2018-19 Ohio Football News

  • Ohio Football Names Captains For 2018-19
    July 14, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio -- The Ohio football program and head coach Frank Solich have named seven student-athletes as captains for the upcoming 2018-19 season. 
  • Kickoff Times and TV Info Released for 2018 Bobcat Football Season
    May 31, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – Kickoff times and television information were released for several games for the upcoming 2018 Ohio football season by the Mid-American Conference office Thursday.
  • Kickoff Announced For Ohio Matchup At Virginia
    May 18, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the kickoff time for Ohio’s Sept. 15 football matchup at Virginia as part of their early-season football television selections. The game will kickoff at 3 p.m. ET and will be carried live on ACC Network Extra.
  • Poling Leaves Behind Lasting Legacy
    May 02, 2018
    Quentin Poling was selected by the Miami Dolphins with the 227th pick in the seventh round on Saturday night in the 2018 NFL Draft.
  • Brown Invited To Steelers Rookie Mini Camp
    April 29, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio -- Ohio football alumni Dorian Brown has been invited to rookie minicamp by his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers which was announced Sunday. 
  • Poling Selected In Seventh Round By Miami Dolphins in 2018 NFL Draft
    April 28, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio football alumni Quentin Poling was selected by the Miami Dolphins with the 227th overall pick during the seventh round of the 2018 National Football League Draft Saturday.
  • Mangen Signs Free Agent Deal With Atlanta Falcons
    April 28, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio football alumni Troy Mangen signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Falcons Saturday.
  • Five Takeaways From Spring Practice
    April 23, 2018
    ATHENS — With Ohio football wrapping up spring practice Saturday with a short scrimmage, let’s look at five takeaways of things we learned in spring camp:
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Wide Receivers
    April 22, 2018
    Ohio returns three out of its four top receivers from last season including Papi White, who, although he missed four games with an injury, led Ohio with 36 catches and 631 yards while scoring three touchdowns and averaging a team-high 17.5 yards per catch.
  • Ohio Spring Game Wraps Up 2018 Spring Practice
    April 21, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio football team held its final spring practice of 2018 by hosting their annual spring game Saturday at Peden Stadium.
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Defensive Line
    April 20, 2018
    Arguably the hardest hit position group for the Ohio football team is the defensive line where the Bobcats lost its entire starting lineup to graduation following the 2017 season. Gone are defensive ends Kevin Robbins and Trent Smart and interior lineman Tony Porter and Cleon Aloese who played in all 13 games last season.
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Linebackers
    April 19, 2018
    The Ohio linebacking corps has some big shoes to fill after losing first team All-MAC performer Quentin Poling and second team All-MAC selection Chad Moore, two of its three starters, to graduation this offseason. The Bobcats also lost its top backup at the position Cody Grilliot who appeared in nine games after suffering an injury in 2017 
  • Spring Game And Spring Sale Set For Saturday
    April 18, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio Bobcats football spring practice slate will culminate Saturday with the annual Spring Game Day at Peden Stadium.
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Running Backs
    April 18, 2018
    Ohio returns most of its running backs from last year including RS senior A.J. Ouellette who became the first Bobcat running back to reach 1,000 rushing yards since 2012 last season, racking up 1,0006 rushing yards and seven touchdowns. Ouellette also caught 10 passes for 97 yards and a score.
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Safeties
    April 16, 2018
    Ohio returns both of its starters from last season at safety in RS junior Javon Hagan and RS senior Kylan Nelson so the back end of the Bobcats defense, which was already solid in 2017, should do nothing but elevate as the crop of young up and comers add to the mix.
  • Ohio's New Coach In the Trenches Bart Miller
    April 13, 2018
    ATHENS — Bart Miller had always heard about Frank Solich, but he’d never met him. Growing up in, Omaha, Nebraska, Miller idolized the Cornhuskers as a kid and remembers the legend that is Solich.
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Offensive Line
    April 12, 2018
    The Ohio offensive line is a mostly complete group from a year ago where they helped the Bobcats offense become one of the most powerful in the Mid-American Conference. Ohio returns four of five starters along the offensive line as center Jake Pruehs departs due to graduation. Ohio also lost tackle Jared McCray who was hampered with injuries but was a regular starter through most of his career. 
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Quarterbacks
    April 06, 2018
    Ohio returns both signal callers from a year ago who saw all the action under center for Ohio including second team All-MAC selection Nathan Rourke who will suit up for his senior season for the Bobcats after bursting onto the scene as a sophomore in 2017.
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - Cornerbacks
    April 04, 2018
    Ohio’s cornerback group lost a big piece with the graduation of Bradd Ellis who set an Ohio record with 19 pass breakups last season, while also picking off two passes which he returned for two touchdowns.
  • Ohio Football Spring Practice Position Spotlight - TE/Specialists
    April 02, 2018
    Ohio assistant coach Brian Haines will have one of its toughest challenges filling the holes left by departed starting tight ends Troy Mangen and Mason Morgan as the Bobcats continue to work through spring camp. The good news for Haines and the Bobcats is the specialist group returns each of its backups and starters from last season.
  • Bobcat Alums Impress At Annual Pro Day
    March 28, 2018
    ATHENS, Ohio -- Scouts from 20 National Football League teams arrived in Athens to work out members of the Ohio football program as part of the team's annual Pro Day on Wednesday.