Silver Bullet Points Faces A Dexter Invasion

Written July 24th, 2013 by Joe Dexter

It’s Wednesday and the Silver Bullet points are soaring faster than ever before. With MaliBuckeye climbing mountains like a Bauserman, the SBP faces a tough week with a brand new face (for radio). While your Wednesday ammunition king pin visits one of the greatest national landmarks in the nation, It’s my pleasure to bring you an invaded version of Silver Bullet Points. Since I get a chance to sit in Mali’s seat about once every two years, It’s imperative that I set the tone with the best soundtrack that the SBP has ever seen. Let’s just say I’m like Colonel Bruce and the Codetalkers.  “I’m So Glad” to be here!

This isn’t your mom and dad’s SBP…..

Buckeye 411

  • You can’t Hyde from the truth – But you can surely get confused trying to figure out what it is. First he was booted from the team, then he was suspended pending investigation. Now, Charles Robinson of Yahoo is reporting that video provided by Sugar Bar 2 shows that Hyde never physically assaulted the alleged victim, despite being punched by her. Of course, this is “according to sources.” Robinson’s sources also say that they believe all charges will be dropped against Hyde.
  • No safety In Numbers – Unless you’re looking at a football roster! Amongst all the crazy news from early in the week, We now have the new numbers assigned to incoming freshman. Thanks to LGHL for laying them all out for us on one document. I can’t wait to tell my friends that Cameron Johnston is #95! In addition, Ohio State has released an official roster update for the upcoming season, amidst the 4 players disciplined on Monday.
  • ADV In Italy – He’s the greatest Italian product since sliced bread. Amedeo Delle Valle instantly became a fan favorite with the Buckeyes as a freshman. Now his game is really starting to shine. In the Under-20 European Championships last weekend, ADV scored 17 points in the 4th quarter in the gold medal game against Latvia. Della Valle scored 14 consecutive points, making all three of his shots from beyond the arc. He was also named the tournament MVP as well. Can’t wait to see him get a bump up in the rotation for Thad Matta next season.
  • Friday Night Lights – One of the biggest recruiting events in the country is here this Friday, as players across the country make their way to the Horse Shoe as Ohio State puts on it’s 2nd annual Friday Night Lights. ESPN Insider has a decorated list of who will be there. Jim, our recruiting guru, put together a primer for Friday as well. Make sure you check out his great breakdown position by position.
  • Your Home is Waiting For You -  There are many reasons why recruits love to be a part of Ohio State football. One of the many successes of recruiting starts with attention to detail. Yesterday, many top prospects received some top notch recruiting pitches. The coaching staff sent unique individual images of players inside the Ohio Stadium, with the words, “Your Home is Waiting For You” on the top of the picture.  Just below that, “Join the Family” with the Urbanator’s signature. Here is what 2014 lineman prospect Demetrius Knox got in his mailbox. My favorite photo though has to go to 2014 tight end prospect Mike Gesicki.
  • Tell Me Something I don’t Know – Online ticket outlet TicketCity has released a top 25 most engaging fanbases in college football. From the great Mashable: “Their secret sauce takes into account Twitter followings, Facebook likes and “talking about” metrics, as well as a variety of IRL factors including attendance, percentage of stadium capacity filled at home games and home ticket prices from the 2012 season.” Ohio State ranks 4th. Michigan is ranked 1st. Plain and simple, somebody messed up the algorithm.
  • Cheap Plug – Hey, if it isn’t your show, you have to take advantage of the spotlight when you get a chance! Check out my interview on WHO-AM in Des Moines talking Ohio State football
  • Ticket Pre-Sale – OH YEAH BABY! Picture below explains it all!

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tBBC Radio Hour: Phil Steele/Andy Coppens

Written July 8th, 2013 by Joe Dexter

tbbc Radio Hour itunesWelcome Back to another edition of The Radio Hour! Now that we are less than 60 days away from opening kickoff, we kick into gear previewing the season with some great insight from two excellent guests.

First, the all knowledgeable Phil Steele swings by to talk about his 352 page college football preview, Ohio State, Some of the Big Ten, as well as the upcoming 4 team playoff in 2014. Phil helps us break down the Buckeyes position by position as well, as we are now a month away from organized activities.

Make sure you keep up with Phil’s work as we head into the season, by going to philsteele.com.

Also joining us is the always entertaining Andy Coppens of The B1G Time. Any gives us his thoughts on the upcoming season for the conference, makes some snarky remarks (as always). He also makes some bold predictions on the upcoming season.

That and more on this edition of the Radio Hour! And as always, Subscribe on Itunes!

The B1G Time Podcast: Tourney/Coaching Changes

Written March 25th, 2013 by Joe Dexter

It’s Baaack! Andy Coppens asked me to join him for the heralded B1G Time Podcast, to talk about how the weekend went for the Big Ten in the NCAA Tournament.

This episode is a winner, because we make fun of Chuckles, Tommy Amacker, and Marshall Henderson all in one episode!

Andy and I break down the play of OSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana, Minnesota and Illinois from last night, as well as talk about their match ups in the sweet sixteen.

I go on a couple rants about the 2-3 zone defense, How Northwestern and Minnesota are idiotic, and who could possibly replace Carmody at Northwestern.

We also touch on how Tubby Smith is on the hot seat…. (this was recorded an hour before he was “fired”). I still can’t wrap my head around the Athletic Department’s thought process.

That and More on another edition of The B1G Time Podcast!

(To visit more of Andy and his staff’s great work, make sure you bookmark The B1G Time)