Bobcats add four to 2021 class, with one still to go

Ohio announced the addition of four new players to the 2021 recruiting class on Wednesday, which was the first date of the late signing period. The quartet, when combined with the 15 inked in December, brings the 2021 group to 19 players. And the Bobcats aren’t done either. “Another fairly smooth signing day for us, … Continue reading Bobcats add four to 2021 class, with one still to go

Bobcats release framework of 2021 schedule

Ohio University announced its 2021 football schedule on Friday, or at least the framework for the makeup of games next fall. The Bobcats hope it’s an accurate approximation of what to anticipate this fall, unlike in 2020 when the pandemic forced all MAC schools to come up with new plans in September. Ohio’s 2021 season, … Continue reading Bobcats release framework of 2021 schedule

At least 11 ‘Super’ seniors expected back for Ohio

The Ohio University football team has nearly ironed out one key piece of business following the truncated 2020 season. The Bobcats now have an idea how many of the program’s seniors have elected to return to the program, using the one-time waiver issued by the NCAA last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In short, … Continue reading At least 11 ‘Super’ seniors expected back for Ohio

Bobcats lose pass-catching threat to the NCAA portal

For three seasons, Shane Hooks has offered up glimpses of tantalizing potential as a big-play wide receiver. The fulfillment of that potential will apparently take place elsewhere. Hooks, a third-year sophomore wideout, announced Monday he had entered the NCAA transfer portal through social media. He doesn’t expect to be back in Athens for 2021. Ohio … Continue reading Bobcats lose pass-catching threat to the NCAA portal

The 2020 season: A frustrating, exhausting exercise in tenacity

Well, they did it. The powers that run college football – TV I guess? -- were able to finish the regular season and Sunday trotted out a four-team playoff field and a bowl lineup that will continue to provide games into January. Sure, the season was an irregular, barely recognizable mess, but it was A … Continue reading The 2020 season: A frustrating, exhausting exercise in tenacity

Ohio football signs 14 on National Signing Day

In a year unlike any other in his career, Frank Solich is on his way toward crafting another typical recruiting class with Ohio University. The Bobcats added 14 players to the program on Wednesday during the first day of the early signing period for the 2021 recruiting class. And like most of his previous 16 … Continue reading Ohio football signs 14 on National Signing Day

Ohio at Kent State, and perhaps the Bobcats’ season, is canceled

The 2020 Ohio University football season may have ended Tuesday afternoon in the most fitting manner for this mangled, disjointed year – with a Tweet. The Mid-American Conference announced that Ohio’s scheduled game at Kent State, on Saturday at Dix Stadium, was canceled and would be declared a no contest. It was the regular-season finale … Continue reading Ohio at Kent State, and perhaps the Bobcats’ season, is canceled

Bobcats’ MAC East title bout with Bulls is canceled

Ohio’s season took another disappointing turn on Friday. And now the questions begin about the remaining game on the schedule. Ohio University and the Mid-American Conference announced the cancelation of Saturday’s game between the Bobcats (2-1) and Buffalo (4-0) around 1:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon. The Bulls were already on their way, via bus, to … Continue reading Bobcats’ MAC East title bout with Bulls is canceled