Buckeyes

Strength of schedule no longer matters for Power 5 football teams

For Power 5 teams, strength of schedule and record used to be the two most common factors in determining your postseason fate. If this year’s College Football Playoff committee proved anything, it’s that they set a new precedent: As long as you’re a Power 5 program, strength of schedule no longer matters.

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Buckeyes

CFP Speculation and Conjecture

There is at least one scenario where it seems likely the Ohio State Buckeyes have a chance at making the CFP. What teams should Buckeye fans be rooting for this weekend? WFNY Staff breaks it down.

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WWW

Excitement for the return of Isaiah Thomas: While We’re Waiting

How big of an impact will Isaiah Thomas have on the Cavaliers upon his return? ESPN.com’s NBA crew was somewhat skeptical. WFNY’s Jacob Rosen is a bit more excited.

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Buckeyes, Headlines

Ohio State debuts at No. 6 in first Playoff rankings of season

After they were ranked No. 3 in the country by both the AP and Coaches polls, the Ohio State Buckeyes open at No. 6 in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. Don’t worry, the Buckeyes have plenty of time to get into the important Top Four.

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WWW

Should the College Football Playoffs expand? While We’re Waiting

Thoughts on expanding the College Football Playoff alongside some notes on the current bowl season.

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Best of 2016, Buckeyes

Ohio State Returns to the CFP: Top 10 Stories of 2016 — No. 10

Ohio State’s march back to the College Football Playoff was like a movie script. The question will be: How does it end?

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Buckeyes, Headlines

Buckeyes earn No. 3 spot in College Football Playoff rankings

Ohio State headed to the College Football Playoff once again after earning a No. 3 seed in the 2016 tournament.

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WWW

Holiday traditions from Peanuts to Star Wars: While We’re Waiting

The Bode family has a ton of holiday traditions. Here are a few of them.

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Buckeyes

Ohio State Opens up at No. 6 in First College Football Playoff Poll

The Ohio State Buckeyes open the 2016 Playoff Poll in the top ten with a No. 6 ranking.

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Buckeyes

Ohio State can still make the College Football Playoff: Part II

Ohio State’s playoff hopes are slim, but they still have a shot at cracking the final four.

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Buckeyes, Headlines

Ohio State Climbs to No. 6 in Newest CFP Poll, Still Alive for Playoff

Chaos reigned during college football’s Rivalry Week. In a weekend of Wagon Wheels, Apple Cups, Civil Wars, Bedlam, and The Game many schools either earned emphatic victories to secure bowl berths or suffered spirit-crushing losses. When the dust settled, the biggest losses went to previous top ten teams Notre Dame and Baylor whose playoff fires

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Buckeyes

Ohio State can still make the College Football Playoff

Ohio State’s loss to Michigan State hurts, but they still have a shot at making the College Football Playoff. They just need some help.

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Featured, Headlines

Hooray semesters! Ohio State gets extra practice time over Oregon

In 2012, all Ohio public universities officially switched to the semester system after a long history of mismatched academic calendars. Ohio State, for one, was previously on the oft-beloved quarter system and that led to a very short summer for students returning back to campus in August 2012. But in the lead-up to the College

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Buckeyes

College Football Championship Game Tickets Down 32% Since New Year’s Eve

Ohio State fans who waited for the last minute to purchase Sugar Bowl tickets ended up with a pretty good deal. After the prices nearly reached a $500 average on the secondary market after the Alabama-Ohio State matchup was announced, the price dropped to a $364.30 average before the game. Fans could be seeing a

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Buckeyes

2015 National Championship Game Tickets Are 75% More Expensive Than 2014 Game

In the newly formulated playoff system, the Ohio State Buckeyes are now slated to play the Oregon Ducks in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12. The final game of the college football season has been greeted with huge expectations as the nation’s top two schools compete, and ticket prices have remained high on

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Featured, Headlines

To the victors go the spoils: Ohio State is IN!

In the case of the Ohio State Buckeyes, the ‘spoils’ mean a date with top-ranked Alabama Crimson in the Sugar Bowl on New Years Day. That is the reward the Buckeyes earned after trashing the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten Championship game Saturday night. The Buckeyes beat Wisconsin in historic fashion 59-0. The margin of

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WWW

Buckeye Talk, Nick Swisher, and the “Vikings Family”: While We’re Waiting…

Hey there, WFNY. It’s Wednesday, and I’m not TD. Yes, much like Mike Aviles, I have no regular WWW position, but I’m pitching in wherever needed. So, from when you last heard from me in the WWW space, it was Thursday, and plenty has happened since then. In fact, all five of the teams that

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Headlines

BCS Standings: Ohio State gains breathing room at No. 3, closes gap on Florida State

In this week’s version of the BCS Standings released tonight, the Ohio State Buckeyes stayed at No. 3, still trailing both Alabama and Florida State. However, losses by No. 4 Baylor, who trailed Ohio State by just .001 and No. 5 Oregon have given Ohio State some breathing room in the argument that a one-l0ss

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General

While We’re Waiting… RB Josh Cribbs, GM Floyd Reese and OF Marcus Thames

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal Cribbs put on quite the show Thursday, but could he stick in the backfield? Nothing is beyond a satisfied

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Blogger Interviews, Buckeyes, General

QB Wanted…an interview with MGoBlog

  As the recruiting season wraps up, there is at least one major piece still in play, that being Pennsylvania quarterback Terrelle Pryor. His story has been well documented, from his early interest in Ohio State, to learning about Rich Rodriguez’ move to Michigan before West Virginia did. Most recently his connection to a prominent

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