2017 Football News

  • Ohio Announces 2018 Football Schedule
    February 22, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – On Thursday, the Mid-American Conference released its full schedule of 2018 football games. In conjunction with the announcement, Ohio announced its full 2018 football slate.  
  • Ohio Announces Spring Football Schedule
    February 20, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio football program announced Tuesday the dates for its upcoming spring football practice schedule. Ohio will hold 15 practices over a one-month period beginning on Tuesday, March 20 to kick off preparations for the 2018 season. 
  • Ohio Football Completes Signing Class With Addition of Buckner and Wood
    February 07, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio football program completed its 2018 signing class as a part of National Signing Day Wednesday adding two student-athletes to their group that signed during the early signing period.
  • Ohio Football To Host Fan Event Wednesday For National Signing Day
    February 06, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio football program will host an event on Wednesday on the second floor of Peden Stadium tower to preview their 2018 signing class. The event will be held in conjunction with National Signing Day. 
  • Ohio Football Adds Alum Scott To Coaching Staff
    January 24, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio head football coach Frank Solich announced Tuesday the addition of Bobcat alum Tremayne Scott to the Ohio football coaching staff.  Scott returns to Ohio after coaching the last two seasons at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
  • Miller Set To Join Bobcats Football Staff
    January 22, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio head football coach Frank Solich announced Monday the addition of Bart Miller as an assistant coach on the Bobcats staff.
  • Ohio's Poling Selected To Play In NFLPA Bowl
    January 12, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio football alumni Quentin Poling (Gomer, Ohio) has been chosen to play in the 2018 NFL Collegiate Bowl which will be held on Jan. 20 at Rose Bowl Stadium.
  • Bobcat Alums Meet In AFC Divisional Playoff Game
    January 12, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – The upcoming AFC Divisional round playoff game featuring the Jacksonville Jaguars and Pittsburg Steelers will showcase two Ohio football alumni facing off against each other in outside linebacker Blair Brown of the Jaguars and free safety Mike Mitchell of the Steelers.
  • Ohio Stuns UAB For 41-6 Bahamas Bowl Victory
    December 22, 2017
    NASSAU, Bahamas – Behind 152 yards and four touchdowns from redshirt senior running back Dorian Brown, the Ohio football team (9-4, 5-3 MAC)  captured its third bowl win in program history with a 41-6 win over the UAB Blazers (8-5, 6-3 C-USA) in the 2017 Bahamas Bowl on Friday afternoon (Dec. 22) at Nathan A. Robinson National Stadium. 
  • Ohio Football Shores Up Bowl Prep in Day 4 at Bahamas Bowl
    December 21, 2017
    NASSAU, BAHAMAS – In Ohio’s final day of preparation for the 2017 Bahamas Bowl the Bobcats held their final practice then head coach Frank Solich, sophomore quarterback Nathan Rourke and RS senior linebacker Quentin Poling took part in the final on-site press conference before the game Friday.
  • Ohio Football Bashes on Beach/Swims With Dolphins (Day 2 Report)
    December 20, 2017
    NASSAU, Bahamas ? Day two of Ohio?s trip to the Bahamas bowl began with practice but ended with some unique experiences for the Bobcats football team.
  • UAB Notebook - Bobcats & Blazers Face off For First Time
    December 20, 2017
    A snapshot of UAB, which plays Ohio at 12:30 p.m. ET on Friday in Nassau, Bahamas in the 2017 Bahamas Bowl. 
  • Ohio Football Announces 19 Signees In Early Signing Period
    December 20, 2017
    ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio head football coach Frank Solich announced 19 players who have signed during the 2018 early signing period Wednesday.
  • Ohio Football Gives Back During Day 3 at the Bahamas Bowl
    December 20, 2017
    NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Day three of the 2017 Bahamas Bowl began as usual but closed on a bit of a softer side as players from both the Ohio football team and UAB spent their afternoons giving back to the local community.
  • First 24 Hours Full of Fun and Practice for Ohio Football at Bahamas Bowl (Day 1 Report)
    December 19, 2017
    NASSAU, Bahamas ? The Ohio football team spent its first 24-hours on the island of Nassau getting acclimated, exploring the Atlantis Resort and had their first practice in Nassau in preparation for the 2017 Bahamas Bowl matchup against UAB.
