Accost the Field — Episode 36: Spring Football and Postseason Basketball

3/1/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr talk about Ohio State basketball and football. The show begins with a discussion about Michigan using Ohio State players in their recruiting material. Then Tom and Tony share what they learned from speaking with new Buckeye football coaches Alex Grinch and Taver Johnson. The show then goes to basketball with several topics covered. Then the show is capped with the final spring positional preview as the guys go over the tight ends and special teams for OSU,...

Duration:01:04:53

Accost the Field — Episode 35: Talking Ohio State Offensive Line

2/23/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they sit down for a very special Friday episode. Until spring camp opens, each Friday will be spent talking about one particular position group for the Buckeyes. Today, that position group is the OSU offensive line. There are plenty of jobs open, so the guys go over the possibilities. Other topics include the possibility of Michael Jordan moving to tackle; what to expect from last year's freshmen; and what to expect from...

Duration:00:58:15

Accost the Field — Episode 34: Have the Buckeyes Been Figured Out?

2/22/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they discuss the week that was for the Ohio State Buckeyes. The show starts with basketball and thoughts on a senior class that people are actually sorry to see leave. The two losses last week are also revisited. Have the Buckeyes been figured out? Then the fellas try to imagine next year's team with Keita Bates-Diop back again. There is also some football talk regarding the quarterbacks. The show ends with listener...

Duration:01:05:25

Accost the Field — Episode 33: Talking Ohio State Defensive Line

2/16/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they sit down for a very special Friday episode. Until spring camp opens, each Friday will be spent talking about one particular position group for the Buckeyes. Today, that position group is the OSU defensive line. Would the defense be better off with Dre'Mont Jones at defensive end? Can this group live up to the 2017 standard? Are we expecting too much from Chase Young? Are people overlooking Jonathon Cooper? Who is the...

Duration:01:14:09

Accost the Field — Episode 32: What's the Ceiling for Basketball?

2/14/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they cover the last week of Ohio State goings on. The win over Purdue is discussed and weighed. Is it time to stop disrespecting this basketball team? What is the ceiling for the Buckeyes? Is a national title a realistic goal? Then the talk turns to football and the return of Taver Johnson. What impact will he have on the Buckeyes this season? The show wraps up with some updates on the freshmen who have already enrolled....

Duration:01:02:42

Accost the Field — Episode 31: Talking Ohio State Defensive Backs

2/9/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they sit down for a very special Friday episode. Until spring camp opens, each Friday will be spent talking about one particular position group for the Buckeyes. Today, that position group is the OSU secondary. Okay, so it's technically two positions, but work with us here. The guys break down the corners and the safeties, and talk about the impact of new coaches possibly at both positions. Is Jeff Okudah the next great...

Duration:01:40:30

Accost the Field — Episode 30: Signing Day and Boiler Night

2/7/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk about the momentum that Ohio State took into signing day and the possible finish. Where did the Buckeyes fall short? Where did they excel? Then each guy picks one future All-American and also make their predictions for the first guy from the class to get drafted. The talk then turns to the humongous game at Purdue Wednesday night. Picks are made. Plus much more.

Duration:01:14:00

Accost the Field — Episode 29: Talking Ohio State Running Backs

2/2/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they sit down for a very special Friday episode. Until spring camp opens, each Friday will be spent talking about one particular position group for the Buckeyes. Today, that position group is the OSU running backs. The guys talk about the first time they knew J.K. Dobbins was special. Then they move on to Mike Weber and his role in 2018. Could he lead the team in rushing even with fewer carries than Dobbins? Could he be...

Duration:01:04:02

Accost the Field — Episode 28: A Farewell to Coombs

2/1/2018
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Tony Gerdeman and Tom Orr are joined by producer Shannon Sommers as they talk Ohio State basketball, Ohio State football, and even some Ohio State wrestling and a brief mention of hockey. Can OSU and Indiana become a basketball rivalry again without Bobby Knight stomping on the sidelines? Talk then turns to the departure of Kerry Coombs and a roundtable of initial reactions to the news. Then the guys delve into the proposed rule to allow players to transfer freely if a head coach moves on...

Duration:01:03:35

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