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Buckeye Talk: Ohio State podcast by cleveland.com

542 episodes - English - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings

The latest analysis on Ohio State football, basketball and recruiting from cleveland.com's Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means. Usually, quite a good time.

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How Ohio State's highly-rated 2021 recruiting class will fit on the Buckeyes' roster

December 02, 2020 07:11 - 1 hour - 54.8 MB

It's a preview of the early college football signing period that is two weeks away, as Stephen Means, Nathan Baird and Doug Lesmerises dive into the 2021 Ohio State recruiting class on this Buckeye Talk. With 20 verbal commitments, the Buckeyes have the No. 2-rated class in the nation, behind only Alabama. It features a five-star defensive end, two big-time running back recruits, a five-star quarterback and five recruits ready to rebuild Ohio State's secondary. Who are they? How did they g...

Buckeye Talk Headlines: December 1

December 01, 2020 09:00 - 8 minutes - 3.67 MB

The Buckeyes deal with COVID-19 cases in the football program.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Debating Ohio State's playoff case as the Buckeyes try to get back to football: Monday Madness

November 30, 2020 08:43 - 1 hour - 51.1 MB

On this Monday Madness edition of Buckeye Talk, Nathan Baird, Doug Lesmerises and Stephen Means debate how the college football committee will view the Buckeyes as they missed another game. Is Florida gaining on Ohio State when it comes to playoff resume? Plus, how Ohio State handled its weekend COVID news conference; how Alabama and Notre Dame should be ranked; the lingering questions about the OSU pass defense; and what Urban Meyer said about BYU. Thanks for listening to Buckeye Talk fr...

Emergency Pod as Ohio State vs. Illinois is canceled: What does it mean for the Buckeyes?

November 28, 2020 07:29 - 59 minutes - 36.8 MB

The Ohio State football game at Illinois was canceled on Friday night after the Buckeyes had too many positive tests for coronavirus in the football program. That is the second game the Buckeyes are missing this season, after a previous cancellation because Maryland had positive tests. Nathan Baird made it to Champaign while preparing to cover the game Saturday, while Doug Lesmerises stayed in his basement. After the news that the game was off, they got together for an emergency podcast to ...

Ohio State vs. Illinois picks and preview as COVID affects the Big Ten

November 27, 2020 08:00 - 49 minutes - 32.6 MB

On this Ohio State vs. Illinois preview from Buckeye Talk, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means give their picks for the game as COVID hangs over the Big Ten Conference, with Minnesota vs. Wisconsin canceled this week and Ohio State reportedly dealing with positive cases within the program. Make sure you read cleveland.com/osu to stay updated on everything happening with Ohio State football if any news changes. Meanwhile, this should have been Ohio State vs. Michigan week -- so ...

Buckeye Talk Headlines: November 26

November 26, 2020 09:00 - 7 minutes - 3.3 MB

Ohio State is No. 4 in the first College Football Playoff rankings.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Ep. 303: Ohio State's playoff positioning, pass rush, latest 5-star recruit and Heisman race

November 25, 2020 05:41 - 2 hours - 76.6 MB

On this big Wednesday Buckeye Talk from cleveland.com, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means tackle four main areas over two hours. The first College Football Playoff rankings, with Ohio State at No. 4. Why are the Buckeyes behind Clemson, and is it a big deal? The performance of the Ohio State pass rush lately, both what OSU coaches and players said about it and what a rewatch from the Indiana game told us about it. There's a little talk about potential secondary changes in here...

Where will Ohio State be in the first College Football Playoff rankings, and what's up with Dabo Swinney? Monday Madness

November 23, 2020 06:17 - 1 hour - 47.1 MB

So much to cover as Nathan Baird and Doug Lesmerises take a tour of college football on this Monday Madness edition of Buckeye Talk. Among the topics: the Ohio State pass rush, Justin Fields' Heisman standing, whether Indiana or Northwestern is better, why Georgia didn't switch quarterbacks sooner, what's Dabo Swinney's problem with COVID caution, how bad is Nebraska, does Ohio State have anything to fear against Illinois, why won't BYU play Washington, will Notre Dame lose to North Carolin...

Ohio State vs. Indiana postgame: Are the Buckeyes in trouble because of their pass defense?

