Bobcats pound rival Miami in 90th Battle of the Bricks

The Ohio Bobcats (6-2, 3-1) haven’t had a problem with starting games this season. They have scored on their first possession in six of their seven games this season (sans the Akron matchup). A dissipating running game, however, has almost nulled any of the first-strike efforts by the ‘Cats this season, while the defense has…

Ohio football bounces back against Eastern Michigan

The Ohio Bobcats (5-2, 2-1) played against many odds Saturday when the football team traveled to Ypsilanti, Mich. to take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-6, 0-3). A rough Homecoming defeat handed to the ‘Cats by the Central Michigan Chippewas a week prior coupled with the emotional effects going into the game following the death…

Bobcats focused on winning at home against Governors

The Ohio Bobcats (2-1, have gained enough momentum to leave their ugly 49-7 loss to the Louisville Cardinals in the dust with two straight one-score wins, . The team’s upcoming home game against the Austin Peay Governors (0-3) on Saturday at 2 p.m. is their last until Oct. 12, and can’t be taken lightly. Players can’t look too far…

The curious case of Tyler Tettleton

The 2011 version of Tyler Tettleton came a year too early: A calm and collected first-year starter who gained most of his charisma by out-darting opponents on the turf as the MAC’s 14th leading rusher. The 658 yards on 166 attempts was only a mere half of what Northern Illinois field general Chandler Harnish racked…

Ohio survives North Texas

With less than five minutes remaining on the clock and the Ohio Bobcats (1-1) facing a third-and-3 on its 48-yard line, up by only a field goal on the North Texas Mean Green (1-1), the ‘Cats were in fear of blowing a two-touchdown lead and beginning the season with their second straight loss. Cocking back…

Louisville trounces Ohio in season opener

When a mid-major underdog starts the season on the road with a against a favored team, one of two things usually happens: The smaller school gets off to a strong start and fights until the very end or the team plays so conservative that they find themselves down by the spread before the end of…

MAC Media Day Notebook

Tuesday unofficially marked the beginning of 2013 athletic year in the Mid-American Conference. The first event: The annual football Media Day. Head coaches and top players from each of the conference’s 13 schools flocked to Detroit to discuss the upcoming season with media members from outlets around the country. Preseason favorites The MAC preseason poll…

The Best of Spring Football

After a long spring capped off by an injury-riddled spring game, Ohio football is done until the begin preseason camp in August. Take a look back at the best sounds bytes of the spring in The Best of Spring Football, brought to you by Speakeasy Sports.