  • Ohio Football Ready For Early Signing Day
    December 19, 2017
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio football team is ready for the early signing period for its 2018 signing class which begins on Dec. 20.
  • Ohio Football Hits The Road For Bahamas Bowl (Game Ntotes)
    December 18, 2017
    With a win over Kent State, Ohio became bowl eligible for the ninth straight year and will make its eighth bowl appearance in that span with a trip to the 2017 Bahamas Bowl to face UAB. 
  • Opponents Announced For 2018 Ohio Football Season
    December 14, 2017
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference announced this week the opponents for the 2018 Ohio football season.
  • Ohio's Rourke Named Canadian Player of the Year By Krown Countdown U
    December 14, 2017
    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Sophomore quarterback Nathan Rourke (Oakville, Ontario) of the Ohio football team has been selected the Krown Countdown U Top Canadian in the NCAA for 2017 announced the organization Thursday. The selection was conducted via a panel of Canadian media and Canadian Football League scouts in the field.
  • Ohio Football Lands 14 On Academic All-MAC Squad
    December 13, 2017
    Cleveland, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference announced its 2017 Football Academic All-MAC team as a total of 146 students were named to the 2017 Academic All-MAC team including 14 members of the Ohio football team.
  • Solich Addresses Media During Bahamas Bowl Preparation
    December 04, 2017
    Ohio Football head coach Frank Solich met with the press on Monday to discuss the Bahamas Bowl against UAB on Dec. 22. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. at Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas and broadcast live on ESPN. Here is the complete transcript.
  • Solich/Schaus Take part In Bahamas Bowl Press Conference
    December 01, 2017
    Ohio head football coach Frank Solich and Director of Athletics Jim Schaus traveled to Nassau, Bahamas to take part in the introductory press conference for the 2017 Bahamas Bowl Friday.
  • Ohio Leads League With 12 All-MAC Selections
    November 29, 2017
    ATHENS, Ohio – Eleven Ohio football players were among the selections for the All-Mid-American Conference football teams announced by the organization Wednesday. Ohio RS senior linebacker Quentin Poling (Gomer, Ohio) was a First Team Defense selection. 
  • Ohio Football Headed To The Bahamas Bowl
    November 26, 2017
    ATHENS, Ohio – After compiling an 8-4 regular season record, the Ohio football team (8-4, 5-3 MAC) will be taking its brand of football international as the Bobcats have accepted an invitation to the 2017 Bahamas Bowl and will be matched up against Conference USA opponent Alabama-Birmingham (8-4, 6-2 CUSA).
  • Ohio Looks to Rebound Against Buffalo
    November 24, 2017
    Last week was tough — to say the least. A 37-34 loss at the hands of Akron on a Tuesday night, which helped the Zips reach the Mid-American Conference Championship game since 2005. Now, 10 days removed, Ohio (8-3, 5-2 MAC) won't be making a trip to Detroit for the second straight year. Instead, the goal will be to reach a 10 win season for the fourth time in program history. A good goal, just not the one everyone had on their mind heading into the season. 
  • Ohio Football Closes Regular Season With 31-24 Loss At Buffalo
    November 24, 2017
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Despite a 14-point, third quarter comeback to tie the game, the Ohio football team (8-4, 5-3) fell to Buffalo (6-6, 4-4), 31-24, on Friday afternoon (Nov. 24) at UB Stadium.
  • Solich Addresses Media During Buffalo Week
    November 20, 2017
    Ohio Football head coach Frank Solich met with the press on Monday to discuss the Bobcats' final regular season game against Buffalo on Friday, Nov. 24. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at UB Stadium and can be seen on ESPN3. Here is the complete transcript.
  • Ohio's Mangen and Meyer Named Academic All-District
    November 16, 2017
    ATHENS, Ohio – The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced the Academic All-District Football Team Thursday, which included Ohio RS senior tight end Troy Mangen (Union, Ohio) and RS junior wide receiver Andrew Meyer (Canal Winchester, Ohio) who were named Academic All-District Five.
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