November 22, 2020 03:30 - 2 hours - 79.4 MB

On this postgame Buckeye Talk from cleveland.com, Nathan Baird, Stephen Means and Doug Lesmerises are all over No. 3 Ohio State's 42-35 win over No. 9 Indiana. Did you watch it? It was crazy. Ohio State led 35-7 early in the second half, but Justin Fields threw three interceptions and got sacked five times, and Indiana's Michael Penix threw for 491 yards, and ... seriously, just listen to the podcast. It's lit.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Ohio State-Indiana Picks Preview ... interrupted by the verbal commitment of 5-star QB Quinn Ewers

November 20, 2020 07:59 - 58 minutes - 37.9 MB

This Friday Buckeye Talk Podcast started out as one thing and then turned into another thing. As usual, the Friday pod previews Saturday's OSU game, with Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means making their picks on the Buckeyes vs. Indiana in a top-10 matchup and a couple other Big Ten games. It's done in a live Zoom call Thursday evening ... and it got very live. In the midst of the podcast, 5-star recruit Quinn Ewers, the No. 1 quarterback in the Class of 2022, announced his ver...

Ep. 302: Rapid fire Ohio State questions, freshmen WRs and crazy losses talk

November 19, 2020 09:30 - 2 hours - 85.7 MB

On this big Thursday Buckeye Talk Podcast, things got a little nuts., First, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means discussed a text subscriber survey on the 5 types of Ohio State football losses, and which types hurt the most and the league. Intriguing. Then came a look at Wednesday OSU interviews that shed some light on what's up with defensive end Zach Harrison and the freshmen receivers for the Buckeyes. Then was a quick look at possible topics for the next Nonsense Bracket, ...

Grading and discussing all 5 Ohio State starting offensive linemen

November 18, 2020 06:46 - 51 minutes - 34.1 MB

On this Wednesday Buckeye Talk from cleveland.com, Nathan Baird, Stephen Means and Doug Lesmerises dig in on the Buckeyes' offensive line. They analyze all five offensive line starters using PFF grades and after rewatching the first three games of the season. Plus, what are the running backs doing, or not doing, to help the offensive line look better? This episode is all about Thayer Munford, Harry Miller, Josh Myers, Wyatt Davis and Nicholas Petit-Frere and what they're bringing to the tab...

Buckeye Talk Headlines: November 17

November 17, 2020 09:00 - 6 minutes - 3.18 MB

The Buckeyes are scheduled to host Indiana in a top-10 matchup Saturday.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Big Ten West has overtaken the East, and the Ohio State-Indiana betting line helps explain: Monday Madness

November 16, 2020 09:19 - 52 minutes - 38.7 MB

We kick off a week of coverage and analysis of No. 3 Ohio State's home game vs. No. 9 Indiana with the Monday Madness edition of Buckeye Talk. We learned Sunday afternoon that the Buckeyes are favored by three touchdowns in this top-10 matchup. Nathan Baird and Doug Lesmerises -- demonstrably the worst two line-pickers among the three hosts thus far -- discuss why that number seems about right despite the game's billing. That separation also helps explain why the Big Ten West is the league'...

Indiana-Michigan State live postgame pod, looking ahead to Hoosiers' threat to Ohio State

November 14, 2020 22:53 - 1 hour - 50.3 MB

With no Ohio State game to analyze on Saturday, we could not break with tradition and blow off the postgame pod. So we watched the Buckeyes' next opponent, No. 10 Indiana, beat Michigan State 24-0, and invited our Buckeye Talk text subscribers to help assess the Hoosiers' threat. Indiana receiver Ty Fryfogle had a huge game, and paired with Whop Philyor, the Hoosiers have a pair of playmakers who can challenge Ohio State's still-solidifying secondary. Quarterback Michael Penix, who missed I...

Ohio State football's surprising Defensive MVP so far and other midseason awards

November 13, 2020 08:00 - 1 hour - 49.6 MB

It's the Friday edition of Buckeye Talk, which normally means predictions for Ohio State's game on Saturday. The Terrapins' coronavirus outbreak forced that game to be cancelled, however. So after picking three other Big Ten games -- where five of the six contests feature road favorites -- we moved on to recap the first half of the Ohio State season. We took Justin Fields out of consideration for Offensive MVP, so truly we and our Buckeye Talk texters were all voting for second place. Does ...

