Why Do Biased Fans, Media, and Gurus Think CJ Stroud is Terrible?

Buckeye Focused Podcast

College football seems to be overanalyzed more than every other sport! So what’s left to do besides analyze the analyzers?! CJ Stroud is terrible. That’s what Buckeye haters, media folks, and even some so-called gurus will have you thinking. Is it true? Is it fair? In this episode of Buckeye Focused we discuss CJ Stroud, … Read more

Tribalism in Sports x Player Mindset | Buckeye Focused 8

Fan Psychology, Tribalism in Sports, and Player Mindset | Buckeye Focused 8

Fan psychology and player mindset play an enormous role in sports — especially when we add tribalism to the equation. Tribalism in sports is nothing new. It’s just that we see and deal with it more than ever because of social media. And when it comes to Buckeye sports (football) we see it weekly! We … Read more

The Future of Lacrosse & Expectations for Youth Sports with Lacrosse Pro, Justin Inacio | Buckeye Focused 7

Buckeye Focused Podcast

Former Ohio State Buckeye Lacrosse Player, Justin Inacio joins Buckeye Focused to take on the growth and future of lacrosse, expectations in youth sports, training athletes, growing a brand as a student-athlete, the struggles of a collegiate athlete, and of course the football team that calls The Shoe home. Justin Inacio was a 5-year starter, … Read more

Special Teams War Daddy & DBs Going Low | Buckeye Focused 5

Buckeye Focused Podcast

What’s the future of special teams in football? As Nate Oliver explains, if you take away special teams, you will take away jobs. We get into the importance of special teams and what it takes to be a special teams player — or as Nate calls it, a War Daddy. What is a special teams … Read more

Iowa Football Racial Bias Scandal | Toledo Rockets, Diauntae Morrow, Speaks Truths on Time at Iowa + Bucks vs Rockets in The Shoe | Buckeye Focused 3

BUCKEYE FOCUSED | Podcast

Nate Oliver brings on former Iowa Hawkeye and Toledo Rockets safety, Diauntae Morrow, to talk Buckeyes vs Rockets. But the simple fact of these two teams facing off in The Shoe only brought us together to have this dialogue. As our rallying cry goes, “sports bring people together”.  And this conversation is more than just … Read more

Notre Dame vs Ohio State Preview, Expectations of Jim Knowles’ Defense, and Twitter Warrior of the Week with Buckeye, Nate Oliver | Buckeye Focused 1

BUCKEYE FOCUSED | Podcast

The pilot episode for Buckeye Focused! Welcome to the newest Ohio State Buckeye football podcast. It’s week one and the Notre Dame Golden Domers are coming to The Shoe for a top 5 matchup. We have to talk about it! This season 1, week 1 episode of Buckeye Focused is renting space on SportsE+, for … Read more