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Your daily dose of Ohio State football recruiting news, basketball news and sports headlines from and

Your daily dose of Ohio State football recruiting news, basketball news and sports headlines from and
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Your daily dose of Ohio State football recruiting news, basketball news and sports headlines from and






Bucknuts Morning 5: Nov. 17, 2017

The first year of the early signing period in college football is nearly a month away (Dec. 20-22) and one person who is not a fan of it is Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer. Why doesn't Meyer like it? Could it have a negative effect on OSU recruiting? Jonah Booker drops by as usual on Friday to join Dave Biddle and discuss the early signing period, plus: * Thoughts on senior day tomorrow as the Buckeyes take on Illinois. * Who should be OSU's starting linebackers? * If the Buckeyes win...

Duration: 00:08:38

Bucknuts Morning 5: November 16, 2017

The skies have grayed in Ohio, probably for several months. But the Buckeyes' recruiting trail forecast? Sunny ... very sunny. Taking the lead for an elite defensive back? Back in it for an elite linebacker? Still in it for another elite linebacker? Coveted quarterbacks ready to visit? We need a recruiting specialist to break it all down. Thankfully, it's Thursday and 247Sports Director of Recruiting Steve Wiltfong is here to spread sunshine. Spend 5ish with us this a.m.!!!

Duration: 00:12:58

Bucknuts Morning 5: Nov. 15, 2017

We have a special edition of the Bucknuts Morning 5 today as Ben Koo, owner and publisher of the popular Awful Announcing site, drops by to chat with Dave Biddle. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: * The background of Awful Announcing and what makes the site stand out to fans and journalists nationwide. * Who are the best and worst football announcers? * If Ohio State wins out, will the Buckeyes make the College Football Playoff? * Ben's thoughts on J.T. Barrett, who will...

Duration: 00:13:51

Bucknuts Morning 5: November 14, 2017

Awful against Iowa. Dominant against Michigan State. How do you explain these Buckeyes? We brought in Duane Long to address that query as well as: * Do the Buckeyes need Jerome Baker? * Who should start at linebacker? * Which Class of 2018 QB target does Duane like most? * Did Ohio State find a gem in Texas? Spend 5ish with us this a.m.!

Duration: 00:19:21

Bucknuts Morning 5: Nov. 13, 2017

Should redshirt freshman Tuf Borland remain as Ohio State's starting middle linebacker? Does the targeting penalty/ejection situation need to change in college football? Alex Gleitman joins Dave Biddle to discuss that, plus: * Thoughts on the Buckeyes' excellent performance against Michigan State. * The latest on 2018 quarterback recruiting for the Buckeyes. That plus more on the Monday extravaganza.

Duration: 00:07:54

Bucknuts Morning 5: Nov. 10, 2017

Will Ohio State win the Big Ten championship? Jonah Booker joins Dave Biddle to answer that question, plus: * How big is the Michigan State game for Urban Meyer's legacy at OSU? * What are our predictions for the OSU-MSU clash? * Is Trevon Grimes really going to return to Ohio State, or is he likely to enroll at Miami? All of that and more on the Friday extravaganza.

Duration: 00:09:00

Bucknuts Morning 5: November 9, 2017

There's more to coaching than games! So let's focus where Ohio State seems to have it all handled: the recruiting trail. And who better to help us with the global perspective on the Buckeyes than 247Sports Director of Recruiting Steve Wiltfong? Nobody is the right answer there. So guess who's here? Wiltfong gives us the latest on the following: * Cade Mays * Chris Olave * Tyler Friday * Anthony Cook * Emory Jones * Jarren Williams ALSO: What does Wiltfong think of the Michigan...

Duration: 00:14:04

Bucknuts Morning 5: Nov. 8, 2017

Did the embarrassing loss at Iowa finally wake Ohio State up, or will we see more of the same inconsistent and sloppy play from the Buckeyes the remainder of this month? The People's Champ, Matt Baxendell, joins Dave Biddle to discuss that, plus: * Thoughts on Ohio State's substandard play at linebacker. * Thoughts on Parris Campbell returning this week for the Michigan State game and what impact that might have. * The Buckeyes being No. 13 in the College Football Playoff rankings. Are...

Duration: 00:08:19

Bucknuts Morning 5: November 7, 2017

You may be asking yourself: Is it time to move on? The answer: Almost. Yes, another day spent trying to get over a disappointing, season-altering setback in Iowa City. Emotions have subsided ... somewhat. Now it is time for a more analytical approach. What happened? Why? Will it happen again? Duane Long is here to help you through. Let's just say this process is good for all us at this point. Spend 5ish with us morning, 'Nutters!

Duration: 00:11:48

Bucknuts Morning 5: Nov. 6, 2017

Coming off an embarrassing 55-24 drubbing at the hand of Iowa, everyone is left wondering what are the biggest problems with this Ohio State team. Patrick Murphy and Dave Biddle analyze what is wrong with OSU on today's show, plus: * Why isn't true freshman tailback J.K. Dobbins -- who is averaging 7.7 yards per carry -- not getting the ball more? Is he just not big enough to withstand 20-plus carries per game, or should the coaches feed him more? * Is this the worst group of Ohio State...

