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Mike Kudla; A Friend… A Roommate… A Buckeye

The news of Mike Kudla’s passing was a swift punch to the gut on a humid July morning.   After reading a text from another teammate asking if, “I had heard about Kudes”, it was highly unlikely the news was good, but never did I expect that he had passed away. It seemed almost surreal…

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The Father’s Day Lesson

Father’s Day for so many men means a day at the golf course with their dad, possibly watching the US Open, and usually bungling through a difficult gift selection and expression of feelings. Men in America, or maybe men in general have a terrible time expressing their feelings… especially when it comes to talking about…

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A Title Two (50) Years in the Making

For the nearly the past decade my family and I have been traveling south to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida for the Fourth of July weekend. The week is always eventful as my wife and I are able to rendezvous with old friends from across the country. Relaxing on the beach and sharing old stories is…

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The Gift of Giving

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Not only is Christmas upon us, but football will be available nearly every day. Whether it’s a random college bowl game or your favorite NFL squad battling for a playoff spot, there will be games available almost every night of the week. For many of the players…

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The Senior Day Experience

As the college football season winds down there will be at least one special moment remaining for every senior. The culmination of at least four years of hard work and sacrifice is condensed into the final time they take their respective game field. The time goes quick. When freshman enroll in college to play football…

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Defending America’s Greatest Game

While baseball may be America’s pastime, Football has become America’s game. It is a game that Americans love to watch, and whether it is the NFL, NCAA, or even just high school, people turn out in droves to watch young men compete. It is a game that is unlike anything else in world. It is…

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Do Your American Civic Duty and Vote Today

Maybe I am a bit old school, but I hold the belief that America is the greatest nation in the world. It provides limitless opportunities for those who have the desire to pursue them. “The pursuit of happiness” is quoted in the Declaration of Independence and any American can chase that dream to the ends…

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