Buckeyes beat writer Tim May from the Columbus Dispatch spoke with our own Sam Bourquin Thursday ahead of the Bowling Green/Ohio State game at the Horseshoe Saturday at noon.
The Buckeyes are the least-experienced team in Division I football. You can listen to the game Saturday on 1590 WAKR, Akron.
Todd Walker, the play-by-play voice of theFalcons joined the show as well to talk about the game from the Bowling Green perspective.
College football gets cranked up tonight with a few games here tonight, and then a blockbuster lineup Labor Day Weekend.
Adam Kramer from Bleacher Report chatted with our own Sam Bourquin on 1590 WAKR.
Here are the Sammy Specials for this week in College Football, Week 1 including Louisville and Charlotte, and Minnesota playing host to Oregon State.
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Coming off a Week 1 win, the Lake Blue Streaks are looking to go 2-0 on the young season. Head coach of Lake Dan DeGeorge spoke with 1590 WAKR's Brad Russell about their week 2 matchup with Dover.
Tim Shoemaker from 11 Warriors joined Brad Russell to talk Ohio State football and their season opener with the Bowling Green Falcons.
The game between the Buckeyes and the Falcons can be heard Saturday September 3 on 1590 WAKR.
The Cleveland Browns are preparing to play the fourth and final preseason game against the Chicago Bears at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Steve King from BrownsDailyDose spoke with Sam Bourquin Wednesday to talk about the Browns' woes this preseason and what they need to do to get better.
George Thomas from the Akron Beacon Journal caught up with Sam Bourquin on 1590 WAKR Wednesday to talk about managing expecations and the season opener with VMI on September 3.
The Walsh Cavaliers will be set to take on Michigan Tech in their season opener Saturday September 3, and with their collection of talent on both sides of the ball, they will look to make some strides.
Ted Karras, head coach of the Walsh Cavaliers made an appearance on the Sam Bourquin Show Wednesday to talk about his squad and what they've been doing leading up to this point.
"Overall we've had a good camp, we're excited to get it going," Karras said.
The Cavaliers, in Division II will have a tough slate ahead of them including their opener in Michigan, and of course, their matchup with rival Malone.
Offensively, Walsh will rely on Reid Worstell from GlenOak, former walk-on at Ohio State, along with tailbacks Calvin Gordon and former Ellet standout Aaron Male.
It's going to be a battle down at Dowed Field on Friday night as the Archbishop Hoban Knights take on the Eagles of Lakewood St. Edward.
St. Ed's coach Tom Lombardo joined the Sam Bourquin Show Wednesday to talk about their matchup with Hoban and what he learned about his kids in their first game against Pine Richland.
"This group will improve faster because they're more mature, but the more reps we have, the more experience we have," Lombardo said.
"We lost a lot due to graduation from last year's team."
The Eagles are the defending Division I State Champions and Friday's matchup will pit them against Division II state champ Hoban, who is coming off a 42-14 win over Stark County power Canton McKinley.
Coach Lombardo says that Hoban's the real deal.
"They can run it, they can throw it, they're well coached, so it'll be a good challenge for us."
For the full interview with Coach Lombardo, click here.
As the Notre Dame Fighting Irish prepare to take on the Texas Longhorns for the season opener, coach Brian Kelly knows the biggest question mark remains if they can win on the road in a high-profile matchup.
Mike Frank from Irish Sports Daily joined Sam to talk about the matchup with Charlie Strong's Horns and how he will juggle the quarterbacks, Malik Zaire, and DeShone Kizer.
Frank says Coach Kelly didn't tip his hand in the press conference, but he anticipates both young men playing and a lot of who plays more depends on Texas' defensive schemes.
"That seems to be the game plan, whether it will work or not remains an interesting battle," he said.
Texas and Notre Dame play Sunday night at 7:30pm in Austin.
For the full interview, click here.
After a 10-inning effort in which the Tribe's bats were dormant for much of the evening, Jason Kipnis' RBI single put the Tribe up 1-0 over the Minnesota Twins Monday night.
Heading into tonight's game, third base coach/infielder's coach Mike Sarbaugh said it felt good to put one in the "W" column.
"The pitching staff did a great job last night, and we had some good at-bats, but that was a much needed at bat for us by Jason(Kipnis)," Sarbaugh said.
The Indians and Twins will square off at 7:10pm tonight on 1590 WAKR. The full interview with Mike Sarbaugh can be heard here.
The Hoban Knights are ready for a big challenge coming up in Week 2, but coming off a 42-14 win over Canton McKinley down at Lowell Klinefelter Field, they feel pretty good about themselves.
Head Coach Tim Tyrrell, the head coach of the Knights joined the Sam Bourquin Show Tuesday to talk about their team and what they need to do to clean up some mistakes as they prepare for Lakewood St. Edward's.
"I think our kids were ready for McKinley," Tyrrell said. "We made too many mental mistakes with the offsides and things."
Defending Division I State Champions St. Edwards comes up next for Hoban and he knows Tom Lombardo's team won't beat themselves.
"They play as a team," Coach Tyrrell said. "They're constantly running to the football on defense and they take what the defense gives them on offense."
Tyrrell says that his line is going to have to fire off the ball and running back Todd Sibley and quarterback Danny Clark will have to bring their A game as well.
After an impressive 39-13 win over Canton South during Week 1, Coventry head coach Ed Egan says he's pleased with his group and he's looking to keep things rolling along.
Egan joined the Sam Bourquin Show Monday and talked about the team's win and how they will prepare for a tough Barberton team coming up this Friday night.
"We had some big time players up front (defensively), Justin Thompson, Bobby Campbell, and Zack Rankin," Egan said.
"Rankin might be the shortest defensive end there is, but he has a motor and an engine and a backup motor, he said," "He's everywhere."
The Comets only gave up 43 yards passing to Canton South, but he knows Tony Gotto's group is going to come out aggressive.
He said against the Magics, there's a couple of things to pick up in practice heading into that game.
"We've got to pick up our O-line a little bit, get our communication down," he explained.