After a hard-fought seven games that resulted in
seven victories, Ohio Bobcat head football coach Frank Solich gave his players
several days off knowing that the team wouldn't be playing again until this
Saturday, Oct. 27.
Oct. 15 edition of Sports Illustrated
includes a lengthy feature story on the Ohio University Bobcats and head coach
Frank Solich, along with a short sidebar article by long-time SI writer Peter King about his first
autumn at OU in 1975.
What do traditional NCAA football powers Michigan State, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas Tech and Penn State have in common?They all place worse than Ohio University in the latest Associated Press Top 25 rankings.
The Bobcat football team battled through injuries and
an early deficit against the visiting Buffalo Bulls on Saturday in a game
filled with streaks and record-tying performances. While some notable streaks
came to an end during the 'Cats' 38-31 victory, others were extended.
Although quarterback Tyler Tettleton generally gets
much of the attention for the Bobcat football team's current success, redshirt
junior running back Beau Blankenship is quietly having a stellar season of his