Ep. 301: The Ohio State vs. Maryland football game is canceled, so what's ahead for the Buckeyes?

November 12, 2020 10:10 - 1 hour - 73.7 MB

On this big Thursday Buckeye Talk Podcast from cleveland.com, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means discuss the cancellation of the Ohio State-Maryland game on Saturday and what it means for the Buckeyes. It's a difficult discussion at times, as Doug becomes agitated while attempting to outline recent coronavirus cases in counties where Big Ten teams are located, and he curses the debates he is imagining in his head. But the podcast does cover why Maryland canceled the game, what i...

From Shaun Wade to Trey Sermon to Josh Myers, the progress of some of Ohio State's most interesting players

November 11, 2020 06:22 - 1 hour - 42 MB

On the Wednesday Buckeye Talk from cleveland.com, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means address what's happening with some of the most interesting Ohio State players this season, and what Ryan Day might do about it. Shaun Wade was reflective in an interview about how he can play better, so where does the highly talented outside cornerback go from here? How will the running back load be split up between Master Teague and Trey Sermon as the Buckeyes roll forward? Will the interior o...

Buckeye Talk Headlines: November 10

November 10, 2020 09:00 - 7 minutes - 3.45 MB

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The four College Football Playoff spots might be locked up: Monday Madness

November 09, 2020 09:18 - 1 hour - 45 MB

On this Monday Madness version of Buckeye Talk from cleveland.com, Nathan Baird and Doug Lesmerises examine whether the four teams for the College Football Playoff might be set if nothing else crazy happens -- and Ohio State would be one of them. They also discuss the wild start in the Big Ten East; how many of the14 Big Ten teams have the right guy as their head coach; potential playoff expansion; how good BYU might be; and whether Maryland quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa should make the Ohi...

Ohio State vs. Rutgers postgame pod: Which second-half problems could hurt the Buckeyes long-term?

November 08, 2020 07:57 - 1 hour - 57.3 MB

On this postgame Buckeye Talk Podcast after Ohio State's 49-27 win over Rutgers, the text subscribers had some major questions and Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means tried to come up with answers. The Buckeyes led the Scarlet Knights 35-3 at the half, but things got a little loose after halftime. What issues were one-time things, and what could follow the Buckeyes through the season? Plus, how did Ryan Day react to all of them? Doug, Nathan and Stephen talked about what's real...

Rutgers preview and game prediction, and where would Brendon White fit in this Ohio State defense?

November 06, 2020 08:00 - 1 hour - 49.9 MB

Former Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano and former Buckeyes safety Brendon White make their returns to Ohio Stadium on Saturday with Rutgers. Before we gave our score predictions, we answered our Buckeye Talk text subscriber questions about whether White would have improved this OSU defense had he stayed for his final season. While he fell out of the 2019 rotation, would he have a first-string role with Marcus Hooker and Josh Proctor? Then we made our against-the-spread game pr...

Ep. 300: Is the Jim Harbaugh era ending at Michigan, and who should replace him?

November 05, 2020 08:34 - 2 hours - 80.1 MB

On this big Thursday Buckeye Talk podcast from cleveland.com, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means cover a lot of ground. First up, the latest with the Ohio State Buckeyes on Master Teague, Chris Olave, Cam Brown, Kerry Coombs, Pete Werner and more. Then, the champion of our Chain Restaurant Bracket is revealed. Next up, fallout from our recruiting discussion on 2022 QB Quinn Ewers, with the text subscribers agreeing with Nathan and disagreeing with Doug and Stephen. And then ...

Will the Buckeyes land No. 1 2022 QB recruit Quinn Ewers and what would it mean for their future?

November 04, 2020 06:00 - 59 minutes - 37.4 MB

On this Wednesday Buckeye Talk podcast from cleveland.co, the focus is all on 2022 quarterback prospect Quinn Ewers, a five-star that many national recruiting experts are now projecting to the Buckeyes. Should Ohio State take him? If they Buckeyes do, what will happen to C.J. Stroud, Jack Miller and Kyle McCord? Can you ever have too many good quarterbacks? Can a program ever be too ruthless in the pursuit of top talent? All that is on the board for Doug Lesmerises, Stephen Means and Nathan ...

