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Central Michigan's Kalik Pimpleton (88) celebrates with quarterback Daniel Richardson (10) following a fourth-quarter touchdown against Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021

Late Touchdown, Mistakes Spoil Ohio Football’s Homecoming Game

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats were four minutes away from its second-straight win over a MAC opponent — and a festive homecoming victory in front of a large crowd at Peden Stadium. Central Michigan’s star wide receiver Kalil Pimpleton had a different plan in mind though. Pimpleton made an impressive catch off a Daniel Richardson… Read More

Northwestern runningback Evan Hull runs past the Ohio defense on his way to the end-zone for a 90-yard touchdown run against the Bobcats on September 25, 2021 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois.

Ohio Football Struggles Again At Northwestern, Falls To 0-4

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EVANSTON, Ill. (WOUB) — It was a battle of the ‘Cats at Ryan Field on Saturday as Ohio visited Northwestern. The Bobcats went up against their second power-five opponent of the season, still searching for their first win of the season.  Northwestern (2-2) dominated its way to a commanding 35-6 win over Ohio (0-4). This… Read More

Duquesne runningback Joey Isabella runs up field after juking out Ohio defender Alvin Floyd in the game on September, 11, 2021 at Peden Stadium

Ohio Football Stunned By Duquesne, 28-26

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio (0-2) dropped a game to a Football Championship Subdivision opponent for the first time since 2002 Saturday as it was upset by Duquesne (1-1) at Peden Stadium, 28-26.  The Bobcats’ 16-game win streak against FCS opponents came to an end. “Everything we did well last week — zero penalties, ran the… Read More

Ohio Quarterback Kurtis Rourke throws a pass as a Syracuse defender leaps in attempt to deflect the pass. Ohio fell to Syracuse, 29-9, on Saturday, September 4, 2021

Ohio Football Drops Season Opener To Syracuse

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A game under the lights at a packed Peden Stadium.  There was no better setting for Ohio’s season opener against power five opponent Syracuse. “Awesome crowd. Wow,” Ohio first-year head coach Tim Albin said.  “(It was) great to see the hill packed and the student section.  It was awesome.” Tim Albin opened… Read More

Bryce Houston warms up near the end zone before the Bobcats' practice at Peden Stadium on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021

Bryce Houston Ready For 2021 Season After Overcoming Obstacles

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — One of the standout players at the linebacker position in Ohio’s fall camp is Bryce Houston. His time with the Bobcats has been anything but easy so far. The redshirt junior dealt with some injuries such as a torn ACL.  He also worked through many obstacles in his career such as working… Read More

New Head Football Coach Tim Albin and Ohio Athletic Director Julie Cromer at a press conference Thursday, July 15

Tim Albin Ready To Lead Bobcat Football As New Head Coach

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Longtime Offensive Coordinator Tim Albin is officially at the helm of Ohio Football. Albin signed a four-year contract to become Ohio Football’s Head Coach shortly after Frank Solich announced his retirement Wednesday. “I couldn’t be more excited,” Albin said during an introductory press conference Thursday. “I’m truly humbled and honored for… Read More

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Frank Solich To Step Down After 16 Years As Ohio’s Head Football Coach

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University’s football team will have a new head coach for the first time in 16 years when it starts the 2021 season in Sept. Frank Solich announced at a press conference Wednesday he will step down, citing health reasons for his retirement. “It is a rare cardiovascular situation that I’ve… Read More

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Fall Sports Season Benched For Ohio University And The MAC

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The Mid-American Conference has become the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. According to a press release from Ohio University, the MAC Council of Presidents, voted unanimously to not play in the fall and consider a spring season. The press release also announced the postponement… Read More

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Ohio Football: Fans travel across the country to see Bobcats play in Boise

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BOISE, Idaho — How excited were Ohio fans when they found out the Bobcats would be playing in Boise, Idaho? “I was jumping up and down,” Ohio alumni Kayla Gross said. “I’m not going to lie, I was so excited.” Ohio alumni Kayla Gross was praying that the Bobcats would play in Boise because… “I… Read More

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Ohio Football: Ohio’s rushing attack key in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl win

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BOISE, Idaho – Ohio has had success all season running the football.  The Bobcats entered Friday with the 22nd-ranked rushing offense in the nation.  It was no different in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl as the Bobcats rushed for 285 yards. The Bobcats had a solid day on the ground despite playing most of the… Read More

Bobcats Head Coach Frank Solich lifts the Potato Bowl trophy following Ohio's 30-21 win over Nevada on January 3, 2020.

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 Kick-off 2020 in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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BOISE, ID — The college football bowl season typically conjures up thoughts of warm weather and sunshine, particularly for the many schools in colder climates. It’s a chance for those teams and fanbases to escape the cold for a few days and reap the rewards of a good year of football. While the Bobcats were… Read More