Cromer, Solich cite contact tracing as reason for postponement

Ohio University and the Bobcats’ football team have been trying to defend against the coronavirus for months. On Monday, the department went on the offensive. Speaking on ‘The Frank Solich Show’ – Ohio’s weekly radio program featuring the Bobcats’ head coach – both Solich and Ohio athletics director Julie Cromer spoke about the postponement of … Continue reading Cromer, Solich cite contact tracing as reason for postponement

Battle of the Bricks canceled after OU COVID tests, contact tracing

There are certain things you can count on every college football season. Debate will rage about the worthiness of undefeated ‘Team X’ and whether it should be allowed into the national championship game/BCS/CFB Playoff. Pretty fall foliage will serve as a gorgeous backdrop to big games. There will be too many bowl games. And -- … Continue reading Battle of the Bricks canceled after OU COVID tests, contact tracing

Final: Ohio 24, Akron 10

For 43 minutes and change, the Bobcats approached the offensive side of the football with all the apparent zeal of a bored child pushing the remnants of that meal’s brussels sprouts and spinach main course around on their plate. Ohio linebacker Jared Dorsa celebrates a first-half turnover as the Bobcats beat Akron, 24-10, on Nov. … Continue reading Final: Ohio 24, Akron 10

‘Touchdown’ Tuggle named MAC East ST Player of the Week

De’Montre Tuggle navigates through Central Michigan defenders for a 93-yard kickoff return touchdown on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at Mount Pleasant, Mich. Photo courtest of Ohio Athletics/Abigail Dean The end result wasn’t what he wanted, and there was one play in particular he was hanging his head about, but De’Montre Tuggle embraced the good and the … Continue reading ‘Touchdown’ Tuggle named MAC East ST Player of the Week

No change coming for QB rotation, or the roster for OU

Armani Rogers hands off to De’Montre Tuggle as Ryan Luehrman leads the way at CMU. Photo courtesy of Ohio Athletics/Abigail Dean On the one hand, Ohio head coach Frank Solich said the Bobcats made it through the season opener – a 30-27 loss at Central Michigan – without the roster suffering the impact of any … Continue reading No change coming for QB rotation, or the roster for OU

A quick primer on the 2020 ‘Cats

Redshirt freshman quarterback Kurtis Rourke could figure large in Ohio's offensive plans in 2020. In case you tuned out the Mid-American Conference in August, when the league cancelled the season, be advised #MACtion returns tonight.  Yes, America’s favorite Rust Belt-based, overachieving conference is rolling the dice on a six-game sprint of a season in what … Continue reading A quick primer on the 2020 ‘Cats

Solich: “It can be taken away at any time”

Ohio head coach Frank Solich said he never seriously considered opting out of the 2020 season. Frank Solich thought he had seen everything possible when it came to college football. Then 2020 happened. Ohio begins the 2020 season, 10 weeks into the schedule, with a 7 p.m. kickoff at Central Michigan on Wednesday night. It’s … Continue reading Solich: “It can be taken away at any time”