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

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

A (nearly) picture-perfect day

In a season, a year really, when nothing has played out according to plan, the Bobcats finally enjoyed more than three hours of blissful football nirvana without a care or hassle in the world. Well, almost anyway. The Bobcats, back after an 18-day layoff forced in part due to COVID-19 issues, outclassed visiting Bowling Green … Continue reading A (nearly) picture-perfect day

Bobcats try to ramp up, again, with BG on tap

At this point, Adam Luehrman knows the Bobcats are in the middle of a football season – or what can be passed off as one in 2020. But it sure hasn’t felt like it yet. Ohio (1-1) begins the second-half of the six-game regular season on Saturday with a 12 p.m. kickoff against Bowling Green … Continue reading Bobcats try to ramp up, again, with BG on tap

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