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…

LaVon Brazill returns to Ohio practice on Colts’ bye week

Standing firm, and stealthy, behind Indianapolis Colts wide receiver and former Ohio University standout LaVon Brazill after a chilly Thursday practice at Peden Stadium is current Ohio Bobcat wide out Donte Foster. This statement is true in both the physical sense and in the Ohio University record book because of Foster’s productive senior season. The…

Bobcat offense sputters in loss to Central Michigan

The Central Michigan Chippewas (3-4, 2-1 MAC) marched down the field early on Saturday afternoon at Peden Stadium against the Ohio Bobcats (4-2, 1-1 MAC). With a chance to nail an initial field goal to start the game and give CMU an early lead, linebacker Keith Moore had a crucial tackle to prevent the Chippewas…

Ohio football blows out Akron behind stellar defense

At times, a game of football can look like the most beautiful and elegant sporting event taking place between top gifted athletes in the eye of the spectator. On Saturday at InfoCision Stadium, the contest that took place between the Ohio Bobcats (4-1, 1-0) and the Akron Zips (1-5, 0-2) was the exact opposite due…

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…

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…