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

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

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

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@BuckeyeXtra

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English


Episodes

Justin Fields named as Ohio State’s starting quarterback

8/19/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman talk about how Justin Fields was named as starting quarterback, which seven players were named as team captains, and speculate what kind of pressure Justin Fields might be under as the starter.

Duration:00:20:02

Bill Bender joins the show

8/14/2019
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Columbus Dispatch Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufmann speaks with special guest Bill Bender on what Ohio State needs to do to make it back to the college football playoffs. Next we talk about which team will be a true National Championship contender this year and speculate what head coach Ryan Day can accomplish in his tenure. Finally, we talk about what Urban Meyer has done in his coaching career during his time spent at Ohio State.

Duration:00:35:13

Nuggets after a week of training camp

8/9/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman discuss what we have learned on the Buckeyes so far after a week of training camp. During this episode we discuss what head Coach Ryan Day said about the running backs, speculate on how good we think Justin Fields will be at quarterback, and talk about how things could have been different if former Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow wouldn’t have left the program. Finally, we discuss...

Duration:00:22:19

Speculating who will start at quarterback

8/5/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman provide updates from training camp, speculate who will be the starting quarterback for this upcoming season, and discuss how Ohio State released emails, texts relating to Urban Meyer and Zach Smith.

Duration:00:20:36

Previewing training camp

7/31/2019
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Columbus Dispatch Ohio State Football beat reporter Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufmann discuss how training camp will be starting soon, talk about if there is still a quarterback competition, and speculate that the starting quarterback will be Justin Fields. Next we predict when head coach Ryan Day will announce who will be the starting quarterback for this season, and evaluate the current players at each position. Finally, we mention some interesting position battles that we might see for...

Duration:00:33:52

How much pressure is Ryan Day under in first year?

7/24/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman talk about the recent minor NCAA violations for Ohio State football, discuss which true freshmen could potentially start for this upcoming season, and how committed coach Ryan Day will be when it comes to starting quarterback Justin Fields. Finally, we speculate how many games the Buckeyes could win this season.

Duration:00:21:44

2019 Big Ten media days | More Harbaugh! – Day 2

7/20/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman discuss what Jim Harbaugh said regarding former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at the 2019 Big Ten media days in Chicago, Illinois. During this we also discuss other Big Ten teams like Penn State, Northwestern, and Rutgers.

Duration:00:17:39

2019 Big Ten media days | Recapping day 1

7/19/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman recap the day 1 of the 2019 Big Ten football media days in Chicago, Illinois. During this we recap our thoughts on what head coach Ryan Day said during his press conference, what we potentially learned about injury updates going forward with Day, and discuss what Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh recently said about former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer.

Duration:00:34:14

Talking Buckeyes, Wolverines with Michigan reporter

7/18/2019
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Dispatch Ohio State football beat reporter Bill Rabinowitz speaks with Detroit News Michigan football beat reporter Angelique Chengelis on the latest episode of the BuckeyeXtra Football podcast. During this episode we recap last year’s 62-39 Ohio State victory over Michigan, talk about the coaches who left Michigan after the season was over, and discuss what Michigan fans think about Urban Meyer’s retirement. Finally, we look at each teams schedule for the upcoming season and talk about...

Duration:00:28:36

Over or under?

7/11/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman discuss their predictions of if they are over or under regarding certain statistics for the upcoming 2019 season. The over/under stats that we discuss in this episode are listed below: Quarterback Justin Fields: passing yards over/under 3,500, Touchdown passes: over/under 38, Rushing Touchdowns: over/under 10 Running back J.K Dobbins: Yards per carry: over/under 5.9, Rushing years:...

Duration:00:29:06

Recruiting heats up

7/2/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman talk about why players choose to come to Ohio State on scholarship, provide the latest updates on recruiting news, and discuss head coach Ryan Day’s big effort to focus on in state Ohio recruits.

Duration:00:25:23

The all Urban Meyer team

6/28/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporter Bill Rabinowitz discuss favorite players and their positions who played under Urban Meyer while he was the head coach at Ohio State. The players and positions that we discuss are listed below. Offense: Defense:

Duration:00:19:23

What if? If only…

6/20/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman discuss “what if” and “If only” situations regarding the Buckeyes. During this we go over multiple hypothetical situations and what the outcomes could have been if just one thing would have been different. Situations discussed on this show are listed below. • What if Buckeyes had taken the bowl ban in 2011? • If only Ted Ginn Jr. didn’t get injured on kickoff return in 2007 Tostitos BCS National...

Duration:00:22:56

Sneak peek: Rating Ohio State’s 2019 schedule

6/10/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman recap the latest news regarding how former head coach Urban Meyer is going to open a Dublin restaurant, rate each upcoming game for the 2019 schedule, and talk about pizza and going to the movies.

Duration:00:40:51

Talking Buckeye football in the hot box

6/7/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman break down the recent press conference that Ryan Day had this week. During this we explain how Day and his wife have launched a fund to support children affected by mental illness, recap what some of the assistant coaches had to say during this press conference, and share Day’s thoughts on the college football transfer portal. Finally, we provide an update on the current off season...

Duration:00:23:57

Talking Justin Fields, Urban Meyer

5/29/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman discuss how quarterback Justin Fields is working to improve his footwork in the pocket, how Urban Meyer is adjusting to his new position of Ohio State assistant athletic director, and we speculate on if we think he will coach again. Finally, we explain what the transfer portal is and discuss how Meyer feels about this. Read more: Ohio State football | Urban Meyer on his new role,...

Duration:00:21:29

Five players who need to step up

5/24/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman discuss the five players who they think need to step up their game for this upcoming football season, speculate on who will leave early once this season is over, and talk about Jagger LaRoe the new quarterback who will transfer to the program.

Duration:00:25:10

Spring cleaning

5/16/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman talk about how Ohio State’s athletic director Gene Smith is on a new committee that will study whether players can profit from likeness, what we can expect to come from this new committee, and discuss the new ‘flexible ticketing options’ the school will offer this year. Finally, we mention how Fox is moving its top college football games to the noon time slot.

Duration:00:18:46

Taking stock of the Big Ten East

5/10/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporter Joey Kaufman take stock of the Big Ten East college football division. During this we discuss the teams in the east, speculate what teams might look like for the upcoming season, and pick which teams we would put stock in.

Duration:00:24:46

Quarterback revolving door

5/2/2019
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Dispatch Sports columnist Rob Oller and Ohio State Football beat reporters Bill Rabinowitz and Joey Kaufman discuss if they think Urban Meyer will coach college football again, speculate if they think Urban Meyer will eventually go coach at USC, and recap what happened to former Ohio State Buckeyes in last weekend’s NFL Draft. Finally, we talk about the ongoing Buckeye quarterback battle still happening regarding this upcoming season.

Duration:00:24:28