Chip Minnich

  • joined Feb 05, 2011
  • last login Nov 21, 2013
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Like many people, football has long been a passion of mine. In 1995, I was fortunate enough to be given an opportunity to volunteer as a recruiting assistant for The Ohio State University. While I received no public accolades nor any salary, the references I earned as a volunteer were enough for me to earn a summer internship in the scouting department of the Washington Redskins in 1996. I have since left the world of professional scouting, but the friendships I made during my internship and the passion I have for the game is as strong as ever.

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Can Ohio State compete with the SEC?


Coach Urban Meyer is hard at work preparing for 2013. What will it take for Ohio State to compete against the SEC?

What new HCs at Wisc./Kent State mean to Ohio St.


What do the new hires at Wisconsin and Kent State mean for the Buckeyes?

Could Kent State draw Luke Fickell's interest yet?


For most of its existence, Kent State football has been synonymous with losing. Coaching at Kent State has usually been a one-way ticket to unemployment. But could Kent State turn to another...

How do the coaching dominoes impact OSU? (Pt 2)


How do the recent coaching changes at Cincinnati and Wisconsin impact Ohio State's 2013 season and beyond?

How do the coaching dominoes impact OSU? (Pt 1)


How do the recent coaching changes at California and Purdue impact Ohio State's 2013 season and beyond?

Perfecting the college football playoff format


One man's "Airing Of Grievances" details why a 16-team playoff is best for college football.

Will Carlos Hyde run for the Buckeyes or the NFL?


Are Carlos Hyde, "Big Jon" Hankins, and other Ohio State Buckeyes NFL bound?

The (inexact) science of recruiting


Caution and perspective are needed as Ohio State fans turn their thoughts to 2013 recruiting.

"There is no tomorrow" for Ohio St's seniors


Ohio State's outgoing senior class can look upon many areas for motivation against That Team Up North. Knowing Saturday will be the last game in Ohio Stadium for their respective careers is one of...

You always hurt the ones you love


A history of Ohio on Ohio crime in The Game by Michigan Wolverines against the Ohio State Buckeyes throughout the years.

Ohio State looks to past for its present


Ohio State defeated Wisconsin in Camp Randall Stadium during the 2008 and 2002 seasons. Will Ohio State be able to duplicate those past Buckeye efforts?

Can Ohio State "Jump Around" at Camp Randall?


Ohio State heads to always daunting confines of Camp Randall Saturday afternoon. Can Urban Meyer avoid the same fate as many of his predecessors?

To redshirt or not to redshirt...


Several true freshmen have played for Ohio State this season. Will Coach Meyer redshirt the remainder of his talented freshmen?

Could the Big Ten have better division setups?


Why settle for "Legends and Leaders" when East and West would be better for the Big Ten?

Why is Illinois-Ohio State a 3:30 kickoff?!


The ideal scenario for each Ohio State football season is an uninterrupted digestion of all 13 (or 14, if everything goes according to form) games. But sometimes real life gets in the way. Maybe...

Illinois and its identity crisis


Illinois has had success against Ohio State being offensive-minded and defensive minded in the past against Ohio State. What approach will Illinois try against Ohio State on November 2nd?

OSU hoping to find a happy place in Happy Valley


"Happy" Valley is not how many Buckeye fans think of games at Penn State.

Should "Miller Time" happen at Penn State?


Braxton Miller has been medically cleared to play against Penn State. Should the Ohio State coaching staff think otherwise?

Can Ohio State find a "Star" for its defense?


Do the Buckeyes have their answer to spread offenses?

"Linebacker U" to "Linebacker Ew"


The Buckeyes once produced prolific linebacker after prolific linebacker. So what happened?

Indiana Hoosiers football: from Mallory to misery


Ohio State fans know plenty about nightmare games against the Hoosiers. But how did letting Bill Mallory go lead IU football to where it is today?

Can Urban make sure OSU doesn't overlook Indiana?


Urban Meyer will have to keep the Buckeyes focused if 7-0 is to become a reality.

Nebraska and the long road back


Nebraska was once a superpower in the sport of college football. The journey back continues this Saturday against the Ohio State Buckeyes.

How can the Big Ten improve its scheduling?


The Big Ten has a perception issue. Can it fix it by playing tougher out of conference foes?

The (Le'Veon) Bell tolls for the Spartans

Le'Veon Bell is just one of many Ohioans who play for Michigan State. Is Ohio State overlooking in-state talent?

Pack these items when visiting East Lansing

Recent visits by the Buckeyes to East Lansing have included punts returned for touchdowns and timely defensive scores. Will this year's team have similar results against the Spartans?

Will Ohio State Follow "Coach" Guiton's Game Plan?

Will the OSU coaching staff use the UAB game to give younger backups game experience?

"A Sort Of Homecoming" For UAB's John Peterson

A look back at former OSU recruiting coordinator, and current UAB offensive line coach, John Peterson.

Will Cal Be A "Golden" Ohio State Opponent?

Will Cal Be A "Golden" Non-Conference Opponent For Ohio State?

"Too Many Miller's" Is An Ohio State Concern

Ohio State over utilizing Braxton Miller is a reason for pause.

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