Buckeye Talk Headlines: November 3, 2020

November 03, 2020 18:34 - 8 minutes - 4.12 MB

The undefeated Buckeyes get ready for Rutgers in Week 3.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Should Ohio State be favored by more over Rutgers, and is Cincinnati a playoff team? Monday Madness

November 02, 2020 07:00 - 1 hour - 46.8 MB

On this Monday Buckeye Talk episode from cleveland.com, Doug Lesmerises and Nathan Baird take their usual spin around college football while taking a first look at Ohio State's game with Rutgers on Saturday. What will it be like for the Buckeyes to face former assistant Greg Schiano? Should the Buckeyes be more than 37-point favorites over the Scarlet Knights? What more can the OSU run game prove this week? When it comes to the rest of college football, will Notre Dame beat Clemson this Sa...

Ohio State vs. Penn State postgame pod: The message you need to hear about the Buckeyes

November 01, 2020 08:02 - 1 hour - 66.2 MB

Well, this episode got away just a bit. Ohio State beat Penn State 38-25 on Saturday in State College and somehow Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means spent an hour and 45 minutes talking about it -- Nathan and Stephen after watching the game in the press box and Doug after watching it from his couch. Why was there so much to discuss? Because there were so many things that OSU fans were concerned about even in victory. There were plenty of questions about the run game, the touch...

Live preview and picks pod for Ohio State at Penn State

October 30, 2020 07:00 - 1 hour - 46 MB

Our Buckeye Talk text subscribers once again were treated to a live Thursday night audience for this episode previewing what annually stands up as the biggest game in the Big Ten East. Ohio State travels to Penn State on Saturday, and while the Nittany Lions cannot recreate Whiteout conditions, they still pose a threat to the Buckeyes' national championship hopes. The Buckeyes were favored by 12 points as of the moment we hit record Thursday night. Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen ...

Ep. 299: Can Ohio State football follow an LSU path through this 2020 season?

October 29, 2020 05:33 - 2 hours - 80.4 MB

It's the big Thursday Buckeye Talk episode, and Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means have a lot to cover. There are 15 rapid-fire questions from text subscribers as the Buckeyes prepare for a trip to Penn State on Saturday; a discussion about the Wisconsin-Nebraska cancellation; suggestions from listeners on what Nathan should have to do to pay off his losing bet to Doug from the season opener; and a review of the Final Four in our Chain Restaurant Bracket. But most of the talk ...

Are Penn State fans done with James Franklin, and did Ryan Day change his mind about Justin Fields sacks?

October 28, 2020 05:00 - 1 hour - 56.6 MB

This Buckeyes Talk episode for Wednesday includes a very special crossover in the second half of the pod, when Doug Lesmerises and Nathan Baird are joined by Bob Flounders and Greg Pickel of Blue-White Breakdown, the new Penn State football podcast from PennLive.com. Doug, Nathan, Bob and Greg talk about the lesser-known players on both sides who could affect this game; the quarterback gap between Ohio State's Justin Fields and Penn State's Sean Clifford; how Penn State fans are viewing Jame...

Buckeye Talk Headlines: October 27

October 27, 2020 08:00 - 7 minutes - 3.3 MB

The Buckeyes move to No. 3 in the AP Poll after a season-opening win over Nebraska   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

How Penn State's loss affects Ohio State and Saturday's showdown: Monday Madness

October 26, 2020 06:50 - 1 hour - 43.9 MB

Nathan Baird and Doug Lesmerises have decided to call this Monday episode looking at the college football scene and examining what's next for Ohio State "Monday Madness." Nathan writes a column at cleveland.com each Monday of the same name and you should be reading that, too. But here, your ears can take in this Buckeye Talk episode offering an early preview of the Ohio State-Penn State matchup on Saturday night. How should OSU fans view the Nittany Lions, who are coming off an upset loss a...

Ohio State vs. Nebraska postgame pod: Everything that went right and wrong in the Buckeyes' opener

October 24, 2020 23:03 - 1 hour - 44.1 MB

Ohio State beat Nebraska 52-17 on Saturday, and Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means are here to break it down. Nathan and Stephen covered the game in Ohio Stadium, while Doug watched at home, and the three of them got together after the postgame interviews to discuss the game for an hour. The passing offense looked great, the running game looked questionable and the young defense started slow. Also, a backdoor cover allowed Doug to cover the 29 points he had given to Nathan for ...

