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.

Podcast: Spring Football Recap

In this Speakeay Sports podcast, host Chris Manning is joined by Ohio football writers Zak Kolesar, of Speakeasy Sports, and Steve Ulhmann of the Athens News. In this episode, the trio discuss the Bobcats deep running back position, make early season predictions and much more. Click the link below to listen. Speakeasy Sports Spring Football…

The MAC Blog: Bowl Preview

Some said that a MAC team would never make it to a BCS game. Maybe the Mayans were right. For the third straight season, the MAC Championship Game kept players and fans alike on the edge of their seats. Kent State erased a a 14 point deficit with a Spencer Keith touchdown pass and a…

Ohio football end of season recap

One month ago, I was sitting in the press box above Peden Stadium waiting for Ohio’s uncharacteristic showing, marred by a nightmare on special teams, to end. It was senior night, but there was very little for the ‘Cats to celebrate as the 26-14 loss to the Bowling Green Falcons dropped the team to 8-2…