Duration: 00:09:57

Bucknuts Morning 5: Nov. 3, 2017

It appears as though Emory Jones will not be in Ohio State's 2018 recruiting class, but fellow Georgia quarterback Jarren Williams will be. Is there a big drop-off from Jones to Williams? Or is there not a drop-off at all? Jonah Booker joins Dave Biddle to discuss all things QB recruiting, plus: * If the Buckeyes win out, will they make the College Football Playoff? * Why J.K. Dobbins didn't play more last week against Penn State. * Predictions for the Buckeyes' game at Iowa...

Duration: 00:09:09

Bucknuts Morning 5: November 2, 2017

Ahh, quarterback recruiting. It's the gift that keeps on giving when it comes to the BM5. Ohio State currently has a commitment from one Georgia signal caller. But will he stick ... and will he be replaced in the Class of 2018 by another Peach Stater? Who knows? Who better to ask than 247Sports Director of Recruiting Steve Wiltfong, who broke the story of Ohio State's offer to Jarren Williams. We get deep on the future of the Buckeye quarterback position. Steve also takes the heat for...

Duration: 00:13:37

Bucknuts Morning 5: Nov. 1, 2017

Ohio State is No. 6 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings of 2018. The big question now is whether the Buckeyes will definitely make the CFP if they win out and finish with a 12-1 record, including a Big Ten championship. The People's Champ, Matt Baxendell, joins Dave Biddle to discuss that, plus: * The improvement of J.T. Barrett. * The improvement of Isaiah Prince. * The job Kevin "Ron" Wilson is doing (and Ryan Day). That and more on the Wednesday extravaganza.

Duration: 00:10:16

Bucknuts Morning 5: October 31, 2017

As we bask in the glow of an unreal win, what comes next? For Ohio State, it starts tonight with the inaugural release of the College Football Playoff ranking. Will Ohio State be in the top 4 now? Later? Will Oklahoma be rated ahead of Ohio State? Do the Buckeyes need the Sooners to lose? Will the SEC get two teams in there? What about Notre Dame? We discuss in detail. ALSO: * How good is Rasheed Walker? * How good is Bryan Breese? * How geeked will Iowa be this weekend when...

Duration: 00:14:16

Bucknuts Morning 5: Oct. 30, 2017

We are still amazed by Ohio State's 39-38 comeback victory over Penn State two days ago. We are also amazed by J.T. Barrett's stellar performance. There's a song that the younger generation might recognize called "Congratulations." The lyrics encompass the way Barrett must be feeling right now. Such as: "They said I wouldn't be nothing. "Now they always say congratulations. "Worked so hard, forgot how to vacation." Pretty much sums it up, doesn't it? Barrett's former detractors have...

Duration: 00:11:36

Bucknuts Morning 5: Oct. 27, 2017

What are reasons to be optimistic from Ohio State's standpoint against Penn State tomorrow? What are the reasons to be pessimistic? Jonah Booker joins Dave Biddle to discuss that, plus: * Predictions for the OSU-PSU game. * A quick thought on recruiting. But most of the show is dedicated to breaking down the big game tomorrow.

Duration: 00:09:52

Bucknuts Morning 5: October 26, 2017

It's not just the biggest game of the year (so far) on the field. The Ohio State-Penn State tussle could have lasting effects on the recruiting trail as well. So who better to join us today than 247Sports Director of Recruiting Steve Wiltfong? On assignment in St. Louis, Wiltfong provides insight on: ** Kamryn Babb - Still looking like OSU catch? ** Anthony Cook - Bad vibes as decision day nears? ** Rasheed Walker - Visit means what? ** Josh Proctor - Safe recruit or not? And, of...

Duration: 00:10:55

Bucknuts Morning 5: Oct. 25, 2017

Urban Meyer in revenge games? Yep, really good. That bodes well for Ohio State in its showdown against Penn State on Saturday. On today's show, The People's Champ, Matt Baxendell, joins Dave Biddle to talk about how the Buckeyes have a score to settle with the Nittany Lions, plus: * Thoughts on the three areas where OSU has improved the most since the Oklahoma loss. * Predictions on the OSU-PSU game. * If the forecast is correct and Saturday's game has bad weather, can OSU's offense...

Duration: 00:08:25

Bucknuts Morning 5: October 24, 2017

When does the College Football Playoff begin? You could make a strong argument that for Ohio State and Penn State it starts Saturday in Columbus. Will the Buckeyes get revenge on the Nits and take control of the ig Ten East all in one evening? We bring in Duane Long for his usual Tuesday appearance and he breaks it all down for you. Also: * Emory Jones vs. Jarren Williams: Better fit for Buckeyes? * Alontae Taylor: What gives? Spend 5ish with us today!

Duration: 00:13:25

Bucknuts Morning 5: Oct. 23, 2017

Is Ohio State in danger of seeing certain recruits like Emory Jones, Antwuan Jackson, Jaiden Woodbey and Josh Proctor flip to other programs? The Dean of Ohio State Football Recruiting, Bill Kurelic, joins Dave Biddle to discuss that, plus: * What do fans need to know about the big recruiting weekend that is in store for the Buckeyes this week? * Ohio State is favored by 7 points over visiting Penn State. Are we confident OSU will take care of business and send the Nittany Lions home...

Duration: 00:10:25

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