Buckeye Talk Live to preview Ohio State football's season opener vs. Nebraska

October 23, 2020 07:00 - 1 hour - 55 MB

We made it, you guys. Ohio State finally kicks off the 2020 season on Saturday when Nebraska visits Ohio Stadium. We gathered virtually with our Buckeye Talk subscribers on Thursday night to preview the game and make our picks for this and other games this weekend. We took a closer look at many of the matchups in Saturday's game. Will Adrian Martinez, Wan'Dale Robinson and an offensive line that returns intact cause problems for the Ohio State defense? If so, is that a good thing because it...

Live show with text subscribers to preview Ohio State football's season opener vs. Nebraska

October 23, 2020 07:00 - 1 hour - 55 MB

We made it, you guys. Ohio State finally kicks off the 2020 season on Saturday when Nebraska visits Ohio Stadium. We gathered virtually with our Buckeye Talk subscribers on Thursday night to preview the game and make our picks for this and other games this weekend. We took a closer look at many of the matchups in Saturday's game. Will Adrian Martinez, Wan'Dale Robinson and an offensive line that returns intact cause problems for the Ohio State defense? If so, is that a good thing because it...

Ep. 298: Everything we might be wrong about regarding this 2020 Ohio State football season

October 22, 2020 06:32 - 1 hour - 76.7 MB

Instead of a big Wednesday podcast, it's a big Thursday podcast on this game week as the Ohio State Buckeyes prepare to open their football season on Saturday. After previewing this season for almost 10 months, Buckeye Talk is taking this one opportunity to say --- we might be wrong. On this episode, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird, Stephen Means and the Ohio State text subscribers secretly admit on a popular public podcast all the ways they might be reading these Buckeyes incorrectly. Most ...

Ohio State's plans for Nicholas Petit-Frere and Dawand Jones this season and in the future

October 21, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 45 MB

On this game week Wednesday Buckeye Talk from cleveland.com, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means continue to learn more about Ohio State's team heading into the season. A focus for this episode is the offensive line, especially starting right tackle Nicholas Petit-Frere. Plus, what's the long-term plan for intriguing OL prospect Dawand Jones? There's more talk on Marcus Hooker, the recruitment of Tristan Leigh and other pressing issues for the Buckeyes. Thanks for listening to ...

Buckeye Talk Headlines: October 21

October 21, 2020 07:45 - 9 minutes - 4.42 MB

The Buckeyes are ready to open against Nebraska on Oct. 24.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Setting the stage for Ohio State football's season opener vs. Nebraska

October 19, 2020 07:00 - 1 hour - 49.7 MB

At long last, football season has arrived in the Big Ten Conference. Ohio State opens its pursuit of a fourth consecutive conference championship against Nebraska at Ohio Stadium on Saturday. Doug Lesmerises and Nathan Baird first take a spin around the college football landscape. How difficult is it to fill out an Associated Press ballot right now? Which teams and players are we buying stock in or dumping our shares of through the first six weeks? What are the storylines we are most intri...

Ohio State vs. Alabama in 2014 College Football Playoffs: Buckeye ReTalkables

October 16, 2020 16:57 - 1 hour - 79.8 MB

We wrap up our preseason look at the important games in Ohio State football with the night that more than any other set the stage for how we measure the current Buckeyes program. The Sugar Bowl after the 2014 season, in which Urban Meyer led 4 seed Ohio State against Nick Saban's top-seeded Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinals. It was the culmination of Ezekiel Elliott's brilliant rumble through the postseason. More than that, it was the culmination of what Meyer had been buil...

Buckeye Talk Headlines: October 16

October 16, 2020 14:40 - 8 minutes - 3.77 MB

Ohio State is a week away from the start of its season.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Projecting Ohio State football's real opening-day depth chart

October 15, 2020 07:00 - 1 hour - 64.4 MB

Ohio State football will release a depth chart the day before the Oct. 24 season opener against Nebraska. But what will the actual relationship be between starters and backups when the Buckeyes take the field? Your Buckeye Talk crew got to the bottom of that question. The conversation began with Wednesday's revelations about the safety competition from assistant coach Matt Barnes, then worked its way to the front of the defense. With defensive tackle depth questionable at best, who will rot...

