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Ohio Football: ‘Cats Outlast Nevada to Win Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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BOISE, ID — As Nathan Rourke took the final snap of his Bobcat career on the field, Brian Arp was sneaking through the crowded Bobcat bench with a Gatorade cooler. A victory bath would be nothing new for Frank Solich, but when the senior defensive lineman turned the cooler over, it wasn’t liquid that came… Read More

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Ohio Football: ‘Cats Dismantle Akron, Become Bowl Eligible

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AKRON, OH — Nathan Rourke took the snap and rolled right looking for an open receiver at the goal line. There wasn’t one, so he tucked the ball and sprinted to the pylon. He dove just inside it for the 1-yard score, but it wasn’t the touchdown that, ultimately, was significant. That play, should Ohio… Read More

Frank Solich speaking with the media after breaking the record for most wins in the MAC by a head coach

Ohio Football: Frank Solich the new all-time wins King of the MAC

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ATHENS, OH — The Mid-American Conference has a new all-time wins King, and that man is Frank Solich and boy did he do it in style. Seven different Bobcats scored a touchdown against Bowling Green as Ohio scored a season-high 66 points in their blowout win over the Falcons. “This record that comes with it… Read More

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Ohio Football: ‘Cats Run Wild on BGSU as Frank Solich Becomes MAC’s Winningest Coach

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — As Ohio’s third-string quarterback Joe Mischler took a knee with under 40 seconds to play in the game, Ohio head coach Frank Solich was surrounded by coaches, players and media. They were all waiting for the inevitable.  Before he was able to walk far enough away, he was struck with the… Read More

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Ohio Football: Bobcats’ Season Slips Away in OT Loss to W. Michigan

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ATHENS, OH — Nathan Rourke and Cole Baker sat in a meeting room on the second floor of Peden Stadium taking questions from the media. When Senior Night was brought up as a question, Rourke looked up, obviously upset, and stared off into the distance before bowing his head back down and nodding towards Baker… Read More

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Ohio Football: ‘Cats Face Must-Win on Senior Night Against WMU

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ATHENS, OH — As the end of another football season approaches, one game always tends to stand out among the others. The final home game, or Senior Night, simply just means more. On a cold Tuesday night in mid-November, the Bobcat Football’s Class of 2020 will have theirs. “Every time the senior game comes up,… Read More

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Ohio Football: Bobcats’ Season Dealt Huge Blow in Crushing Loss to Miami

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ATHENS, OH — A giant flag emblazoned with a big, red block-M waved in the north end zone of Peden Stadium as the clock hit 0:00. For the second straight season, a loss to Miami not only signified a Bobcat loss, it marked a likely end to their MAC Championship hopes. On a night that… Read More

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Ohio Football: ‘Cats Gut Out Huge, Rain-Soaked Win over Ball State

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MUNCIE, IN — A persistent, soaking, wind-driven rain fell on Schuemann Stadium for the duration of the game on Saturday and when Ohio needed it most, the group on the field most built to deal with the nasty conditions stepped up and paved the way for a Bobcat victory. That group was the offensive line…. Read More