Ep. 297: How the Buckeyes could have the best season in Ohio State football history

October 14, 2020 07:00 - 2 hours - 78.8 MB

On this big Wednesday Buckeye Talk podcast from cleveland.com, Doug Lesmerises, Nathan Baird and Stephen Means describe exactly what would need to happen for Ohio State to have the best football season in school history. The schedule, the opponents, the talent and the context are all there to make it possible. The distinction between best team and best season is important, but playing in the COVID-19 era has a chance to make 2020 as memorable as any OSU season. OSU text subscribers joined t...

Ohio State over/unders and either/ors on Justin Fields, Trey Sermon, Garrett Wilson, Zach Harrison and more

October 13, 2020 06:00 - 1 hour - 39.8 MB

On this Tuesday Buckeye Talk pod from cleveland.com, Doug Lesmerises, Stephen Means, Nathan Baird and the Ohio State text subscribers take a crack at some over/unders and either/ors for this football season. How many touchdown passes will Justin Fields throw -- over or under 39? How many points per game will the Buckeyes allow (over or under 20) and score (over or under 50)? Will the leading rusher be either Trey Sermon or Master Teague? Leading receiver be either Chris Olave or Garrett Wi...

Outrageous predictions for the 2020 Ohio State football season: Mark It Down Monday

October 12, 2020 06:59 - 1 hour - 63.1 MB

With the season's start finally closing in, Buckeye Talk delved into Mark It Down Monday for the final time in 2020. Continuing a tradition you may already know from our weekly video series, we all mark down our Outrageous Predictions for the season ahead. So did our Buckeye Talk text subscribers. They chimed in with predictions on how COVID-19 will affect the season, what numbers Justin Fields will put up, who will lead the defense and exactly how many points Ohio State will score in The G...

Ohio State vs. Michigan, 1968: Buckeye ReTalkables

October 09, 2020 16:37 - 1 hour - 64.9 MB

With the preseason winding down, we had to bring The Game into our discussion of the important games in Ohio State football history. So we took our little time machine back to 1968, when the Buckeyes dominated Michigan with the Super Sophs en route to the national championship. This game lives on as Woody Hayes' finest moment OSU's head coach. It also came during a time of upheaval in society. One year later, Bo Schembechler took over the Wolverines, setting off the Ten Year War in the riva...

Buckeye Talk Headlines, Oct. 9

October 09, 2020 14:19 - 7 minutes - 6.4 MB

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Where Ohio State's defensive line has lots of answers, and where it has questions

October 08, 2020 08:45 - 1 hour - 41.4 MB

On this Thursday Buckeye Talk episode from cleveland.com, the defensive line is the focus. But there's also a discussion about running backs at the end. What Nathan Baird and Stephen Means are doing is explaining the most important things they've learned from recent interviews with Ohio State assistant coaches and players, and both the running backs and defensive linemen recently spoke with reporters. With Doug Lesmerises mostly asking questions, Nathan and Stephen let you know what to expec...

Ep. 296: 21 rapid fire questions, including one that might blow up the show

October 07, 2020 15:19 - 1 hour - 71.3 MB

It's a rapid fire Wednesday for our biggest Buckeye Talk of the week, as Nathan Baird, Doug Lesmerises and Stephen Means take questions from text subscribers. Among the topics: • What should be expected from DBs Tyreke Johnson and Josh Proctor this season? • Is this the year that Ohio State returns a punt for a touchdown? • How large will the betting lines be for OSU games? • How far would you drive for a specific fast food meal? • Could Ohio State win a title if Justin Fields got hurt...

The change for Ohio State linebackers Pete Werner and Baron Browning this season

October 06, 2020 05:41 - 50 minutes - 30.7 MB

On this Tuesday Buckeye Talk from cleveland.com, Nathan Baird, Stephen Means and Doug Lesmerises talk about the position changes for Pete Werner and Baron Browning and how everything will fit together in the Ohio State linebacker room this season. But first, the guys discuss Ohio State's latest 2021 recruiting commitment at tackle and what happened with the higher-rated tackle recruits they didn't get. Thanks for listening to Buckeye Talk.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out ...